Business Central - DynamicsCon
DynamicsCon March 16 - 18, 2021

Business Central

Speaker Highlight

See the DynamicsCon presenters for the Business Central track listed below. Session times displayed in Eastern Standard Time (EST) | GMT-05:00.

View the full listing of sessions on the AGENDA page.

Heather Newman, Principal PM Manager, Microsoft & Jon Stypula, Dynamics Enthusiast, Dynamics User Group

Microsoft Fireside Discussion

Tuesday, 16 of March
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

We have a uniquely engaging session to end Day 1 of DynamicsCon! Join Heather Newman from Microsoft’s Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Community Success Team, and Jon Stypula as they discuss the Microsoft vision for community. This is an informational session and an opportunity for you to connect directly with Microsoft to get your community questions answered.

Belinda Allen, Trainer, Smith & Allen Consulting

Save HOURS each week with the Power Platform

Tuesday, 16th of March
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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I cannot wait to show you some ideas of how Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate can save you time and save you money. How? It is simple, figure out where you spend your time using your ERP system. Then build a report, app and/or flow to make it better.

In this session I will show you specific examples, using Dynamics 365 Business Central that surely will get your creative juices flowing! Note, the ideas will apply to ALL ERP systems, not just Business Central.

Krzysztof Bialowas, Business Central Team Leader, Dynaway

From zero to AppSource

Thursday, 18th of March
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Are you planning to submit your solution to AppSource? Then this session is for you! Trust me – it’s not only the AL code which you should take into consideration. I will focus on presenting the whole process and all the pitfalls you can have. Also will show what to do next after you would submit the App on AppSource.

Kim Congleton, COO, New View Strategies

10 BC Functions Every System Admin Should Know

Tuesday, 16th of March
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Whether you’re new to Business Central or have been in the trenches for a while, no one loves spending more time than they need to on system admin. If you’re looking to be more efficient with routine tasks or would like to find out what’s been added for you in the last couple versions, we’ve got you covered.

We’ll cover how to import and sync users with Office 365, how to set up a sandbox in just minutes, how to set up email for your users inside BC, new features around permissions, and more.

 

Robb Delprado, Senior Trainer and Consultant, New View Strategies

WIP it, WIP it good

Wednesday, 17th of March
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Can you get a handle on tracking your Jobs in Business Central in just 40 minutes? We’re betting you can, or come real close. Let’s unpack this powerful feature of BC as we cover job setups, tasks, planning lines, budgets, posting transactions, and WIP, oh my!

Stefano Demiliani, DevOps Engineer, TCO, & MVP, EID/Navlab

Coding for performances in AL extensions

Thursday, 18th of March
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

When developing solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central, poor performances are the top killer feature for the success of your project. Performances are not only Microsoft’s responsibilities but also your code can affect performances.

How you can write code for performances?

In this session, we’ll see tips and techniques for writing AL code for better performances and for having a SaaS tenant that rocks.

Steve Endow, Microsoft MVP & Owner, Microsoft MVP & Practice Director, Precipio Services

Fantastic Integrations between Business Central and Office 365!

Wednesday, 17th of March
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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If you’ve used Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ve probably seen the Open in Excel and Edit in Excel options. But have you used Customer Insights or created new Business Central transactions from Outlook?

In this session, we’ll show you several great ways that you can leverage Office 365 to increase productivity and get more value out of Dynamics 365 Business Central. Steve will be co-presenting with Shannon Mullins, Microsoft MVP

Simon Fischer, Software Architect, COSMO CONSULT

Handling files with Azure Blob Storage the right way

Thursday, 18th of March
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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File-handling has changed a lot since SaaS-offers are on the rise. This session will give you an overview of the API possibilities and how to make use of it with the help of “Azure Blob Storage API” for Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Tanya Henderson, Owner, TESS Team

Reporting which is Best? Word, Excel, RDLC, Account Schedules and Power Bi

Wednesday, 17th of March
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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So many different options for reporting so which is the best reporting option? We will touch on all the different options and which is the best for each process and how to setup and use them.

Kristen Hosmen, Senior Consultant, Boyer & Associates

Top 20 Things You Should Not Do in Dynamics BC

Tuesday, 16th of March
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Kristen Hosman will present with Shannon Mullins, Microsoft Practice Director, MVP @ MorganFranklin Consulting. We’ve taken the time to connect with several BC consultants, ISV’s and end users to come up with a list of 20 things you should never do in BC. Let’s learn from each other’s mistakes so that we never find ourselves in a situation that isn’t very desirable. Join us to learn some of the biggest issues clients face with Dynamics 365 BC and how to open a proper support case with your IT team or partner.

Joe Little, Power Platform Program Manager, Western Computer

Using Power BI to Create Financial Reports for Business Central

Thursday, 18th of March
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Power BI can’t print paginated (like SSRS and Word), and can’t even print multiple pages (like Excel), but the transformation logic is so rich, that we wanted to see how well we could produce financial reports for Business Central in Power BI. We’ll walk through what we found out and show our work in this session.

Maher Malki, Project Manager, Western Computer

Lessons Learned from a 19 Day BC Cloud Implementation

Wednesday, 17th of March
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Ever wonder how to get up and running quickly? Want to get live and then add more capabilities? We will cover the journey of a fast, lean implementation and what we learned.

Ken May, NAV Functional Solution Architect, Western Computer

Why and How to Barcode your Business in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Tuesday, 16th of March
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Should you barcode your business? What are the barcoding options for D365 BC Users?

Learn why and how to barcode your business and transform the accuracy and efficiency of your warehouse and inventory management. We’ll talk about what level of barcoding is best for your organization and the numerous options for using barcodes in shipping, receiving, and warehouse management. Improve shipping and receiving, save money, and optimize material management with D365 BC’s robust barcoding features.

Miljan Milosavljević, Developer, Antares Apps

Using extension tables vs related tables

Thursday, 18th of March
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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So we need a field on a Sales Order. How complicated can it be? Using table extension you will reach the goal in a matter of minutes but the performance cost might be too big. This session will present different aspects of a simple requirement and offer possible approaches with their ups and downs.

Shannon Mullins, Microsoft Practice Director, MVP, MorganFranklin Consulting

Top 20 Things You Should Not Do in Dynamics BC

Tuesday, 16th of March
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Shannon will present with Kristen Hosmen, Senior Consultant, Boyer & Associates. We’ve taken the time to connect with several BC consultants, ISV’s and end users to come up with a list of 20 things you should never do in BC. Let’s learn from each other’s mistakes so that we never find ourselves in a situation that isn’t very desirable. Join us to learn some of the biggest issues clients face with Dynamics 365 BC and how to open a proper support case with your IT team or partner.

Fantastic Integrations between Business Central and Office 365!

Wednesday, 17th of March
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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If you’ve used Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ve probably seen the Open in Excel and Edit in Excel options. But have you used Customer Insights or created new Business Central transactions from Outlook?

In this session, we’ll show you several great ways that you can leverage Office 365 to increase productivity and get more value out of Dynamics 365 Business Central. Shannon will be co-presenting with Steve Endow, Microsoft MVP.

Ryan Pollyniak, Customer Success Manager, Western Computer

NAV to Business Central Upgrade Strategies: The Last NAV Upgrade Project you Will Ever Need

Tuesday, 16th of March
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Stop upgrading, start updating! NAV customers have become accustomed to periodic upgrades every 3-5 years. Code and data have been brought forward to the newer versions of NAV largely intact. The release of the extension-based model of Dynamics 365 Business Central has changed upgrade strategy and execution. If done right, any organization on NAV should only have one more upgrade project.

Join us as we address several key questions surrounding your last Dynamics upgrade.

Mary Thompson, Dynamics Angels Gurus, Bamboo Cloud

Postman and API’s made easy for Functional/Tech BC Consultants

Wednesday, 17th of March
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

In this session, I will show you how Postman and API calls work. My goal is at the end of the session you will know how to use this program to create API calls to Post and Get data in and out of Business Central using the standard API calls. This is a valuable skill to have considering many clients will want some type of integration with Business central.

Matt Traxinger, Product Development Lead, ArcherPoint

Automated Testing

Wednesday, 17th of March
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Automated testing is not as complicated or time-consuming as it sounds. You’ll learn the ins and outs of the Test Toolkit and how to create automated tests.

Jeremy Vyska, CEO, Spare Brained Ideas AB

Voyage through the BC Information Archipelago

Tuesday, 16th of March
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The BC Community is teeming with content. It’s easy to miss things – so let’s take a tour and talk “how to keep up”! There are blogs, forums, conferences, newsletters, channels, Yammer, chat servers, tools, libraries, and more.

This session is going to be a high-speed tour through resources to make sure you haven’t missed anything.

Eric "Waldo" Wauters, Development Manager, Dynex | iFacto Business Solutions

Business Central Development Life Hacks

Thursday, 18th of March
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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While Shawn will guide you through some functional life hacks – during my session, we’ll drill into some cool life hacks for developers. I’ll show you that VSCode is much more than just a notepad with a black background. There are many things included that can make your life as a developer much more efficient.

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