Western Computer Announces Expert-Led Sessions at Community Summit 2023

 Oxnard, CA – [July 18, 2023] – Western Computer, a Platinum Sponsor of the Microsoft Dynamics end-user focused Community Summit 2023, is excited to announce its participation in key sessions throughout the event. As a leading implementer of Microsoft Dynamics solutions, Western Computer's industry experts will lead discussions and share insights into some of the most critical areas in today's ERP and CRM landscape. 

The Community Summit, being held October 15-20 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an incredibly popular gathering of Microsoft users and partners where attendees can learn, network, and engage with the Microsoft community. Western Computer will be at booth #1735, ready to meet and engage with attendees.  

Western Computer's experts will lead the following sessions: 

Playing the Field: How to use Field Service with FO for Project Based Businesses will be presented Arush Kuthiala and Kayla Rohde and will demonstrate how Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Field Service can be seamlessly integrated to maximize efficiency for project-based contracts, encompassing both services and physical items.  

For a Job Well Done, Let’s Explore New Job Functionality in BC led by Telka Clem and Tim Sparks, will delve into new and existing features of Dynamics 365 Business Central Jobs for project accounting, exploring capabilities such as assigning Bill To Customers, setting Payment Terms and Methods, and discovering how to ship directly from a Job. 

Wonder No More! Let’s compare GP and BC’s Inventory Costing will also be presented by Telka Clem and Tim Sparks will compare costing methods in Dynamics GP and Dynamics 365 Business Central. Clem and Sparks will review the pros and cons on each, how to determine the right method for your business, and best practices for managing inventory costs. 

Charge up Business Central with Power Automate  Join Telka Clem and Tim Sparks for an informative webinar on how to supercharge your Dynamics 365 Business Central experience using Microsoft Power Automate. During this session, our experts will showcase the power of Power Automate and how it can help you automate your business processes, increase efficiency, and reduce errors.

Party Like It's 1099! is lead by Holly Armitage. Learn about setup and maintenance procedures within Business Central related to 1099 and 1096 processing.

"Oops! Did I Do That?" How to Make Corrections in Business Central Holly Armitage shows how to make corrections to posted transactions in Business Central.

Current Trends and Strategies in Customer Self-Service Portals with Dynamics 365 & Business Central - A Panel Discussion The results are in on the latest trends and strategies in the deployment of B2B customer portals. Learn what is fueling market demand in improving customer portal experiences and what that can mean to the bottom line. Sapio Research, an independent research firm, conducted a survey with more than 400 business leaders, and we’ll break down what the results were and how companies are responding to increased requirements for customer self-service capabilities. Tammy Radecke is joined by Ryan Meade for this panel. 

"We are thrilled to once again sponsor and actively support the end-user community by participating in the Community Summit 2023," said Katherine Turner-Lawrence, VP of Marketing at Western Computer. "Our team is eager to share their expertise and insights with attendees to help them navigate the evolving Microsoft Dynamics 365 landscape." 

“I have attended several Dynamics Community Summit conferences over the last many years. The event has always provided a ton of value by giving the attendees an opportunity to network with other users, learn by attending a wide variety of sessions, meeting with ISVs and getting face time with our partner, Western Computer, is also great,” states Steve Hey, Director of IT, Hylands’s, Inc, a long-time customer of Western Computer.  “We look forward to attending each year, we know a lot about the Dynamics solutions that we currently run but this event never fails to provide an opportunity to expand that knowledge. The key to a successful event for Hyland's is to take enough people to Summit to cover as much content as possible.”   

To view a full list of sessions and register for the event, visit https://connect.summitna.com/.  


About Western Computer     
Western Computer is a Gold certified Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) founded in 1987 to empower and enable businesses. Specializing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform solutions, services, and support, our 180+ senior-level experts bring advanced functional and industry expertise to companies across North America. With over 35 years of ERP, CRM, and business intelligence experience—and more than 1,100 successful implementations—we deliver solutions to meet the unique needs of specialized industries and companies of all sizes.      

Western Computer is a proud 2022/2023 Inner Circle Member and finalist of the 2022 and 2023 Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner of the Year awards. Learn more at https://www.westerncomputer.com/ or call (805) 581-5020.       

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