Custom fields: handle with care!

The Microsoft team did release platform update 13 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition. One of the new features is Custom fields. This feature lets a power user or system administrator configure new fields on existing tables without using the development environment and deploy it on the other environments. It is a […]

Speed up data import with (data) entity execution parameters

This post will inform you about the Entity execution parameters which can be found on the Data import/export framework parameters form. It will give you an option for gaining performance when importing large number of records using the data management features.

Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – install Knowledge Base (KB) article

LCS is the place for getting all the information from Microsoft related to your Dynamics 365 for Operations projects. This Web portal also allows you to get your MS fixes to your environment and knows which Knowledge Base (KB) articles have been applied. In the next image, for instance, we can see that there are […]

How to: Read uncommitted records using Dynamics 365 for Operations

Recently we had a challenge to read uncommitted data from the Dynamics 365 for Operations database. Usually this is not required as you may retrieve dirty data. When using a business application, you should rely on correct and committed data as otherwise reporting might provide you incorrect data. However, if you find a very good […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – platform update 4 experience

As we all know Dynamics 365 has technically speaking 3 patch groups. We know the x++ updates and the binary updates. We have seen those in older version of Dynamics 365. The third group is called platform updates.

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – A day in the life of LCS

We all must use LCS when working with Dynamics 365 these days, sometimes it feels good and sometimes it is frustrating. The next real live image of LCS shows how I feel about the experience. We are speeding up but at the same time we have to wait.    The pitfalls one might encounter […]

How to solve Microsoft Office Add-in authentication error in Dynamics 365 for Operations

However I’m currently extremely busy on several projects and also preparing some speaker sessions for a local Dynamics community and also the Summit EMEA 2017, I would like to share a solution to solve an authentication error when using the Microsoft Office Add-in. You will probably not face this issue when you are using machines in […]

5 reasons to join the Summit EMEA 2017

If you haven’t heard already, there will be a Summit EMEA 2017 coming April 4-6 in RAI, Amsterdam. This is a community-driven conference around Microsoft Dynamics products. Information about this event can be found on the next website: http://www.summitemea.com. Attendees can learn from other customers and product experts to excel their daily work. I will […]

Missing product attribute translations

In this post, I will explain a little bit more about the translations a customer can make use of on the products and attributes in the system. From a user point of view, it is very simple. There is a translation button available that one can click and then add the required translations. From a […]

Products with missing attributes

Last year I was creating an interface for products and their attributes. The funny thing was that the attributes did not appear in the interface, but on opening the form, all the attributes were there. So one begins to think what is going on! Where are my missing attributes?