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Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Agile Development Methodology

Consulting companies like PowerObjects often use a predefined methodology during Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation projects. We do this because good methodologies provide a roadmap and best practices to guide the

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Who Owns CRM — Business or IT?

Here at PowerObjects, we’ve been asked this question in many different ways over the years: Who owns CRM? Who should be responsible for changes made? This is where things sometimes

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Introduction to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Instance Adapter

The Connector for Microsoft Dynamics Acknowledging a need for a tool that would allow for simple yet powerful data transfer among Dynamics packages, Microsoft released a utility called the Connector

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CRMUG Summit was a Blast!

Seven PowerObjects peeps ventured out to Seattle for the CRMUG annual Summit last week. The week started out with a bang when Alex Fagundes and Gretchen Opferkew led a 4-hour

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Don’t Miss PowerConnect 2012, our Microsoft Dynamics CRM Event of the Year

For the third year running, PowerObjects is hosting PowerConnect, our CRM Event of the Year. So what is PowerConnect 2012, and why do you want to go? WHO: The team

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How to Resolve the Unique Column Names Error with the OrgDbOrgSettings Tool

In this post, we’ll go a bit beyond basic CRM how-to’s. We’re going to cover a quick and painless resolution to the unique column names error on import of a

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Personalize Bulk Email with CRM 2011 Information

Sending bulk email with CRM 2011 is already a piece of cake using the PowerMailChimp add-on. Now, you can personalize your bulk email message, and even images in your bulk

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Tooltips for Disabled Ribbon Buttons in CRM 2011

In complex implementations, we often have very lengthy requirements regarding custom ribbon buttons and when they are enabled and when they are disabled. The challenges of implementing such rules has

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Track Your Customer’s Web Traffic in Dynamics CRM

PowerWebTraffic is a powerful tool that lets users analyze web traffic in Dynamics CRM–without having to leave the application. Besides general web analytics, PowerWebTraffic gives CRM users the power to

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Recreating Goals in CRM 2011 with a Dialog

Using goals in CRM 2011 is a great way to keep any team on track. To keep historical data of goals, we must recreate them each time they expire. Since

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CRM 2011 Date and Time: Prevent CRM from Displaying Incorrect Dates between Time Zones

We’ve already covered some basic truths about CRM 2011 date and time. In this post, we’ll focus on how to avoid date-only fields from showing different dates in different time

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Use JavaScript in Dynamics CRM to Set the Value in Read-Only Field on a Form

We’ve covered some great ways to use JavaScript in Dynamics CRM 2011 in previous posts. This post focuses on a use that we recently employed for a client. In Microsoft