How to – Import Data from Dataverse / CRM to Dynamics 365 Customer Insights


In the last post, we had set up the trial version of Dynamics 365 Customer Insights.

https://nishantrana.me/2022/01/26/how-to-set-up-dynamics-365-customer-insights-trial/

Currently, our trial instance has no data.

We can ingest data into Dynamics 365 Customer Insights from Microsoft Dataverse either using Microsoft Power Query (Dataverse Connector)

or Microsoft Dataverse import method.

The Microsoft Dataverse import method doesn’t copy the data into the Customer Insights / Audience Insights Data Lake, however, it doesn’t allow for Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) as in the case of Microsoft Power Query data source.

Select Audience Insights >> Data >> Data Sources >> Choose your import method – Microsoft Dataverse

Provide a name to the data source and click on Next.

Enter the Server address, Sign in, and click on Next.

Select the Entity, here we have selected the contact entity for now.

We can see the data source is being refreshed.

We have the option of stopping the refresh.

We are having 100 records in our contact entity inside CRM.

It took around 5 hours for the refresh to complete successfully.

We have the option of Edit, Refresh and Delete on the Data Source after the successful refresh.

We can see the contact entity available within Data >> Entities section

Clicking on contact, we can see the Attributes used and Data in it as well as the option to download the data.

The download will be downloading the first 100K records.

Now when it comes to creating a unified customer profile through (MMM) i.e. mapping, matching, and merging, it requires a minimum of 2 entities to be there, to generate the Customer Profile.

In the next post, we will import some sample contact data from a local excel file and use it for further configuring our customer profile.

How to – Import Data from local data files to Dynamics 365 Customer Insights

How to – Unify (Map, Match and Merge) Entities in Dynamics 365 Customer Insights

Hope it helps..

Advertisements

Author: Nishant Rana

I love working in and sharing everything about Microsoft.NET technology !

5 thoughts on “How to – Import Data from Dataverse / CRM to Dynamics 365 Customer Insights”

Please share your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

CRM for You and Me

Customer Relationship Mgt App for the Professional

D CRM Explorer

Learn about Microsoft Dynamics CRM Power Platform customization and implementation and other cool stuffs

Stroke // Jonas Rapp

I know pre-stroke. I will improve who I was.

Power Melange

Power Melange By Shalinee

Clavin's Blog

Power Automate - Power Apps - SharePoint Online - Azure - Nintex - K2 - Artificial Intelligence

Sat Sangha Salon

An Inquiry in Being

The Indoencers

The Influencers & Influences of Indian Music

Monika Halan's blog

Hand's-free money management

D365 Demystified

A closer look at Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Microsoft Mate (msftmate) - Andrew Rogers

Experienced consultant primarily focused on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform

Knowhere365

Specific topics by Django Lohn on the whole Microsoft365 Stack

Manmit Rahevar's Blog

One Stop Destination for Microsoft Technology Solutions

MG

Naturally Curious

Brian Illand

Power Platform and Dynamics 365

Steve Mordue MVP

A Microsoft Business Applications MVP

Subwoofer 101

Bass defines your home theater

SQLTwins by Nakul Vachhrajani

SQL Server tips and experiences dedicated to my twin daughters.

Everything D365

Discovering Azure DevOps and D365 Business Applications

Tech Wizard

Lets do IT Spells

Two Bite Tips

Valuable Tips To Grow Your Business

XRM Tricks (Power Platform & Dynamics CRM )

Power Platform & Dynamics CRM

CRM TIPS BY PRM

Mail to crmtipsbyprm@gmail.com for queries and suggestions

nijos.dev

Giving back to the community what I have learned

xrm CRM Dynamics

Dynamics CRM Technical & Functional Info

Dynamics 365 Blogs - Explained in unique way

Sometimes you need to look at things from different perspective.

CRM Keeper

Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, CRM, Microsoft CRM, Dynamics CRM

EVOLVED365

Step into the world of a Dynamics 365 Consultant

Dianamics PCF Lady

Diana & Dynamics 365 & Power Platform

Sara Lagerquist

No Code Customization Concepts

innovativeaj

developer, designer, writer, fun loving, patriotic, humble and a sweet person inside out :) love and respect people who have a great sense of humor.

Temmy Wahyu Raharjo

Dreaming to be a clean coder and TDD minded programmer.

Transform 365

We blog about problems we face and code we write to help others

%d bloggers like this: