Tip #1065: How to get clean Customer Service trial

Mess

When Neil “Agile” Benson installed a new Customer Service trial, he got more than he bargained for: Trial Site Map Customization, FreeTrialBaseSolution2, Trial for Field Service, Trial of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Project Service Automation, etc. And he didn’t select or want Field Service or Project Service Automation apps added either. Why does the trial […]

Tip #1021: Everything is an app

Apps everywhere

If you provisioning a trial and accidentally or deliberately missed the checkboxes enabling Customer Service, you will end up with Dynamics 365 instance with the “facelifted” Web UI but nothing else. Where’s the much tooted Universal User Interface (UUI) that was meant to replace Interactive Service Hub in the version 9? Well, it’s simply not […]

Tip #1011: Case subject/category code strategies

Whether you use the standard Dynamics 365 Case Subject tree, or you use an alternative method and hope that the subject tree dies, categorization of your cases is important if you want to report on them later and analyze your case history. By assigning subjects to cases, you can group cases by category, identify related […]

Tip #826: USD goodness unleashed

Open source

Whether you are an experienced Unified Service Desk developer or just about to dip your toes into the dark waters of USD, you are on a constant lookout for good code samples and snippets. But hey, why not to take it one step further? Jayme Pechan, one of the USD fathers, has made the entire […]

Tip #718: Tipster guide to Dynamics CRM and Machine Learning – Part 2

Robot suggestions

In this video we expand on the Machine Learning topics from the previous video. We show you how to configure Topic Analysis on Knowledge Articles, for better analysis for cases from inside CRM. Give us your feedback, all of it: good, bad, and ugly, I’m sure we can take it. Suggest new topics either in […]

Tip #713: Tipster guide to Dynamics CRM and Machine Learning – Part 1

I am robot

In the video, we look and some of the new Machine Learning options currently in Preview as part as Update 1 for 2016. In this first video we explore how to setup and configure the Text Analytics feature, and how to use it for Article Suggestions. Give us your feedback, all of it: good, bad, […]

Tip #698: Tipster guide to Voice of the Customer – Responses and Feedback

Bad survey and feedback

Did you know that in Dynamics CRM Voice of the Customer you can collect responses, and then you can collect the feedback? In this video, we walk you through the differences between those. We talk about configuration and customization, as well as when it is recommended to use each one. In addition, we explore response […]

Tip #688: Tipster Guide to Dynamics CRM Project Services – Overview Part II

Titanic

Continuing where part I left off, we look more at the management options available with Project Services. We show you how to add and assign Tasks, manage work, submit and approve time sheets and expenses, and perform basic reporting. Give us your feedback, all of it: good, bad, and ugly, I’m sure we can take […]

Tip #683: Tipster Guide to Dynamics CRM Project Services – Overview Part I

Project Service Automation Fail

In this video we take our first look at the new Project Service Automation feature for Dynamics CRM Online 2016. We look at how the project works and discuss some of the key concepts. Give us your feedback, all of it: good, bad, and ugly, I’m sure we can take it. Suggest new topics either […]