Dynamics Fortnight Fridays Episode for 2021-01-29


Show Notes

What’s New in Power Platform:

* Geospatial goes GA – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-general-availability-of-geospatial-features-in-power-apps/ and https://jukkaniiranen.com/2021/01/account-address-capture-mapping-with-power-apps/
* Relevance Search for Dataverse (mostly used in model-driven apps) gets AI – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/intelligence-in-relevance-search/
* Make sure to update Guides to 500.3.1 by the end of February to get the new enhanced functionality that solution provides (and prevent some breakage) – https://community.dynamics.com/365/guides/f/dynamics-365-guides-forum/413710/information-about-guides-version-500-3-1-x-update-for-integrators/
* Better help in Power Automate – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/discover-learn-and-create-flows-using-in-product-help/
* Power Automate Desktop January updates – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-automate-desktop-january-2021-update/
* Power Query Online improvements – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/step-folding-indicators-for-power-query-online/
* Cliff’s notes on 2021 Wave 1 – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2021/01/27/2021-release-wave-1-plans-for-dynamics-365-and-power-platform-now-available/
* Full Wave 1 Plans – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2021wave1/ and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform-release-plan/2021wave1/

What’s New in CE:

* Semi-anonymous surveys with Customer Voice – https://community.dynamics.com/365/b/365teamblog/posts/how-you-can-collect-feedback-and-protect-customer-information

What’s New in HR/Retail/BC:

* Making Human Resource integration responsive – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-admin-integration-throttling-faq
* Human Resources updates for January – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-whats-new-2021-01-21 and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/human-resources/hr-whats-new-2021-01-28
* Nimble intelligent supply chain with commerce – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2021/01/21/quickly-respond-to-changing-retail-needs-with-an-intelligent-supply-chain/
* Fraud trends in the food industry – https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2021/01/26/fraud-trends-part-3-fraud-in-the-food-service-industry/

What’s New in F&SCM:

* Tips for Data Migration – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/sysadmin/optimize-data-migration
* Time fences in Planning Optimization – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/supply-chain/master-planning/planning-optimization/coverage-time-fence

What’s New in Solution Updates:

* Core Dataverse Platform update to 9.1.0.27039 – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update270
* Core Dataverse Platform update expected this weekend to 9.2.20122.00144 (or greater) (note platform going to 9.2 – this will be Wave 1 2021 Preview release) – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/dynamics/released-versions/weekly-releases/update20122
* AI Builder to 202011.3.1709.2, then 202011.4.2701.4, then 202012.2.801.2
* Customer Voice to 2.0.0.11
* Dual-Write to 2.2.1.23, then 2.2.1.30, then 2.2.1.40
* Sales to 9.0.20122.10006
* Power Automate Process Mining to 1.0.1.2
* Sales Insights to 9.0.2012.1009, then 9.0.21011.1008
* Education Accelerator to 3.1.3.0
* Return to Workplace Apps to 1.4.282.1
* Return to Workplace Portal to 1.4.282.1

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