The Daily Friction

A daily newsletter about automation and eliminating friction.

Scrum conceals bad teams.

Scrum conceals bad teams. Far too often, we confuse Scrum with a magic wand that transforms any team into a high-performing 'dream team'. It's tempting to believe that the sprint system, with its regular completion and initiation of tasks, gives us an agile and...

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🚀 Process Automations in Microsoft Loop!

🚀 Process Automations in Microsoft Loop! Now you can create Power Automate-backed rules to streamline repetitive tasks in your Loop table. See https://insider.microsoft365.com/en-us/blog/streamline-your-workflow-with-automation-in-microsoft-loop Loop is slowly...

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You don’t control the truth in Production!

You don't control the truth in Production! Now a days multiple teams/projects are working on the same Dataverse production environment. So thinking you can manage the complete production truth in your ALM pipeline is strange. Not every environment is 💯 equal to...

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Scrum: A Developer’s Blessing and Curse?

Scrum: A Developer's Blessing and Curse? Imagine a practice promising agility yet restricting creativity. That's Scrum with its structured sprints that can limit innovation. Sprint deadlines may hover over developers, forcing them into a high-pressure environment,...

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Extension methods on Enums?

Extension methods on Enums? Do you sometimes feel restricted by the Enum type in C#? You want to give it a little bit extra behavior by adding a method? Currently you can't add extension methods to Enums. Some other programming languages do offer this capability which...

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The New Outlook?

The New Outlook? The new outlook desktop client is basically the web version, which is a strange approach by Microsoft. You are not using the benefits of being a Windows application, like more integration into the OS. Power Users are complaining about the loss of...

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Editable grid control not working anymore?

Editable grid control not working anymore? Since last week, the Power App grid control in a Model-driven app of my customer can't be used anymore for editing. You can still change the values in the view, but the changes are not being saved. Is there anyone in my...

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Don’t put Tasks in your Calendar

Don't put Tasks in your Calendar My calendar is a crucial tool in my daily life. I tried ways of planning my life. One way was to plan everything. Even bringing my son to school, having lunch and dinner. That was a mistake. Every day I was re-scheduling tasks from the...

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How do marketers measure campaign success?

How do marketers measure campaign success? The secret lies in UTM codes, essential tools in digital marketing analytics. UTM codes decode each click, revealing the effectiveness of your marketing endeavors across varied channels and campaigns. But here's the surprise...

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