Upgrade or Migrate to
Microsoft Dynamics 365

Upgrade or Migrate to Dynamics 365 Event Details:

Event Date:

December 9 & 12, 2019

Event Location:

Irvine & Playa Vista, CA

Available Seats:

25 seats available

Session Time:

10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Microsoft Dynamics 365 speakers

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Chuck Walker

Director of Customer Engagement

Picture of Michael Oakes

Michael Oakes

Principal Technical Architect

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Eric Schuss

Principal Industry Analyst

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David Hand

Principal Technical Architect

What Will I Learn About Upgrading to Dynamics 365?

Why Choose Dynamics 365

This session is geared towards existing users of on-premise Microsoft Dynamics as well as new users of Microsoft Dynamics 365. Join this technical track to learn about how your organization can approach an Upgrade/Migration and get an overview of various technical and project management paths to move from your current version of Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and or Supply Chain Management.

The presentation covers: 

  • Data Migration options from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365
  • Upgrading code and data from AX 2012 to D365
  • Customizations: The Microsoft One Version Model
  • How to handle integrations
  • Power Platform opportunities
  • Understand the impact of the Microsoft release plan 

Event Agenda

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Welcome by Avantiico Team

In order to give you the best session outcome, and make it easier for the presenter to provide you with industry best practices, we will ask you to do a little introduction so the Avantiico team and the other participants can understand your ERP challenges, industry, goals, Dynamics AX version etc.

10:30 AM - 11:40 AM

Data Migration Options from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365

Review data upgrade paths and tools for upgrading to AX2012 to upgrade all transactional data to D365. Review Data entities and data management workspace to migrate data when re-implementing to bring in master, setup and selected transactional data

11:40 AM - 12:30 PM

Upgrading Code and Data From AX 2012 to Dynamics 365

Understanding the new extension model in D365 and migrating overlaying code to extensions and new development patterns for Chain of command, delegates, event handles and extension model. Review the Microsoft code upgrade tools to upgrade AX2012 customizations to D365 compatible x++ code. 

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Customizations: The Microsoft One Version Model

Review the continuous automatic update model, resources and risks for testing, validation and ensuring customizations, ISV solutions are compatible. Review LCS tools for applying code updates and Microsoft updates, update schedule, pausing and monitoring updates.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Working lunch & How to Handle Integrations

Review architecture changes in Microsoft hosted D365, database access and integration options including Bring your own database (BYOD),  Entity store, web services, file storage and attchments, Reporting and BI analysis options.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Power Platform Opportunities

Understand the endless opportunities the Microsoft Power Platform offers.

“The session I enjoyed most was the ‘Technical Session’. We are a Pharmaceutical company and a current Dynamics customer. I was very grateful to be here today.”

-Radha, Director of Enterprise Applications at Avid Bioservices, Inc. 

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