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Marketing with Microsoft Dynamics CRM – Part 1

Microsoft Dynamics CRM presents great opportunities for the management of sales, service and marketing functions.  The platform is highly configurable and robust in its feature set.  The platform is easy to work with and is quite usable out of the box for critical functions.  However, we found some “holes” in our use of the platform that required workarounds.  I will discuss each of the issues in more detail and our resolutions to those issues in upcoming posts.  Perhaps our approach to working with Dynamics CRM might provide insights for others.  For now, an introduction:

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Office 365 NextGen Portals – Opportunities in Knowledge Management

At the recent Ignite conference, Microsoft unveiled their development of upcoming Office 365 “NextGen” portals, one of several new CMS-like concepts being included in Office 365/SharePoint. These new “ready-to-go” portals include concepts like the Knowledge Management portal (codename “Infopedia”). These portals are a cross between a team site and a publishing site: you can roll them out quickly and immediately create sites and pages, however your customization options are limited.

NextGen portals, according to Kashman (senior product manager in the Office 365 group), are intelligent by

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SharePoint 2016 Roadmap and Features

During last week’s Ignite conference in Chicago, Microsoft announced the timeline for SharePoint 2016 delivery and also reviewed enhancements included in the new version.

According to the following chart presented during an Ignite session, Microsoft plans to deliver a public beta of SharePoint Server 2016 in the fourth quarter of this year. The product is planned for “general availability” release in the second quarter of 2016, but a “release candidate” version will precede that final product. Here is the SharePoint 2016 roadmap:

SharePoint 2016 Roadmap and Features

Watch the “Evolution of SharePoint” Ignite session, pr…

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