GPUG Amplify South Africa: Q&A with GPUG All-Star David Musgrave


GPUG Amplify South Africa, taking place in Johannesburg, 21-22 May 2018, will be the premiere conference of the year in South Africa for Dynamics GP end users. The conference offers attendees the opportunity to hear about the latest trends and developments within the industry and attend technical and functional training for Microsoft Dynamics GP. In addition, take advantage of Academy, instructor-led classroom training, 23-24 May, immediately after the conference. Maximize your ROI by joining these cost-effective, hands-on training courses.

David_Musgrave_Square_Headshot_Medium.jpgContent sessions are led by sought-after expert presenters, including GPUG All Star David MusgraveDavid is the Managing Director of his own development and consulting business. Based in the suburb of Winthrop in Perth, Western Australia, Winthrop Development Consultants offers a range of Microsoft Dynamics GP add-on products as well as development, consulting and training services to the ISVs, partners and customers in the Microsoft Dynamics GP community.

David has presented many popular sessions at customer and partner conferences and delivered training around the world. He is active in the Microsoft Dynamics GP community and has contributed to the partner, community and user group forums as well as his Developing for Dynamics GP and Winthrop Development Consultants blogs. He is recognized with both Microsoft MVP and GPUG All Star status.

Sessions Titles

  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018: Customizing the User Interface
  • Simplify Administering your system with GP Power Tools
  • Yet Another 25 Dexterity Development Tricks and Hacks in 45 Minutes
  • Understanding Microsoft Dynamics GP Security
  • Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Extensions w/ Microsoft PowerApps & Flow
  • Leveraging GP Power Tools as a Developer
  • Ask Us Anything About Microsoft Dynamics GP Development
  • Academy: Introduction to GP Power Tools
  • Academy: Advanced GP Power Tools Tricks and Tips

Q: Please share a “golden nugget” attendees will take away from your session that isn’t found in the session description online.

Everything I do in the Microsoft Dynamics GP community is because of my love of the product, its development tools and the community. I love sharing my development knowledge and creating tools to make the lives of users, administrators, consultants and developers easier.

Q: What job roles will benefit from your session?

The development related sessions are targeted to developers of all levels of experience from beginners to experts.
All job roles will benefit from the GP Power Tools sessions as the tool has something for everyone. It is important for everyone to understand what the possibilities are.

Q: Aside from speaking, what you are most looking forward to about being part of GPUG Amplify South Africa?

Coming to South Africa is exciting as gives me a chance to meet with the African GP Community and share my passion for a great product which has an exciting future.

Q: What is your best advice for Dynamics GP users attending GPUG Amplify South Africa?

Be a friendly sponge. It is important to absorb all the knowledge you can from the presenters, but also to talk to other attendees and learn from the shared experiences of the community.

Q: What are you most looking forward to about visiting Johannesburg?

My wife is accompanying me on this trip and I am excited for her to meet the great people in the GP Community including all my friends visiting from the US and the friendly local community from South Africa and other African nations.

Connect with David and the Winthrop Development Consultants team on Twitter: @WinthropDC