Tip #331: What kind of Bing Map license do I need?

Donna “Not Congresswoman Donna F” Edwards sent a helpful tip about how to determine what type of Bing Maps license you need for an on premises deployment of Dynamics CRM. If you go to http://www.microsoft.com/maps/Licensing/licensing.aspx, it will ask you questions to choose which type of license you need: This page also discusses the scenarios for each […]

Tip #330: When should you use CRM as a development platform?

Time for another mini truck stop, folks. In a recent discussion, Donna “I’m on a boat” Edwards asked When does it make sense to use Dynamics CRM as a development platform vs. building your own application from scratch? Shan “Grillmaster” McArthur had a great response: The best way to estimate the strategic value and/or ROI of […]

Tip #317: Once upon a time this rollup field was recalculated

Rollup field tooltip

Mitch “Snapshot” Milam is on a roll. This is just another way to say that his next tip is all about rollup fields. Rollup fields are one of the best new features of Dynamics CRM 2015. Here are some facts to help you better understand how they work: They are automatically calculated asynchronously, once per […]

Tip #316: Important links for all occasions

Shan “Smokin’ Portals” McArthur is the man not easily excited but even he couldn’t contain his enthusiasm: The documentation and support teams have responded to some of our requests for important links to the implementation guide, product downloads, and update rollup information. They have published a new page that documents that information for all versions […]

Tip #313: Change labels on composite controls

Composite Address

Mini truck stop, folks. That’s when someone asks a question and receives a very straightforward answer. No discussion, just business. Today’s Roles Inquisitive Interrogator: Feridun “Best Twitter Handle for CRM MVP” Kadir Pantomath: Adam “Hip Is The Best Source For The Answers” Vero Omniscient Narrator: Carsten “I Can Spell ‘Tipp’ ” Groth The Dialog I.I.: Does […]

Tip #312: Quickest way to add multiple fields

Texans are quick to draw, I hear. Today’s tip from Mitch “Texas Baby Oil” Milam just proves that. The absolute quickest method for adding multiple fields to a form is not dragging and dropping. It is double–clicking. Here’s how it works: Select the section within the form where the new fields will be placed. Using […]