In the release of Dynamics CRM 2011, Microsoft refreshed the UI with a fresh new look and created a new design experience for system customizers. This was an improvement over the 4.0 design experience. Since then we’ve all been wondering… Read More ›
The teams feature was introduced as part of a solution to help people more easily collaborate within a group business context. Prior to teams, customers found it challenging to create the proper security configuration where the owner of a record… Read More ›
Microsoft Teams hails as one of the more recent members of the Microsoft platform roster. After the announcement of the platform’s pending release in late 2016, Team’s ironically received early fan fair from its natural competitor Slack who decided to… Read More ›
Technical debt is one of those things that development teams are aware of but typically put on the back burner to address later. If the project manager and business stakeholders have been informed of the debt it is usually too… Read More ›
FetchXML is a style of late bound queries that provides a similar experience to using SQL in an application. The convenience of it lends itself to being used in your code base. Developers will often copy and past FetchXML into their methods from blog posts online or even examples out of the Dynamics CRM SDK. The challenge is that the convenience of FetchXML comes at a cost that is not only insidious, but I consider a form of hidden technical debt in Dynamics code bases.