Episodes

Dynamics 365 Partner Story

Dynamics 365 for Talent with Ana Inés Urrutia de Souza

Sept. 14, 2020

#57. Join me with Ana Inés Urrutia de Souza , a Dynamics 365 HR consultant at FourVision and a rising star in our Power Platform community. Ana shares the story behind the amazing Dynamics 365 for Talent application her team…

Dynamics Con 2020 with Molly Fuschel

Sept. 2, 2020

#56. The biggest online community event of the year, Dynamics Con 2020, is just around the corner: Wednesday 9 to Thursday 10 September. I'm joined in this special episode by a special guest to discuss this special event -- …

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

Estimating How Much and How Long

Aug. 24, 2020

#55. In this second episode on estimating Microsoft Business Applications we answer your financial sponsor's two favourite questions: How long is it going to take? How much is it going to cost? If you're a Dynamics 365 or Po…

Partner Story

Lives Lived Well with Dani Kahil

July 30, 2020

#54. I'm joined by Dani Kahil , Microsoft Business Applications practice lead at Empired, who shares the story behind one of his client projects, Lives Lived Well. How the Lives Lived Well CRM project started with a review o…

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

Estimating Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Applications

July 14, 2020

#53. If you're building Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power BI, Power Automate or Power Virtual Agent applications, when and how should you be estimating your requirements, releases and applications? Check out part 2, …

15 Industry Leaders Share Their Business Apps Career Advice

June 18, 2020

#52. For this special episode, I asked 15 industry leaders how they were coping with the coronavirus restrictions and what advice they'd give to their younger selves if their career was affected by the impacts of an economic…

Amazing Apps Show Trailer

June 12, 2020

#51. Welcome to the new Amazing Apps show. This episode is a bonus episode for previous subscribers of the Scrum Dynamics podcast explaining the reasons behind the name change and gives you a sneak preview of the new theme m…

Dynamics 365 ISV Story Partner Story

Dynamics 365 for Recruitment Industry with Chris Kendrick, Mercury xRM

June 1, 2020

#50. Chris Kendrick is the founder and CEO of Mercury xRM , who develop recruitment software on Dynamics 365 Sales. We discuss parsing resumes (and fine-tuning your own resume), as well as entity model designs, ISV product d…

About Scrum Architecture Requirements

Agile Architects with Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom

May 17, 2020

#49. I'm joined by Gus Gonzalez and Joel Lindstrom to discuss the role of solution architects in agile teams implementing Microsoft Business Applications. We chill out on the mics and discuss: Why weren't Joel and Guz at MVP…

Architecture Partner Story Power Apps Requirements

Prototyping Power Apps with Clément Olivier

May 4, 2020

#48. My guest is Clément Olivier from Javista in Nantes, France. Clément was recently awarded a Power Platform FastTrack Recognized Solution Architect designation. He was one of 8 first-time Power Apps architects and 5 Power…

About Scrum Dynamics 365 Power Apps

When to Use Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps

April 17, 2020

#47. Is Scrum the best approach to use for every Microsoft Business Application? No! Join me, as we explore the Stacey and Cynefin models that help us make judgements about which types of applications are suited to a Scrum a…

About Scrum Certification Planning Product Owner Scrum Master Sprint Backlog

Fixing Your Scrum with Ryan Ripley

March 27, 2020

#46. Ryan Ripley joins me in Amazing Apps to discuss his new book, Fixing Your Scrum . Ryan is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org. We also discuss: The suitability of Scrum for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platf…

Guest: Ryan Ripley
Daily Scrum

Live Inside My Daily Scrum

March 23, 2020

#45. This is a special, bonus episode of Amazing Applications with a live recording from inside my current Scrum teams' daily scrum. Take a sneak peek as my developers share their progress with each other and adjust the spri…

About Scrum

Agile is Dead

Feb. 9, 2020

#44. Someone sends me an "Agile is Dead" article at least once a year. Are these articles with their clickbait headlines just opinion pieces with no data to back up the authors' claims or are they well-researched and thought…

Customer Story

CRM Success at Orbis Investments with EY Kalman

Jan. 21, 2020

#43. EY Kalman , also known as the CRM Ninja, joins me in this episode of Amazing Apps to reveal the critical factors behind the success of his Dynamics CRM project at Orbis Investments. Listen in as he reveals his critical …

Guest: EY Kalman
Q&A Scrum Team

All Your Scrum Team Questions Answered

Dec. 5, 2019

#42. The topic for this episode is scrum teams. The composition and the characteristics of your scrum team remain fundamental to you having any success with an agile approach when you're implementing business applications. I…

ALM & DevOps Partner Story Requirements

Managing Requirements in Azure DevOps with Tricia Sinclair

Nov. 7, 2019

#41. Lots of Microsoft Business Applications teams use Azure DevOps Repos and Pipelines for managing their source code and automating their code integration, build and deployment processes. But what about using Azure DevOps …

Estimating

Estimating Bugs in Scrum

Oct. 27, 2019

#40. There are two ways of handling bugs in Scrum: Bug Estimators treat bugs like any other product backlog item. They write a card, estimate it, add it to the product backlog, prioritise it and work on it during a future sp…

Sprint Backlog

Definition of Next

Oct. 10, 2019

#39. Imagine you're a member of a development team implementing Microsoft Business Applications using the Scrum framework. What do you do when you've completed the item you're working on? Inspired by my favourite TV show of …

Certification

Agile Foundations Course Launch

Oct. 3, 2019

#38. If you’re brand new to agile software development and are wondering how an agile approach can be applied to your Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power BI or Power Automate project, I’ve launched a new free mini-course: Agile …

Business Central Dynamics 365 Partner Story

Repeatable Dynamics 365 Business Central with Steve Brooks, Bam Boom Cloud

Aug. 31, 2019

#37. Steve Books is the Chief Technology Officer of Bam Boom Cloud (previously known as Cooper Parry IT Solutions), 2020 winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year award for Dynamics 365 Business Central. Bam Boom Cloud is …

Dynamics 365 Partner Story

Agile Field Service at Monadelphous with David Conti, Velrada

Aug. 19, 2019

#36. David Conti surprised me with the size of Velrada's project that was a finalist in the 2019 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Dynamics 365 Field Service awards. I had always assumed that PotY awards were a recognition o…

Dynamics 365 ISV Story Partner Story

Dynamics 365 Turnaround at Eagle Housing with Mohamed Mostafa, iPropertyCloud

Aug. 5, 2019

#35. Mohamed Mostafa is the Solutions Director at TechLabs London , best known for iPropertyCloud , a suite of business applications for property companies. In this episode, Mohamed joins me to discuss the successful impleme…

Dynamics 365 Partner Story

Dynamics 365 for Financial Services Transformation with Andrew Bibby

July 24, 2019

#34. I chat with Andrew Bibby about his successful Dynamics 365 project at Devon Financial Services*. Andrew is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP with over 12 years’ experience implementing Dynamics CRM and Dynamics 365 …