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DSLUG is the only event exclusively for Dynamics SL users, partners, and solution providers and you won’t want to miss it. With over 124 sessions in four days, you’ll have the opportunity to explore solutions and gain a deeper understanding of Dynamics SL. No matter how experienced you are or what version you’re using, you’re guaranteed to walk away with valuable tools and connections that you can leverage all year.

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Tuesday, April 16
 

8:15am PDT

Opening General Session: Dynamics SL Roadmap, New Features Overview and Panel Discussion
Join your DSLUG community to kick off the 2019 DSLUG Conference with important new updates, new feature overview and panel discussion.  Be the first to hear the Microsoft Dynamics SL product updates and roadmap delivered by Jeff Suwyn, Microsoft Dynamics SL Product Manager. Don't miss this important session for all Conference attendees, focusing on the future direction of your User Group and your Dynamics SL product -- and be ready for a great time along the way!

Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 8:15am - 9:45am PDT
Platinum Ballroom 5 & 6

10:15am PDT

Accounts Payable Management Best Practices
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
  • Identify integration opportunities between 3rd party programs and Dynamics SL
  • Identify key management practices for processing accounts payable transactions
  • Utilize key features in Dynamics SL AP module to implement those best practices


Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Platinum 9

10:15am PDT

A Whole New World – Microsoft Dynamic SL’s latest release
Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 has introduced a whole new world of possibilities.  Attend this session to learn about what released in SL 2018, what has released since last year and what will be releasing soon in SL 2018 CU2.  Included will be high-level discussions on Web Apps and the Microsoft Power Suite solutions and how they work with Dynamics SL.

Learning Objectives:
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the Dynamics SL CU1 features.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the new Power Suite solutions on which Dynamics SL is focusing.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the new features coming in the SL 2018 CU2 release.


Speakers
avatar for Jeff Suwyn

Jeff Suwyn

SL Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft


Tuesday April 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Platinum 8

10:15am PDT

Configuring Time and Expense for Projects
Best Practices for the set up, configuration and use of Time and Expense for Projects. Learn how to leverage setup and configuration options to streamline Timecard Entry processes. See how Allocator Rate Tables and other values in the system flow into timecards. \Learn how to setup Time and Expense for seamless integration to SL Payroll or for export to an outside payroll system.

Speakers
avatar for Teri Knecht

Teri Knecht

Application Consultant, Velosio - Central California



Tuesday April 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Elite 2

10:15am PDT

Disaster Recovery
What would happen if Dynamics was not operational in your organization?  How long could you be down?  What is your confidence level in your ability to recover from an issue?  We are going to review how to conduct an internal assessment of your readiness for a disaster and the key components you need to protect your self and your company from a disaster.

Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Elite 3
  SQL

10:15am PDT

SQL 101 - Basic SQL queries for beginners
Learn enough basic SQL to retrieve data from your Dynamics SL database. We will focus on the select statement and joining tables together in one query. You will learn enough to use SQL with Quick Query, Excel, and reports. SQL 101 caters to those with no (or limited) SQL experience.
 
Learning Objectives: 
Be able to write basic select statements to fetch data from a Dynamics SL database.
Learn some of the pitfalls to avoid when starting out with SQL.



Speakers
avatar for Marc DeLozier

Marc DeLozier

Financial System Administrator, DEA



Tuesday April 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
Platinum 7
  SQL

11:30am PDT

Best Practices for Security
Best Practice for security, How to Audit security Settings

Speakers
avatar for Paul James

Paul James

Senior Consultant, Boyer & Associates


Tuesday April 16, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Platinum 9

11:30am PDT

Genie's Insight with Power BI
Alakazam! I see Power BI for Dynamics SL in your future!  See a demonstration of the SL Project Power BI Dashboard included with Dynamics SL 2018.  Learn about new features that are being added to Power BI.

Learning Objectives:
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the Dynamics SL Power BI Project Dashboard.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe where to get SL Power BI Project Dashboard.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe new features in Power BI.


Speakers
avatar for Jeff Suwyn

Jeff Suwyn

SL Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft


Tuesday April 16, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Platinum 8

11:30am PDT

One Jump Ahead - Management Reporter for avid Financial Report People
Come see how Microsoft Management Reporter can be used in your organization to simplify and automate the reporting process!

Learning Objective: Learn the main features of Management Reporter such as  report creation, generation, distribution and analysis of the financial data with drill down capabilities.


Speakers
avatar for Derek Krebs

Derek Krebs

Partner and Sr Consultant, MSX Group
Derek has over 25 years of experience in the fields of accounting, finance and business intelligence software. Prior to becoming a partner and senior consultant with the MSX Group in 2009, Derek spent 12 years consulting at FRx Software and Microsoft where he implemented financial... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Elite 3

11:30am PDT

Application Server - How to Automate Your World
Setup, configuration and ways to use the Application Server module.

Learning Objective: Implement application server and apply it to business scenarios to improve workflow efficiency.


Speakers
JL

Jeff Larson

Dynamics ERP Environment Specialist, Boyer & Associates
I have been installing, upgrading and providing technical support for Dynamics SL for 20 years.



Tuesday April 16, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Elite 2

11:30am PDT

Flexible Billings: Understanding Flexible Billings
What is Flexible Billings and how do I configure it to make my billings easier? Join us as we answer this question and more while we review the Flexible Billings module and how it works with the Project, Allocator, GL, and AR modules.

Speakers
avatar for Donna Hurst

Donna Hurst

President / CEO, Synergy Business Solutions
I enjoy cooking and reading and I love all things DSL. I have a wonderful husband and two fantastic gold fish!


Tuesday April 16, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Platinum 3

11:30am PDT

SQL 201 - Intermediate SQL statements
Build on your basic knowledge of T-SQL queries to present Dynamics SL data in a useful and readable format.  We will use T-SQL string functions, data type conversions, and the LIKE operator with SQL SELECT statements to format, join, and filter Dynamics SL data. Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
• Build T-SQL queries to present Dynamics SL data in a useful and readable  format.
• Understand and use SQL string functions and data type conversions with Dynamics SL data.
• Understand and use the SQL LIKE operator when filtering Dynamics SL  data.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Lee

Michael Lee

President, IT Evolution Management, LLC
I provide Dynamics SL service and support to clients across the country, and I have worked with the product line since 1987.


Tuesday April 16, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Platinum 7
  SQL

1:45pm PDT

Cloud-based Financial Reporting & Budgeting
Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting: Experience BI360 Cloud, a modern and easy-to-use Corporate Performance Management solution seamlessly integrated to Dynamics SL and with elegant web portal access for end users & Excel for design. You don’t want to miss this session!

Speakers
avatar for Tracy Rich

Tracy Rich

VP Business Development, Solver
My name is Tracy Rich and I've been at Solver for 18 years. I love to empower business users with solutions to solve business issues!Come and talk to us about automating your financial reporting, consolidation and budgeting and forecasting needs.We empower business users to easily... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Gamber

Stephanie Gamber

VP Solutions Engineering, Solver
My name is Stephanie Gamber and I've been partnering with our customers to implement BI360 for 8 years. Come and talk to us about automating your financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting needs.We empower business users to easily access their data with BI360; Cloud or on premise... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Platinum 8

1:45pm PDT

Get the Most Out of SL with Integrations to Increase Your Productivity - Presented by Solomon Cloud Solutions
In this session Pat Gibson will present the following SL add-on solutions to increase your productivity and reduce your costs.
1. Mobile T&E
2. All-In-One Project Invoice
3. Project Invoice Posting Selection
4. Salesforce Integration
5. ShipRush Integration
6. Notifications
7. Two-Factor Authentication
8. Web Apps ROI Scheduler

Speakers
avatar for Pat Gibson

Pat Gibson

Senior Consultant, Solomon Cloud Solutions


Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Elite 3

1:45pm PDT

Gulfstream's Barcode Gateway - Distribution & Inventory!  Do you know where your inventory is?
Unlike any other software on your system! Gulfstream’s wireless data collection software, The Barcode Gateway, answers the question- where is my inventory? Track your inventory with wireless (Shipping, Receiving, Transfer, Issue and Count) real time processing that is easy to use from the first time you pick up a scanner.

Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Platinum 9

1:45pm PDT

Integration and Automation that Will Change Your Life with KwikPayables for SL
Learn the costs and challenges associated with manual invoice processing. See a demonstration of the KwikTag document management system and KwikPayables for SL, and learn how they change your work life while improving efficiency. You’ll never have to print another document and invoice transactions are automatically created in Dynamics SL.

Speakers
avatar for Mary Miller

Mary Miller

Director, Marketing & Channel, enChoice
At KwikTag, we care most about automating the processes that are time-consuming, manual and paper-based - accounts payable, expense management and more. Ask me how we can save you time and money, while reducing stress!



Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Platinum 3

1:45pm PDT

Optimize your DYN SL with Plumbline Proven Solutions
Experience the real power of Dynamics SL by implementing PCL add on solutions that enhances and expands SL’s capabilities. PCL has over 125+ solutions. Join our session to see the latest solutions including Audit Trail &Assure powered by Fastpath, Voucher to Credit Card, Quick Find, Fixed Assets and much more!!

Speakers
avatar for Valerie Borak

Valerie Borak

Sales Manager, Plumbline Consulting.com
I have been working with the SL Community for 10 years with a focus on selling our SL Utilities. I have worked as a partner and ISV and love networking within our community.


Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Elite 2

1:45pm PDT

Solving Time and Expense Reporting Challenges with a 3rd-Party Solution from DATABASICS
Using MS Dynamics SL’s time and expense solution doesn’t work for everyone. Each company has their own reasons for looking at alternatives. We’d love to hear yours! Join DATABASICS as we share why companies look to 3rd parties and how, once deployed, the solution impacts your users, admins, and integration with SL.

Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Platinum 7

1:45pm PDT

Unanet Time & Expense Reporting Automation, Real-Time Project Reporting, and Resource Scheduling that Augments SL for Project-Driven Organizations!
Over 1,000 organizations trust Unanet to automate timesheets and expense reporting, facilitate real-time project reporting on KPIs like utilization, burn rate, gross margin and net margin, optimize resource scheduling by availability, skill set, location, etc. to reduce administrative costs and increase margins!

Speakers
avatar for Steve Bittner

Steve Bittner

Sr. Vice President, Professional Services, Unanet
EE

Erik Erlendsson

Director of Business Development, Unanet


Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Platinum 4

3:00pm PDT

Understanding the Magic Behind Your Service Transactions 
Follow a Service transaction from:
o Creation of a Customer/site
o Creation of a Service Call & Service Contract
o Transfer of inventory & labor to a service invoice
o Posting & Completion of a service & service contract invoice

Speakers
avatar for Linda Contreras

Linda Contreras

Dynamics SL Consultant, Plumbline Consulting
I started in the ERP space in 1992 as a Solomon customer I went to work for Solomon Software in 2000 as a support engineer, then moved into consulting. I recently worked in the education software industry as an Implementation Consultant, Software Engineer and the North America Customer... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Platinum 7

3:00pm PDT

The Amazing Web Apps Overview - Project features
Web Apps provide a high-flying amazing world of opportunities. Attend this session to see a live demonstration of Web Apps and how you can remotely, on any device, access features focused on Project user functionality, including Time, Timesheet and Expense Entry.

Learning Objectives:
•Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the Dynamics SL Web Apps release cycle.
•Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the Project time entry options.
•Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the main Project features in Web Apps.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Suwyn

Jeff Suwyn

SL Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft


Tuesday April 16, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Platinum 8

4:45pm PDT

Accounts Receivable Best Practices
We will be covering the best practices for the Accounts Receivable process with tips on how to implement these processes, how they will benefit your business, and real life examples of what can happen if these are practices are not followed. This will be a great place to get your questions answered, how to deal with current issues you are having, and get some advice from other attendees and the presenters!

Speakers
avatar for Erin Walsh

Erin Walsh

Controller, Inside Edge Commercial Interiors
I have been in the accounting field for about 18 years, with the last 8 in a Controllership position. I have degrees in Accounting and in Contemporary Business and will be pursuing an MBA in 2020.
avatar for Gail Jones-Nemeth

Gail Jones-Nemeth

Financial Systems Analyst, Creative Associates Int\'l
Gail Jones-Nemeth is a longtime consultant and user of Dynamics SL, starting with Solomon in 1985. She is currently with Creative Associates International in Washington, DC, but largely works from her new home in Ravenna, Ohio (near Cleveland). Creative is a government contractor... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2019 4:45pm - 5:45pm PDT
Platinum 7

4:45pm PDT

Put those Crystal Reports back where they came from, or so help me! - Crystal Reports 101
Learn where reports come from, how to create new reports, and generally how to get Crystal reports to do what you need to succeed.
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
Differentiate between out of the box and custom Crystal reports
Add field from existing tables and views
Create and change report groups
Create and change report sorting
Create new report format

Speakers
avatar for Brad Boothby

Brad Boothby

Consultant, Solution Technology, Inc.
Talk to me about Reporting, Customization, Project, Payroll, Inventory, Financials or about most things IT and ERP as I've been consulting with Dynamics SL since 2002. I enjoy the process and interaction in creating and leading teams to implement, customize, problem solve and optimize... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2019 4:45pm - 5:45pm PDT
Elite 3

4:45pm PDT

Integrating DSL into and out of other systems
What are the possible ways to integrate and automate integration of other systems in to DSL, or out.  This would include TI, SQL Direct update, Automated TI along with any others.  With the basic things to think about on what is needed for each option.  Not meant to provide solution but to show the flexibility of DSL and data movement.

Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 4:45pm - 5:45pm PDT
Platinum 9

4:45pm PDT

SL in the Cloud: Understand the many options to take advantage of the cloud today!
Many Dynamics SL Customers are successfully running their SL environment in the cloud. What can be confusing are the many options available: Private vs. Public Cloud and Single vs. Multi-tenant vs. Hybrid. Join this informative session where we will demystify the options and overview the pros and cons of each. Whether your business is small or large, understand how cloud is creating opportunity for businesses to achieve more in today’s digital transformation age. The future is now for cloud ERP, let us help you break down the routes to get your business moving.

Speakers

Tuesday April 16, 2019 4:45pm - 5:45pm PDT
Platinum 3

4:45pm PDT

Intro to Project/Payroll
Overview of the Payroll, Advanced Payroll, Time & Expense for Projects, and Allocator.  We’ll look at the mix of modules and how they interrelate, provide an overview of the set up components, review pay rate options, and review a sample work flow for processing payroll.

Speakers
avatar for Tony Murnion

Tony Murnion

Senior Consultant, Synergy Business Solutions, Inc.



Tuesday April 16, 2019 4:45pm - 5:45pm PDT
Elite 2
 
Wednesday, April 17
 

1:15pm PDT

CALUMO: Top 5 reporting and budgeting pains and the solution to solve them.
What makes reporting and budgeting painful for you?  Is it painful getting your reports right each month? How about the time and agony you spend in Excel building, sharing then consolidating loads of budget spreadsheets? In this session, CALUMO will show you how to relieve your pain, quickly and easily.

Speakers
avatar for Warwick Leitch

Warwick Leitch

VP, North America, CALUMO
I love reporting, budgeting and forecasting! It's so great to see a reporting problem become something fun. That's my job, make the painful task for reporting fun and exciting!
RP

Richard Pedigo

Consultant, CALUMO


Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Platinum 8

1:15pm PDT

Getting Actionable Insights From Your Workforce Time Data with Journyx, SL, and Power BI
During this session, you’ll learn how Journyx time and expense tracking not only works hand-in-hand with Dynamics SL to collect employee time quickly and accurately, but also with Power BI to generate beautiful and powerful job costing and profitability reports.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Maxin

Brian Maxin

Director of Sales, Journyx
Journyx is enterprise time and expense tracking software that is an add-on to Microsoft Dynamics.
avatar for Jeremy Gunn

Jeremy Gunn

Director of Professional Services, Journyx
Journyx is enterprise time and expense tracking software that is an add-on to Microsoft Dynamics.


Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Platinum 9

1:15pm PDT

One Solution for AP Automation AND Beyond with DocLink
Everyone has an AP document management problem, but why buy a solution that only solves that one issue? Achieve success by taking everything digital for any department in your company! Learn how DocLink customers have achieved significant time/cost savings by going paperless in AP, AR, HR, Legal, IT and beyond.

Speakers
avatar for Peri Silkwood

Peri Silkwood

Peri Lynn Silkwood came to Altec in October 2007 with over 10 years of experience in the accounting applications space and numerous recognitions for outstanding performance. Ms. Silkwood works a Sales Director for Altec, helping small- to mid-sized companies streamline paper intensive... Read More →


Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Platinum 7

1:15pm PDT

Paperless Automation in Action: MetaViewer for Microsoft Dynamics SL
Your team wants to be more agile, efficient and streamlined. Paperless Automation is the tool companies have deployed to automate high-volume, repetitive tasks. Learn how MetaViewer Paperless Automation integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Dynamics SL to eliminate manual data entry and get companies out from underneath the stacks of paperwork.

Speakers
avatar for Bob Hawley

Bob Hawley

Western Region Manager, MetaViewer by Metafile Information Systems


Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Platinum 3

1:15pm PDT

PaperSave Voucher Automation and Beyond
Looking to streamline processes and go paperless?  This informative session will show you how easy it is to automate and streamline processes for Purchasing & Vouchers but PaperSave goes beyond AP.  Our document capture and workflow solution can manage any document driven process realizing a quick return on investment.

Speakers

Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Platinum 4

1:15pm PDT

Purchasing and AP Automation the PN3 Way
Our PN³ solutions link into Dynamics SL enabling you to rapidly implement and deploy electronic purchase and payment authorization workflows configured to adhere to your policies and procedures.  Improve your process efficiencies, visibility and internal controls. 

Speakers

Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Elite 3

1:15pm PDT

Take Your SL to the Next Level with PCL Solutions! Presented by Plumbline Consulting
Experience the real power of Dynamics SL by implementing PCL add on solutions that enhances and expands SL’s capabilities. PCL has over 125+ solutions. Join our session to see the latest solutions including Audit Trail &Assure powered by Fastpath, Voucher to Credit Card, Quick Find, Fixed Assets and much more!!

Speakers
avatar for Valerie Borak

Valerie Borak

Sales Manager, Plumbline Consulting.com
I have been working with the SL Community for 10 years with a focus on selling our SL Utilities. I have worked as a partner and ISV and love networking within our community.


Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Elite 2

1:15pm PDT

XL Statements: Financial Reporting Designed for SL
Easily create financial reports from within Excel. XLstatements, designed specifically for Dynamics SL, has many unique features. Implement secure, self-service internal reporting without scheduling, generating, or distributing anything. Drill down to transaction details. Upload budget and statistical ledgers with one click. The latest version can also do Project reporting.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Van Houtte

Jonathan Van Houtte

System Architect, XLstatements
I have been a Dynamics SL consultant for more than 30 years. I also consult on SQL Server and Excel. I am the principal designer ("System Architect") of the XLstatements for Dynamics SL financial reporting application.


Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Elite 1

2:30pm PDT

GL, AP, AR Closing Practices - Month End & Year End
Forthcoming

Speakers
avatar for Dermot Bowden

Dermot Bowden

Dynamics SL Solution Architect, DXC Eclipse
I have been a passionate Dynamics SL solution consultant for my customers for over 20 years, please feel free to ask me any questions you have about the application.



Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Elite 2

2:30pm PDT

Tips for getting 1099s ready for an easy year-end
Join Molly Van Kampen, CPP, for a break down on 1099s including deadlines, common errors and more. Year-end is a little bit away, but getting your independent contractors in order now will save you time and resources when crunch time starts in January.

Learning Objective: Understanding the new regulations around 1099 MISC deadlines and reporting requirements including due dates, e-file requirements, and penalties.


Speakers
avatar for Molly Van Kampen

Molly Van Kampen

Chief Evangelist, Greeshades Software


Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Platinum 8

2:30pm PDT

101 Dalmations Spreadmarts - Wrangling your Data to your advantage
You look around and its data everywhere, but like a room that’s full of puppies, it’s messy and overwhelming. The bottom line is that It is hard, but necessary, to drive consistent data practices across the enterprise so that all departments are at least rowing in the same direction. 
Let IT guide, but not force, adoption of data consistency and reap the rewards of leveraging data across departments and the enterprise.

Objectives-
  • Understand the role of enterprise-directed data leadership
  • Decide on criteria to separate departmental data from enterprise data
  • Identify how/when to engage with departmental and executive leadership to drive better decisions with their data


Speakers
avatar for David Vinson

David Vinson

Business Intelligence Analyst, NuScale Power
Accomplished professional with considerable experience in strategizing with technical resources to deliver impactful reporting to business. I am currently leading the charge to create a data centric environment at NuScale Power in portland, Oregon. We at NuScale look to change the... Read More →


Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Elite 3

2:30pm PDT

Common Customization Issues
Discuss some of the common issues experienced when customizing a screen in Dynamics SL.

Learning Objective: In this session, participants will gain comprehension of customizing Dynamics SL and how to resolve some common customization issues.

Speakers
avatar for Brad Boothby

Brad Boothby

Consultant, Solution Technology, Inc.
Talk to me about Reporting, Customization, Project, Payroll, Inventory, Financials or about most things IT and ERP as I've been consulting with Dynamics SL since 2002. I enjoy the process and interaction in creating and leading teams to implement, customize, problem solve and optimize... Read More →
avatar for Paige Hodson

Paige Hodson

Consultant & Trainer, RTX Solutions


Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Platinum 3

2:30pm PDT

Prepare for your SL2018 Upgrade
Hints and Tips to help you prepare for your upgrade. Information on things you will need to know about the process from someone who has been through it.

Speakers
JL

Jeff Larson

Dynamics ERP Environment Specialist, Boyer & Associates
I have been installing, upgrading and providing technical support for Dynamics SL for 20 years.



Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Platinum 4

2:30pm PDT

Best Practices for VM Configurations for Dynamics SL
We will go through the infrastructure design of an SL on a VM network and discuss both on Premise and IaaS configurations.  Discussion on Best Practices around VM configurations in general for both Hyper-V and VMware.  Discussion on key components that effect Dynamics SL and reporting performance.

Speakers

Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Platinum 7

2:30pm PDT

How to Successfully Configure and Use Dynamics SL for a Government Contractor
Overview of accounting system requirements for Government Contracting and how Dynamics SL can be configured and used to meet the majority of these requirements.  This will include how to manage and allocate indirect costs to projects, Project and Task design, Account Category Maintenance, and government reporting compliance.  In addition, it will cover work arounds for ???????????

Speakers
avatar for Stephen J. Toth

Stephen J. Toth

CFO, Synergy Business Solutions
Project, Manufacturing, Distribution and Service Series of Dynamics SL


Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Elite 1

4:00pm PDT

Financial Statement Boot Camp Using Management Reporter
This session will walk you through the basics of building trial balance statements, company income statements and departmental income statements using Management Reporter. This session is perfect for anyone who has never worked with Management Reporter as well as intermediate users.
Learning Objectives: 
  • Upon completion, participants will be able to build a summary trial balance statement.
  • Upon completion, participants will be able to build a company-wide income statement.
  • Upon completion, participants will be able to build a departmental income statement.



Speakers
avatar for Paul James

Paul James

Senior Consultant, Boyer & Associates


Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Platinum 8

4:00pm PDT

How to Achieve Executive Buy-in
You are pumped about this awesome add-on you found at the DSLUG conference that will save you a ton of time and headaches but then you realize the person holding the purse strings middle name is Ebenezer. Then you wonder, how can I (yes you) influence the decision to get the cash and resources needed to move the needle off center?

Learning Objective: Look no further, let us guide you in the right direction by showing you How to present a COMPELLING case for that add-on or other improvement that YOU need to make YOUR life (and those around you) much easier.


Speakers
avatar for Tim Young

Tim Young

Controller, Femco, Inc.
avatar for Rob Guerriero

Rob Guerriero

Director of Accounting, TEC



Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Platinum 9

4:00pm PDT

That needs to be reconciled?: Review the methods required to reconcile inventory to GL
o Unvouchered receipts
o Inventory to GL – last year
o OM Sales & Costs to GL
o Service Sales & Costs to GL

Speakers
avatar for Dermot Bowden

Dermot Bowden

Dynamics SL Solution Architect, DXC Eclipse
I have been a passionate Dynamics SL solution consultant for my customers for over 20 years, please feel free to ask me any questions you have about the application.



Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Elite 3

4:00pm PDT

Bippity Boppity Boo - Intelligent Cloud for you
Finding your Prince Charming can be made easier with Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud!  Intelligent Cloud provides a new way of viewing your Dynamics SL information in the cloud.  Attend this session to see what is available today and what will be releasing in the coming months to extend its capabilities.  Included will be a walk-through of the Intelligent Cloud deployment processes for Dynamics SL.

There are two parts to this session:
  1. What is Intelligent Cloud and how does it benefit you
  2. Walk through of deploying the solution.

Learning Objectives:
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the current Dynamics SL Intelligent Cloud features.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to understand the process of deploying the Dynamics SL Intelligent Cloud.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the upcoming Dynamics SL Intelligent Cloud features.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Suwyn

Jeff Suwyn

SL Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft


Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Platinum 3

4:00pm PDT

Excel-Based Reporting for Projects
Everyone wants to grab their data, take it with them, and work with it in Excel.

Learning Objective:In this session, you will learn how to find the data and bring it directly into Excel.
We will teach all the steps to creating a Project report in Excel, and the methods you learn will be useful even if you're not using the Project series.

Speakers
avatar for Warwick Leitch

Warwick Leitch

VP, North America, CALUMO
I love reporting, budgeting and forecasting! It's so great to see a reporting problem become something fun. That's my job, make the painful task for reporting fun and exciting!


Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Platinum 7

4:00pm PDT

Intermediate level DBA topics: What's Happening?
This session covers the SQL Server Agent, with its Jobs and Alerts, along with newer features like Database Mail and Extended Events (which is replacing Profiler). You can use SQL Jobs to schedule SQL Scripts and Database Maintenance Plans. Alerts can notify you when jobs or maintenance plans fail. Extended Events can help troubleshoot and improve performance. Profiler preceded Extended Events but hasn’t advanced since 2008. What are some pros and cons of using the independent SQL Server Management Studio with any version from SQL Server 2008 through 2017.
Learning Objective
Know how to have SQL Server send you an email when a backup job fails.

Speakers
avatar for Delmer Johnson

Delmer Johnson

President, SteadyCode
I've been customizing and integrating Dynamics SL with other systems for over 20 years. I've written lots of custom programs using the SL SDK with VB.Net, regular applications with C# and F#, and imported and exported with SSIS. I've worked with every major Dynamics SL module and... Read More →


Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Elite 2
  SQL
 
Thursday, April 18
 

10:00am PDT

GL Reconciling Sub ledgers
Forthcoming

Speakers

Thursday April 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Elite 2

10:00am PDT

Managing your Fixed Assets
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn how you can take transactions posted in Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Project Controller and Order Management and create or update Fixed Assets.
  2. Learn how to automatically post your Fixed Asset transactions to your general ledger.
  3. Learn what reporting capabilities you receive with Fixed Assets.



Speakers
avatar for Valerie Borak

Valerie Borak

Sales Manager, Plumbline Consulting.com
I have been working with the SL Community for 10 years with a focus on selling our SL Utilities. I have worked as a partner and ISV and love networking within our community.


Thursday April 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Platinum 7

10:00am PDT

Colors of the Wind - What is Data Visualization?
Data virtualization is a methodology used to display informational that allows an application such as PowerBI to retrieve and / or manipulate data without knowing the technical details about the data, such as how it is formatted and where it is physically located.

Learning Objectives
1. Why use Dashboards?
2. What purpose do they serve?
3. Change the way you look at data!

Speakers
avatar for Jeffrey Goldstein

Jeffrey Goldstein

Managing Director, Queue Associates, Inc
I love helping organizations with business transformation and business automation! Jeffrey is the Managing Director for Queue Associates Worldwide, the Largest Microsoft Dynamics 365 GOLD Certified Partner in the New York Metro Area supporting over 430 customers worldwide specializing... Read More →



Thursday April 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Elite 3

10:00am PDT

Simple Screen Customizations You Can't Live Without
Want to personalize your Dynamics SL experience? Want to streamline data entry? Customization Manager allows users to modify the appearance and functionality of Dynamics SL. In this session we will demonstrate some simple but powerful customizations that you can do tomorrow like changing font sizes and colors, moving and resizing fields, adding or removing fields, and renaming labels and columns.  This session is for users with little to no customization experience and will demonstrate mostly no code solutions, with some simple low code options.  

Learning Objective: What is customization manager, identify and choose customization levels, how to modify screens and logic using customizations



Speakers
avatar for Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson

Sr. Business Application Developer, W. M. Keck Observatory


Thursday April 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Platinum 9

10:00am PDT

Up! The D365 BC Cloud solution
The cloud is in everything we do today.  Microsoft has released a new ERP solution called Dynamics 365 Business Central that makes your accounting solution available where you want it, on any device.  Attend this session to learn about the basics of D365 BC, its close connection to Office and what is available to move you from Dynamics SL to D365 BC.
Learning Objectives:
  • Upon     completion of this session, participants will be able to describe     the Dynamics 365 BC solution.
  • Upon     completion of this session, participants will be able to describe     what tools are available to migrate SL data into Dynamics 365 BC.
  • Upon     completion of this session, participants will be able to describe     where the SL migration tools can be accessed.      

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Suwyn

Jeff Suwyn

SL Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft


Thursday April 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Platinum 8

10:00am PDT

DBA topics: maintaining databases
Provide information on database maintenance best practices for the non DBAs.
Learning Objective: Learn top tips for Effective Database Maintenance.



Speakers
JL

Jeff Larson

Dynamics ERP Environment Specialist, Boyer & Associates
I have been installing, upgrading and providing technical support for Dynamics SL for 20 years.



Thursday April 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Platinum 3
  SQL

11:15am PDT

Can You Feel the (Excel) Love Tonight? - Advanced Excel Reporting
Bypass Crystal Reports and SSRS and use Excel as your report writer. We will cover using data connections and VBA to bring your Dynamics SL into Excel to create live, sophisticated reports. You must be familiar with writing Excel macros (VBA) and know some SQL.
 
Learning Objective
Use several methods to create useful Dynamics SL reports in Excel.



Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Van Houtte

Jonathan Van Houtte

System Architect, XLstatements
I have been a Dynamics SL consultant for more than 30 years. I also consult on SQL Server and Excel. I am the principal designer ("System Architect") of the XLstatements for Dynamics SL financial reporting application.



Thursday April 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Elite 2

11:15am PDT

Let Custom Menus Work for You
This is a powerful tool. To often it is thrown in. What to think about difference between menu groups and security groups for roll based access. What screens should be used and what the settings mean and effect on what the users see.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Miller

Joe Miller

Director of Systems Architecture, Harrison Walker & Harper


Thursday April 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Platinum 7

11:15am PDT

Service Dispatch Series A to Z: Any and All Things Service Dispatch related - The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
o Maintenance
o Transactions
o Posting
o Closing

Speakers
avatar for Mary Reiter

Mary Reiter

Director Financial Systems, Material Handling Services
I really enjoy seeing technology working for a business. Being part of a the process that adds automation to improve process and provides information needed to make critical decisions is so much fun!



Thursday April 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Platinum 9

11:15am PDT

A Whole New World – Microsoft Dynamic SL’s latest release (repeat)
Microsoft Dynamics SL 2018 has introduced a whole new world of possibilities.  Attend this session to learn about what released in SL 2018, what has released since last year and what will be releasing soon in SL 2018 CU2.  Included will be high-level discussions on Web Apps and the Microsoft Power Suite solutions and how they work with Dynamics SL.

Learning Objectives:
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the Dynamics SL CU1 features.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the new Power Suite solutions on which Dynamics SL is focusing.
• Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to describe the new features coming in the SL 2018 CU2 release.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Suwyn

Jeff Suwyn

SL Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft


Thursday April 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Platinum 8

11:15am PDT

Project Controller Setup & Implementation for Beginners
Learn the basics of Project Controller Setup including designing Account Categories, Project ID's & Task ID's. Explore the integration between Financial and Purchasing Modules with the core Project-related modules, including Project Controller, Allocator and Time

Speakers
avatar for Linda Weiler

Linda Weiler

Principal, Linda S. Weiler, CPA
Linda S. Weiler, CPA is a Microsoft Business Solutions Partner providing over 20 years of expert support for the Dynamic SL ERP system.She is currently volunteering as a Speaker for the 2019 DSLUG Conference Project/Payroll Track.Linda is an alumni Microsoft Certified Trainer for... Read More →


Thursday April 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Elite 3