Assessing the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Accelerators

Last summer, Microsoft announced eight "accelerators" for Dynamics CRM 4.0, of which six have since been released.

Attendees at the first-ever CRM User Group meeting  in New England earlier this month, about a dozen users received a briefing about the accelerators from Ivan Kurtev, a consultant with Green Beacon Solutions. One big benefit, aside from the additional functionality provided by the accelerators, is that they are free. All of the users at the meeting said they are not yet using any of the accelerators.

Of the six accelerators that have been introduced, here are the four that appeared the most useful based on the presentation:


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