The April Dynamics 365 release is coming! Make sure you are prepared

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The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. -Charles Kettering

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform h ave two major releases a year in April and October and it’s your responsibility to be ready and to make sure your solutions are compatible.

Why should I care?

Since Microsoft moved the one version, Microsoft updates your production instance in April and you cannot stop it. You need to make sure your solutions works with the new version of Dynamics 365.

  • Dynamics 365 Sales
  • Dynamics 365 Customer Service
  • Dynamics 365 Field Service
  • Dynamics 365 Marketing
  • Dynamics 365 Operations, Finance, Commerce, and HR applications
  • Power Platform
  • Power Automate
  • Power Apps
  • Power BI

What’s happening when?

It’s already happening, so catch up. First check the Dynamics 365 release schedule and early access

Anything else I should know?

Jukkan Niiranen discusses how Microsoft will enforce licensing, he noticed a new solution called Licence Enforcement has appeared. One of the key drivers for this will be the enforcement of team licences, which Microsoft realised could be used by many users and would cost them money.

Do I really need to test my solutions?

Do you need to test the new release wave, if it’s focused on new features and you don’t plan to enable those new features.

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