How soon will Common Data Service (CDS) have a real impact on Microsoft Dynamics 365?

Development with Common Data Service

Common Data Service (CDS) promises to touch all areas of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 product suite. Eventually. As we heard from Greg Williams in his report from the Dynamics 365 (Operations) Tech Conference, CDS was a key topic at that much-anticipated conference. And judging by similar CDS messaging at eXtreme365 Lisbon last week, Microsoft is betting heavily on its promise for business solutions, including ERP and CRM.


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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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