Its the fourth day of Cloudtober and it’s finally feeling like autumn out there. So grab your Pumpkin latte and read up on some recent articles of interest in the Microsoft Cloud world.
So we’ve all heard a lot on the upcoming Dynamics 365. We are now 1 week away from the unveiling of this much anticipated product at the CRMUG in Tampa, Florida. Be among the first to see this awesome new product in action and learn more specifics on it. Click here to either register for the in person event, save the date, but also to sign up for updates. There is also a short introductory video here.
Just as September was an exciting month for new announcements in the Microsoft World, with the Ignite Conference, even though October has just begun, it is proving to be just an exciting month for Microsoft, in regards to announcements and new products. Next week, we have the CRMUG, in which the much anticipated Dynamics 365 will be revealed, but Microsoft made an important release yesterday as well. Microsoft yesterday released the October feature update for Office 2016 for Mac to Office Insider Slow ring users.
This update features new designs and more functions. To see the full change log, visit this site. If you haven’t signed up for Office Insider on Mac yet, there are directions there.
Did you know that Microsoft Project Services for Dynamics CRM can be used to track employee time spent on projects? It is important to have a time entry system that is unified with your project management system in Dynamics CRM. This will in turn, lead to better customer service, happier clients, and better overall internal resource management.
Many businesses are migrating all their data to the cloud, but it’s a fairly new concept and to many people, it’s unknown territory. If you do it the right way, a migration to the cloud can be very beneficial to your business. There are many important steps to take and things to consider to make your migration a successful one. Probably one of the most important things is to learn all you can about cloud migration.
The first step to a successful cloud migration is to decide which workflows you need to migrate and consider various details/potential problems. I can’t stress enough the importance of testing as you go. You don’t want to find out after you’ve gone live that something doesn’t work right. Cloud computing expert, David Linthicum, of Cloud Technology partners has written three great articles on the topic of cloud migration. When migrating apps to the cloud, don’t forget containers, 3 tips to avoid disaster in your cloud migration, and The right way to migrate to the cloud.
CRMUG is almost here- less than a week! It will take place this year in Tampa, Florida on Oct 11-16. This conference is the can’t-miss annual conference for users of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Are you ready for it? To get prepared, make sure you check out Julie Yack’s blog, Are you Ready for #CRMUGSummit? Here, Julie has made a list of helpful hints and tips to help get the most out of your time at CRMUG Summit.
Everyone is excited to see the first look at Dynamics 365 in action, but there will be many other exciting things going on! Click here to view the full schedule for the event. Of course, enCloud9 will be giving you constant updates throughout the week.