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As part of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/Dynamics NAV community, you rely on your network to keep your business current. This October 15-18, step away from your screens, pack up your big ideas, and head to Phoenix, AZ for Summit -   THE   place to be to power up your network and mingle with experts in a lively, super-engaging environment. Save up to $400 before June 28 with Early Bird pricing.  Learn more. Content, Networking and Finding Solutions are consistently rated the top three reasons to attend Summit by attendees. Don’t just take our word for it! Hear from your peers who attended last year. Content provided for users, by users: ...
Focus 2018, your user group conference for concentrated, deep-dive Dynamics NAV learning, is coming up quick   on the calendar! In just  two weeks  (May 21-22), 200+ members of the Dynamics NAV community will gather at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN. Need to make a quick pitch to your boss about why you should attend? Here are 3 reasons why Focus will benefit you and your company. 1. Sessions led by technical experts  Trusted community resources and sought-after experts will lead 55+ intermediate to advanced 90-minute sessions in targeted tracks, allowing for a far deeper understanding of the content: Explore schedule and track descriptions ...
If you are looking to go beyond the basics of Dynamics NAV - including the latest on the  Dynamics NAV/Business Central new development environment - then Focus 2018 , May 21-22 in Indianapolis, is your spring conference! There will be 55+ deep-dive sessions led by sought-after expert presenters, including Lewis Rosenberg , the IT Manager at Mars Fishcare since 1996. Lewis has been supporting various versions of Dynamics NAV since 2006. He has been supporting and implementing ERP systems like Dynamics NAV, BPCS, and Manbase for manufacturing companies for 28 years. Lewis is a very active member of NAVUG and serves on the Board of Advisors and ...
“The need to “speak data” is key for a successful digital transformation”, stresses John Doyle, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Microsoft during his keynote at Data & BI Summit, which is happening in Dublin, Ireland this week. During the keynote “The Next Era of Analytics” John presented Microsoft’s plans with Power BI for the upcoming months. Here’s what you need to know in case you missed it: Data Culture The importance of Power BI is shaping the future of data and analytics. “The impact of disruption on companies is undeniable, they need to expect change and plan for it. Although data is intuitive, it’s extremely important for companies ...
Data & BI Summit is about to happen, but we don’t have you on the list of attendees yet! Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 24-26 April. At the moment there are still some seats left, claim yours today before they run out! Register Now Some Fast Facts Here are some fast facts that will show why Data & BI Summit is a can’t miss event. Did you know that…. ….Data & BI Summit offers 68 sessions across 4 tracks ….the sessions at Data & BI Summit are hosted by more than 100 speakers ….4 Academy classes are offered within Data & BI Summit’s Pre-Conference ...
By now you've heard of Focus 2018. Did you realize that by attending you will grow professionally, network with other Microsoft Dynamics NAV users, All Stars, and Microsoft team members and most importantly, learn how to optimize your use of Dynamics NAV through advanced, deep-dive education?  Don't miss out - Register now. NAVUG member Bill Wilson is an internal IT, former scheduling manager and cost accountant for Park 100 Foods, Inc. Bill lives in Rushville, Indiana, about 40 miles southeast of Indianapolis. Read his welcome message below: Hello, As a local to this area, Indianapolis is great location for Focus because of its diverse ...
Time is ticking. Don’t miss out on your last chance to register for Data & BI Summit. From April 24-26, the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland, will be taken over by Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users from all over Europe. Register Now. Get Inspired by 80+ Sessions Data & BI Summit is packed with opportunities to help you learn and be your best through the digital transformation by gaining new understandings of your data and deepening your knowledge of the Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. At the moment, 81 Data & BI sessions have been announced within the conference schedule. A Closer Look at the ...
It’s proven that communities exist because of the relationships within. Even though it’s usually the content that brings you to an event like Data & BI Summit, the great experiences you will have are founded in the interactions with the community. From 24-26 April, the doors of the Convention Centre in Dublin will open for three days of Data & BI Summit . Join the community of nearly 350 Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users from all over Europe for this can’t miss conference: Register Now Hear it from your peers These days, there are many ways to consume information online, but nothing beats rubbing elbows and hearing ...
Ta-da! If you’re reading this, then you’ve seen that today we are excited to unveil our new user group logo!    For some of you, this is perhaps anti-climactic. For most of you, this is likely a large and perhaps confusing surprise. In short, with the release today of Dynamics 365 Business Central by Microsoft, we are pleased to welcome the new Business Central customers to our community. Before I explain, let me be crystal clear – if you are using Dynamics NAV and will be for many years to come, we’ll be right here to provide the same great learning and networking we always have. The NAV User Group isn’t going anywhere.   The story reaches back ...
With the rise of the Internet and all of the content that comes with that, it can be difficult to justify the time & effort it takes to travel to a conference. If you can look up industry information online and log into a webinar to learn about the newest trends, why bother heading to Data & BI Summit to expand your knowledge? Learning from other people’s experiences at a conference is the most effective way of getting up to speed with the latest developments and products. Luckily, Data & BI Summit has plenty of opportunities for you to do that! Hear it from your peers We’ve spoken with several users, MVP’s, partners and Microsoft within ...
We all have unique needs when it comes to our jobs. It can be difficult to find ways to customize your education, but Focus, held May 21-24, 2018 in Indianapolis, provides just that! Focus does things a little differently than our traditional conferences - It is split up into four, two-day mini-conferences. All Power BI, Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX, CRM and NAV users are invited to join their peers, Microsoft and technical experts in the "Crossroads of America" where you can pick and choose which Focus conference to attend, best suited to your skills and interests. Monday, May 21- Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Dynamics NAV User Group (NAVUG) ...
As you probably already know, content is king at Data & BI Summit. Over 170 submissions for content came in, but the programming committee has selected only the best and most requested sessions to be included in the program, to ensure the highest quality of content possible. Hear it from your peers We’ve spoken with several users, MVP’s, partners and Microsoft within the community about which content they look forward to most and why they’re headed Data & BI Summit. In the video below, Just Thorning BlindBaek and Leila Etaati share their story: Keynote: The Next Era of Analytics Modern BI enables everyone in an organization to easily ...
NAVUG Summit Phoenix  is the only conference that brings the Microsoft Dynamics NAV community together to learn, connect, network and have access to finding the solutions you need. With three months before Early Bird pricing ends there are announcements and actions that await you! Call for Proposals If you are a subject matter expert with a great concept for an educational session for Summit Phoenix, you’re in the right place. We are now accepting proposals for educational sessions through April 20, 2018:  Submit Your Ideas. Hotel Blocks Housing for Summit Phoenix is officially open with discounted Summit group rates available until Sept. ...
Over the last several months the Focus Programming Committee has worked diligently to determine the most relevant and useful session topics for Microsoft Dynamics NAV users and they are ready to share Focus 2018 session details with you! Check out the schedule    The full schedule of deep-dive sessions is now posted online. View the 55-plus session line-up and accompanying descriptions so you can find the right ones for you. Looking for CPE eligible sessions? We've got those! All sessions are 90-minutes long, taught by technical experts, and cover intermediate/advanced topics. Click here to view all Focus sessions, including speakers and ...
Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI Users at the inaugural Data & BI Summit , located in the home of the lucky leprechauns, Dublin, Ireland 24-26 April 2018. Lucky you, you can save up to €200 on your Data & BI Summit registration now though you’ll need to hurry, prices increase this Thursday! Register Now Keynote Announcement John Doyle, a Senior Director or Product Marketing on the Cloud & Enterprise team at Microsoft will join attendees in Dublin. Speaking on the Next Era of Analytics with Microsoft Power BI it’s can’t miss keynote. Learn more about John’s opening keynote. Curious who else will attend? ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. This time we spoke with Leila Etaati, Data Scientist, MVP, BI Consultant at Radacad and speaker at Data & BI Summit. In this blog, she gives us an insight on what she is most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is content one of the top reasons to attend this conference? Leila: “Data & BI Summit has a great variety of good content on Power BI and other data analytics tools, both for desktop ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. This time we spoke with Nikhil Gaekwad, who is a product manager on the Power BI service team at Microsoft and speaker at Data & BI Summit. In this blog, he gives us an insight on what he is most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is this conference a can’t miss from a content perspective? Nikhil: “It’s quite astonishing how fast the Data & BI space it growing. To be honest its quite hard ...
Although the Advanced Pricing deadline is drawing near (15 March), the excitement around Data & BI Summit is just getting started! Register Now Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI Users at the inaugural Data & BI Summit, located in Dublin, Ireland 24-26 April 2018 at the Convention Centre Dublin. Why Attend? Need more convincing? Here are three reasons to attend: Content - You’ll have access to exceptional content on how to bring your company through the digital transformation by gaining new understandings of your data and deepening your knowledge of the Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. Products will ...
There’s still time to register for Focus at a discounted price. Early Bird Pricing is available through Wednesday, February 28! Take advantage of this great deal and save $100 instantly. Like 95% of last year's’ Focus survey respondents who said their objectives for attending the conference were met, you too will find value in the educational and networking opportunities at Focus 2018, May 21-22 in Indianapolis, IN. Here’s a recap of the many benefits shared over the past few months: Deep-dive education.  Consistently rated the number one reason to attend, 55+ 90-minute breakout sessions will provide in-depth, intermediate-to-advanced Dynamics ...
As part of the Data & BI Summit Social Series , the Data & BI Summit team has talked to several influencers from the industry about why they will be attending Data & BI Summit in Dublin this year and why they think you should do the same. This time we spoke with Ásgeir Gunnarsson, who is a BI developer at Össur, member of the programming committee and speaker at Data & BI Summit. In this blog, he gives us an insight on what he is most excited about for Data & BI Summit. Why is content one of the top reasons to attend this conference? Ásgeir: “The most important thing you can bring back to the office from a conference is new knowledge. ...