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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Dynamics CRM 2011 in 24 Hours by Anne Stanton

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What the Account Entity Can Impact

Account is one of the core entities within Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and it is related to many other entities. The Account entity has an impact on many other functions and features in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Therefore, if you are thinking of renaming the Account entity, consider a few things.

First, consider the fact that features that you might not want to use today might be features you want to use tomorrow. If you decide to rename Account to Prospect and set up some other database structure for Client, for example, the entire service module prebuilt within Microsoft Dynamics CRM is semi-useless because it would be tied to Prospect rather than Client.

Other features and functions are also built on the core building ...

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