Dynamics 365 – The Plan is The Plan

When Microsoft launched Dynamics 365, they launched an entirely new licensing model based on Apps and Plans. The community became aware of this deconstruction, before they were made aware of the pricing, which led to some early speculation on how it would roll out… then in November, the associated pricing …

Dynamics 365 and the Adobe Marketing Cloud

Last week we heard Satya Nadella and Shantanu Narayen announce a new partnership between Microsoft and Adobe. Basically Adobe will be making Azure their platform for certain products, including the Adobe Marketing Cloud, leading to a lot of speculation about the future of Microsoft Dynamics Marketing (MDM). I will now …

Dynamics 365 – How Partners will Succeed Post-CRM

Someone recently commented that my last post was an “Apocalyptic” view of the future of the Microsoft partner. Similar, and much better supported views, similar to mine, were also expressed by Matthew King in his recent post here, albeit not partner specific. Regardless, I decided to go a little more …

Dynamics 365 – A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

So a lot has been said recently about Dynamics 365, ranging from high praise to all-out hysteria. NDAs have been violated, pumping bits and pieces of information out, mostly around pricing. And lot’s of partners have been complaining, including yours truly (hopefully constructively). But as I continue to dig deeper …

GulfShore Bank deploys Dynamics CRM Online “Rapidly” (Press Release)

Forceworks is pleased to announce a new Case Study of GulfShore Bank’s CRM deployment Tampa, FL – GulfShore Bank recently completed the deployment of Dynamics CRM Online utilizing the RapidStart CRM model developed and executed by Forceworks. “The combination of getting up and moving forward quickly and under budget was very …

Dynamics CRM Online 2015 Update 1 RapidStart

So we have barely cleared the update cycle for Dynamics CRM Online 2013 to Dynamics CRM Online 2015 and here comes Dynamics CRM Online 2015 Update 1. I guess it was too soon to call it Dynamics CRM 2016; even though there are some pretty significant enhancements. As a Microsoft …