Microsoft is offering a free trial of Dynamics CRM 2011 Online since earlier this year, and is now also providing guidance designed to help customers get the best out of their testing. Richard Choi, CRM Technology Specialist at Microsoft pointed out that customers taking advantage of the free Dynamics CRM 2011 Online trial might also find useful the CRM 2011 Online Test Drive Guide.
"The CRM 2011 Online Test Drive Guide is a high level guided tour of the application to try and help you get the most out of your 30-day trial experience," Choi stated.
"This guide will take you through key steps in a methodology that leads to a successful experience which starts from initial setup, to using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Online (CRM 2011) with your data. Within this guide "Helpful Links" have been put in place to quickly take you to resources that will demonstrate the "how to" while using CRM 2011."
- Video: these links represent videos created by the Microsoft CRM Online team
- Download: these links represent downloadable material for your use
- Web: these links represent informative content from the CRM 2011 Resource Center web pages
Best Practices: Many of the "Helpful Links" links have been selected directly from the Resource Center module in CRM 2011. There are many more links in the Resource Center that give additional guidance on topics, it is always recommended to search on a topic in the Resource Center for additional help.
This document will cover following topics:
- Installing the Outlook Client for CRM 2011 Online
- Streamlining CRM 2011 Online
- Configuring Business Units and Security Roles
- Creating Workflows
- Data Import
- Extending CRM 2011
The CRM 2011 Online Test Drive Guide is embedded below for online reading, for your offline refernce you can download the guide using the link under this post.
You can download the CRM 2011 Online Test Drive Guide here.