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If you are considering a migration from Microsoft Dynamics CRM to Microsoft Dynamics 365, check out this expert interview from  Microsoft MVP @Chris Cognetta . "Never think a migration is going to be 100% smooth. It will not be. What will make you successful is, first, the ability to adapt on the fly, and second, making sure all your team members – security, IT, usability, user training, everyone – are willing to participate and work toward the goal you need to accomplish." - Chris Cognetta ...
Migrating from Microsoft Dynamics CRM to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement is a large undertaking and there is no one-size-fits-all strategy. Thankfully, thousands of your peers, industry experts, and Microsoft have been through it before and are here to help. User Member Ascensus originally implemented Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 on premises in 2010, and later upgraded to the 2016 version. With  around one thousand CRM users - primarily comprised of sales associates using it to track information ...
If you are considering a migration from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics 365, check out this expert interview from Microsoft MVP and Senior Architect Sukrut Parab to learn how to set your company up for success from the start.  Top Tips Close Functional Gaps Re-Engineer Business Processes Utilize Licensing & Costing Resources Prepare Your Team Download free PDF! “Dynamics 365 will allow you to more easily access new technology ...
Dear Dynamic Communities Members:   I hope you and your families are safe and healthy in these challenging times. As we all face the uncertainty of a COVID-19 world, we want to connect and share some important updates with our community members.   First, on behalf of the Dynamic Communities team, thank you. The onset of Covid-19 in March brought an unprecedented impact to community members around the world, and we want you to know how much we appreciate the users, partners and organizations ...
Dynamic Communities Case Study: One Company's Journey out of Excel and into a Single Enterprise Solution In 2017, James M Pleasants Co. Inc. (JMP), a manufacturer’s representative, migrated from AX2012 R2 to Microsoft Dynamics 365. Their digital transformation was fueled by their desire for consistent processes and reporting, and data-driven decisions. JMP's small IT department completed the migration within 15 months. Check out their journey and advice from their IT Manager Martin ...
Register for our no-charge webinar series to learn how to protect yourself from being a a target of cyber threats! With over 164.68 million sensitive records exposed in 2019, there has never been a greater need for cyber security training. There are news stories published almost daily about data breaches and identity theft. To address this community need, Dynamic Communities has partnered with industry experts in the cyber security world to provide valuable information on how to ...
Hack for Good: The Inside Scoop! Community Summit and extreme365 conferences have been helping European Microsoft Business Applications users and partners for nearly a decade. Each year brings expanded content and new, innovative offerings to fit the community’s evolving needs. At this year’s online event, one such offering is a friendly hackathon-style competition combined with a good cause. This will be held the weekend before the event, June 27-28. Event attendees were eligible ...
MSDynamicsWorld.com is collaborating with Dynamic Communities to give the community a sneak peek into what they can expect at Community Summit and extreme365 Europe, 29 June - 2 July, 2020 - moved from Barcelona, Spain to a virtual format. We’ve compiled the series of published preview articles into one place. Stay tuned, there are more to come! The strength of shared experiences in Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technology Jonas Rapp, Microsoft MVP, Consultant ...
The whole idea of a user group is fundamentally simple: Find people who do what you do and share knowledge to better your workday. Thank you for building an incredible commonwealth of shared Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and Dynamics AX experience and connections. Our Story The value of our user group communities is based on the official founding in 2004, when a small group of CIOs discovered great benefit in sharing knowledge and experiences about their ongoing ...
The whole idea of a user group is fundamentally simple: Find people who do what you do and share knowledge to better your workday. Thank you for building an incredible commonwealth of shared Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Dynamics CRM experience and connections. Our Story The value of our user group communities is based on the official founding in 2004, when a small group of CIOs discovered great benefit in sharing knowledge and experiences about their ongoing system ...
The Dynamic Communities Academy Team is excited to announce our new partnership with Dynamic Consulting.  Dynamic Consulting will be the provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations, Dynamics 365 Business Central, and Microsoft Dynamics GP hands-on classroom labs for User Group Summit North America Pre-Conference Academy Training classes.  We look forward to their Microsoft Azure-based solution to continue to give User Group Academy students the robust hands-on learning experience ...
Discover the full session line-up of the 2-day  D365 Focus Europe  event, taking place 22-23 October in Brussels. Registration is open and spots are filling up quick! R egister now. As many of you have experienced with our previous D365 Focus events, this conference offers great value to attendees. Focus Europe is the must-attend conference for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations (AX) and for Customer Engagement (CRM) users, MVPs, partners and Microsoft ...
Still on AX 2012? We've got the tracks for you! The Summit North America AXUG Programming Committee made a specific effort to address the needs of AX 2012 users who may not be considering a move to Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations in the foreseeable future. This included cultivating content for two specific AX 2012 tracks. Check out these engaging AX 2012 tracks that are sure to meet your immediate and long-term educational needs and  register to join us at Summit in ...
D365UG & AXUG are excited to feature our  Top Attended Webinars for the first half of 2019, covering everything from Upgrades to the Power Platform. As hard as it is to believe, we are already halfway through 2019! Judging from the webinar attendance figures, our user community is still eagerly learning about upgrading from previous versions, using workflow, and getting the most out of data entities, together with Power Platform as well as the features of the latest and greatest ...
One of the highlights of the year is to see the User Group community recognize and reward those individuals that have made significant contributions of their time and expertise to educate and connect the greater User Group community. For those of you not familiar with the All-Star award program, please take a few minutes to read through the information below and submit your All-Star nominations before the August 2 nd deadline . Then get ready to vote in August for those extraordinary All-Star ...
In today's business world, only the fittest survive. Standing still is a recipe for failure. That’s why Microsoft has evolved. The technology has evolved. And partner organizations have evolved. It’s, therefore, no wonder that the eXtreme365 event for Microsoft technology partners has evolved, too.  The eXtreme365 Evolution In the past, eXtreme was strictly a CRM event. But that’s no longer true. In the past, eXtreme was strictly a technical event. But that’s no longer true either. ...
Big news – registration is open for User Group Summit North America. This one-of-a-kind event for learning, sharing and connecting, is happening again October 15-18, 2019! Registration is open – so register now and take advantage of our $400 early bird discount!   Summit is the premier annual conference for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow) users, partners and Microsoft experts. Connect with the community and gain vital knowledge ...
In honor of National Volunteer Month, this April 2019 we are excited to have launched a special opportunity to shine a light on the people who inspire us and make a difference in the User Group community. The User Group Champion spotlight program celebrates exceptional User Group members who share their knowledge and passion for Dynamics 365, AX or CRM providing meaningful learning and experiences for their User Group peers. Tell us about a volunteer in your User Group community ...
"IT is constantly changing - with no signs of slowing down. It is impossible for one person, even dedicated on a specific product, to know everything. Having an environment like UG Focus enables users to step back and focus (hence the name) on the things they do not have time to pick up during the day-to-day. It’s knowledge that can be put to use their first day back." - Scott Morley, Principal Application Architect at OneNeck It Solutions User Group Focus   is a deep-dive, educational ...
User Group Focus for Power Platform: Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow Content   By   Sue Whitney   posted   12 days ago        0   Like User Group Focus for the Power platform (includes Power BI, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow) March 13-14, 2019 in Houston, TX  In its fourth year,   User Group Focus for the Power platform   is heading to Houston, TX this March 13-14. This immersive event offers 90-minute, multi-level ...