Register Now for Community Summit North America 2020We are less than a week away from Microsoft Dynamics 2020 Community Summit! And while this year will be virtual, instead of the in-person event we’ve all come to love, it will still be well worth your time to participate. It still promises to deliver a comprehensive and engaging group of speakers and sessions to help you soak up as much Dynamics information you can handle. So register for 2020 Community Summit North America today if you haven’t already!

For you Business Central users, or wanna be users, we’ve put together our list of 2020 Community Summit sessions we think will be most helpful to you.

Wednesday, October 7

  • 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM CDT
    GP to Business Central: How to Successfully Migrate

    Made the decision to migrate to Business Central or just investigating? It could be a big project, and you need to know your options are before diving in. Janelle Riley will give you a comparison between the two, talk about migration and implementation methods, and more.

  • 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM CDT
    The Top Five Sexiest Things in Business Central

    Smart is sexy and understanding what’s new in Business Central will make you the most interesting person at virtual cocktail parties. With Business Central at the core, Gwendolynn Massie will show you the hottest integrations with Microsoft 365 and Power BI. KPIs are king and at your fingertips. See how you can report available cash, sales profitability, inventory value, and net income. With personalization tools and an enhanced user experience, everyone has the ability to work how they want in Business Central.

  • 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM CDT
    Making Business Central Your Own

    Each user of the Business Central application wants their experience to be unique. We each need to see information on pages in our own unique format. During this session, Dave Wiser will review how to configure your experience to be your own. We’ll review how to configure and personalize each page to both maintain consistency within groups and also how to individualize your user experience.

  • 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM CDT
    To Mod or Not to Mod: Creating a Cost Value Analysis

    Evaluating the investment of a modification to standard BC may sometimes become a myopic decision. This session will be an interactive experience to explore considerations for when it is a good business decision to modify, select an ISV solution or change a process workflow. Donnita Bass and Anthony Darden will look at how to value each of the options and best practices for building the cost analysis.

  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CDT
    Deploying BC how to get to where you want to be

    You’ve made the strategic decision to migrate from previous versions of Dynamics NAV/GP/SL to D365 Business Central. What’s next? What does a good migration and deployment plan look like? Before you sit down with your partner, Floyd Chan will discuss the wide range of elements to address in your project plan. We will provide an overview considerations around dealing with your mods, reports, third-party add-ons, system access, security, service contracts and SLAs, data retention, and moving to an OPEX model.

Thursday, October 8

  • 10:40 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Personalizing Your Experience within BC

    In this fast-paced presentation, Shannon Mullins and Kristen Hosman will walk through user personalization ranging from simple to more complicated, as well as personalizing cues, so that you can return to your office ready to make an instant difference in your team’s efficiency. We’ll also address key issues to consider when personalizing and building UI elements and Role Center.