“Those who don’t transfer, don’t discover their chains” Rosa Luxemburg
Dynamics 365 professionals see each drawback as one thing to be solved by Dynamics 365 plugin or workflow. The setting has modified and now the very best answer may not want Dataverse database however only a Canvas app.
This article — Aliens in our midst made me take into consideration how we take into consideration options in Dataverse/Dynamics 365 and the way new performance can change the way in which we view the issue and answer.
Thoughts change the way in which you have a look at and perceive life. Once your mind has been stretched it could by no means return to it’s unique form and is without end modified.
We might all obtain extra however select to do much less and reside a life much less challenged and simple.
I’ve labored on many Dynamics initiatives Dynamics professionals considering and structure might must evolve. The options most Dynamics 365 professionals create are centered round Dynamics 365 performance, options are anchored round round Dynamics 365.
We have to step again get to the important thing enterprise necessities/targets and think about all of the instruments obtainable in Azure.
Too many individuals are doing the identical options they’ve been for the final 5 years but it surely’s time to make use of the complete energy and Power platform and Azure. The similar considering and strategy will produce the identical outcomes.
Why .NET builders battle with Dynamics 365 Development — BLOG LINK
When Microsoft moved to Dynamics 365 as service, internet hosting workflows and plugins used the Dynamics 365 service. Microsoft as an alternative of creating this, creating Power Automate, PowerApps, Logic Apps. These can be utilized by Dataverse and stand alone Power Apps with out a database.
For most Dynamics 365 builders, Dynamics 365 is the answer. It’s not anymore and they should stand up to hurry with the instruments and potentialities in Azure, AI, Power Platform.
Dynamics 365 builders ought to attempt a 1st rules strategy to initiatives
How Elon Musk Thinks: The First Principles Method
“I feel it’s essential to cause from first rules slightly than by analogy. The regular approach we conduct our lives is we cause by analogy. [With analogy] we’re doing this as a result of it’s like one thing else that was achieved, or it’s like what different individuals are doing. [With first principles] you boil issues right down to essentially the most elementary truths…after which cause up from there.” Elon Musk
What are the good thing about “first rules” considering?
It permits you to innovate in clear leaps, slightly than constructing small enhancements onto one thing that already exists. Musk offers an instance of the primary car. While everybody else was making an attempt to enhance horse-drawn carriages, somebody seemed on the fundamentals of transportation and the combustion engine with a purpose to create a automotive.
The first rules strategy takes extra power however the options are extra targeted to the enterprise wants.
Great article on First rules by James Clear
This is how they’ve been taught and what they’ve all the time achieved. It’s been profitable previously and can in all probability work sooner or later.
It’s an answer first, necessities second, have a look at options if we now have to mind-set.
This considering is a person with a hammer considering, when you could have a hammer each drawback seems to be like a nail. The earlier profitable initiatives utilizing workflows and plugins inspired these builders to maintain doing it.
This created difficulties when Power Automate and Azure Logic apps have been first launched. Developers have been reluctant to maneuver to Power Automate and Logic apps as a result of they didn’t have expertise in these space.
This article helps transfer you considering in the best route — Dataverse will not be a database
Link necessities to targets/objectives, too many initiatives are lead by the expertise of the answer, it is because previously expertise was restricted as to what might be virtually delivered.
Business don’t care what expertise is used to create the answer, they care the answer helps their enterprise and helps people do their jobs simpler.
The solely limitation to the scope and breath of options is the data of the answer architect. The barrier to an efficient answer is their data or the enterprise and figuring out what the aim of the performance is.
Projects needs to be enterprise lead and resolve the issues of the enterprise, not create options round expertise as a result of it veers away from the enterprise wants and takes the main focus away from the enterprise wants.