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We are excited to announce some new enhancements to the D365UG/AXUG website, based on feedback from the community.  Navigation The first piece of feedback we heard from you is, while you're familiar with the left-hand navigation, you wish it didn't take up so much space. We've redesigned the website navigation to be longer and narrower - reducing its impact to the main body of the site. This update includes an improved user experience for PC and mobile users. The other thing you mentioned about navigation is you'd like a way to reference where you are on the site. With this update, you will notice the active menu item is highlighted to indicate ...
It’s not where you are going but where you have been!  Says the person who isn’t heading to Nashville in just a few weeks for D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville, am I right?  Ya darn tootin’ I am right! Nashville is going to be an amazing host city for our conference, and I, for one, am super excited about it.  Just think, Nashville’s weather in October includes a mild, 70 degree day which means if you get the chance to step outside and soak up some sunshine in between making new friends and learning all you can, by all means do it!  By evening it will be a cool, crisp 50 degrees.  Bring your sweaters and your boots and put them to use.  Let fall take shape, sip ...
With the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey weighing heavily on the minds of those in the community, I wanted to make you aware of how your actions at D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville in October can help those affected by this natural disaster. I had a conversation with Eric Taft, Community Engagement Manager for Rise Against Hunger. Here’s his response: Rise Against Hunger primarily delivers humanitarian aid overseas, but has focused some of their relief efforts to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. According to the Rise Against Hunger website, “We stand ready to distribute more than 45,000 meals to those affected by the storm. These ...
Go-to training for the greatest ROI available October 9-10 at Gaylord Opryland Take advantage of focused, instructor-led classroom training before D365UG/AXUG Summit officially kicks off in Nashville with Pre-Conference Academy. According to Business Insider, Nashville is one of the “13 hottest American cities of 2017.” And we’re turning up the heat! How? If you’re a D365UG/AXUG user member, you could be qualified to be entered into a drawing to win a Nashville Backstage Pass*. To be entered into the drawing, please complete one of the following activities by Wednesday, September 27: Register for 2 or more Pre-Conference Academy ...
There’s still time to register for  D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville  at a discounted price. Advanced Pricing is available through this Thursday, September 7! Take advantage of this boot kickin’ deal and save $200 instantly. D365UG/AXUG Summit is a one-stop-shop for all of your Dynamics 365 & AX needs. Here’s a recap of the many benefits shared over the past few months: Education galore. Consistently rated the number one reason to attend, 200+ breakout sessions will provide in-depth, hands-on educational opportunities. There is something for everyone on your team: View schedule . Additional training. Earn CPE credits and learn ...
Organizations all across the world are leveraging Power BI to transform their data and find answers to their most important questions . This year at D365UG/AXUG Summit , held October 10-13 in Nashville, TN, take advantage of brand new Power BI education , provided by the Power BI User Group (PUG). Learn more about PUG. The Power BI track at D365UG/AXUG Summit, offered Thursday, October 12, will feature approximately 20 sessions that allow you to dive into Power BI and come home with an action plan.  Who should attend Business Analyst, Developer/DBA, Data Scientist, IT Professional, Security Administrator, System Administrator, Accountant, Operations ...
​ D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville attendees will have a unique experience to give back to those less fortunate . Dynamic Communities is joining Rise Against Hunger in the fight against hunger, and all Summit Nashville attendees are encouraged to contribute to the goal of packaging 50,000 meals in 3 days. Did you know... 792.5 million people across the world don't receive enough nutrition to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. 66 million primary school-aged children attend classes hungry across the developing world. 150 million less people would be hungry if women farmers had equal access to resources as men. Rise Against Hunger will ...
D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville is an unbeatable opportunity to get answers to the big questions that will help you apply your new knowledge the second you walk back into the office. At D365UG/AXUG Summit, you'll dive in to share your knowledge and tap into others' expertise. It's a win-win for everyone.   D365 UG/AXUG Summit isn’t complete without Pre-Conference Academy Did you know there are two days’ worth of intensive learning available before the conference even officially begins? That's right ya’ll - Pre-Conference Academy training is available Monday, Oct. 9 through Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the Gaylord Opryland. We also have Dynamics 365 ...
More opportunities to network in Nashville than ever before. At D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville content is king and networking is queen. Authentic networking opportunities abound at D365UG/AXUG Summit for meeting your Dynamics 365 & AX peers, creating lasting connections with people who will help you find answers to your burning questions both in Nashville and at home. Attend D365UG/AXUG Summit, October 10-13, to follow in the “bootsteps” of The Cowgirl, queen of networking in Nashville. By connecting with companies in like-industries and individuals in like-job roles, you’ll grow your support network and overcome system challenges without ...
INTRODUCING EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN NASHVILLE For one week each year, Microsoft users leave behind the world of net-centered chat to power real-life growth between peers and experts in a lively, engaged environment. D365UG/AXUG Summit , a conference now in its 12th year, is the can’t-miss conference where thousands of Microsoft users gather to network with other like-minded users, establish relationships and solve their business problems. This year, in addition to D365UG/AXUG Summit, which will be held from October 10th through the 13th at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Conference Center in Nashville, the conference will offer an exclusive, new ...
Since the beginning –  some 13 years ago – of D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville, we have had a token statement that continually rings true: content is king and networking is queen!  There is so much to be said about that seven-word statement…let’s chat about it. Content is an obvious driver for your attendance to D365UG/AXUG Summit.  What you are going to learn to make your product and environment better back home is vital to your decision to attend.  You need proof in the puddin’ when it comes to showing your boss why you MUST attend this event year after year.  Our track leaders and programming committee do a wonderful job of providing that puddin’ because ...

Don Your Hairnets!

It’s not every day a pink hairnet is the central element in my attire, but it was a few months ago when I attended a Rise Against Hunger meal packaging event.  Dynamic Communities’ User Groups take great pride in the “give back” aspect of the community.  I chose to experience the Rise Against Hunger event as it is our charity of choice to include in the upcoming Summit Nashville 2017 festivities, and I wanted to “get my hands dirty*” by taking part in the same type of event we have planned for Summit. (*Actually, my hands were far from dirty, as great care is taken to make sure this process is sterile.)  I also wanted to make sure this kind of charity activity ...
It is a pleasure  to welcome the members and partners of DynamicsHUB within our user group communities. We all share the same vision and are looking forward to build an even more connected community, where Dynamics end-users can work together on local challenges, but also learn from each other on an international scale. This merger allows us to join our forces and stand stronger together. To read more about the merger, click here
This year Dynamic Communities commissioned vibrant artwork for D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville from digital artist Punchgut. This artwork is inspired not by Dynamics (the software), but by YOU - the dynamic community of users and partners who bring the intention of this tool to life. We are releasing a new element from this one-of-a-kind, energetic piece every month. Did you miss last month's boot feature?  We are excited to introduce the August D365UG/AXUG Summit custom artwork element:  The Cowgirl!  In this third sneak peek of Matt’s colorful creation, we meet The Cowgirl. With bouffant hair that makes Dolly Parton proud, this gal knows what real ...
Step outside of your office confines and boost your career with fellow Microsoft Dynamics 365 & AX users. Did you know that one of the top reasons users attend D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville is for the networking? Many of the most dedicated and highly seasoned Dynamics users will be in Nashville October 10–13, and we created opportunities galore for you to network like crazy. Killer content and superb solutions are also among the top three reasons people keep comin’ back.  Not registered? Skedaddle to the site and save! If you're a member of the User Group for Dynamics 365 & AX (D365UG/AXUG),  save $200 when you register now , or before ...

Power BI World Tour

Be part of the movement that is bringing together hundreds of Power BI users around the world . The   Power BI User Group (PUG)   is excited to be working with User Group Leaders in seven cities (London, Copenhagen, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Sydney) to deliver valuable Power BI content and exciting networking opportunities. Each of these events will kick off with the latest news from Microsoft including product roadmap insight, the latest feature updates, product strategy and more. The scheduled two days will offer many different technical breakout sessions across three tracks designed for the Power BI Analyst, Developer/IT Admin, ...
The Learning Curve of a Lifetime Awaits you in Nashville Boost your expertise at the unmatched, unbeatable   D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville , October 10-13, where you’ll share product insight with peers and walk away with lifelong friends and more new knowledge than you thought possible. A powerhouse of idea exchange and energy, D365UG/AXUG Summit is your best chance to connect with fellow industry experts and share insights that will bring you big returns for years to come. Learn from your seriously smart peers and the experts Music City is certainly the place to be for toe-tapping tunes. And at D365UG/AXUG Summit there’s a whole lot ...
Additional Training at D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville! Step out from behind your monitor and take your big ideas and love of knowledge-sharing to D365UG/AXUG Pre-Conference Academy this October. For two days before D365UG/AXUG Summit, Pre-Conference Academy gives you the opportunity to learn from experts in a lively, engaged environment and is the perfect way to hit the ground running in Nashville.  In-person Training D365UG/AXUG Pre-Conference Academy  has over 40 courses led by industry experts to help you learn and expand on your Dynamics 365 & AX skills, covering a variety of topics! According to the Pew Research Center, 75% of professionals ...
In Nashville, they say to let your dreams stay big, and your worries stay   small. And that’s just what we hope you’ll do when you show up at  D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville , October 10–13, 2017. From the moment you arrive at the jaw-dropping Gaylord Opryland Hotel, you’ll be inspired, enlightened, and amazed. Start dreaming about who you want to meet, and how much you want to learn, because this one-of-a-kind, user-generated conference is a golden opportunity to make your Dynamics dreams come true!  Anticipating 200+ different topics   D365UG/AXUG Summit is the place to be to let your mind mingle with your user group peers, experts, and ...
  This year Dynamic Communities commissioned vibrant artwork for D365UG/AXUG Summit Nashville from digital artist Punchgut. This artwork is inspired not by Dynamics (the software), but by YOU - the dynamic community of users and partners who bring the intention of this tool to life. We are releasing a new element from this one-of-a-kind, energetic piece every month. Did you miss last month's cowboy feature?  We are excited to introduce July's D365UG/AXUG Summit custom artwork element:  The boot!  This boot is merely one part of the full piece and represents what will happen when you get home from D365UG/AXUG Summit and use your new smarts, ...