• 28 August 2013
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In order to keep Microsoft Dynamics CRM clean and conserve data storage space, it is important to eliminate old, unnecessary, or even incorrect data. One option to remove this data is to go record by record, at up to 250 per instance, and delete them from the system. However, in many cases, thousands of records need […]

In order to provide world class customer service, businesses need to have the ability to see everything about a customer’s interaction with their company support group. In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, a customer’s interactions are tracked by Cases. (You can also track Activities and Notes—read more about best practices for that here.) While cases themselves have […]

  • 26 August 2013
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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 comes out with update rollups (URs) every few months. These are applied to Dynamics CRM Online automatically, but your IT department has to install them if you’re on-premise. It’s important to keep your CRM Outlook Client synchronized with the server, whether you’re online or on-premises. This is a good process to […]

  • 23 August 2013
  • CRM 101
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There are a number of configurations that can be made to enhance a user’s experience using Dynamics CRM within Outlook. (If you still need to install the Outlook Client, you can refer to our blog How to Install Dynamics CRM for Outlook.) Here are a few things that will hopefully help you out in configuring […]

  • 22 August 2013
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The Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook add-in is a powerful way to use Dynamics CRM within Outlook. It also allows you to synchronize your contacts and activities between the two. The following is a handy guide on how to install and configure the client for Dynamics CRM 2011 or CRM 2013 Online. 1. First you […]

Workflows are a great way for achieving automation in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. PowerObjects has published numerous blogs already on various tips and tricks for using workflows in CRM. To add to this, here is a tip to trigger a workflow that sends an email notification when adding a note to a case in CRM. In […]

You can speed up your data migration using the new Scribe Insight Adapter for Dynamics CRM, Version 5.4.0. How? By doing a bulk operation! The new adapter comes with Scribe Insight 7.6, which now allows you to perform bulk insert, update, and delete operations. A bulk operation processes a block of rows in one transaction, […]

  • 19 August 2013
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One of the many benefits of Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook is the ability to track valuable email interactions in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Several items can be tracked from Outlook, including emails, appointments, tasks and contacts. In this blog we’ll focus just on emails. The beauty of tracking emails is that if the user deletes […]

PowerWebForm, one of many great CRM add-ons PowerObjects offers, has become a very popular tool over the past several months. This add-on CRM allows users to build web forms within their CRM systems, post those web forms on their web pages, and pull data from those web form submissions directly into Dynamics CRM. See how […]

After applying recent Windows Updates to your ADFS 2.0 environment within Windows Server 2008, you may experience an issue affecting all users who attempt to log in to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Users will not be able to login, and instead will receive the following error message: “There was a problem accessing the site. Try to […]

  • 14 August 2013
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PowerMap is a useful Microsoft Dynamics CRM mapping tool. But have you ever wondered if you could change the default map icons and use something fancier, more colorful or more apt? If so, this add-on will totally cater to your whims! Note: You will need to have a system administrator security role or have the […]

  • 13 August 2013
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Visual representation is the most interesting way to look at data, and what can be more appealing than looking at colorful pins on a map! The latest version of the Dynamics CRM mapping add-on, PowerMap, can be used in several ways that can provide a visual of how your organization is performing. Suppose you want […]

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