• Get Counts for more than 5000 records in Dynamics 365

      Megha Kainth, 12 July 2019

      One of the most important tasks during Data Migration testing is to get the record counts of all the records in an entity. This can be done using Advanced Find when records are less than 5000, but what if there are more than 5000 records? In the past, we have used different methods to get the record

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    • Enable Entities for Dynamics 365 for Outlook

      Megha Kainth, 15 April 2019

      Dynamics 365 App for Outlook lets you create activities, track emails, create records in CRM from Outlook. Some out of the box entities are searchable by default - for example Account, Contacts and Leads. Some entities such as custom entities aren’t available in the app out of the box. To allow use

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    • Data Import Error - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fields were not Found

      Megha Kainth, 12 April 2019

      One of our clients had an issue with Data Import, where while trying to import data an error was getting displayed – "The Records were not updated because the following Microsoft Dynamics 365 fields were not found: <field name>". This was a bit strange as the field was right there in the Heade

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    • Combine Columns to Import Data in Dynamics 365

      Megha Kainth, 11 April 2019

      Recently, one of our clients was having trouble while importing data in Dynamics 365. They exported data from another system to import into Dynamics 365. That system has fields for First Name and Last Name but has no combined field for Full Name. They exported the data in a csv file and wanted to i

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    • Share PowerApps with Another User

      Megha Kainth, 30 November 2018

      PowerApps can easily be shared with another user from the same organisation. To share your app, sign in to PowerApps. Click on Apps. Select your App from the list and Click Share. Enter user’s name or email address. Check the Co-owner tick box if you would like the user to edit and share the app. Cl

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    • Create PowerApps using Data from Excel

      Megha Kainth, 29 November 2018

      PowerApps can be created using data from an Excel spreadsheet. Users can create their tables in Excel and upload it to OneDrive. In this blog, we will learn – how to create a PowerApp using Data from Excel. Open a worksheet in Excel and insert a table to it. Add some data such as First Name, Last Na

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    • Exploratory Testing - Preparation, Execution and Closure

      Megha Kainth, 25 June 2018

      Exploratory testing is an approach that can be taken by a domain experienced tester when there are less documentation/requirements available and there is a limited amount of time for testing. Exploratory testing is not ad hoc testing but a considerate approach to ad hoc testing as documentation is p

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    • How to Create Bulk Bugs in TFS using Excel

      Megha Kainth, 05 December 2017

      One of the most time-consuming tasks for a Software Tester is logging defects. It can take a good amount of time to create a lot of bugs in TFS manually but doing it via Excel is more efficient. With Excel, you can create all your bugs in less time and import them to TFS as a flat list. In this blog

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    • How to Create Test Cases for Microsoft Dynamics CRM with XMind

      Megha Kainth, 12 October 2017

      Test Cases are a set of conditions, pre-requisites, actions and expected results. Preparing Test cases is an essential activity performed by a Software Tester. Formation of Test Cases involves a detailed study of the Requirements document. Software Testers usually spend a lot of time writing Test Ca

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    • Tips to Pass ISTQB Foundation Level Exam

      Megha Kainth, 19 May 2015

      The ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Foundation Level Exam is a globally recognised certification for software testing. This certification is appropriate for professionals to gain an understanding of the basics of software testing. This certification involves sitting a on

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    • How Magnetism Implemented a Student Acquisition System for Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand

      Megha Kainth, 09 June 2013

      Magnetism provided the CRM assistance to Le Cordon Bleu to implement a student acquisition system to accurately capture, track and manage their leads, automate key workflows, and to acquire a clear visibility of sales pipeline for key stake holders. In this blog post, I would like to highlight

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    • Training Course 80294B: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Customization and Configuration

      Megha Kainth, 21 April 2013

      At Magnetism, we deliver instructor-led class room training. We offer a wide range of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 training courses. These training courses are delivered by our Microsoft certified trainers and experienced developers. In this blog post I will take you through the course outlines of 80

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    • Features of Polaris in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

      Megha Kainth, 18 March 2013

      Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Polaris release has brought so many useful features to the users of Dynamics CRM.  In this blog post I will give you an overview of the new features. Multiple browser support   Polaris update has provided us the functionality of multiple browser support. Now yo

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    • National NFP Sector Conference 2013

      Megha Kainth, 11 February 2013

      Magnetism is excited to be attending and exhibiting at the upcoming National NFP Sector Conference 2013 in Wellington on 19/20th of February and we would love to see you there!    This conference is the premier event for the sector and this year will focus on providing practical management

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    • How to create E-mail Templates in Dynamics CRM 2011 using ClickDimensions

      Megha Kainth, 22 September 2012

      Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 has given us the flexibility to import solutions in it. In this blog post I will discuss how to create E-mail Templates in Dynamics CRM 2011 by using the features of ClickDimensions. To create an E-mail Template in Dynamics CRM 2011 navigate to Marketing > Email Market

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