Release Evolution: The New Best Practices for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Release Management

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Webcast Series

Friday, October 4, 2013 @ 12:00 PM EDT


The last 12 to 18 months have seen a rapid evolution of the best practices and toolsets for releasing Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions, supporting data, and other elements like bug fixes. These new tools and best practices have changed the game in release management for Dynamics CRM, allowing teams to exercise better control over releases and improve the traceability and accountability of the release process.

Join Ivan Kurtev, CRM Solution Architect at HP Enterprise Services, for a review of how these best practices and tools allow teams to implement robust release processes for a range of Microsoft Dynamics CRM environments. This session will focus on the two key activities in a Release:

  • Build - the creation of CRM solutions from source code and Microsoft Dynamics CRM metadata.
  • Deployment - the import of Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions, data, and other key elements in downstream environment and validation of the release.

The session will explore the roles that Development, Automation, and Release Validation play in improving the quality of releases and reducing manual effort. It will also explore the latest tools and techniques that help CRM professionals can use to gain these benefits.


CRM Solution Architect, HP Enterprise Services