PowerApps Governance and Deployment Whitepaper is now available

PowerApps is a high-productivity application development platform from Microsoft. The platform is used by Microsoft to build their own 1st party applications Dynamics 365 for Sales, Service, Field Service, Marketing and Talent. This means these applications are built natively on the platform. Enterprise customers can also build their own custom line of business applications using the same technology. Individual users and teams within your organization can also build personal or team productivity applications with no-code or low-code.

Continue Reading–1 words totally

August 19, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Dynamics 365, Dynamics 365 for Talent, Field Services, PowerApps, Tools, Tips & Utilities

Azure IoT Reference Architecture update


Azure IoT Reference Architecture update | Blog | Microsoft Azure

May 27, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , , ,  · Posted in: Azure, Cloud, Microsoft, Tools, Tips & Utilities

Top Partner Product Questions


Review the top product questions asked by Partners during the presales and deployment phases of their customer projects – including deployment, configuration, demos, migration, value proposition, and licensing

Continue Reading–4 words totally

May 22, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  · Posted in: Azure, BI and Analytics, Dynamics 365, General, Microsoft 365, Office 365, Power BI, SharePoint, SQL Server, Tools, Tips & Utilities

Use Compliance Manager to help meet data protection and regulatory requirements when using Microsoft cloud services – Office 365


Compliance Manager, a workflow-based risk assessment tool in the Microsoft Service Trust Portal, enables you to track, assign, and verify your organization’s regulatory compliance activities related to Microsoft cloud services, such as Office 365, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Azure.

Continue Reading–2 words totally

May 22, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , , , ,  · Posted in: Azure, Dynamics 365, Microsoft, Office 365, Tools, Tips & Utilities

Power BI Desktop April 2018 Feature Summary

Reporting : Q&A Explorer (preview), Buttons to trigger actions, Combo chart line styles, Improved default sort for visuals, Numeric Slicer now generally available

Analytics : Update your linguistic schema, New DAX function: COMBINEVALUES()

Custom visuals : Organizational visuals now generally available, Overview by CloudScope, Icon Map by Altius, Hexbin Scatterplot

Continue Reading–7 words totally

May 7, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , , , ,  · Posted in: BI and Analytics, Cloud, Power BI, Tools, Tips & Utilities


Create Dynamics CRM Plugins with almost no code….more at the link below:


Continue Reading–5 words totally

May 4, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Dynamics 365, Tools, Tips & Utilities

Azure Services and status…


April 4, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Azure, Cloud, General, Microsoft

Additional Microsoft Cloud regions for Canberra…

List of services available for the 2 new Central (Canberra) regions can be searched at the link :


Continue Reading–3 words totally

April 2, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Azure, Cloud, General, Microsoft

PowerBI: Common Data Service for Analytics

Coming soon….

The CDS for Analytics capability will reduce the complexity of driving business analytics across data from business apps and other sources…. More at the link below.

Continue Reading–1 words totally

March 21, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , , , , , ,  · Posted in: BI and Analytics, Cloud, Common Data Service, Dynamics 365, Office 365, Power BI

Deprecated features: Dynamics 365 Portals capabilities

Important bits and pieces, specially if you are working on a Portals implementation / upgrade project…more at the link below:


March 20, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: ADXStudio, Cloud, Dynamics 365, Dynamics CRM, Dynamics Portals, General