PowerObjects Blog

for Microsoft Business Applications

Featured BLOG POST

Archive for Tag: Polaris

Corrupted Marketing List Views after Installing UR 12
CRM 101

Corrupted Marketing List Views after Installing UR 12

After installing UR 12 (also known as Polaris), you may be experiencing views/queries that are corrupted. For example, when creating a dynamic marketing list, you could set up and use the query, but if you click Find instead, you will get an error message. The issue is that the advanced find view for the […]

Read More
How Have Dynamics CRM Activities Changed After the Polaris Release?
CRM 2011

How Have Dynamics CRM Activities Changed After the Polaris Release?

You may already know that phone calls and tasks are the most common Dynamics CRM activities. The December 2012 Update for Microsoft Dynamics CRM (a.k.a Polaris) has made adding phone calls and tasks to accounts and contacts even easier and more convenient! Activities can now be created right within the account or contact form, so […]

Read More
Is Your Case Ribbon Missing After Dynamics CRM UR 12? Here's a Fix!
Troubleshooting

Is Your Case Ribbon Missing After Dynamics CRM UR 12? Here's a Fix!

After Update Rollup 12 was released for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, we noticed a few quirks. Yesterday we talked about not being able to convert a lead after the update. Here's another one for you: we noticed that in some situations after the update, the case entity's ribbon was missing. Intriguing! Luckily, this only applies […]

Read More
Dynamics CRM UR 12 – Cannot Convert Lead After Update
CRM 2011

Dynamics CRM UR 12 – Cannot Convert Lead After Update

Microsoft Dynamics CRM UR 12 is here! Amidst of all the cool new features of UR 12, like process based forms and cross browser support (click here to see more on UR 12), there have been a few minor issues we've come across. One is the inability to convert a lead record into a Contact, […]

Read More
CRM UR12 — Microsoft Dynamics for Mac OS XS
Announcements

CRM UR12 — Microsoft Dynamics for Mac OS XS

You may remember our post on running Microsoft Dynamics CRM on Mac OS X from a few months back. Back then, we utilized a handy virtualization tool called Parallels to run a virtual instance of Windows 7 on Apple's Mac OS X, and thus we were able to run Dynamics CRM and Dynamics CRM for […]

Read More
How to Add PowerOneView to the UI-Based Forms of the Polaris Update
Addons

How to Add PowerOneView to the UI-Based Forms of the Polaris Update

So, here we are in a new and exciting post-Polaris world! If you haven't already, check out our guide on the service update and what it means for you. For those of you that use PowerOneView: if you are on Dynamics CRM Online and have enabled the process-based UI that is a part of the […]

Read More
A New Look for Notes With Dynamics CRM Service Update
Announcements

A New Look for Notes With Dynamics CRM Service Update

You may have noticed that there's a new look for notes with the Dynamics CRM service update. PowerObjects took a look at the changes, and we wanted to provide a quick rundown of how the recent updates have affected notes in CRM. What Notes Looked Like Before the Service Update In the notes section prior […]

Read More
Turning On CRM 4-style JavaScript for the Polaris Update / UR 12
Announcements

Turning On CRM 4-style JavaScript for the Polaris Update / UR 12

The Polaris / UR 12 updates have brought some changes to Dynamics CRM 2011, many of which you have to turn on. We've covered a lot of this in our blog on Preparing for the December 2012 Service Update, which provides several great resources to help guide you through these changes. One thing you might […]

Read More
Preparing for the December 2012 Service Update
Announcements

Preparing for the December 2012 Service Update

For most customers of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, the December 2012 Service Update (code name "Polaris") has recently gone from "coming soon" to "HERE!" Microsoft has started to upgrade Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online customers and plans to continue doing so through the end of the month. See Microsoft's Resource Center to find out What's New. On […]

Read More
Featured BLOG POST