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John Adali

John Adali

I am a Senior Software Engineer with Concurrency's Modern Applications practice. We specialize in developing fully customized solutions for the Windows platform, Azure PaaS, IoT, mobile devices and even Microsoft HoloLens. I mostly work with Azure and IoT today, but also dabble in other areas such as PowerBI, SSIS/SSAS, and the occasional technology that interests me.

Contributions by John Adali

Ringing in the Holidays with Dynamics CRM 2015

Microsoft has released the next version of Dynamics CRM for general availability on December 1st. Here is a blog from Bob Stutz highlighting the changes included in the 2015 version of Dynamics CRM: ...

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Using SSIS to Import Data into Dynamics CRM

I am constantly being asked to import data into Dynamics CRM from various sources, and over time I have discovered that, even though the sources of data that I am importing vary, the process of perfo...

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PowerView Reports in Dynamics CRM 2013

Dynamics CRM does a really good job of hosting and tracking a company’s critical business data, and the PowerBI technology stack does a great job of modeling and displaying business data to end users...

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Displaying and Automating Legacy Data using PowerBI

One of the more common requests involving business intelligence projects is surfacing data from legacy, line-of-business systems in an automated fashion. I recently was involved with a project where ...

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Use Rights (IUR) Program Changes

If you work for a Microsoft Partner and use Dynamics CRM or CRM Online, the current Internal Use Rights (IUR) program is changing. I recently spent some time planning for these changes in my organiza...

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Integrating Yammer into Dynamics CRM 2013

Social selling is becoming more important these days, as companies are looking to find creative ways to generate more opportunities. Microsoft provides support for this in the Dynamics CRM space by p...

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Get Ready for the Next Release of Dynamics CRM

The next release of Dynamics CRM is just around the corner! Dynamics CRM 2013 promises to be a ground-breaking release, with many improvements, such as a reimagined UI, new Business Processes, better...

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How to connect Dynamics CRM 2011 and SharePoint 2010, 2013

Written by Paul Cielinski Do you already have SharePoint and a CRM?  Are you using Dynamics CRM?  There are literally hundreds if not thousands of reasons to use Dynamics CRM (including Microsoft’...

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SharePoint 2010 Web Parts and CRM 2011

Recently I was asked to create a web part in SharePoint 2010 that would allow users to create and update entities in CRM 2011. There were some interesting challenges to overcome, so I thought I’d det...

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Workflows in SharePoint 2013

Introduction This is the first in a series of posts that will describe the new features of SharePoint 2013 workflows. There are a number of enhancements as well as brand new functionality for workfl...

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