Microsoft Ignite 2018 day 1 recap

Today Microsoft Ignite 2018 has kicked off with a lot of exciting news.
You may view sessions and on-demand videos on the main site:

Microsoft Ignite 2018

One of the most important content is the fall release documentation referred as 2018 October Release Notes, available on the Docs site

We can use new, more advanced and modern capabilities of the Power platform. Microsoft is also introducing AI to many Dynamics 365 products.

We can access a new library of training courses on a portal called Microsoft Learn. Here we get free learning opportunity for tools like PowerApps, Flow and Common Data Service.

The highlight which I am very excited about now is the soon-to-be-released tool called Regression Test Suite already mentioned in the release documentation. It was one of our requests during a workshop with Microsoft to improve capabilities on automating our manual user interactions. Every Friday after our regular maintenance we go through the same set of tasks for validating stability. This is to ensure that there are no disruptions to our business operation due to deploying code. This tool could be the answer to that by creating chains of small operational tasks, then running the entire test suite containing those test cases and validating the results in an automated fashion.

Microsoft is also improving the technical areas with further updates:

I would highly recommend to take your time and go through the wealthy content and videos shared as part of Microsoft Ignite 2018.

DAXRunBase / 2018-09-24 / Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations / 0 Comments

Microsoft Ignite Live stream for 2017

The replacement conference for Convergence is already taking place in Orlando, USA. In case you are not able to be there in person, you may check many interesting sessions on-demand, and you could tune in to the Microsoft Ignite Live stream online:

Microsoft Ignite Live stream

Microsoft Ignite 2017

I can recommend to check the keynote at least, featuring Satya Nadella among other industry professionals.

 

DAXRunBase / 2017-09-25 / Microsoft Dynamics AX / 0 Comments