Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile Coming to iPad this Year

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Microsoft Dyamics CRM Mobile for iPad

It looks like Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile will be coming to the iPad this year. A Release Preview Guide for Microsoft Dynamics CRM lists iPad (running iOS 5 or greater) as the only tablet device due to get the mobile app in 2012.

Here’s a bit of the guide’s description of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile:

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM  Q2 21012 service update brings  a new  cloud  based  mobile CRM service  called

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile to customers of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. As part of this new mobile solution,

Microsoft will provide a full range of rich native CRM applications (apps) for the most popular smartphones and

tablets. These new applications allow a sales, service or marketing professional to access Microsoft Dynamics CRM

both Online and On-premises.

This is one of Microsoft’s blue-chip business apps. It’s good to see it coming to the iPad, and makes sense of course given the iPad’s strong presence in the enterprise arena. Microsoft have now got a number of good app available for the iPad and iOS – maybe the chances are increasing that we’ll see MS Office on iOS in the not too distant future. I think Microsoft needs that to happen more than Apple does; it will be interesting to see if it happens.

Any Microsoft Dynamics CRM users here? If so, how useful would an iPad version be for you?

Spotted this news via 9to5Mac.

Patrick Jordan

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  1. Hi Patrick

    I use MS Dynamics CRM and can say that I’m eagerly awaiting a dedicated app that brings CRM functionality to the Ipad. The majority of my clients, and myself, are out of the office and require remote access to a CRM. Accessing and entering data into the CRM without having to navigate through a web-browser or waiting to get back to the office will be extremely useful.

    Entering accurate information can be a challenge and time-consuming when you bounce from one meeting to another and need to refer to written notes taken a day or two before. I’m looking forward to having the option of entering information either in the meeting or at a time not long after seeing the client. Accessing information quickly on an existing client, be it contact details, account activity, notes or files will also be incredibly useful.



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