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OData Invalid URL Business Central

Business Central OData Invalid URL – Root Cause and Fix for Power BI and Excel

By: Nicholas Jackson, Senior Microsoft Dynamics Consultant A common issue that many of our clients run into when doing Business Central reporting, either with Power BI or Power Query via Excel, is the following error:   Details: The odata.context url ‘’ is invalid.  First, let’s see what causes this error, and secondly, review the workaround.  Cause […]
AI-SmallBusiness-Sales

3 ways Artificial Intelligence helps Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Simplify the Sales Process

By Microsoft Successful small and mid-sized businesses know that the key to standing out from their competition is to deliver a seamless customer experience from the first interaction. However, providing high-quality services across the entire customer journey can be difficult for businesses that use rudimentary customer relationship management (CRM) tools like disconnected spreadsheets, emails, and […]
Copilot for Microsoft 365

Copilot for Microsoft 365 Now Available for all Businesses

It’s official – all businesses can now experience the benefits of Copilot for Microsoft 365! In a blog post on January 15, Microsoft made the following announcements: There is no longer a 300-seat purchase minimum for Copilot for Microsoft 365 commercial plans Office 365 E3 and E5 customers are eligible to purchase Copilot for Microsoft […]
Power BI Features

Latest Features in Microsoft Power BI

What’s new in Microsoft Power BI? We’re highlighting some useful features and improvements from the end of 2023. Search and Sort in Paginated Reports Image Source: Microsoft Users can now save time by searching for content across all pages of a paginated report on the Power BI service. If you want to sort a column, […]
Microsoft Ignite 2023

Exciting Announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2023

Microsoft Ignite 2023 is in full swing! The annual conference announces the best of what’s next in technology, including new Microsoft products and updates. Check out some of the most exciting announcements from Microsoft Ignite below. Microsoft Fabric now Generally Available Fabric integrates Power BI, Data Factory, and the next generation of Synapse into one […]
Microsoft Teams Video Message

Send a Video or Audio Clip in Microsoft Teams

Do you ever want to send a colleague or group a Microsoft Teams chat, but it’s just too long or too complicated to explain? Rather than waiting for an available time to call, the Video/Audio Clip feature in Teams makes communication even easier. Within a Microsoft Teams chat, users can record and send a one-minute […]
Managing Junk Email in Microsoft Outlook

Managing Junk Email in Microsoft Outlook

Junk email, also known as spam, can clutter your inbox and pose security risks. Fortunately, Microsoft Outlook provides various tools to help you manage these unwanted messages. We’re going to explore the options available when you right-click an email in the Junk folder and hover over the “Junk” option. We’ll go through each option and […]
Microsoft 365 Copilot

Microsoft 365 Copilot Arriving November 1

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is quickly approaching! Microsoft 365 Copilot will be generally available for enterprise customers on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. We’re here to tell you everything you need to know about Copilot, which spans across Microsoft 365, Windows 11, and Edge/Bing. What is Microsoft 365 Copilot? Microsoft 365 Copilot is […]
Color Code SharePoint Calendar Blog

How to Color-Code your Microsoft SharePoint Calendar

Written by Emma Thomas, Business Systems Consultant If you’re looking to color-code your Microsoft SharePoint calendar- look no further.  Below are steps to take to make those events different colors with a Calendar Overlay. In this write-up, we are using SharePoint Online. To create color-coded events in your SharePoint calendar, follow the steps below: In […]
SharePoint Features Blog

5 Useful Features in Microsoft SharePoint

Ensuring your organization stays consistently well-informed can be a challenging task at times. The help of SharePoint will take the worry out of keeping up with communication and ensure that your business stays seamlessly connected. This powerful and versatile platform is designed to share and manage content, integrate other applications, and create interactive reports and […]