Tuesday, July 21, 2009

A little more on MS CRM 5

Brad Wilson, GM of Microsoft Dynamics CRM has discussed some details of the next major release at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans this week. According to Brad, Dynamics CRM 5.0 will sport improvements in the user interface and data visualisation features, enhanced sales and marketing capabilities, and tighter integration with Microsoft's SharePoint Server collaboration platform.

The full article can be read at http://www.crn.com/software/218500733

Monday, July 20, 2009

A marriage between Bing and Twitter

Surprised to see BingTweets, a fusion of Twitter and Microsoft's search engine Bing. BingTweets enables you to see deeper, real-time information about the hottest topics on Twitter by fusing Bing search results with the latest tweets.

Created by Federated Media.

Check out BingTweets @ http://bingtweets.com/

Friday, July 10, 2009

Coming Soon..!!! New Solution Accelerators for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

What is Solution Accelerators?

CRM Solution Accelerators are a range of add-on solutions developed for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 customers and partners. These ready-made solutions include event management, sales forecasting, service, notifications, and analytics.

Each accelerator is available at no cost and showcases how the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 platform can be configured and extended to broaden marketing, sales, and service capabilities. Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers and partners are encouraged to further extend these accelerators to meet their specific business needs.

Microsoft has announced 3 new CRM Accelerators for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. No doubt, this helps current Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers and Partners to establish business insight across social networks, channel-centric organizations and Web interaction channels. The accelerators come with full source code so you can modify them to best fit your needs, or use them as examples for creating other customizations.

Social Networking Accelerator

The Social Networking Accelerator allows business professionals to monitor and analyze customers’ conversations on social networking sites, and as a result, provides real-time status updates about their products and services. This accelerator delivers integration with Twitter.

Partner Relationship Management (PRM) Accelerator

The Partner Relationship Management (PRM) Accelerator allows businesses to use Microsoft Dynamics CRM to distribute sales leads and centrally manage sales opportunities across channel partners.

Portal Integration Accelerator

The Portal Integration Accelerator easily connects Microsoft Dynamics CRM to an organization’s Web experience.

The new CRM Accelerators will be made available in the next few weeks. Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers and partners can download each of these solutions from http://crm.dynamics.com.

Read more [Microsoft PressPass]

so I’m looking forward to trying this out.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Dynamics CRM 4.0 Rollup 5 Released

Folks, Microsoft has released Update Rollup 5 for Dynamics CRM 4.0. You can read about it here:


And download here:


As always, It is a cumulative update that now incorporates additional bug fixes & performance improvements.