Nikita Polyakov

Past Windows Phone Dev Microsoft MVP | Author | Speaker | Organizer | @NikitaP

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 #

I have long wanted to get back into hands-on with some more code and write a blog website. After too much deliberation, I decided to separate the two ambitions and I started with a new blog over intended to be the home of NikitaPolyakov.com and the new shorter NikitaP.com domains.

This is due to an effort to refresh my personal branding towards real work I have been doing for sometime in CRM systems, specifically Microsoft Dynamics CRM. On this new blog I will focus closer on my long time dedication to Mobility, new Emerging Platforms (Wearable & IoT) sometimes with a specific lense of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

I am working on the domain forwarding and such.

For now come take a look at: http://nikitapolyakov.azurewebsites.net

Sunday, January 25, 2015 #

Although I will be presenting remotely from Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference 2015; I hope you join the local chapter meeting of CRMUG simulcast across Florida to hear me speak and interact others who are users, owners or craft-men&women behind Dynamics CRM at their own or other organizations.


What is new in Mobile with Dynamics CRM 2015, presented by Nikita Polyakov
Take a lap around enhancements to Dynamics CRM 2015 mobile capabilities. Brief review of what is already offered. Then we will review major updates to the Tablet apps. And finish with the exciting voice commands in Phone apps. Does 2015 have what it takes to get you to dip your toe into the world of Mobile CRM? As always bring your questions!

Information & Required Registration:
http://www.crmug.com/Widgets/Generic?cobaltsrc=https://dciportal.cobaltsaas.com/Meetings/Registration/MeetingDetails.aspx?mid=506dadcf-1977-46c2-a141-8f3c00950a41

Saturday, April 12, 2014 #

I had a wonderful experience and great feedback at my talk: Speaking at CRMUG Florida Regional Chapters on April 10th 2014 Speaking at CRMUG Florida Regional Chapters on April 10th 2014

Here are some resources:

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Trial

Sing up for the CRM Online 2013 Trial
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/crm-free-trial-overview.aspx

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Download the free "Dynamics CRM" by Microsoft on your respective App Stores.

 

Microsoft Convergence 2014 Videos

https://presentations.inxpo.com/Shows/microsoft/MSConvergence/3-14/Login/index.html

 

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 for Tablets - Troubleshooting

https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crmvideos/archive/2013/11/05/microsoft-dynamics-crm-2013-for-tablets-troubleshooting.aspx

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 for Tablets - Admin

https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crmvideos/archive/2013/11/05/microsoft-dynamics-crm-2013-for-tablets-admin.aspx

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 for Tablets - Install

https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/crmvideos/archive/2013/11/05/microsoft-dynamics-crm-2013-for-tablets-install.aspx

My Presentation PowerPoint posted on CRMUG site

 

http://community.crmug.com/crmug/communities/resources/viewdocument/?DocumentKey=0e466f7d-29d0-44f8-a946-7acd6a639bad


Saturday, April 5, 2014 #

Join us for the next meeting of the CRMUG Florida Regional Chapters on Thursday, April 10 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. This is a prime opportunity to learn from the experience of other users in your area, share your CRM knowledge, and make valuable connections with local users who share similar goals, priorities and CRM objectives.

 

Meeting Date & Time: Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm EST

 

Agenda:

·         Registration and Networking

·         CRMUG News & Events

·         Convergence Recap

·         Educational Session: "Dynamics CRM 2013 Mobile or How to Mobile Fast" with Tribridge's Mobility Architect, Nikita Polyakov

·         Roundtable Discussion


Click on the link to register for your local chapter meeting:

 

Orlando: http://www.crmug.com/events/crmugOrlando41014 

Tampa: http://www.crmug.com/events/crmugTampa41014

Miami: http://www.crmug.com/events/crmugMiami41014

Jacksonville: http://www.crmug.com/events/crmugjacksonville041014 

I will be speaking at Microsoft Tampa Office and it will be simulcast to other chapters.

Monday, March 17, 2014 #

I am glad to be speaking this year at Orlando Code Camp 2014 this weekend!



Modern UI Design Case Study - Dynamics CRM 2013 Win8 App

Modern UI Design Case Study Dynamics CRM 2013 Win8 App From the creators of Modern UI (Metro) a first ever Windows 8 Line of Business app. We will take a look at how Microsoft chose to design their app and what take away we can gather from their design language for our own apps.
http://www.orlandocodecamp.com/Session/Details/463


Details and free registration: http://www.orlandocodecamp.com  

Also be sure to check out my sister's presentation in the time slot just before mine, in the same room!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 #

I am excited to once again travel down to sunny South Florida to speak at a couple events!

First, as a founder I am honored to speak at

Southern Most User Group Feb19th-21st 2014

"Dynamics CRM for .NET Developer or How to Mobile Fast"

Want to get away from building CRUD forms? How about a Login screen? Learn the joys of working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM as a .NET Developer and skip all the non-sense focusing on necessary focused Development. Also learn how Dynamics CRM can be used to work with your data across all of the mobile platforms with free clients and no writing code on multiple platforms. A refreshing way to build and extend your software.

Info and FREE Registration: http://www.smugdevs.net

Second, having to skip last year, I am glad to be back at

South Florida Code Camp Feb 22nd 2014

this year! Two sessions!

Why Dynamics CRM 2013 for .NET Dev?

Do you write Line of Business Apps for living? Come learn why a .NET developer like myself is loving working with Dynamics CRM 2013. It's about focused programming! Learn more about Dynamics CRM, what it is, what a developer can do with it. How I can easily mobilized my data across multiple platforms without writing code, until we have to! 

Modern UI Design Case Study - Dynamics CRM 2013 Win8 App

Modern UI Design Case Study Dynamics CRM 2013 Win8 App From the creators of Modern UI (Metro) a first ever Windows 8 Line of Business app. We will take a look at how Microsoft chose to design their app and what take away we can gather from their design language for our own apps.

Info and FREE Registration: http://www.fladotnet.com/codecamp 


Friday, January 17, 2014 #

Wow so honored! Awarded Best Interview on the Awarded Best Interview on the

Best Florida MVP Interview: Nikita Polyakov, Max Trinidad, and Brandon Kelly – MVP Summit 2012

Blog post and full video, featuring the award winning interview:
http://our.componentone.com/2014/01/17/russcam-episode-100-best-of-awards

(You get to ask see me eating a famous food in the Best Beach episode)

Remember that when it's cold to cook up some Borstch featured in .NET Gurus Can Cook: http://www.componentone.com/SuperPages/cookbook


Tuesday, July 2, 2013 #

Lee Stott has a great summary blog post with all of the videos from the //BUILD 2013 conference that just happened last week.

It’s nice because filtering to this event and finding Windows Phone sessions on Channel9 is not the best and this is a great snap shot of all of the sessions you can view from the conference in one page. Also shows that Microsoft although focused on Windows 8.1 at this event, still had a sizable presence of Windows Phone Developer topics at this event.

Read the full blog post here:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/uk_faculty_connection/archive/2013/07/01/build-2013-windows-phone-resources.aspx


Thursday, May 30, 2013 #

While I got spoiled with how nice it was to use Zune Desktop to Sync my rented Zune Pass (now Xbox Music) music files to my Windows Phone 7.x version – the new method for Windows Phone 8 was simply not adequate for this task. It does how ever provide a quick way to backup my full resolution photos to my local hard drive (knowing that the Windows Phone 8 does it’s own backup to my SkyDrive now really makes me sound like a dinosaur :)

Windows Phone app for desktop is finally out of beta:

Official Blog Post: Improved Windows Phone App for Desktop now available

http://blogs.windows.com/windows_phone/b/windowsphone/archive/2013/05/29/improved-windows-phone-app-for-desktop-now-available.aspx

Make sure to grab the latest version yourself and update yours today! This version will let you know and update itself next time here is one, not more manual updates.

And finally if this is not “cutting it” then as the blog suggest - “If you’re new to Windows Phone 8 and need some help figuring out the best sync strategy, our online wizard can help point you in the right direction.”


Wednesday, May 15, 2013 #

DO NOT MISS THIS 5/21 6PM : Special Tampa WPUG meeting - How I became a Millionaire writing apps!

If you are in Tampa the night of 5/21 you should not have any excuses not to show up to this event. There should not even be any giveaways (especially this awesome) because I am sure this will be a sold out event. Be there (early) or be square.

http://tampawpugmay21.eventbrite.com/

  • Tampa Windows Phone User Group
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  • Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)