Category Archives: Business Process Flows

Connector and Global Workflows in Dynamics 365 Business Process Flow

Introduction Business Process Flow (BPF), which was introduced in CRM 2013 is really useful for all the organizations to train their staff in an effective way. Like, everyone knows BPF is a guided process for a user to follow. Since, CRM 2013, BPF has undergone drastic changes iteration by iteration. Initially, BPF didn’t support SDK… Read More »

Trigger Workflow and Action from Business Process Flow Stage On Demand in Dynamics 365

Introduction As we know, the Business Process Flow feature plays very crucial role in Dynamics 365, which guides the users to execute their work sequentially with defined stages. With the release of Dynamics 365 9.x, Microsoft has added new feature .i.e. execute workflow/action from Business Process Flow stage as on demand. Means, when the user… Read More »

Business Process Flow Stage Name in Dynamics 365

Introduction In Dynamics 365 Microsoft included various updates and improvement to Business Process Flow (BPF). Previously when a BPF was started, all the information regarding the BPF was stored within the record itself. There were fields as ProcessId (ID of BPF), StageId (ID of the active BPF).  These fields are getting deprecated, so below is… Read More »

Make the Business Process Flow fields to be required conditionally

Introduction: Recently, we had a business requirement to make some fields, present in the Business process flow stage, to be required conditionally based on the value selected in one of the fields in the BPF stage. First, we tried to achieve this by writing a client side JavaScript code to make the Business Process fields… Read More »

Stage-gating a Business Process Flow using two-options attribute type in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement

Introduction: Business Process Flows (BPF) have been around for a while now. BPF aid user adoption by guiding the users through the process that need to be followed at each step of the sales stage. You can add various stages in the business process flow to indicate the stage at which this record take for… Read More »

Modify Maximum Active Business Process Flows allowed per entity in Dynamics 365

Introduction: Business Process Flow was introduced around CRM 2013. Business Process Flows can be used a guide to assist the users with the business process to be followed. Take for example Lead; your business could define the various stages and actions that need to be performed before a lead is qualified. To ensure that these… Read More »

Streamline your business process flow in Dynamics CRM 2016

Introduction: Since the release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, it had become essential to set business process flow for several professionals in the organization. The main aim was to guide people till the desired outcome through a set of well-defined steps. Irrespective of the entity, the CRM user experience has been streamlined for arriving at… Read More »

Set Process through Workflow in Dynamics CRM 2016

Introduction: Since the release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, the new feature of building and deploying a standard business process flow has become important to organizations. The prime objective was to make CRM users capable to visualize more than one process. Regardless of the nature of the record, building of process flows help towards understanding… Read More »

Applying Scripts on Business Process Flow controls in Dynamics CRM 2015

Introduction Anyone who would have tried using the api functions available to access the controls on the Business Process Flow to hide/lock in CRM 2013 would know that the function only worked if the control was on the current active stage on the form. Suppose you had 2 stages Develop and Propose and you had… Read More »