Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 10th August

Article of the week

CRM 2015 Custom Alerts and Popup Dialogs in JavaScript

Great article on creating custom popups in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.  It’s unsupported but this is a common requirement and this solution is very neat and tidy.


Using CRM from an external website – part 2: research

Good article looking at CRM integration with external websites

Testing CRM rollups and .NET versions

Hosk had problems testing CRM and it was all down to the .NET version

My CRM project failed because of lack of user adoption. Really?

Some good advice on CRM projects, make sure there is a reason

Is Gamification in a Microsoft Dynamics CRM a gimic?

A look at gamification in CRM.  Hosk blog

Hardcore CRM: Do a major upgrade of a plugin version!

I haven’t used versioning in plugins very often, although I have often wished we had.  I didn’t realise you could end up with different versions of the same plugin deployed

Thoughts on CRM Design and converting user requirements to CRM solutions

Hosk blog on CRM design and solutions

New XrmToolBox plugin : Chart Manager

A great new tool in the XrmToolBox

CRM 2015 – plugin deployment options

There are lots of options when you deploy a plugin, learn what they are

Tip #449: CRM Online Trial Setup – Update

When setting up your CRM trial make sure you click the “IT FOR DEV” button and hopefully Microsoft won’t ring you up trying to sell to you

Using “People” as a currency in CRM

It sounds dodgy but it’s creating a new currency in CRM called people, NOT buying and selling people

useful analysis of Parature and CRM integration

A look at the current parature and CRM integration.

Build and Deployment for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

building and deploying CRM


Self forming teams at scale

Doing Terrible Things To Your Code


Why smart meters matter

Tesco To Remove Ribena, Capri-Sun & Other Sugary Drinks From It’s Shelves

Seven Leftovers You Should NEVER Reheat (As This Could Poison Your Family)

Two Forms of Human Motivation: Gain And Prevent Pain

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

A Dozen Things Charlie Munger has said about Reading

great article on evolution from the BBC

5 Books That Will Change Your Life

Intel and Micron Produce Breakthrough Memory Technology

Previous top picks

Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 24th July

Useful Hosk Links

Hosk list Of CRM 2013 Tools

A list and review of CRM 2013 tools, this will probably work in CRM 2015 as well

Hosk’s CRM Developer Articles

A collection of my favourite CRM Developer articles I have written

MB2-703 – CRM 2013 Customization and Configuration Certification Information

All the CRM 2013 content to help you pass the exam

HoskWisdom – Hosk Developer Quotes

 Words of Wisdom from the Hosk.  I have written over 900 articles, surely I should have said a few memorable things