Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting

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Learn
  • Understand the different report types we can create in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Learn basic database concepts like ERD and SQL and Fetch XML languages to create queries on our reports
  • Create basic reports with the wizard and Visual Studio
  • Build advanced reports with the SQL Report Builder
  • Present reports in charts, dashboards and forms
  • Integrate reports on CRM entity forms and extending the form's control capabilities
  • Incorporate reports in CRM dashboards and understand chart basics to display important information
  • Bind CRM data by using early or late binding and SQL reporting services report execution
  • Follow the best practices and troubleshooting of different authentication issues
About

All of the data entered into a CRM means nothing if it is unable to report the important information to our managers and executives in such a way that they can easily and quickly get the results they need. A better reporting system would enable them to make the necessary improvements to the processes that any business needs in a dynamic business world.For users and developers wishing to take advantage of using the report capabilities of Dynamics CRM, this is the book for you.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting is a practical and excellent reference guide that provides you with a number of different options you can use to create and empower the Reporting capabilities of Dynamics CRM. This will give you a good grounding in using the reports in your Dynamics CRM 2011 implementations.

This book looks at all the different options we can use to create reports in Dynamics CRM 2011, starting with SQL Reporting Services and custom reports, created in either CRM Report Wizard, SQL Report Builder, or Visual Studio. It will also show other options we can use such as dashboards, charts, and different ways to optimize and automate reports.We will also learn how to build our own reports either using the different wizards for basic reports or using Visual Studio for more complex reports. We will explore the options mobile CRM users have who want to run and see reports on these mobile devices.

Features
  • Create reports with SQL Reporting Services for CRM
  • Empower your reports with the different Report Wizards and dashboards
  • Troubleshoot and optimize your reports for better performance
Page Count 308
Course Length 9 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781849682305
Date Of Publication 24 Jun 2013

Authors

Damian Sinay

Damian Sinay has over 15 years experience in the software development and IT industry. He started working with the .NET framework when its first Version 1.0 was in the beta stage. In 2002, he won first prize in the "Building solutions based on XML Web Services" contest, which spanned across Latin America, by Microsoft. In 2006, he wrote his first book in his native language (Spanish) on web services with C# development. He started working with CRM solutions prior to the first release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM's initial version. Since then, he has exclusively been developing and implementing solutions for Dynamics CRM and SharePoint. He is certified in Versions 3.0, 4.0, and 2011 including development, installation, configuration, and implementation of Dynamics CRM. He has around 18 Microsoft certifications (MCP) in SQL, C#, ASP.NET, TFS, Project, CRM, and SharePoint 2007 and 2010. Among many other things, he has co-authored the Dynamics CRM unleashed books for Versions 4.0 and 2011. He held the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in Dynamics CRM in 2012 and serves as the CEO of Remoting Coders, a Microsoft Partner company that is turning 10 years old in 2013, providing solutions using Microsoft products and technologies. You can contact Damian at damian@sinay.com.ar, follow him on Twitter at @damiansinay, and can also read the blog at http://www.remotingcoders.com/Blogsite/.