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Field Limits in Dynamics 365: How Many Fields Is Too Many Fields?

Field Limits in Dynamics 365: How Many Fields Is Too Many Fields?

Do you plan on creating an entity with hundreds of fields?  Were you told that you will hurt user-adoption and ease of use?  Are you planning on doing it anyway? Great! But be cautious, because there are different limits on the amount of fields that can be added to an entity in Dynamics 365.  There is currently no way of seeing these limits in Dynamics 365 before you reach them.

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute (options and benefits)

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute (options and benefits)

ExpressRoute overview
Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute lets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection facilitated by a connectivity provider. With ExpressRoute, you can establish connections to Microsoft cloud services, such as Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365.

Connectivity can be from an any-to-any (IPVPN) network, a point-to-point Ethernet network, or a virtual cross-connection through a connectivity provider at a co-location facility.

Move Data Between Records that are Not Directly Related

Move Data Between Records that are Not Directly Related

Suppose you want to move data between records that are not directly related, but share a common parent.  Beringer Technology Group's Decimal Field Copy custom workflow can dynamically move values between records like these.

 

The image above represents a common set of relationships in CRM.  Child A and Child B records belong to two separate entities and have no direct relationship, but they both lookup to the same parent record.

Duplicated Entity Names when Creating Business Process Flows in Dynamics 365

Duplicated Entity Names when Creating Business Process Flows in Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics introduced Business Process Flows (BPFs) in their 2013 version and they have been improving them ever since. They are an easily configurable feature that can seamlessly guide your users through YOUR business processes. Our own CRM Nerd wrote a great blog recently that outlines how awesome BPFs are, especially for end user adoption.

Dynamics 365 User Adoption: Business Process Flows for the Win!

Dynamics 365 User Adoption: Business Process Flows for the Win!

Business Process Flows allow you to translate your organization's Service & Sales Processes into simple steps for end users to follow. If you don’t have a process, work with managers to define one! (If you find yourself starting here, remember to include your End Users throughout this entire process - not just management!) Use drag & drop functionality to customize your organization’s process in a simple, easy-to-follow way.