Article of the Week
a good example and justification of using access teams to share record
A great post to help understand when and why to use access teams. I wrote a brief article on access teams for CRM 2013 – MB2-703 – Access Teams and Access Team Templates how to use them and key facts
Why Use Access Teams in Dynamics CRM 2013
Initially I wasn’t sure the purpose of Access teams but the article above and this excellent article from Adam Vero should help you understand the concept.
CRM 2013 – Why are access teams marooned?
Oddly there isn’t a way to export the configuration for access teams, which means you have to recreate them. This is another case of a Connect issue raised years ago and mainly ignored (Is Microsoft Listening to the Dynamics CRM Community?)
Console app for moving CRM Access Team templates
Luckily there is a console application which can copy the CRM access team templates written by Lucas Alexander.
Best of the Rest
CRM 2015 – How to diagnose plugin errors
Hosk blog with advice on how to diagnose Plugin errors
Using CRM from an external website – part 3: Stage one “Web API”
The series continues linking CRM with an external website.
Adding Custom Button on Security area in Dynamics CRM 2015
Ever wondered how to add a custom button to the security, nope me neither but it doesn’t you won’t have to do it in the future.
summary of all the import privileges
How to enable and disable users from importing and exporting in CRM
CRM UI Testing using Dalek
Interesting article on writing UI Tests for CRM, I will admit to never having heard of Dalek before.
What are the limitations of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and how do you work with them?
When you write customizations for CRM online you need to think differently
Use SQL Tracing to find the SQL query generated for Dynamics CRM Platform Operations for CRM On-Premise
Match your CRM queries to SQL queries, very useful.
New Localizable Attributes in Dynamics CRM 2015
Looking at upgrade approaches
Things to consider about upgrading CRM and keep up with releases, rollups and service patches.
Using Microsoft Power BI Desktop to build Dynamics CRM Online reports Part 2
Hmmm Power BI seems pretty darn good.
Why Software Development Time Estimation Doesn’t Work and Alternative Approaches
Why KISS isn’t easy
More Agile, More Problems
teaching is important as anything else
thinking small with Malcolm Gladwell
breaking the mold
8 MASTER STRATEGIES FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING
The Jerry Seinfeld and John Grisham Productivity Hack
Previous top picks
Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 10th August
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