Tip #636: Use all attributes and miss some of the data

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Laziness is the engine of the progress. If it was not for Josephine Cochrane trying to avoid the house duties, we’d still be doing dishes by hand. So we all guilty from time to time using all attributes when retrieving information from CRM. The consequences are not only spießrutenlaufen and eternal condemnation, but also dreadful […]

Tip #634: How to modify recurrent bulk deletion system jobs

All Bulk Deletion System Jobs

On heavy production systems bulk deletion jobs should be scheduled outside of the peak activity window. Unless you’re dealing with 24×7 global monstrosity, scheduling them outside normal working hours would do the trick. There are handful of system jobs that are created for you when CRM organization is provisioned. You can guess what their start […]

Tip #631: Azure ML is coming to Dynamics CRM

Azure Machine Learning

One of the most exciting upcoming features in CRM Online is Azure Machine Learning integration (under In Preview): This release will introduce scenario-based Machine Learning (ML) integration with Azure ML for product cross-sell recommendations, and auto-suggest of relevant knowledge articles and case topic analysis. These scenarios are based on integration with Azure ML APIs for […]

Tip #627: Smart duplicate detection

DVD Rewinder

Woot-woot! Our video channel now has the official URL: https://www.youtube.com/CRMTipOfTheDay! (Hint: take a minute and subscribe). To celebrate this achievement, our video dude, Derik, has gone MIA. After 38 straight weeks of videos, can’t hold it against him. So today’s tip is not a video but something that has been on my todo list for […]