It may come as a surprise to some but CRM is frequently used for data entry. Not just graciously moving the mouse and clicking here and there while holding a cup of English Breakfast in the other hand but actually banging on a keyboard trying to enter as much data as possible in a shortest […]
In Dynamics CRM, the Lead entity is designed for potential clients that are qualified by a salesperson prior to becoming Accounts, Contacts, and Opportunities. Once qualified, CRM creates Accounts, Contacts, or Opportunities. After the salesperson speaks with the potential client, if there is no interest, the lead is “disqualified,” which deactivates the lead record. When […]
It’s Video Friday again. After setting up and configuring Office 365 Groups last friday, now it’s time to start using them. Give us your feedback, all of it: good, bad, and ugly, I’m sure we can take it. Suggest new topics either in comments or by sending your ideas to email@example.com.
tl;dr Longer Had an awesome Skype conversation with the customer while driving sitting in a parked car with the engine switched off, parking brake applied and keys out of ignition. Here’s my thousand words’ version.
Calculated fields are all the rage, it seems. Today’s tip is from the Lego land, and it does look that CRM people over there do have very long daylight hours to come up with awesome tips. Plus their names look cool. See for yourself, passing the baton to Stig “Not that Stig” Højmark Jensen. Hi Tippers […]
It’s great to see how new features like business rules and calculated fields are changing the status quo in CRM development world. Today’s guest post is from Matt Pope is a testimony to that. (Got a tip of your own? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org) Delivery Tracking and delivery notifications I currently have a customer that […]
All A lot of good things in this life are free. Including, as it turns out, some awesome CRM training videos. There is, I kid you not, the whole TRAINING TAB in the Dynamics CRM section on YouTube, and after a release becomes publicly available, Dynamics CRM Support Team publishes awesome training videos about the […]
From time to time I discover that not everyone on this planet knows what the wildcard is or how to use it. Just the other day I overheard a conversation between two [reasonably advanced] business users that went along the lines: I was looking for this guy in our CRM but couldn’t find him. I […]
Dynamics CRM includes some system dialogs that are very useful, but cannot be customized. Some of these include close opportunity, resolve case, and others. Let’s say that you want to use the close opportunity button, but you don’t want to record revenue using the actual revenue field. Having users use the standard opportunity close dialogs […]
Dynamics CRM deployment can amass vast quantities of data, both relevant and irrelevant. If this information is not used, it’s a burden on your infrastructure (on premises) or your wallet (online), and a dead weight for your business. It’s important to know or, at very least, have appreciation of forecasting techniques, for example, as demonstrated […]