Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 09-27-2019


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

• PCF now in Preview for Canvas Apps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-experimental-release-of-the-powerapps-component-framework-for-canvas-apps/
• A customizable common header is coming to PowerApps – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/the-common-microsoft-header-is-coming-to-powerapps/
• There are lots of nice enhancements (and a name change) to tooling enabling robust data imports into Common Data Service – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/whats-new-in-dataflows-and-data-integration-september-2019/
• Take advantage of several great templates in PowerApps with our packaged Employee Experience Starter Kit – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-employee-experience-starter-kit/
• Register now for the Virtual Launch Event on Oct 10 – https://info.microsoft.com/Microsoft-Business-Applications-virtual-launch-event-October-2019_Registration.html

What’s New in CE:

• Nice site to help guide the transition to Unified Interface – https://community.dynamics.com/365/unified-interface/
• 2019 Release Wave 2 Features will be start the global rollout on or around Oct 5. It’s expected to hit the North American tenants on or around Oct 25 (Nov 1 for GCC) with build 9.1.0.92XX – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/preview-october-2019-updates#faq
• Advanced AI topic clustering in Customer Service Insights – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2019/09/19/advanced-ai-topic-clustering-in-customer-service-insights/
• CE Banking Accelerator adds BIAN API implementation – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/it/2019/09/20/microsoft-dynamics-365-banking-accelerator-adds-bian-api-implementation/
• If you’re using Dynamics 365 Guides Preview, you’ll need to license it and update all components of it as of Tuesday, Oct 1, to version 2.0.0.xx

What’s New in Talent/Retail/BC:

• What’s New in Wave 2 Webinar Series – https://learning.eventbuilder.com/Business_Apps_FY20_Wave_2_Web_Series
• What’s New Wave 2 Videos – https://dynamics.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications/product-updates/#overview-guides-and-videos

What’s New in Solution Updates:

• Core CDS Platform update to 9.1.0.8428 – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4517084/service-update-84-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-9-1-0
• Core CDS Platform update expected this weekend to 9.1.0.8627 – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4517805/service-update-86-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-9-1-0
• AI Solution Anchor to 1.9.3.4
• Field Service to 8.8.3.533
• Microsoft Forms Pro to 1.16.0.0
• Project Service Automation to 3.10.1.40

How do I operationalize things: (Release Wave 2 features)

• How to configure the Opportunity Close dialog
• How to turn on prompting for Account, Contact, or Opportunity creation when qualifying a Lead
• How to turn on enhanced in-app email experience

Featured Content:

• Quick overview of “Store of the Future” opening at Mall of America today

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