Microsoft recently announced a change in their service update process for Dynamics 365 (online). As from now, there will be two major releases per year, foreseen in April and October. Doing so Microsoft wants to lower upgrade costs, offer the latest capabilities and functionalities to all users and provide a better support experience.
Release notes of these predictable updates will be published months prior to each major update to be prepared for the new features and improvements. Next to early visibility of the upcoming changes, both partners as customers will be able to test the latest capabilities early in the update cycle. The Dynamics 365 updates will be made available in a sandbox environment well in advance of its release.
Besides these 2 major updates, Microsoft will deploy performance and reliability improvement updates throughout the year.
Microsoft’s extended announcement is available on their blog.
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