April ’19 Release Notes with Gustaf Westerlund, Sara Lagerquist and Martin Burman

Gustaf Westerlund
Episode 75: Markus Erlandsson talks to Gustaf Westerlund, Sara Lagerquist and Martin Burman all from CRM Konsulterna about some of the highlights from the April ’19 release notes. While at extrem 365 we all sat down at the end of day 1 and discussed what is new and how “it will converge towards perfection”.



Dynamics 365 Integration Flows with Ted Ohlsson

Episode 74: Markus Erlandsson talks to Ted Ohlsson from DXC about Dynamics 365 Integration Flows. Where Ted starts with explaining how Common Data Service fits into Data Connectors and Integration Engines. He continues to describe three integration templates or Application Lays, Prospect to Cash, Field service and Project service Automation integration. What the difference between a logic app and data integration project is.


Ted is a Solution Architect and a Team lead at DXC. Working with one foot in business and one foot in technology.



Dynamics 365 AI with Nick Fratello

Episode 73: Markus Erlandsson talks to Nick Fratello from Microsoft about Dynamics 365 AI. Where Nick explains what Ai within Dynamics 365 is and how you can use AI to work smarter. Nick goes through the AI for Sales and what Relationship analytics, Predictive lead scoring, Predictive opportunity scoring, Notes analysis, Talking points, Who-knows-whom is all about.


Nick Fratello has 20+ years of experience in technology-enabled services, sales operations, and business management within successful IPO startups and Fortune 100 technology companies. He has lead business development, technology delivery, and client engagement functions in complex sales environments at StorageNetworks


Universal Resource Scheduling with Sara Lagerquist

Episode 72: Markus Erlandsson talks to Sara Lagerquist from Innofactor about Universal Resource Scheduling. Where Sara explains what Universal Resource Schedule is and how you can use it to schedule anything. She explains her best practice to an easy to use setup with URS and how the different configuration entities fit together.


Sara Lagerquist is a Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Business Consultant and a no-code queen whos passion is solving customer requirements using just configurations and therefore finding the best maintainable solution for each customer.


Sara on twitter

Sara on Linkedin

Get in contact with Sara at https://saralagerquist.com

AppSource with Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe

Episode 71: Markus Erlandsson talks to Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe from Microsoft about AppSource. Kirsten explains what AppSource is and what the difference is from its predecessors. She continues to explain what the new ISV competency is and how you as a partner can use that, then she explains the benefits for ISV and how you can get the most out of it.


Kirsten Edmondson Wolfe is the Senior Director, AppSource/Marketplace Product Marketing, Cloud & Enterprise Group. She is responsible for building market awareness, driving demand generation, and growing market share for the AppSource Marketplace. Prior to this role, Kirsten was the Global Industry Director for Public Sector within Microsoft Business Solutions.  Kirsten joined Microsoft from Deltek where she was the Vice President of Marketing for GovCon Business Unit.


Go-To-Market Services

Portals with Chris Mahanes

Episode 70: Markus Erlandsson talks to Chris Mahanes from Provance about portals. Chris explains what a portal is and that you probably already pay for one. He continues to talk about why should use it what is the difference between a Partner, Employee, Customer, Custom Portals. Both online and on-premise works, how to do multi-lingual and how to work with Sharepoint documents and PowerBi Visuals inside Portals.

Chris is a Technical Solution Specialist and UX Lead for Provance Technologies who has recently been awarded the 2018/2019 Microsoft Inner Circle and Platform Partner of the Year Awards. Provance Technologies is an ISV that has built an IT Service Management Solution on Dynamics 365. Chris is all about helping customers achieve the most out of their Microsoft investments from Dynamics 365, Microsoft Portals, Flow, to PowerBI.


Custom Control Framework with Chris Huntingford

Chris Huntingford Episode 69: Markus Erlandsson talks to Chris Huntingford from Hitachi Solutions about the Custom Control Framework. Chris explains what this control framework is, and where you can find them and how you can use them.

Chris is exposing the AWESOMENESS of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement and the associated products. He is all about product evangelism and spreading the Dynamics 365 message!

He is passionate about bringing people and product together to create an understanding and enthusiasm for customer relationships both internally in the workplace and externally with my customers and prospects.

Microsoft docs on Custom Control Framework
Chris Huntingford video on youtube on custom control framework
PowerApps Bank

Power Platform with Steve Mordue

Steve Mordue
Episode 68: Markus Erlandsson talks to Steve Mordue from Forceworks about the Microsoft Power Platform. Steve starts by explaining what the Power Platform is and how it includes the Common Data Service (CDS), PowerApps, Power BI and Flow. Steve continues how this change to the Power Platform will change the apps that we build for Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement.


Steve is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 MVP, CEO of forceworks who was recently one of the first partners to achieve the Gold ISV Competency and a former Microsoft Partner of the Year
A Former Salesforce.com consultant, who, after 10 years, saw the light in 2011, and moved to Dynamics CRM Online(now Dynamics 365)

Steve on LinkedIn
Steve on Twitter
Steves blog

Who is Markus with Gustaf Westerlund

Markus ErlandssonEpisode 67: Gustaf Westerlund talks to Markus Erlandsson from Dynavigate about Who is your host Markus Erlandsson. Gustaf starts by asking about who Markus is and how he got started in CRM. Some horror stories from Markus own mistakes. How did podcast start back in 2013 and where does the name CRM Rocks come from? When did the pod not rock? How does Markus keep the energy for going 5 years?

Markus Erlandsson is a Tech Lead and Dynamics CRM Developer at Dynavigate, Markus likes to convert ideas into working systems, combined with the Certified Scrum Master education and the ability to lead a team.
Markus is a genuine and helpful individual who likes to have fun.

Development, Debugging and Deployment with Jonas Rapp

Jonas Rapp Episode 66: Markus Erlandsson talks to Jonas Rapp from Avanade about how you can upgrade your development. Jonas starts with explaining how you can work with webresources to show to version control your customizations, and then to how you can use build tools form CRM. Then the discussion continues to test and how you can use Selenium or EasyRepro, then final notes on how to improve your plugin development with Plugin Trace viewer or the Canary plugin and the new release notes for October Release 2018

Software developer since 1994.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM) since 2009.
XrmToolBox contributor since 2014.
Author of XrmToolBox tools: FetchXML Builder, Plugin Trace Viewer, Auto Number Manager, Latebound Constants Generator, Related Records Analyzer and Bulk Data Updater.
Also created Shuffle based tools for MSDyn365 DevOps.
Speaker at eXtreme365, D365 Saturday, Dynamics Bootcamp, xRMVirtual, D365UG.

WebResources Manager in XrmToolBox
Use Fiddler and Imposter to get files from disk
Dynamics 365 Build Tools for Visual Studio Team Services by Wael Hamze
SeleniumHQ Browser Automation
Configuration Migration Tool
EasyRepro, Microsoft Automated UI testing
Innofactor CRM CI Tools
Plugin Trace Viewer
Canary Plugin by Jonas Rapp
October 2018 Release notes
Jonas Rapp on Twitter
Jonas Rapps Blog