Why you need a great team to deliver an IT project about 2 months ago

“None of us is as smart as all of us.” –Ken Blanchard   We are judged on our individual contribution but most of the time we are contributing in a team, working on a shared goal


Why people leave their jobs and how to stop them about 3 months ago

Incorrect requirements always result in a bad solution #hoskcodewisdom People move jobs regularly, few stay in the same company for longer than 3 years.  What is the cause for moving regularly? Moving


Hosk’s recommended Dynamics 365/Power Platform and other articles May 2019 about 4 months ago

  Clothes matter, naked developers have little or no influence on projects #hoskcodewisdom pic.twitter.com/T4OauDvdmZ — Ben Hosking (@BenHosk) June 7, 2019 Quotes When the pressure is on yo


Study guide for MB-230 Dynamics 365 for customer engagement for Customer Service about 4 months ago

“Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.” —George Whitefield You cannot pass the MB-230 Customer service exam without studying.  Having worke


Hosk’s recommended Dynamics 365 and other articles April 2019 about 5 months ago

Quotes Not all problems have a technological answer, but when they do, that is the more lasting solution. Andy Grove The bug that stands in the way becomes the way #hoskcodewisdom The bug that stands


The prepared developer writes better code about 6 months ago

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell Look beyond today and plan tomorrow #HoskWisdom Many developers believe writing cod


Hosk’s recommended Dynamics 365 and other articles January 2019 about 8 months ago

Quotes “New ideas emerge when you question the assumptions upon which a problem is based”   Shane Snow if you can’t stand the heat of development, step away from the keyboard #HoskCodeWisdom  Wh


Recommended reading for software engineers about 8 months ago

In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn’t read all the time – none, zero. Charlie Munger Books allow you to delve deep into a topic, stop focusing on doing and think about your situatio


We are all beta testers for Microsoft Dynamics 365 about 9 months ago

Working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 is often painful but always exciting #HoskCodeWisdom Microsoft Dynamics 365 version 9 has seen a lot of bugs in Microsoft Dynamics 365, particularly an increase in


Hosk’s recommended Dynamics 365 and other articles December 2018 about 9 months ago

Quotes Mediocre people don’t like high achievers, and high achievers don’t like mediocre people.  Nick Saban There is no such thing as requirements so clear that no developer could misinte


Dynamics professionals salary survey 2018 and other stats about 9 months ago

Developers aren’t free because they need money and we need work #HoskCodeWisdom Effort is the price, experience, knowledge and skills is what you get #HoskCodeWisdom The start of the year is a t


The successful growth of the Birmingham CRMUG about 10 months ago

Learning and keeping up with Dynamics 365 is difficult, new features, services and functionality is being released at an increasing rate.  This makes working with the Dynamics community and sharing kn


Hosk’s recommended Dynamics 365 and other articles November 2018 about 10 months ago

Quotes IT projects are not about delivering technology they are about enabling users #HoskCodeWisdom The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said. – Peter F. Drucke


Why avoiding being wrong is slowing your progress about 10 months ago

You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one. Bob Parsons Is your goal being right or getting to the right solution?  People go to lengths to avoid being wrong but tomorrow will it ma


Interesting resources for Dynamics professionals from Ignite 2018 about 11 months ago

Learning never stops, never ends, never finishes #HoskWisdom Ignite has a wealth of resources for Dynamics professional.  The problem is not having enough videos to watch, the problem is there is too


Change will make or break your project about 11 months ago

“It is always easier to talk about change than to make it.” ~ Alvin Toffler Change will make or break your project, changes can‘t be controlled your reaction can.  A fixed mindset breaks i


Hosk’s recommended Dynamics 365 and other articles October 2018 about 11 months ago

Quotes Some solutions are so complex, only an architect could create them #HoskCodeWisdom There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why. Wil


Write your code, do your job, focus on the details, predict problems about 11 months ago

You’re only as good as the code you create #HoskCodeWisdom It’s easy to get distracted by the noise of work but it puts more pressure on yourself and your team.  If everyone focused on their rol


Dynamics 365 FastTrack Architect Bootcamp training in Frankfurt about 12 months ago

The more you learn, the further you go #HoskWisdom One of the great things for working for Capgemini is they want individuals to grow and improve.  This means I get to go to training and events.  Earl


Dynamics 365 Customisation and configuration – MB2-716 study notes about 1 years ago

I studied for the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customization and Configuration certification, this is the 6th version I have passed.  Each time I take the certification I learn something new about Mi