2020 Wave 2 Release Information


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D365 2020 Wave 2

Mark your calendars because Microsoft announced the key dates for the 2020 wave 2 release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. This update is focused on helping you have the flexibility to quickly adjust to change and drive stronger business outcomes. 

  • July 8, 2020: See the new capabilities:  D365 Release Plans & Power Platform Release Plans 

  • August 3, 2020: Early access available – test out the features and capabilities before they are released in 2020 wave 2  

  • October 1, 2020: General availability - production deployment for the 2020 wave 2 release begins 

  • October 2, 2020: Regional deployments will commence 

Keep an eye on our blog. The Blue Horseshoe team will be providing reviews of the new features and capabilities in the 2020 wave 2 as they become available.  

Missed the 2020 Wave 1 Guides? No Problem. 

Our experts teamed up to show you how to utilize the features released in 2020 wave 1 to increase productivity, enhance the user experience, and boost return on investment. Here are a few of those guides: 

  • Embedded Web Apps - Microsoft is adding the ability to embed web apps into the Dynamics 365 for Finance user interface. This extends the capabilities of your IT infrastructure and provides greater continuity with Power Apps. Learn more about how embedding apps provides a better data experience here. 

  • Planning Optimization - manage your master planning executions in Dynamics 365 with Planning Optimization. This provides planning of orders for raw materials, manufacturing orders, and capacity planning. It replaces the existing Master Planning night batch process. Read more about the Planning Optimization Tool here. 

Microsoft deploys 2 release waves per year for the Power Platform and Dynamics 365. wave 1 covers features released from April through September and wave 2 covers October through March. 

If you want to learn more about features released in wave 1 or wave 2, fill out the questions form below and we will be in touch. 

Mike spent the last 24 years of his career connecting people with solutions that can change their business. He focuses on developing and expanding relationships in the Microsoft, NetSuite, and Boomi ecosystem by helping partners and customers find the right industry solutions. This problem-first approach helped Blue Horseshoe grow to become one of the leading supply chain partners.

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