Category Archives: Events

Presenting at CRMUG Summit EMEA. Amsterdam 2017

This year I’ll be presenting at the CRMUG Summit EMEA 2017 celebrated in Amsterdam. The idea started last year when I was speaking with my Microsoft AX MVP colleague Antonio @_Gilabert_ at the MVP Summit.

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With Dynamics 365, CRM and AX are closer than ever, so we thought that it would be great to have a presentation together and share our experience and view with the community.

We would like to do a functional and practical session where we will show how both platforms can be integrated, in the new Dynamics 365 world, to deliver a real business scenario. Our challenge is to use the new Microsoft Flow and Common Data Service for the integration. At the moment, they are still very new and many capabilities are very limited.

Although we are still working in the demo, we are also preparing a PowerApp to improve the user experience and present how they can be useful alongside Dynamics 365 for Sales and Operations.

I would also like to say thank you to Hugo de Jesús, who is helping us a lot to prepare the presentation.

You can find more information about the schedule in this link.

We hope you enjoy the event, and of course, our session! 🙂

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CRMUG Summit EMEA Programming Committee member – Amsterdam 2017

This year I have got the opportunity to be part of the CRMUG Summit EMEA Programming Committee. We are a group of volunteers who share some of our time and energy to help make CRMUG Summit EMEA an incredible experience for each attendee.
Some of the activities I have been helping out is with the presentations for the development track. Finding the right topics and great speakers is actually a good challenge.

For those who are attending, we hope you enjoy it!

See you soon in Amsterdam 🙂

You can find more information in the following link:

https://www.crmug.com/about-crmug/emeacommittee

Microsoft Developer Network

Microsoft Developer Network has just launched. Microsoft wants to enhance the experience to add better support for the growing number of developers that are embracing Microsoft’s platform and technologies for the first time.

There were a few goals Microsoft targeted with the Microsoft Developer Network experience:

  • Simple:   The new Microsoft Developer Network site is designed to help developers easily find information and get started with Microsoft more effortlessly.  They heard from the community that finding the right information, often spread between different locations, could be challenging.  The Microsoft Developer Network addresses that feedback by providing a single point of entry for all developers.
  • Relevant: They want to meet developers where they are and talk with them on their terms.  With the Microsoft Developer Network, an iOS developer, for example, can quickly understand the opportunity available from our platform and then easily navigate to the educational or technical content he needs to get started.
  • Community Driven: Microsoft has an incredible developer ecosystem, and they wanted to provide even more opportunity for the community to engage with them and with each other.  They designed the Microsoft Developer Network with that in mind, creating a “Perspectives” section with community blogs, an integrated social feed, and a “Connect” area that allows developers to tell their stories, get advice and connect with them directly.

The site launch happened last week for English-based geographies, but this is just the beginning of a phased worldwide launch.   Expect to see the global launch roll out over the next few months!

Check it out and let them know what you think.  http://developer.microsoft.com

I’m presenting at eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome

eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome is the Can’t-Miss Conference

for Microsoft Dynamics® CRM Partners

There is no place like eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome. eXtremeCRM is the hub where Microsoft Dynamics
CRM partners come together to forge business relationships, gain knowledge from real-world experiences and dive deep into current and future technologies. For Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner organizations, it is the annual conference to attend to nurture best practices, facilitate business growth, and educate each organization member. The highly anticipated conference will be held in Rome, Italy, 3 – 6 February, 2013.

eXtremeCRM offers role-specific tracks for every member of the partner business. Over 50 sessions are available to those in positions of sales, implementation and development. eXtremeCRM continues its deep focus on technical depth and app development this year and continues its commitment to helping partners grow. To this end, business leaders are invited to attend the eXecutive Summit being held at eXtremeCRM, a workshop-style event that will address key CRM business leadership issues.

With its specialized content and enhanced technical focus (which includes the eXtreme App Challenge), all presented by industry leaders, experts, and innovators, eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome is the investment every partner organization should make.

And, like never before, Microsoft Dynamics will make a BIG splash at eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome. As a corporate sponsor, they have communicated that eXtremeCRM will be their #1 platform to share the latest Microsoft Dynamics CRM strategies and investments with partners.

Here are the sessions I will be presenting:

Dynamics under Control: Testing Microsoft Dynamics CRM from a 360 View

This session will show you how to easily test your Microsoft Dynamics CRM deployment at the different stages of the development lifecycle. It will cover all angles from designing your code for testability, unit, integration, performance, end-to-end and manual testing. It will introduce you to all the required tools, frameworks and processes you need to create and automate your tests through real life scenarios and practical demos. Demos will showcase the latest technologies such as Visual Studio 2012, TFS 2012, Microsoft Fakes & Test Manager 2012. This session will help you to increase productivity and quality while reducing risk and cost, thus resulting in happy developers and customers through successful deployments.

Building a Windows 8 App

In this session we will create from scratch a Windows 8 Modern UI application to solve the needs of a fictional company field service representative. The focus of the talk will be to demonstrate the powerful and yet easy to create user experiences that Windows 8 can deliver for Line of Business Applications. During this practical session we will create a complete working example of a Windows 8 App connected to Microsoft Dynamics CRM and talk about some of the amazing possibilities that this new Windows era offers to Microsoft Dynamics.

There are a number of other session offerings I am looking forward to attending. For more information about eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome’s agenda and to register, visit eXtremeCRM 2013 Rome.

Get eXtreme in Rome!

I will be in the MindCamp 3.0

Let’s enjoy a technical and geek weekend with some colleagues and friends. During three days, a group of 30 crazy minds will be together sharing technical knowledge, enjoying games and drinking beer Smile

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As one of the speakers, I’ll give a session about Silverlight integration in Dynamics CRM 2011, where I’ll show how flexible is the new version of CRM to host Silverlight application in different scenarios as dashboards and forms. Without discover more secrets, you can see below the dashboard demo, where “My Cheese Company” has decided to improve its CRM system Smile

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