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We are excited to announce three new community features on the www.gpug.com website: new reply notifications, inline replies, and save a post as a draft. New Reply Notifications Participants will now receive a real-time email notification when there is a new reply on a discussion thread that you started or when there is a new post to which you’ve replied. You will see a star icon next to the title of the post that will be automatically filled in when you create or participate in a discussion. When the star is filled in, that means you will receive email notifications. Interested in following getting a notification on a thread that you did not ...
Before another year wraps up (days are often long, but years are frequently short), I've compiled this brief blog post to update our fabulous #GPUG membership on a couple of important items we've made decisions on so as to keep everyone up-to-date on where we're at with your favorite User Group. We've decided to shelve our spring event, ' GPUG Amplify ', going forward.  There simply isn't enough development coming from our friends in #FabulousFargo pertaining to Dynamics GP each year to support having two separate events on the North American continent.  That stated, GPUG Summit is now THE annual Dynamics GP event in North America and everyone ...
Users Helping Users! Join your local PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Communities today – it’s FREE! PowerAppsUG and FlowUG offer online and in-person communities where you can share best practices, take part in exclusive training opportunities, and connect with other passionate PowerApps users from various professions and industries. You’re already part of the GPUG community and your sign in credentials will give you access to PowerAppsUG.com and FlowUG.com for FREE – just take the following steps to update your profile: Sign in at gpug.com  Click on the down arrow located next to your profile picture in the top right corner  Click on the blue box ...
Every year, thousands of conversations take place in the GPUG online communities, at chapter meetings, in virtual programming and at GPUG conferences and events. We are honored to recognize your GPUG community leaders who go above and beyond to share their knowledge and experiences to serve their Dynamics GP peers. The following annual volunteer recognition awards were announced and presented to deserving recipients at GPUG Summit Phoenix: GPUG All Star Awards The highest award given in your GPUG community, the All Star Award recognizes GPUG members who have a passion for Dynamics GP and have made significant contributions of their time and expertise ...
Whew, this week is flying by at User Group Summit in Phoenix, Arizona! We’re having a blast learning from peers and experts, sharing knowledge, and making lasting connections that will fuel the year ahead. Additionally, the energy and excitement during the keynote announcing the location for next year’s event was incredible and we want everyone to be a part of it. The much-anticipated location for 2019 is… Orlando, Florida! Don’t miss this premier event by adding User Group Summit, located in Orlando to your 2019 budget. You won’t want to miss it. Before User Group Summit in Phoenix is officially a wrap, we wanted to share some highlights from the ...
Attending GPUG Summit Can Open Doors, Minds and Make a Life-Long Impact This week, I was looking through past GPUG Summit attendee surveys and a comment caught my attention: "GPUG is the Dynamics GP Manual...Summit is the real life version!"  If you've ever been to GPUG Summit - you are probably nodding your head and smiling. Think about how active our Open Forum is every day, every minute with questions posted, solutions shared, and strategies developed from a variety of colleagues. Now think of our live webinars and deep-dive Academy classes that you join virtually - and the amount of time-saving tips and practical Dynamics GP knowledge you ...
Jo is a peak-performing, action-oriented Microsoft/Advanced Certified GP Professional who sits on both the Dynamics Pro Credentialing Council and Exam Committee and is a Microsoft MVP Nominee .  Jo has taken all the GP Core exams and is excited to share with you her successful experiences. “Why taking the Credentialing Exams was important to me is fairly easy to answer.  Now that Microsoft no longer provides an exam in Dynamics GP it is important to have a standardized measurement of in-depth knowledge of the product to be able to provide to employers and future employers.  My current company does require that its consultants ...
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? ...
Are you intersted in our Credentialing Program, but don't know where to start? Unfamiliar with the benefits or taking our exam? How much do the exams cost? We have the answers for you!! All the information you need to know about Dynamics Credentialed Professionals is presented here in this Informational Webinar,   Dynamics Credentialed Professional Ex
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 ...