Microsoft Dynamics CRM migration from On-Premises to Online

Microsoft is adhering to the cloud first strategy for Dynamics CRM. There has been an increased time gap to when the CRM On-Premises customers receive the new features (or even bug fixes) as compared to the CRM Online customers. There are also features like Office 365 integration, Social apps etc., which are better suited for Read more about Microsoft Dynamics CRM migration from On-Premises to Online[…]

XrmToolBox – A Must have tool for CRM/XRM Developers

If you are a seasoned CRM/XRM developer, you must have heard about XrmToolbox. If you have, you can simply ignore this post. BUT if you have not then you MUST read on. This post is about XrmToolbox (http://www.xrmtoolbox.com/) and its plugins which can improve your efficiency and accelerate overall development speed. I intend to list Read more about XrmToolBox – A Must have tool for CRM/XRM Developers[…]

Sure Step Methodology for CRM 2015 ?

A question that often pops up in front of the CRM Consulting teams is whether to use Sure Step Methodology with the latest version of Dynamics CRM (2015). More often now, since the methodology isn’t evolving as fast as the product. Microsoft developed the Sure Step methodology with the good intent of providing a guideline Read more about Sure Step Methodology for CRM 2015 ?[…]

Immersive Excel Experience! CRM Online (7.1) and Excel Online

Am sure Microsoft Excel experts (that is to say most CRM users) would love not only the seamless integration but also the use of catchy marketing phrase Immersive experience to describe the feature. Export to Excel has been part of CRM from the early versions however, with CRM 2011 came the option to reimport. Now Read more about Immersive Excel Experience! CRM Online (7.1) and Excel Online[…]

Internet of Things with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Internet of Things (IoT) has been the most popular of the new technologies this year, featuring as a key area in most of the Digital Business conferences. Let us investigate on how this technology can help Microsoft Dynamics CRM (CRM) customers. Let us quickly define the IoT and learn a bit of the background before Read more about Internet of Things with Microsoft Dynamics CRM[…]

Secure your mobile Dynamics CRM data

Good news for all the customers who were worried about the security of sensitive data on mobile CRM. Good Technology, a Mobile device management (MDM) solutions provider and Microsoft have created a containerized version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM for iOS (iPad 3.0 and up with iOS 7 or 8) called Microsoft Dynamics CRM (CRM) for Read more about Secure your mobile Dynamics CRM data[…]

The Microsoft CRM Email Router service on Local Computer started and then stopped

The Microsoft CRM Email Router Service will not start every time you start it manually from Services and throws an error message “The Microsoft CRM Email Router service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do, for example, the Performance Logs and Alerts service.” Event Read more about The Microsoft CRM Email Router service on Local Computer started and then stopped[…]

CRM 2013: Email Router: The message exceeds maximum supported size

If your email router does not process any emails but your inbox from Email Provider works just fine!?! Check event logs where Email Router is installed. You might see many repeated errors similar to mentioned error here below: #27938 – An error occurred while checking for email messages to process in mailbox service@gmail.com. Microsoft.Crm.Tools.Email.Providers.EmailException: Error: Read more about CRM 2013: Email Router: The message exceeds maximum supported size[…]

CRM 2013: Cannot specify child attribute retrieve – MergeRequest C#

Hello! If you are working on code to merge two entity records and come across “Cannot specify child attribute retrieve” error; and you have referred SDK/MSDN documentation. You probably have kept UpdateContent property optional and havent set it. UpdateContent is a required property though the documentation says it is not. This property is optional in Read more about CRM 2013: Cannot specify child attribute retrieve – MergeRequest C#[…]