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NAVUG Summit 2015 Sessions: What We’re Excited About

NAVUG Summit 2015

NAVUG Summit 2015 is less than away, and we are excited. If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? The premier Microsoft Dynamics NAV conference will be taking place in Reno, Nevada, October 13-16. Our favorite part about Summit, besides seeing all of you, is attending the sessions. They offer a great opportunity to learn more about Dynamics NAV and how you can add value to your business.

From the official Summit Session line-up, we’ve compiled a list of what we’re looking forward to most. Check out the entire line-up here to determine which sessions are right for you. You might think you still have plenty of time, but knowing what you need to learn and determining how you can get that done will help you make the most out of your time at Summit.

General Business

Living Your Core Values – Core values are a vital part of any business. Here at ArcherPoint, they are what shape everything we do. Learn how different NAVUG member companies are incorporating core values into their businesses, including how we at ArcherPoint incorporate ours. Our CEO, Greg Kaupp, will be part of the speaker panel.

Making Meetings More Powerful and Productive – Do you dread meetings because you know that nothing ever actually comes from them? Dread no more. Learn how you can manage, maintain, generate, and inspire action in meetings with this session, led by our own Greg Kaupp.

Tribal Leadership – “Tribal Leadership,” a book by Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright, shows you how to assess and lead tribes. This book has helped business leaders grow their business. We at ArcherPoint have definitely been influenced by this book and look forward to the president of Fastpath’s presentation.   

How to Become a Rock Star Leader and Volunteer for User Groups – The benefits of Summit live far beyond the actual event. Learn how you can become more involved in your local NAVUG user group so you can continue the momentum year ‘round.

Dynamics NAV Development

If I Knew Then What I Know Now about: C/AL – Attend this session with Matt Traxinger from ArcherPoint to learn from the mistakes he’s been able to learn from when starting to program in Dynamics NAV. If you’re new to programming or still learning best practices, this session is for you.

Stump The Experts: Dev Best Practices – This isn’t your ordinary “ask the experts” session. These Microsoft MVPs want you to challenge them with your hardest development questions. Bring all those questions you think don’t have an answer or ones you’ve been stuck on for as long as you can remember and see if they can help solve them for you!

23 Tips and Tricks for Developers – Pencils up! Get your notes ready as Matt Traxinger shares the top 23 tips and tricks you need to know to take of advantage of the minute you get back home.

Capturing Requirements for Dynamics NAV Development – The best part of having Dynamics NAV is being able to constantly optimize it to fit your business’ needs. Carrie McNally from ArcherPoint and Kim Congleton from Group O will show you how to solicit ideas for improvement and follow through on them.

Dynamics NAV Management

Best Practices for Dynamics NAV Administration and Security – Learn through experts’ best practices for proper administration, security setup, and maintenance for Dynamics NAV. Find out what people wish they would have done differently and how they’re doing security now.

How to Partner with Your Partner – Running an international operation? Your partner is key to your operations. Learn the best way to set up teams, local team coordination, budgets and billing, and much more. Your partner should be an asset to you; make sure you’re getting your needs met with yours.  


Use Cash Flow Forecasting – If you’re on Dynamics NAV 2013 or higher, learn how you can use Cash Flow Forecasting to help monitor your cash flow forecast. This is one of the most underutilized but effective tools you can take advantage of in NAV.

Ask the Experts: Finance – Ask this panel of experts all of the finance questions you’ve been struggling with. This seasoned board is armed with expert, first-hand knowledge and is ready to help answer your questions.


All Roads Lead to Excel – Excel is a huge part of business and Dynamics NAV. Take a tour of options for financial reporting that use both Dynamics NAV and Excel as well as how Jet Reports fits into the mix.

Fasten Your Seat Belts and Let’s ‘Excel’ – This is one hour packed with great Excel tips and tricks. Learn up to 50 tips that will help you conquer Excel and leave you with tangible next steps for when you get back to the office.


These sessions are just a few of the Summit sessions we are most excited about. Which ones are you looking forward to? Let us know in the Comments section. Also be sure to visit us on the expo floor at booth #650 or attend an ArcherPoint employee led session. We look forward to seeing you #INReno!

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