Tip #1124: Flow Approvals May Be Exactly What You Need

Back in Tip #880, we mentioned Approvals in Flow. Specifically, we said: …use the flow approval framework and even have people who don’t have Dynamics licenses approve stuff. Given the implications of this for Dynamics, it is worth exploring further. If you have not explored Approvals in Flow, it is worth a review. A unique […]

Tip #963: Minimum portal licensing requirements

Single user portal licensing

Only someone as thorough as Feridun “Best Twitter Handle for CRM MVP” Kadir would spend their time analysing changes in the new (July 2017) edition of Dynamics 365 Enterprise edition Licensing Guide. As it turned out, it was a very good idea. Until now, one could purchase just a single Team Member license, and get […]

Tip #920: Smart licensing with dual use rights

Penny savvy

One of the key features of Dynamics 365 is the choice of the deployment platform: go online, on-premises or partner-hosted. With Dynamics 365 Online leading the way, licensing has evolved beyond simplistic “pay-per-server-plus-cal” model of the past. For penny savvy customers, the recommended bedside reading is Dynamics 365 On-Premises Enterprise Edition Licensing Guide. If you […]

Tip #765: Dynamics 365 for Team Members – fine print

Team members

One of the new licenses is Dynamics 365 for Team Members Enterprise Edition, starting at $10 per user per month. As attractive as it sounds, this license comes with some caveats. Before shelling out your credit card and getting this license for all of your users, read the Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition Licensing Guide, and […]

Tip #672: You may be an enterprise

Fake enterprise

If you are in the business of Dynamics CRM, especially CRM Online, it’s worth from time to time look up the latest Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online pricing and licensing guide. Goal posts move as does the food derived from milk by coagulation of the milk protein casein. CRM licensing team listens to the feedback from […]

Tip #535: Licensing Microsoft Dynamics Marketing trial

Stopping the truck again, otherwise Daniel “Soft king” Cai won’t be able to market his awesome products. Daniel: Computer says “No” I wonder what criteria it is to get a MDM trial. I have successfully requested a new MDM trial, but when I try to assign myself a license for MDM, I am getting the […]

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 […]