Breaking SCRUM

  Here is a Scrum-related problem which I’m sure has been discussed before and will be discussed again.. so it’s just me thinking out loud. We have developers, we have testers, and we have business analysts on the team. Our product owner is not a single person but a group of people where various stakeholders… Read More »

Server-Side email integration: one mailbox – one organization

  When setting up server-side email integration, it’s good to remember the same mailbox can only be used with one organization: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/4053618/incoming-emails-aren-t-being-synced-because-the-email-address-for-the “An Exchange mailbox can only be configured to use Server-Side Synchronization with one Dynamics 365 organization. These alerts are logged if you have multiple Dynamics 365 organizations and try to configure your mailbox… Read More »

Using Emojis in Dynamics

  Dynamics does allow emojies. It’s just that, and I’m not sure why nobody else(myself included) spotted this interesting feature before Meagan Walker did it in her blog post: http://meganvwalker.com/using-emojis-in-optionset-fields/ So I could not help but to dig a bit more into it. Turns out you can use emojis pretty much anywhere in Dynamics (and… Read More »

Dynamics Portals: External Authentication

  When enabling / disabling external authentication on the portal, there seem to be at least a couple of gotchas. In general, the whole process of enabling external sign in through different authentication providers is described here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/portals/configure-oauth2-settings However, if you wanted to disable external authentication, you might use false for the following site setting:… Read More »

Power Platform – might be a good name for everything Microsoft is doing.. that would be really cool

This is my personal opinion, of course, but I think it’s still difficult for Microsoft to look “cool” because, frankly, Microsoft has been and still is about doing everything. They have cloud services, artificial intelligence, operating systems, developer tools, CRM, document management, they tried phones, they.. what is it they did not try? So let’s… Read More »