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mattWhen it comes to deep solutions expertise in CRM, I’m your guy!

Located in Vancouver, Canada;  I am a CRM consultant specializing in in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and related technologies. I am also the Vancouver chapter leader for the CRM User Group community.

I have 12 years management consulting experience across a variety of industries (including logistics, government, chemical distribution, media, finance, retail, telco and professional services). Of those 12 years, the past 8 years have been dedicated to CRM business solutions including Microsoft Dynamics CRM and I have a proven track record of selling, architecting and delivering complex projects and managing technical delivery.
I’m familiar with customizing, extending and integrating the following platforms:

  • Microsoft Dynamic CRM (xRM) versions 3.0 to 2016
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Business Intelligence

Available for adhoc support, development and project work. Contact me now!

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The Next Dynamics CRM User Experience: Orion

Convergence 2013 was recently held and we saw some great insights into what is coming in the next version of CRM (Orion). Jukka Niiranen has posted a very detailed look at what was shown at Convergence, check it out here.



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CRM Web UI with iPad Simulator

I spotted this great write up this morning from Girish on a new iPad simulator. With the arrival of cross-browser support in the coming weeks, this is a great way to be able to develop, demo and test MSCRM on an iPad. Try the simulator now, it is available free for download here.

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Released for On-Premises and Partner-Hosted Deployments

Another milestone day in the Microsoft CRM world. Dynamics CRM 2011 has now been released for On-Premise and Partner Hosted Deployments.

Last month we saw the highly anticipated release of the CRM 2011 online. This release is a great addition and will really give customers the full range of options to best suit their needs!

Click here for the official press release.

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Dynamics CRM 2011 Developer Training Kit

Today Microsoft released the new CRM 2011 Developer Training Kit. Ive had a quick look through and there is a wealth of great content available.

Some highlights include WCF hand’s on labs, working with oData and LINQ queries & CRM and Silverlight introduction’s.

Download it here today, this may become the best go to resource for new CRM 2011 Developers!


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How worried should be about Microsoft’s cloud based CRM offering?

Here is an intersting write up on vs the newly released Microsoft Dynamic’s CRM 2011. CRM 2011 is being described as the proverbial 800lb gorilla in the midst of what will be an interesting year in the Online CRM Market.
Read more here.

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Release Candidate (RC) Announcement

Today I get to share the new’s that Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 is now available as Release Candidate 1. The Release Candidate is the last external milestone before the CRM Online Release to Web (RTW) launch in January 2011, and the on-premises Release to Manufacturing (RTM) in Q1, 2011.

For all you using CRM 2011 Beta, we are already noticing improved features with this release. For starters the “Add Multiple Users” functionality appears to be working. So go ahead and start your transitions to RC1.


Links to download from Microsoft:

Component Name URL Language Availability
Server RC Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server Release Candidate Available in English only
Outlook Client Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for Microsoft Office Outlook Available in 25 languages
Language Pack Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Language Pack Available in 41 languages
Email Router Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 E-mail Router Available in 25 languages
Report Extension Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Report Authoring Extension Available in 25 languages
SharePoint Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 List Component for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Available in 41 languages

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