You create a new organisation in CRM, go into the system and find that it’s completely empty. How are you are meant to practise CRM Development without any information.
CRM 2011 makes importing the sample data quick and easy. Importing the Sample Data isn’t difficult but it is frustrating when you are not sure where to look
You log in with Administrator rights
it then asks if you want to install it, press Install Sample Data button.
now you can look around CRM, the dashboards have sprung into life and your organisation has enough data for you to do some customer demo’s or practise development.
If you want a detailed walk through with pictures then go to this blog post