Hosk’s Top CRM 2013 articles of the week 6th June 2014

It’s been a busy week for CRM 2013 with Salesforce and Microsoft partnership and CRM 2013 SP1 is released and the CRM community has been blogging like crazy about it, which is good because it means I haven’t had to.

Article of the Week

Donna Edwards herds a bunch of rowdy CRM MVP’s and makes them tell everything they know about the new CRM MVP 2013 SP1.  They had so much to go through they went 5 minutes over the 1 hour barrier!  If nothing else the video tells you the ground breaking news you can now have 7 items on the command bar.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP’s Discuss CRM 2013 Service Pack 1



The Best of the Rest


CRM MVP Andre answers the Hosk’s questions

CRM MVP Question and Answer – Andre Kristanto Margono


Study notes from the Hosk on security for MB2-703 CRM 2013 customization and configuration exam

CRM 2013 – MB2-703 – Security Exam Cram Notes


Excellent tip about how to disable either the account or contact when searching on a customer lookup

Tip # 148: Simplify the customer lookup


A blog post that is massive and has loads of details about CRM 2013 service pack 1

Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Service Pack 1


A good blog on the new functionality in SP1 regarding the case creation and routing.  I can’t believe it took Microsoft so long to put this functionality in.

CRM 2013 SP1: Case Creation and Routing – The Details


With lots of new features comes lots of people wanting to know the new features work.  Luckily Microsoft has created a lovely new help centre.

New Help Center for Dynamics CRM Online Spring ’14 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 SP1


some sneaky new features in CRM 2013 SP1

Dynamics CRM Online Spring ’14: Top 5 Features You Might Not Know About


Some interesting thoughts on the changes in CRM 2013 SP1

Thoughts on CRM 2013 Service Pack 1 and CRM Online Spring ’14


A great run down of the new features in CRM 2013 SP1

Microsoft CRM 2013 Spring Wave (SP1) Deconstructed


A reader of the blog asked me how to stop contacts syncing down to outlook, this article is great but unfortunatly it didn’t help with the 3000 contacts she had just downloaded to the readers iPhone

How to Stop Automatic CRM to Outlook Syncing for Contacts


A good list of all the CRM tools and utilities that are on codeplex, check them out they could save you loads of time

Dynamics CRM Tools and Utilities from Codeplex


Hosk’s look at the Microsoft and Salesforce partnership

Understanding the Microsoft and Salesforce partnership – why and what now?

Leon Tribe explains the significance of he Microsoft and Salesforce partnership

Microsoft Stops the Nibbling


Hosk Dev tip on getting the EntityReference whilst coding

Hosk CRM Dev Tip – Get EntityReference from Entity


Ever wondered how the CRM build number is created and what all the numbers mean

Dynamics CRM Quick Tip – Make Sense of the Version Number


CRM MVP  blogs about some problems he has experienced with the new Plugin registration tool

Issues with the new Plugin Registration tool


Dynamics CRM 2013 – Part II – Service Queues and Routing



A great list of videos for the CRM 2013 SP1



a playlist of CRM 2013 sp1
#MSDynCRM 2013 Spring ’14 Application New Features


Hosk video –  Exam cram notes from the Hosk

 CRM 2013 – MB2-703 – Security Exam Cram Notes


Hosk video – understanding the Microsoft and salesforce partnership

 Understanding the Microsoft and Salesforce partnership


Something else – not CRM articles


‘One day we will beat cancer’ | Cancer Research UK


some non CRM articles written by the Hosk

NoTime to wait – Touch Friendly Office for android to be released before windows 8 version

One day we will beat cancer – A master class in presenting in just 1 minute and 30 seconds

Be Inspired by a 9 year old boy doing his chore



Previous Week



If you want more great articles, why not go back and read last weeks top CRM articles again, did you read them?


if you find reading to difficult today, why not go and watch some CRM videos on my youtube channel

Hosk’s CRM Dev

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