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Wednesday, October 14
 

9:45am

Getting Ready to Pull the CRM Trigger
This initial Upgrade Track session kicks off CRMUG Summit 2015 with an Ask the Experts session in understanding when and why to upgrade your current CRM Platform. No matter what CRM you may be using, important factors should be considered in understanding when is the right time, what components, deployment models, or other considerations should be examined before you attempt to hit your ideal CRM bullseye!

Speakers
avatar for Chris Cognetta

Chris Cognetta

Chief Technologist - Health and Public Sector D365, DXC Technology
Chris Cognetta is the Chief Technologist for Healthcare and Public Sector & DXC Technology and is based in Tampa, Fl. Chris is a Microsoft Business Solutions 365 MVP, along with being an active community member, Azure & CRMUG Medic Founder, CRMUG Programming Board.. Chris is an frequent... Read More →
avatar for Zara Kamruddin

Zara Kamruddin

Senior Microsoft Dynamics CRM Consultant, NexusTek
As a CRM enthusiast, Zara has paved her career by focusing on Dynamics CRM. Starting as a sales analyst in 2010, she worked on a small implementation of CRM 4.0 with just 12 users. It was there that she became the 'accidental administrator'. She has since managed 3 different CRM... Read More →


Wednesday October 14, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
D2

1:30pm

Scouting & Preparing as CRM GameDay Draws Near
Decisions have been made, and in the words of "Tommy Boy", you officially know it's "Go Time" with your Dynamics CRM Upgrade. This presentation session will help you prepare for game day as you dive into infrastructure, business, and planning best practices to follow in executing your Dynamics CRM Upgrade game plan.

Speakers
avatar for Beth Burrell

Beth Burrell

Sr Onboarding / Project manager, Concerto Cloud
Technology Geek turned Project Manager in the Cloud. Worked in the technology industry for 20 years with the last 4 years concentrating on cloud and the benefits it provides with the Dynamics family products. I help the CRM world understand the technology they use and help bridge... Read More →
avatar for Chris Cognetta

Chris Cognetta

Chief Technologist - Health and Public Sector D365, DXC Technology
Chris Cognetta is the Chief Technologist for Healthcare and Public Sector & DXC Technology and is based in Tampa, Fl. Chris is a Microsoft Business Solutions 365 MVP, along with being an active community member, Azure & CRMUG Medic Founder, CRMUG Programming Board.. Chris is an frequent... Read More →


Wednesday October 14, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
D2
 
Thursday, October 15
 

8:00am

Getting that CRM Upgrade to Purr Like a Kitten
This walkthrough presentation will explain steps in preparing to upgrade and maintain your new Dynamics CRM on-premises platform. Different upgrade scenarios will be shared in upgrading legacy Dynamics CRM deployments (CRM 2011, CRM 2013) and moving to the latest release.

Speakers
avatar for Beth Burrell

Beth Burrell

Sr Onboarding / Project manager, Concerto Cloud
Technology Geek turned Project Manager in the Cloud. Worked in the technology industry for 20 years with the last 4 years concentrating on cloud and the benefits it provides with the Dynamics family products. I help the CRM world understand the technology they use and help bridge... Read More →
avatar for Chris Cognetta

Chris Cognetta

Chief Technologist - Health and Public Sector D365, DXC Technology
Chris Cognetta is the Chief Technologist for Healthcare and Public Sector & DXC Technology and is based in Tampa, Fl. Chris is a Microsoft Business Solutions 365 MVP, along with being an active community member, Azure & CRMUG Medic Founder, CRMUG Programming Board.. Chris is an frequent... Read More →


Thursday October 15, 2015 8:00am - 9:00am
D2

2:00pm

Going OnPremise to CRM Online
Let's look at lessons learned and best practices in moving your Dynamics CRM environment from an on-premises environment to CRM Online. Real customer examples of lessons learned may be shared in helping shape what you need to know in taking Dynamics CRM on-premises to CRM Online.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Sewell

Scott Sewell

Senior Solution Architect, CRM MVP, Hitachi Solutions, Ltd
For the past 9 years, Scott has served as a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Solution Architect for Hitachi-Solutions (formerly as CustomerEffective). Additionally, Scott has been named a Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP for the past 6 years. With 20 years of experience in software project implementations... Read More →


Thursday October 15, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
D7
 
Friday, October 16
 

8:00am

Deployment Method of Choice
Start your Friday with a session that dives into all the different ways Microsoft Dynamics CRM can be deployed. If you ever wondered about the differences, pros, and cons, of CRM Online, On-Premises, Partner Hosted, and CRM on Azure - this session is for you.

Speakers
avatar for Gus Gonzalez

Gus Gonzalez

CEO, CRM MVP, Elev8 Solutions Group
4x Microsoft MVP, Solution Architect, readiness expert, instructional designer, certified trainer, author, and sought-after speaker in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM community.


Friday October 16, 2015 8:00am - 9:15am
D2