You work on a lead in Dynamics 365–you have several conversations and enter some notes. After you qualify the lead, the activities show up on the account or contact record that was created in the qualification process, but the notes are left behind on the lead. Power Automate to the rescue! Create a Flow that […]
Tip #1064: Another use for leads
Back in “Should you use the lead entity?”, Joel Lindstrom provided an excellent summary of when using Leads is a good idea and what their limitations are. I am not a huge fan of Leads for the excellent reasons he stated in that Tip. The last straw for me was in Dynamics CRM 2013 when […]
Tip #819: Project Services Lead to Opportunity
Today’s tip is from Matt “Almost Resident” Johnson. I recently came across this little conundrum when progressing a Lead through to Opportunity. Maybe this will save someone else a head scratching moment or two. If you convert a Lead to Opportunity by pressing the Qualify button. It will work but the Opportunity it creates will […]
Tip #501: Should you use the lead entity?
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 […]