Good Morning.  We hope you have a chance this weekend to get out and enjoy the beautiful Fall weather! Some of the best and most popular news items from our daily updates have been chosen for you.  Hope you enjoy them!

Have a very relaxing and enjoyable  weekend!

Dynamics 365

Be among the first to Microsoft Dynamics 365 in action at the CRMUG Summit, Oct. 11.  It will be quite an event!
Microsoft has been making significant updates to CRM since 2011, but many organizations are still using CRM 2011.   This 4-minute video provides an overview of some of the most fundamental upgrades that have been made since CRM 2011. https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/c5insightblog/archive/2016/09/05/video-biggest-upgrades-since-crm-2011

 

Office 365

Fall is among us and you know what that means- football season.  Are you having a hard time keeping track of all the games between pro teams, college teams, fantasy leagues, championships, playoffs, and bowl games?  Now, you can add the important games to your Outlook.com or Office 365 calendar.  Go to this link on the Office site for directions on how to do this.

There are so many reasons why the recent purchase of Genee by Microsoft was a good move.  One main reason is that a better and smarter Cortana is a result.  http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-microsoft-is-creating-a-better-cortana-with-the-purchase-of-genee/

 

Dynamics CRM

Microsoft has been making significant updates to CRM since 2011, but many organizations are still using CRM 2011.   This 4-minute video provides an overview of some of the most fundamental upgrades that have been made since CRM 2011. https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/c5insightblog/archive/2016/09/05/video-biggest-upgrades-since-crm-2011

CRM can revolutionize a company and their sales processes.  Geoff Ables of C5 Insight examines the myths, as well as some of the realities associated with CRM.  Read more at the C5 Insight blog.

 

Other Cool Stuff

Bill Gates put the kibosh on Microsoft’s plans to purchase the popular team messaging app, Slack, for $8 billion.  That might not have worked out, so what does Microsoft do?develop their own messaging for teams app: Skype Teams. Skype Teams also works with other services, like Office 365, to make the chatting experience even better.  Read the article at MSpoweruser.

Who doesn’t want to make their website ranking higher.  Although SEO optimization and keyword optimization is of vital importance, this article highlights 5 easy steps you can follow to drive traffic to your webpage. http://www.business2community.com/seo/5-ways-make-website-rank-higher-01648292#dDcs79brIMpWMzVP.97