Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Import

As you may know, I am trying to learn more about the Power Platform by creating an application to help with board game selection in my household. We have already set up the entities. Next is the data import then we will use PowerBI and create a PowerApp. Since all of our fields are there … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Import

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Structure

As you learned yesterday, I wanted to learn about PowerApps and decided to do this by improving the game night board game selection process. As a prerequisite for this learning experiment I exported our board game library from BoardGameGeek (to be honest, most of this was my husband's idea and he maintains this list which … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Structure

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Intro

I have been wanting to learn more about PowerApps and Flow for some time but have been waiting to think of the best way to handle this. This week is the best time to learn since it is the Power Platform World Tour in Washington, DC.  I wanted to work through a scenario that would … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Intro

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Real Time Options

Creating a new Real-Time Workflow I have been mentioning Real-Time workflows throughout the rest of my workflow series. Today, let's look at Real-Time workflows specifically. Converting to Real Time from Background Start When Options  Converting to Real-Time Return Error to User: Step 1 New Workflows are set to Run in the Background (asynchronous) by default. … Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Real Time Options

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Workflow Steps

We have already learned about the Types of Processes, Workflow Settings and Workflow Scope and Trigger options. Now let's move on to what you can do inside these workflows. The most important part of writing workflows is figuring out the correct logic and flow. To do this I recommend starting with a flow chart. This gives … Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Workflow Steps

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Start When and Scope

Now you already know about the types of processes and the left-side of the workflow options (Run When), so now we will talk about the right-side of the workflow options. This includes Scope and Start When. Background Workflow Scope and Start When Scope means who should this run for. Start when is what action should … Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Start When and Scope

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Workflow Settings

Now that you understand the types of Processes available in Microsoft Dynamics 365, let's break down the settings you will need to configure for workflows. It can be very confusing while working on your first workflow to see the half-page of settings you need to fill out! Background Workflow Options Today will will cover the … Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflows: Workflow Settings

Processes: Types of Processes in Microsoft Dynamics 365

It can be overwhelming when getting started using workflows and other processes in Dynamics 365. So let's start by breaking down the types of processes that are available and how you might use these. When creating a Process from the Settings -> Processes area you have 4 options: Action - An Action is a set … Continue reading Processes: Types of Processes in Microsoft Dynamics 365

Data Management Part 2: Export for Re-Import

As mentioned in Part 1: Bulk Edit, this material is based off my presentation done on CRMUG: The Advanced Basics: Where DO I Go Next as a CRM Admin? In that session, we covered a few topics including out of the box data management techniques. I wanted to dedicate a few blog posts to these topics to … Continue reading Data Management Part 2: Export for Re-Import

Data Management Part 1: Bulk Edit

I recently presented "The Advanced Basics: Where DO I Go Next as a CRM Admin?" with Patrick Wright on CRMUG (Recording available for members to watch). In this session, we covered a few topics including out of the box data management techniques. I wanted to dedicate a few blog posts to these topics to help … Continue reading Data Management Part 1: Bulk Edit