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About Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM

Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM/xRM specialist in San Francisco, CA, USA.  Awarded the Microsoft MVP Business Solutions (Dynamics 365/CRM) 12 consecutive times from 2006 to 2018. Actively involved with Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementations since Microsoft CRM v1.0 beta (2002). Super passionate about everything CRM, especially in the areas of Mobile and Cloud Computing, A.I., Digital Transformation, and Business Process Management (BPM).

Business Process Flow Does NOT Appear on Some Existing Records


Encountered an existing CRM Account record that does NOT display a Specific Business Process Flow (BPF) after selecting the BPF via the Switch Process in either Unified Interface or legacy web client. Checked the below items but issue still presists … Continue reading

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Dynamics 365 Unified Interface JavaScript to Set a Date Field to Current Date


From recent working with Dynamics 365 customers transitioning to the new Unified Interface – have a CRM Sales User scenario that needs to set a CRM Contact field to the current date on a new record.  The user can then … Continue reading

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How To Uptake the new Service scheduling in your org


The Dynamics 365 legacy service scheduling is deprecated and will no longer be available on 10/1/2020, use the new Dynamics 365 Service Scheduling available in the Unified Interface.  I had encountered the following issue during the setup of the new … Continue reading

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How To Disable Unified Interface Only Setting in Dynamics 365


All current version Microsoft Dynamics 365 trials and environments are defaulted to the “Unified Interface Only” setting.  This is a good thing since Microsoft Dynamics 365 Unified Interface is here to stay and the previous “Legacy Web Client” interface is … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 v9.0 (on-premises) Downloads


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server (no CAL limit) 90-day trial license keys:KKNV2-4YYK8-D8HWD-GDRMW-29YTW If you use a 90-day trial key, you can enter a valid commercial product key at any time during the trial period to continue to use the product. Here … Continue reading

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Advanced Find Before Today or Older Than Today


This is a very common user question since Microsoft CRM 1.0 – how to setup an Advanced Find view to display all the records filtered on a CRM entity’s date field (such as the Account’s Created On date) that is … Continue reading

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CRM Default Team and Business Unit Delete Error Caused by WIP Bin queue


Recently on one of my Microsoft Dynamics CRM projects – we want to clean-up the various Teams/Business Units created over the years that are no longer relevant.  However – some Teams such as the default Teams are more challenging to … Continue reading

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Business Process Error – The given key was not present in the dictionary


A client contacted me regarding the following error from an Opportunity record operation: Business Process Error.  The given key was not present in the dictionary. This error is from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 environment.  It was triggered by a CRM … Continue reading

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How To Set Up a CRM Workflow Timeout Condition


This is a common questions that I’ve encountered – how to setup a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Workflow Timeout Condition (not the Workflow Wait until Condition) – harder to find it in the Workflow designer.  The CRM Workflow Wait until Condition … Continue reading

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HTTP Error 500.0 – Internal Server Error


Ran into the following Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 On-Premises error when trying to access Microsoft CRM via the Web Client: HTTP Error 500.0 – Internal Server Error.  Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM\Server\bin\DefaultAddonFilter.dll” failed This is a … Continue reading

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