Explore D365 FO & AX track descriptions and recommended job roles to see what is waiting for you at Community Summit for Microsoft Business Applications.
- Developer -
Both new and experienced developers will discover how to leverage tool and management capabilities in DevOps practices, including Azure. Additional topics include: customizing, creating integrations, and F&O extension development; mobile applications, using data entities, and custom fields; and developer setup and scripting for automated releases of D365FO.
Recommended job roles: Developers, System Administrators, Program and Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects
- System Administration/IT -
Understanding Microsoft’s continuous update model continues to be paramount in the minds of users and partners. Sessions will cover topics such as: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), including continuous delivery, a critical component to any ongoing system management; all aspects of Azure functionality, beginner to advanced; managing users, Optimization Advisor functionality, management of mobile applications, system performance, security, GDPR, and batch processing.
Recommended job roles: Director of IT, IT Professional, Project Manager, Business Analyst, Developer/DBA, Security Administrator, System Administrator
- End User/Functional -
This track will demonstrate functionality and empower new and experienced attendees to be better day-to-day users of the product. Sessions will discuss setup, tips and tricks, and integration between functional areas of the product and real-world customer case studies of implementations using different functionalities in finance, supply chain, manufacturing, human resources, and commerce.
Recommended job roles: Line of Business Users and Managers, Project and Program Managers, Supply Chain/Logistics Managers, Human Resources/Payroll staff, Finance Professionals, Manufacturing Engineers, Master Planner, Production Manager, Business Analyst
- Data Management -
This track includes sessions on all elements in the process of planning, implementing, developing and maintaining data-driven integrations and data management in Dynamics AX 2012 and D365FO. Topics include integration of ISV solutions as part of the implementation process, how to build integrations between D365FO and the Power Platform; data integrations between D365 Finance and D365 Human Resources as well as D365 Sales, such as Prospect to Cash, and data migration during an upgrade.
Recommended job roles: Business Analyst, Solution Architect, Developer, BI Specialist/DBA, Program and Project Manager, Directors of IT
- Power Platform Integrations -
The need for understanding and seeing real-world integrations of D365FO and the Power Platform has never been greater. This track provides a deeper look at the key integration scenarios (including importing and exporting data) between Dynamics 365 and the overall Power Platform, which contains the power of Common Data Service (CDS 2.0), Microsoft Power Apps, Power Automate and Power BI.
Sessions will cover customer case studies, integration demonstrations, and creating and embedding Power Apps and Power BI output in the D365FO workspace.
Recommended job roles: Developers, DBAs, System Administrators, Program and Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Directors of IT
- D365 Integrations -
This track focuses on solutions that illustrate a direct data synchronization across D365FO and Dynamics 365 for Sales. Sessions focus on the Common Data Service using the data integrator and templates to develop solutions such as prospect to cash, enabling the flow of master and transactional data between Finance and Operations and Sales.
Additional topics include: User case studies demonstrating the integration between Field Service and D365FO; work orders and agreements in Field Service to be invoiced in D365FO; and the integration between Project Service Automation and Project Management in D365FO, illustrating project creation and maintenance in PSA, and synchronizing that data directly from to D365FO for accounting purposes.
Recommend job roles: Developers, Consultants, System Administrators, Program and Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects
- Digital Transformation & Change Management in Moving to the Cloud -
This track focuses on moving from on-premises installation to the cloud. Topics include: how to manage the changes in licensing, cost, and preservation of customizations; getting buy-in from your organization for a move to Dynamics 365, documenting business processes, preparing and training end users, performing a gap or customization analysis, risk analysis, and go-live.
For advanced users, sessions cover using lifecycle services (LCS), integrating ISV solutions and other customizations as part of the implementation process, and data migration.
Recommended job roles: System Administrators, Project Managers, Program Managers, Leadership Roles (CIO/VP/Director of IT), Solution Architects, Business Analysts