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Setting up Bing Maps with Dynamics CRM 2013 On Premise

In this article I will provide the steps required to be completed in order to set up Bing Maps in Dynamics CRM 2013. If the Bing map key is not entered correctly you end up with the following message on each Bing map “The specified credentials are invalid. You can sign up for a free… Read more

Installing Dynamics CRM 2013 on Windows Server 2012 – A Walk Through

Niran Belliappa has set up a new blog and posted his first article, which gives us a detailed walk through on installing Dynamics CRM 2013 on Windows Server 2012. You can access this article from the link below. Step by Step: Installing Dynamics CRM 2013 on Windows Server 2012 You can access his blog from… Read more

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Connector for NAV- Step by Step Guide to Installation & Configuration

This blog post gives step by step procedures to integrate Dynamics CRM 2011/CRM online with NAV 2013. Note: Download the connector setup and installation guide from links mentioned in the last section. Prerequisites Microsoft Dynamics CRM Create two Windows Live ID accounts for CRM online or two user accounts for Dynamics CRM on premise for… Read more

Management Reporter 2012 Cumulative Update 7 Released!!

It’s time for a new Management Reporter release and we have some interesting functionalities in store in this new release. This release, which has been posted for download, includes the ability to drill back to Dynamics from the Management Reporter Web Viewer, currency translation for Dynamics AX 2012 customers, plus a few more enhancements. Here’s… Read more

Windows 8.1 Released!

The most awaited Windows 8.1 update has been released! Windows 8.1 brings a variety of new features and improvements to Windows 8 that we think people will really enjoy. We listened to your feedback and are delivering many of the improvements you asked for. If you are a consumer with a Windows 8 device, you… Read more

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics V3 Cumulative Update 1 – Released!

Performance improvements and key suggestions on Connector V3 deployments are the primary new features in Connector for Microsoft Dynamics V3 CU1 (, which was posted today for download. Additional new features with this release include: Overall performance improvement in the Connector V3 service Overall performance improvement in Connector’s log Performance improvement  in the Microsoft Dynamics… Read more

Utility Script for CRM Connector Integrating with Dynamics GP Sample Company

This is an interesting script which I have decided to post in this article. When we configure CRM Connector with Dynamics GP for the sample company (Fabricam, Inc.,), there is a known issue in the way the sample company data is structured. As many of you would be aware of, the sample company data has… Read more

Sneak Peek Into the Dynamics GP Technical Airlift 2013

Well, with a 30 hour flight back to India after the Airlift, with lots of layovers in between, I thought of drafting this article to while away the time during my layovers… 🙂 The Dynamics GP Technical Airlift 2013 was indeed a fruitful one, not just for partners, but for customers as well… Abundance of… Read more

Service Pack 4 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 has released!

Service Pack 4 (KB 2864525) for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 has released! A NEW DVD including Service Pack 4 also released! Note: If you install Service Pack 4 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, you cannot upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 until the release of the US Payroll Year End Update in Mid-November. Here are… Read more

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics V3 (3.0.430.1) Refresh – Available Now!!!

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics V3 (3.0.430.1) Refresh is available now.  This refresh addresses some issues that you may have encountered with the initial release of Connector for Microsoft Dynamics V3. Refresh Highlights: This refresh addresses the issue of custom fields not being available for mapping on existing maps after the configuration utilities have been run… Read more