Welcome to the “Road to Community Summit North America” series, leading up to Community Summit North America 2023, which takes place in Charlotte, North Carolina from Oct. 15-20. In this discussion, Elif Item, Microsoft MVP and Founder/CEO of Item by Item, tells Cam Sessinger about the biggest trends impacting the Microsoft business applications ecosystem and how these trends will fuse their way into sessions at Community Summit 2023.
This episode is sponsored by Summit North America, the largest independent gathering of the Microsoft Business Applications ecosystem, taking place Oct. 15-20, 2023, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Register today to connect with thousands of users across the Microsoft business applications ecosystem at the for user, by user event.
00:53 — Elif describes some of the biggest trends impacting the Microsoft business applications ecosystem today. With the suite of Dynamics 365 products, change is always taking place. One of the best ways to learn of continuous updates and improvements to products is by learning through customers. Other major trends include self-improvement, learning, and continuous change.
04:01 — One of the greatest ways to learn about the Microsoft business applications ecosystem is through customer testimonials, explains Elif. A few standout sessions include:
- Customer Case Study – How Do You Engage and Train Your Stakeholders While Planning Your Dynamics 365 F&O Project?
- Customer Case Study – How Vector Security Delivered Unified Dynamics 365 F&O, CE/CRM, and FS Training
Additionally, visit the ERP Circle of Excellence Lounge to connect with ERP experts and address your ERP-related questions.
07:20 — Elif shares her top tips for attendees and encourages users to spend time exploring the Expo Hall and connecting with various vendors and partners. Additionally, she suggests “taking pictures of things,” such as notes, customers, partners, or slides, to be able to refer back to after the event. Being in educational sessions, connecting with partners, and meeting new people can take a toll on one, so ensure you allow yourself to have some time at the end of the day to relax.
If you haven’t already done so, register for Community Summit North America 2023 today! The event takes place Oct. 15-20 in Charlotte, North Carolina.