Author: Chris Dobkins

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile Coming to an iPad near you!

Yep! You heard that right. Microsoft is releasing an iPad native app for Dynamics CRM in the 2012 Q2 Service Update. But wait! There’s more! Microsoft is also releasing native apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7.5. So no matter what mobile platform you choose, you can take Dynamics CRM with you. So,

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Dynamics GP – Business Intelligence and Analysis Services Cubes

Recently, I have been doing quite a bit of thinking about Business Intelligence options for Dynamics GP. The biggest challenge here is that we have so many options. Excel Reports, SmartLists, SQL Reporting Services Reports, Anaysis Services Cubes, Management Reporter…and that is just the options available from Microsoft. When you include third party options, the

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Shining the "Silverlight" on Dynamics GP "12"

As we draw closer to the release of Dynamics GP “12” which is slated for later this calendar year, I wanted to focus a little bit on what may be one of the most under-reported features of the new release: the new Silverlight client for Dynamics GP. This is BIG news…especially for anyone interested in

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Creating Dynamics CRM 2011 Reports in SQL Reporting Services with Pre-Filtering and Default Filters

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and the rapid proliferation of through cloud deployments, Microsoft had to make some changes to how SQL Reporting Services worked to make it possible to write SRS Reports without physical database access that could be easily published to either On Premise or Through Cloud deployments of Dynamics

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Learn how to eliminate GL to Sub-Leger Reconciliation in Dynamics GP

On Wednesday, February 29 at 10am Mountain Time, we will be hosting a Webinar with Reporting-Central to review two of their award winning products: The Closer is an add-on solution for Dynamics GP that automates the process of reconciling the various sub-ledgers to the General Ledger. With The Closer, month-end and year-end processes are completely

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Dynamics CRM 2011 and SharePoint Online – Installing the List Component for Document Management

After completing our transition to Office 365, I was very excited to start using the integration between Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (in the NjevityToGo cloud) with the SharePoint Online piece of Office 365 (in the Microsoft Cloud). This is a fantastic feature of Dynamics CRM and SharePoint that allows you to manage documents for an

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Setting up an Android Phone with Microsoft Office 365

To setup your Android Phone with your existing Office 365 email account using Exchange ActiveSync, follow these steps: From the Applications menu, select Email. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android. Type your full e-mail address, for example tony@contoso.com, and your password, and then select Next.  Select Exchange account. This option

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Setting up an Apple iPhone with Microsoft Office 365

To setup your iPhone with your existing Office 365 email account using Exchange ActiveSync, follow these steps: If this is the first e-mail account on this iPhone, iPad, or iTouch, tap Mail. Otherwise, tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account.  Tap Microsoft Exchange.  Tap in the E-mail box and enter your full e-mail

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Turning the tables on your Life Insurance Sales "Friends"

So, it occurs to me that I am often accosted at social gatherings by “friends” of mine that sell life insurance (but if you happen to be a FaceBook friend of mine who sells insurance…I am certainly NOT talking about you! I just LOVE talking to you about this incredibly interesting topic!). It is usually

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