Taking InsideView aka Social Insights for Dynamics CRM for a Spin

Microsoft recently announced a strategic partnership with InsideView to provide “Social Insights” capability to Dynamics CRM. This alone, is not news, there are many third-party features available for Dynamics CRM. What is news is that they have included the capability at no additional cost for Professional Licenses. Basically, it is …

Unpacking the Industry Templates for Dynamics CRM 2013

So Microsoft just released the Industry Templates we have been hearing about for a while now for Dynamics CRM 2013, there are 13 in all now. I am curious about the thought process that went into determining which industries they would create templates for. I mean “Sports Management”? Seems a …

Did the cost of Dynamics CRM 2013 go up?

This is the question I posed recently to Microsoft Execs. As a partner, I was informed about the new tiered pricing structure that is replacing the flat rate $44/user/month. The Microsoft team introduced three new licenses with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Online: Professional @ $65/user/mo, Basic @ $30/user/mo and Essential …