This is the final article in our Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 and industry clouds: 2021 release wave 2 series that summarises some of the standout Finance and Operations highlights which will be released between 1st October 2021 and March 2022 (Access parts 1 and 2).

Accelerating digital transformation with Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities

Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities apply to all Finance and Operations apps, including Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities brings in Microsoft Power Platform governance features to enable new capabilities such as environment provisioning, authorisation and authentication, run-time events, and developer tools. New capabilities in this release include providing enhanced data exchange experiences between Finance and Operations apps, Microsoft Dataverse, and Customer Engagement apps in Dynamics 365.

To empower businesses everywhere to accelerate their digital transformation, Microsoft continuously enhances the platform and services that support Finance and Operations apps with new capabilities. Adding product enhancements at a rapid pace, Microsoft delivers frequent updates that help customers stay current in a consistent, predictable, and seamless manner.

The key driver for the new, core capabilities is to increase productivity and return on investment. The Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities in this release wave have been divided into the following categories:

  • Power Platform convergence features are capabilities that bring Finance and Operations apps closer to Microsoft Power Platform. Environment provisioning, authorisation and authentication, run-time events, and developer tools are areas that will enable new capabilities that take convergence forward
  • Cross-app features provide ease of use to all users of Finance and Operations apps
  • Data and process integration features will provide enhanced data exchange experiences between Finance and Operations apps, Microsoft Dataverse, and customer engagement apps in Dynamics 365.

Summary

If you haven’t already read them, access the other articles in this series (Part 1 and Part 2) to discover the exciting updates coming to Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management which will be released between October 2021 and March 2022.

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