Process Mining Getting Started

For a while now, Microsoft has been offering a service for process mining and task mining. In Power Automate there is a Process Mining tool embedded. Process mining can help with e.g. finding bottlenecks or errors in processes or making measured decisions on what tasks could be automated. While I have my main focus on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, process mining is a very interesting event analysis tool that can help many ERP customers. After giving some presentations about this topic, I thought it would be useful to share my knowledge on my website. This will be my first post about the Process Mining tool, but I will add more posts in the future on this topic looking at it from the angle of Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations.

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Feature recommendation notifications under the hood

For several years, Microsoft does have a dashboard with new and enhanced features that can be enabled by administrators to first evaluate the added value or impact on the current implementation. This will give organizations some time to choose when to enable new features. Features can also be turned on by default as a decision by Microsoft or made mandatory at a specific point in time. As mentioned in my previous blog about feature management, some features are like a black box, even with documentation provided by Microsoft. This blog provides guidance if you want to learn more about how to reverse engineer features and in particular Feature recommendation notifications.

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When Microsoft releases new versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, a lot of enhancements are listed on a workspace called Feature Management, where you can review the new features and decide which one would need to be enabled for your organization. The features can be a new module, new additions, enhancement of an existing feature, and performance improvements. In this blog, I will answer a question: “Can you add features as an ISV or partner to Feature Management?”. Continue reading if you want to know the answer.

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2023 release wave 1

Today, Microsoft released the new plans for 2023 release wave 2. These plans will tell you about the short-term investments to be released by Microsoft for Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. Microsoft is releasing these plans twice a year to indicate what they are working on. In this post, you will find the links to the 2023 wave 2 plans and some of the highlights mentioned in these plans.

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