enVista Microsoft Leaders to Provide Key Insights at the Virtual Community Summit Conference and Exhibition

For Immediate Release — 


WHAT: Several of enVista’s Microsoft experts will present at sessions during Community Summit North America, powered by Dynamic Communities.

WHEN: Thursday, October 8 – Friday, October 9, 2020

WHERE: Virtual Conference and Exhibition


Title: Top 10 Things We Have Learned from Multiple D365FO Implementations and Upgrades

Speakers: Jessica Vaughn, enVista; Lindsay Garcia, Dynamics Strategy, LLC

Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. EDT

Abstract: Join this session to learn from two D365 implementation experts about the lessons they have learned in their combined 8+ years of D365FO implementations and upgrades. The session will discuss everything from independent software vendor (ISV) readiness and unexpected costs to partner relationships and internal team involvement and readiness.


Title: Solving Issues Mid-Migration from AX 2009/2012 to D365 Finance and Supply Chain

Speakers: Shriram Patel, enVista; Colgan McNerney, enVista; Barbara Maraglia, Organogenesis

Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. EDT

Abstract: There is nothing more frustrating than experiencing issues mid-migration from AX 2009/2012 to D365FO. In this session, attendees will learn how to pivot their migration and rejuvenate their implementation while maintaining the project timeline and reducing the budget. Hear directly from Dynamics user, Organogenesis, on how they dealt with issues during migration and successfully finished their project on time and on budget.


Title: MRP/MPS Solves Nothing: Best Practices for Success

Speakers: Nigel Cox, enVista

Date/Time: Friday, October 9, 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. EDT

Abstract: High quality material requirements planning (MRP) software is key to facilitating problem solving among planners and planner-buyers. In this session, attendees will be equipped with best practices and warned of common faults and misconceptions regarding MRP software, a widely misunderstood and misused toolset.


Title: 15 Ways to Trick Dynamics AX or D365 for Finance and Supply Chain

Speakers: Nigel Cox, enVista

Data/Time: Friday, October 9, 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. EDT

Abstract: Microsoft’s AX 2012 and D365FO software offer an array of novel capabilities which can sometimes be overlooked. In this session, Microsoft Dynamics and inventory expert, Nigel Cox, will present 15 novel ways to leverage AX 2012 and D365FO to help supply chain leaders get the most value out of their platforms. A few topics this session will cover include:


  1. Modeling multiple companies inside a single-system company
  2. Real Master Planning as defined by APICS
  3. Contract selling with a distinct sales price dependent on material sourcing
  4. Customizing costing for a not-for-profit where most inventory was donated
  5. Solving catch-weight without using AX/D365FO catch weight functionality