Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 20th June


“Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.”
Joss Whedon

If a product isn’t easy to use then people won’t use it #HoskWisdom

What I love about the Microsoft Dynamics CRM community is there is always someone willing to help you #HoskWisdom


Someone asked me this week if they thought at some point I might run out of #HoskWisdom and I said don’t worry, I’m full of it 🙂 (drum beat followed by symbol clash)

If you can meet writing coding and boring non code tasks
And treat those two impostors just the same;
ours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my so

Article of the week

CRM Article of the week

Hands on application integration dynamics CRM using azure service bus

Great article on using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with the Azure service bus, it’s a step by step guide

Best of the Rest

Software boundaries and limits for Dynamics CRM 2015/2016/Online Part 1

Microsoft buys LinkedIn – What you need to know

Deprecation announcements with Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1 and 2016 Service Pack 1 

CRM 2016 – How to find the default currency without going into Office 365

An Introduction to Office 365 Groups for Dynamics CRM

salesforce license pricing is more than 2.5 times the price of comparable Microsoft licenses before sandboxes etc

Find out more about the new courses and exams

35 Best Dynamics CRM Blogs of 2016 

CRM 2016 – XRMToolBox – loadFromRemoteSources error

Gotcha Working with Dynamics CRM Web API: Grammar

Getting Started with Fiddler and CRM

Improved Iconator for XrmToolBox

Create an SLA to contact Leads

Thoughts on the MB2-712 – Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Customization and Configuration certification


write less code

7 deadly career mistakes developer make


WHAT! – Germany have a 100% record in World Cup shoot-outs, winning all four and missing only one of 18 penalties.  Now they have an app to help them, read more here

Microsoft once had to rebuild a critical product because even its own managers couldn’t figure out how to use it


A Leadership Lesson From Eisenhower’s Stoic Reversal at D-Day

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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 1000 articles, surely I should have said a few memorable things