One of the major changes that happens when upgrading from Dynamics 365 version 8 to version 9 is the transition to running the platform on Azure SQL Database. This is definitely a great thing since it begins to inch the… Read More ›
In this episode of the Dynamics Mechanics podcast, we discuss the challenges faced by customers who try to build a greenfield Dynamics 365 business application with in-house developers without guidance or direction from an experienced consulting partner or individual. While there is development involved when building complex systems there is a learning curve that must be taken into consideration. Project teams that attempt to learn the Dynamics platform and meet project deadlines tend to get their experience at the customer’s expense.
In this episode, we discuss the System Partitioning Strategy and the challenges of managing global deployment scenarios. As the number of enterprise customers adopting Dynamics grows, we’re beginning to see an increased number of large-scale global system deployments. In order to accommodate geographically distributed users, we need to consider system architecture strategies that can meet the performance expectations of business stakeholders and users.
As your Dynamics 365 environment grows, performance can be a challenge. Stephen Smith has worked on multiple very large Dynamics deployments, and in this episode, he talks about concurrent user and process issues that can arise in very large deployments and how to avoid them.
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 ›
System performance is a critical non-functional requirement in any business application, yet we seldom take it into account until after there’s a problem. The worst thing that can happen after investing months in developing a system is for it to… Read More ›
Dynamics attachments are an important feature that allows users to add contextually relevant documents to business data within the system. The challenge is this feature as implemented has consequences we should be aware of as we make longer term design decisions for our systems.