Hackathon 2021, we won 🥳

This month I had the opportunity to participate in a Hackathon with the Vanguard UK CRM Team. Using the Power Platform and AI Builder, we were able to prototype a functional solution that attracted the attention of the judges and persuaded them to get awarded with the first international place 🥳 The client experience is … Continue reading Hackathon 2021, we won 🥳

Extend access token lifetime

Imagine you have an external system pushing some customer data to your Dynamics 365 environment overnight and sometimes it requires longer than an hour throwing a 401 error. In this article, I'll describe how you can extend the lifetime of the access token used to connect to the Microsoft Dataverse API in order to resolve … Continue reading Extend access token lifetime

Custom API Enabled for Workflow

Now we can use Microsoft Dataverse Custom API within real-time workflows ("the classic ones"). This is a nice surprise that I've noticed this week while developing a custom API. New "Enabled for Workflow" option in Custom API Notice the new option "Enabled for Workflow" in the Custom API form. To use this new feature, you … Continue reading Custom API Enabled for Workflow

PL-400 Power Platform Developer

Before I started working with Dynamics CRM 3 and 4 back in 2008, I was a .NET developer. So working with plugins ("those Callouts in CRM 3.0"), custom workflow activities and client extensions (HTML, JavaScript) was relatively "familiar" for me. So that I decided to focus on my weakest part: what is the CRM application, … Continue reading PL-400 Power Platform Developer

MB-200 Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Core

Back in March I took the exam MB-200 Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Core when it still was a beta version. For a while, I forgot about it because the results won't be available until the certification was fully accesible. Recently, I wonder what happened to it, I checked my Microsoft certifications profile and I … Continue reading MB-200 Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Core

Microsoft Flow 2019 features map

This week we have enjoyed with the Dynamics Virtual Camp organised by the Spanish D365UG Community. On Monday, my colleagues @VanesaGC_Flow, @dbalaguer and myself (@RamonTebar) delivered a session to explain and demo the new features coming this year in Microsoft Flow. As part of the presentation, we prepared the following map to summarise the new … Continue reading Microsoft Flow 2019 features map

Microsoft Flow CDS connectors

Today you can find three Common Data Service (CDS) connectors in the Microsoft Flow platform (https://flow.microsoft.com). Which one should I use? Microsoft is making an amazing progress on this platform to add new features and improvements. This is probably the reason today we have those few options. Number 3 is very easy to recognise because … Continue reading Microsoft Flow CDS connectors

¿Quién hizo Qué?

Last week @MarcoAmoedo and I delivered a presentation for the Dynamics 365 User Group in Spanish (@d365ugespanol ) where we described the auditing capabilities of the Dynamics platform from its origins until today. During this presentation, among other features, we showed how you can use Activity Logging to enrich the auditing information for read and … Continue reading ¿Quién hizo Qué?