Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM July 2017 Update

Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM July 2017 Update

There is an update forthcoming to the Dynamics 365/CRM platform in July. So what’s new?

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Unified User Interface – Microsoft is releasing user interface improvements designed to unify and improve the interface. Improvements include a new activity timeline for mobile with inline actions and new custom controls and expanded offline mobile capabilities, including for the micro apps that administrators can build for specific roles. Additional updates include new theming options, improved mobile layout support, and an updated look and feel that further updates the user interface to look more current.


Virtual Entities – Virtual Entities, will allow integrated data residing in outside systems to be integrated into the interface via web services. In other “platform” news, Microsoft Flow will be exposed within Dynamics 365 so flows can be created and executed without switching applications.

Customer Insights experience – will bring together BI, enterprise data, analytics, BI, machine learning and more,  and will offer capabilities like high volume segmentation, predictive lead scoring, and machine learning extensions.

Microsoft appears to remain committed to rolling out new capabilities in areas like bots, integrated services, and field service-related IoT, details to follow.

activity timeline

Activity timeline shows posts, activities and notes in a single stream with inline actions.


New mobile controls will be released allowing more control over the mobile experience.

app modules

Micro apps and control available for the mobile app.


New platform features include virtual entities, flow integration, activity logging and more

business edition

Finally more info on the Business Edition! A “Getting Started” experience will guide the initial setup.


More info on the LinkedIn integration – Sync Dynamics 365 data as leads in Sales Navigator, receive insights in Sales Navigator based on Dynamics 365 leads. Activity integration will provide holistic engagement history.

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