Hosk’s Top CRM 2013 articles of the week 27th June 2014

I have had some interesting Milestones happen this week

I have published over 800 blog posts, yep that’s a lot

Highest weekly views of my blog 9624

Highest monthly views this month 36745 and I still have a few days to go!

The video below  has had over 1000 views

CRM 2013 – Create a simple plugin in CRM 2013 using the CRM Development Toolkit 


Anyway enough about the Hosk, lets move onto the great articles written this week, it’s a mighty fine crop I have for you but first

Extend those thumbs

point them Eastwards

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Article of the Week

Great blog post from CRM MVP Leon Tribe on his first steps with Azure, I must confess I have not dabbled with Azure myself yet so found this very interesting, who know it was so easy.
Are You Azure-Curious?


The Best of the Rest

Taking a look at the Nigel Frank’s Salary survey to see what wages people are on and other interesting facts from the salary survey

CRM Wages in the UK 2013 – Find out How Much You are Worth in 2014


The CRM community is really getting grips with the Timer control and are now adding it to other entities at a rate of one per week based on my CRM articles of the week.

Adding Timer Control to Lead Entity in Dynamics CRM 2013 Spring release


Hosk’s CRM questions answered by the writer of the CRM 2011 Administrators Bible – Matt Wittemann, 9 times CRM MVP Award!

CRM MVP Question and Answer – Matt Wittemann


A great collection of CRM 2013/2011 videos, grouped and ordered to make it easy to find what you want from SlowXRM

CRM 2013 – Great Video resource knowledge base


Good blog post from CRM MVP Gustaf Westerlund
Some aspects of the composite address fields in CRM 2013


Hosk reviews the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Marketing Automation book

CRM 2013 Book Review – Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Marketing Automation


Entitlements are one of the new CRM 2013 SP1 features, read this blogs to see how they work and it shows you a good example

Entitlements in Dynamics CRM 2013 Spring release


I have updated one of my favourite lists – Hosk’s CRM 2013 Tools list, adding my own simple tool to the list

Hosk’s CRM 2013 Tools List


Going into a bit more depth with Business rules, nice tidy article

Creating If Then Else Logic in CRM 2013 Business Rules


Great post, showing you not only how to use the SLA timer but also change the colour of it.  Customers are licking their lips in anticipation of such wonders

How do I make the SLA timers change colour?


Clever way of creating a 1:1 relationship in CRM 2013

Tip #163: Create a 1:1 relationship


A list of 50 CRM blogs and Hosk’s blog is featured, whooohoo

50 Great Blogs CRM Professionals Will Love


Very detailed blog post on lead scoring and landing pages

Putting Lead Scoring Models and Landing Pages to work in Dynamics Marketing


CRM 2013 field notifications are one of the great enhancements and they easy to use and work well.  If you haven’t used them check them out in this article

CRM 2013 Field Notifications


Spring ’14 Wave Update: How to Create Holiday Scheduling in Dynamics CRM

Sonoma Partners highlight the potential problems you can hit when you upgrade your CRM 2011 code to CRM 2013 and odd things can happen, well the UI did change completely chaps.

Is your CRM 2013 Activities Tab disabled? It might be your fault!


CRM MVP Scott Durow shows you how to change business process stage using code, very useful

How to change process and stage programmatically


nice article on integrating CRM 2013 and Sharepoint
Dynamics CRM 2013 and SharePoint Server Based Integration


A new tool on codeplex to help you test you CRM 2013 JavaScript

Fake Xrm Page


A quick interview with CRM MVP Carsten Groth

Carsten Groth – Programmer, Script expert, Modern UI Tiler

Last Weeks Hosk’s Top CRM 2013 articles of the week 20th June 2014

Last Weeks Top picks


Hosk Stuff – Not CRM!

Networking will find you your next job

How to make things happen at work

Who do you work for?


Ted Talk

Malcolm Gladwell – Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce


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