Microsoft Dynamics 365 Release Wave 2 2020: The Highlights

by | Aug 25, 2020 | Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics 365

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Last week we had a look at the changes that are coming to Business Central with Microsoft’s Release Wave 2, 2020 and now this week we have a look at what upcoming functionality you can expect from some of the other Dynamics 365 applications.

This is just a selection of the updates that are coming out, you can see the full release notes from Microsoft here.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales

Coming to Dynamics 365 Customer Service with Release Wave 2 2020:

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  • Forecasting: Configure forecasting models that support more complex requirements, allowing you to use your own data to predict future performance through a number of fully customisable scenarios.
  • Mobile: Sales has received a complete mobile refresh, allowing your sellers to work productively on-the-go. Easily complete common tasks like updating accounts and adding notes, as well as an improved search to help you get to the information quicker
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service

Coming to Dynamics 365 Customer Service with Release Wave 2 2020:

See the full release notes

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Field Service

Coming to Dynamics 365 Field Service with Release Wave 2 2020:

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources

Coming to Dynamics 365 Customer Service with Release Wave 2 2020:

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  • Security: Integration with Azure Active Directory provides a single point that allows maintaining user accounts, security, and data access for all workers in Human Resources.
  • LinkedIn Talent Hub: With the retirement of the Talent: Attract application, Human Resources has a seamless integration with LinkedIn Talent Hub to fill the gap in the applicant tracking system functionality. Streamlined integrations are also available for a wide range of third-party recruiting applications.
  • Payroll: API Integrations can be built and used to provide the essential employee data necessary to use third-party payroll providers.
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  • Management: Enhanced automation for management providing a better understanding of the approval process, the state of new hires and position requests or making changes to existing employees or positions.
  • Reporting: Providing the ability to create customized reports that combine data across human resources, finance, time, and other data is key to helping organizations make those critical business decisions.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing

Coming to Dynamics 365 Marketing with Release Wave 2 2020:

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  • Segments: Quickly and easily build complex segments using natural language rather than searching for specific attributes and logic.
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  • Social media: Create, manage and monitor social channels with a redesigned post creation and scheduling experience helping you optimise your social selling.
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  • Teams: With almost all events being hosted online now, this created a huge demand for digital channels, leading to Microsoft adding functionality to create and host live events using Microsoft Teams.
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  • Customer Journey: Utilise an enhanced customer journey canvas helping you create sophisticated, multistep campaigns with easy to follow paths providing a more intuitive and efficient user experience.
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These updates are planned for release from October 2020; however, some features are available for early access so you may start seeing them soon.

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