Welcome to Day 9 of our 12 Days of CRMas. In this blog series, we have been exploring the best and brightest of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015's new features. Today we'll take a look at rollup fields.
In previous versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, rollups were possible, but required development and utilized jscript, plug-ins, business rules and workflows. In Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, rollup and calculated fields are included out of the box and can be utilized by business users. They are executed server-side and updated synchronously, so you will see the updates immediately when you save the record.
In this example, we'll use rollup fields to help out Santa with Naughty/Nice rollups and calculations