Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover v1.11

I've released an updated version of my Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover tool that includes the following enhancements: Validation for FetchXML queries against the Dynamics CRM 2016 FetchXML XSD when jobs are saved through the GUI client and at the start of a job before any data is processed Better »

Azure Text Analytics sentiment analysis with North52

For the last several months I've been working on an enterprise Dynamics CRM project where one of our goals is to minimize the amount of custom code we write by using North52's Business Process Activities. I had not been exposed to North52 before working on this project, but I have »

Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover v1.10

I've released an updated version of my Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover tool that adds the ability to synchronize entityimage attributes stored in flat-file extracts. Previous versions of the tool already allowed for entityimage synchronization when running a job directly between source and target CRM systems. Getting the Dynamics CRM »

Introducing the Dynamics CRM Deployment Wizard

Over the course of my career, I have seen too many Dynamics CRM solution deployments fail because of poorly executed deployment processes. To make deployments easier, I have built a new tool called the Dynamics CRM Deployment Wizard. The CRM Deployment Wizard executes deployment (solution or reference data import) steps »

Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover v1.9

I've released an updated version of my Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover tool that includes the following enhancements: Setting statecode and statuscode values on create or update is now supported. The tool will not set statuscode unless statecode is also specified. Record ownership can now be changed on updates. Getting »

Webcast: Sentiment Analysis in Microsoft Dynamics CRM using Azure Text Analytics

On Monday, April 11, at 12 p.m. EDT, I will be presenting a webcast at MSDynamicsWorld.com that will show how a custom integration with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning can be used to perform sentiment analysis on any data stored in Dynamics CRM. Custom sentiment analysis integrations can enable »

Moving Dynamics CRM service and holiday calendars with the Configuration Data Mover

Last month a colleague of mine asked if it would be possible to synchronize Dynamics CRM service calendars and holiday calendars using my Configuration Data Mover tool. At first it looked like it would be complicated, but after trying a few different approaches, it turned out to be incredibly simple. »

Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover v1.7

I've released an updated version of my Dynamics CRM Configuration Data Mover tool that includes the following GUI enhancements: Password masking in connection form (saved passwords are still stored as plain text) Improved record error logging to show reason for import failure Improved connection error handling for import jobs Thanks »