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The Top 12 Benefits of Attending GPUG Summit  Do you know what's easy? Writing the benefits of attending GPUG Summit .   Do you know what's challenging? Including only the top 12 of them for a webinar of 30 minutes. But that was the task for @Bob McAdam and I - and well, we are always up for a ​good challenge. If you didn't get to attend live (it was on a Monday morning - so I'll give you a hall pass) - have no fear, the recording is ready for you to download. You can listen to it, maybe take some notes and if your supervisor is still on the fence for approving that GPUG Summit request you can forward it on with a smiley face.  So why 12? ...
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Thousands of Microsoft Dynamics GP users and partners are marking their calendars as busy for October 15-18. Why, you ask? To gather in Phoenix, AZ for the 12th annual GPUG Summit conference, of course! Are you still scheduled to be in the office? Don’t delay your Summit registration – you can save $200 with Advanced pricing through Thursday, September 6. Register now. If you're not already registered, can we tempt you to join us in Phoenix? Here is a preview of what you can look forward to onsite: Learn from the Best. Take advantage of the kick-butt content and learning tracks. Check the schedule to start planning. ...
We reached out to the user group community on what they thought about Summit over Skype interviews. We had interviews with MVPs, speakers of Summit, board members, members that are in the blogs daily and more – we asked and listened….and recorded! If anyone should be telling you about why attending Summit is a must, it’s YOUR community. So, hit play and check out what they said! -->  https://youtu.be/TrV3g8TN3DI <--  We hope to see you in Phoenix – mixing and mingling with all your peers. Learn more about Summit Phoenix after you watch the video. https://www.gpugsummit.com/home   Cheers
Shake up your routine this fall at GPUG Summit Phoenix . GPUG Summit,  October 15-18 in Phoenix, AZ,  is the ONLY place you can get answers to your burning questions—without Googling—through:   Dynamic content.   Lively networking.   Authentic community.   Learn from peers, industry, and technical experts in 650+ sessions across the user groups. Make lasting connections over food, cocktails, and software, to fuel your conversations for months.    GPUG  Summit is an unparalleled experience. Why? Because it’s created for users, by users. An UnGoogleable ...
There's no doubt about it, today's workplace allows us to connect with others virtually anytime and anywhere/24-7. In the span of one day - you may have "talked" to 20, 30 , 40 or maybe even more colleagues through email, phone, social media outlets, Skype, etc. and it's pretty cool that you didn't even have to leave your office to do so.  But while technology indeed creates efficiencies in the workplace across the board, there's nothing quite like meaningful conversations and expansive, hands-on learning that can only take place face-to-face. Move Away from the Monitor and Engage in Real Face Time at GPUG Summit Phoenix I had the wonderful opportunity ...
There’s only  one week left to save $400 on your GPUG Summit Phoenix registration . Don’t wait to register and miss the  lowest price offered  - the price increases after Thursday, June 28.  Register Now. Why attend GPUG Summit, October 15 -18?  GPUG Summit is an unbeatable way to get answers to your burning questions that will boost your ability to succeed in your job every day. What you learn at GPUG Summit will fuel your company for years to come. Content line-up released At GPUG Summit, “content is king and networking is queen!” With over  650 sessions to choose from  across all user groups, you can geek out with your peers ...
Get away from your desk to connect in-person with peers, friends, and experts in a lively, engaged environment at   GPUG Summit Phoenix, October 15-18 . Power Summit is   your place   to share product insights, trouble-shoot your toughest challenges, and walk away with lifelong friends and more new knowledge than you thought possible.  Early Bird Pricing Ends June 28   You’re running out of time to save big on your GPUG Summit registration. There’s only  14 days left to SAVE $400  before the price increases after June 28. Don’t miss this discount:  Register Now! Hear From Peers in Summit 2017 Video Learn why Summit attendees keep coming ...
Add Pre-Conference Academy to your registration for extra training! It’s already time to start planning your trip to GPUG   Summit Phoenix happening October 15 – 18 . Whether you’re a technology user or partner, Summit has something for you with dynamic sessions, a robust exhibitor community, and the opportunity to network with professionals in similar careers. Early Bird Pricing – Don’t MISS OUT on Savings Don’t delay your registration and  save $400 today with Early Bird pricing ! The  price increases on June 28 , so don’t miss this limited time offer: Register for GPUG Summit Pre-Conference Academy – Become a Super ...
“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” ~Elizabeth Andrew As a community built by users for users, GPUG relies on Members' volunteer efforts to grow and flourish. Each of us has valuable knowledge and experiences to share. To further support and recognize your involvement as a User Group volunteer, we are pleased to share these exciting resources supporting the entire community of current and prospective GPUG volunteers! Have you joined the incredible network of GPUG volunteers? GPUG's vibrant community of volunteers help their peers by sharing their knowledge and experiences. Through volunteering, you’ll gain ...
A few weeks ago, a new colleague reached out to me and explained she was crafting a message geared towards subscribers that would provide insight into the GPUG Community.  "I heard GPUG was THE fun group, but that's all I know," she said. Of course, given the bandwidth I can talk for hours on end about our fabulous community so I opened the floodgates and started describing examples, relaying stories, sharing conference highlights and walking her through the dynamics at play in this powerful community. There was a bit of silence on the other end. "That sounds incredible and could fill a few pages of the GPUG Magazine - but I was kind of looking for just ...
As part of the Microsoft Dynamics GP community, you rely on your network to keep your business current. This October 15-18, step away from your screens, pack up your big ideas, and head to Phoenix, AZ for Summit -   THE   place to be to power up your network and mingle with experts in a lively, super-engaging environment. Save up to $400 before June 28 with Early Bird pricing.  Learn more. Content, Networking and Finding Solutions are consistently rated the top three reasons to attend Summit by attendees. Don’t just take our word for it! Hear from your peers who attended last year. Content provided for users, by users:   There’s no better instructor ...
“The need to “speak data” is key for a successful digital transformation”, stresses John Doyle, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Microsoft during his keynote at Data & BI Summit, which is happening in Dublin, Ireland this week. During the keynote “The Next Era of Analytics” John presented Microsoft’s plans with Power BI for the upcoming months. Here’s what you need to know in case you missed it: Data Culture The importance of Power BI is shaping the future of data and analytics. “The impact of disruption on companies is undeniable, they need to expect change and plan for it. Although data is intuitive, it’s extremely important for companies ...
Business Intelligence (BI) is more than a buzz-word. It provides the intelligence you need to make informed business decisions.  By now you've heard of Focus 2018.  Did you realize that by attending you will grow professionally, network with other Power BI users, experts, and Microsoft team members and most importantly, learn how to optimize your use of Power BI through Hands on Labs and deep-dive education?  Don't miss out - Register now. Power BI User Group (PUG) Member Jennifer McGuire is a Business Analyst at Strada Education Network and the Indianapolis User Group Leader. Read her welcome message below: Hello, As a local to the area, ...
Data & BI Summit is about to happen, but we don’t have you on the list of attendees yet! Join Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 24-26 April. At the moment there are still some seats left, claim yours today before they run out! Register Now Some Fast Facts Here are some fast facts that will show why Data & BI Summit is a can’t miss event. Did you know that…. ….Data & BI Summit offers 68 sessions across 4 tracks ….the sessions at Data & BI Summit are hosted by more than 100 speakers ….4 Academy classes are offered within Data & BI Summit’s Pre-Conference ...
Time is ticking. Don’t miss out on your last chance to register for Data & BI Summit. From April 24-26, the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland, will be taken over by Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users from all over Europe. Register Now. Get Inspired by 80+ Sessions Data & BI Summit is packed with opportunities to help you learn and be your best through the digital transformation by gaining new understandings of your data and deepening your knowledge of the Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. At the moment, 81 Data & BI sessions have been announced within the conference schedule. A Closer Look at the ...
It’s proven that communities exist because of the relationships within. Even though it’s usually the content that brings you to an event like Data & BI Summit, the great experiences you will have are founded in the interactions with the community. From 24-26 April, the doors of the Convention Centre in Dublin will open for three days of Data & BI Summit . Join the community of nearly 350 Business Analysts, Data Professionals & Power BI users from all over Europe for this can’t miss conference: Register Now Hear it from your peers These days, there are many ways to consume information online, but nothing beats rubbing elbows and hearing ...
With the rise of the Internet and all of the content that comes with that, it can be difficult to justify the time & effort it takes to travel to a conference. If you can look up industry information online and log into a webinar to learn about the newest trends, why bother heading to Data & BI Summit to expand your knowledge? Learning from other people’s experiences at a conference is the most effective way of getting up to speed with the latest developments and products. Luckily, Data & BI Summit has plenty of opportunities for you to do that! Hear it from your peers We’ve spoken with several users, MVP’s, partners and Microsoft within ...
We all have unique needs when it comes to our jobs. It can be difficult to find ways to customize your education, but Focus, held May 21-24, 2018 in Indianapolis, provides just that! Focus does things a little differently than our traditional conferences - It is split up into four, two-day mini-conferences. All Power BI, Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX, CRM and NAV users are invited to join their peers, Microsoft and technical experts in the "Crossroads of America" where you can pick and choose which Focus conference to attend, best suited to your skills and interests. Monday, May 21- Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Dynamics NAV User Group (NAVUG) ...
Tuesday morning the third annual GPUG Amplify conference kicked off with a great opening session. 325 Microsoft Dynamics GP users, leaders and partners were in attendance. The session was hosted by Bob McAdam, GPUG General Manager, and featured Theresa Nistler, Senior Program Manager for the Microsoft Dynamics SBM development team, who shared the newest features in the recently-released Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018. Theresa has been with Microsoft and Great Plains since 1986. She is currently focused on shaping the next release of Microsoft Dynamics in the Financials and Workflow series and so was a very valuable asset to the GPUG Amplify speaker line-up. ...