Insight Works
September 25 & 26, 2024 | Toronto Canada

An Agenda that Unleashes Innovation

Stay Tuned for Our Exciting Agenda! TechWorks 2024’s detailed agenda will be revealed in June. Expect immersive tracks tailored for business optimization, strategic deployment, and development innovations. Each track is designed to enhance your operational excellence, consultancy prowess, and technical expertise, leveraging Insight Works’ powerful apps within Dynamics 365 Business Central. Get ready to explore operational enhancements, deployment strategies, and functional extensions that drive productivity and innovation. More insights and session specifics are coming soon.

Here are some of the sessions you'll have the opportunity to participate in...

The following preliminary agenda is subject to change.

Hitting a Home Run with Warehouse Insight Configuration
Mastering its configuration unlocks Warehouse Insight’s full potential. This session covers setting up your environment, exploring system architecture, and customizing workflows by adding menus for standard actions or events. Learn about scan behaviors, overriding quantity dialogs, and developing offline applications to ensure seamless operations.

Swinging for the Fences: Embedding Rules and Expressions in Your Apps
Enhance your applications by embedding powerful rules and expressions. This session covers using the Rule Builder and Expression Evaluator to add advanced capabilities. Learn to create and manage rules for automation and decision-making and implement complex expressions for dynamic behaviors. By the end, you’ll know how to integrate sophisticated logic into your apps, boosting their flexibility and efficiency.

Stepping Up to the Plate with Advanced Manufacturing
Discover the combined power of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Insight Works apps to elevate your manufacturing operations. This presentation highlights Business Central’s manufacturing capabilities, focusing on production orders, capacity modeling, BOMs, routings, and inventory management. Enhance production efficiency and resource optimization with advanced features from Insight Works, such as Warehouse Insight, Shop Floor Insight, and MxAPS. We’ll also cover automated replenishment, stock-keeping units, and item planning to prevent stockouts and maintain efficient production workflows.

Pitching Perfect Apps: Mastering Development with the Application Wizard and Designer
Learn to enhance your applications with the Application Wizard. This session covers creating new apps from scratch, extending existing apps by creating new pages, and an introduction to the Application Designer. Gain practical insights and hands-on experience leveraging these tools to build and customize applications tailored to your business needs.

Running the Bases: End-to-End Fulfillment Processes
Discover best practice fulfillment processes and the optimal apps and configurations to implement them. This session overviews the fulfillment journey, from order processing to shipping. Learn how to streamline operations using the Order Fulfillment Worksheet, WMS Express, Order Ship Express, and Dynamic Ship. We’ll also explore how EasyPost integration enhances shipping capabilities. Ideal for consultants, ERP administrators, and business owners, this session equips you with the knowledge to optimize fulfillment workflows and improve operational efficiency.

In the Dugout with Scheduling Tools: MxAPS and Graphical Scheduler
Uncover the practicality and power of the scheduling tools in Business Central, with a specific focus on MxAPS and the Graphical Scheduler. This session is about understanding the tools and learning how to apply them effectively in real-world scenarios. You will learn how to determine when MxAPS is the right choice for your scheduling needs and gain a deep understanding of its configuration and usage. By mastering the best practices for optimizing production schedules, production managers, ERP administrators, and consultants play a crucial role in enhancing efficiency and driving operational excellence. This session is a practical guide to equip you with the knowledge to utilize these scheduling solutions effectively.

Creating Warehouse Insight Overrides: Hitting Technical Home Runs
Unlock the full potential of Warehouse Insight by mastering the creation of overrides. This session delves into Warehouse Insight’s Override architecture, explaining how to leverage AL events and the Application Designer for customization. Learn to use the Application Designer effectively, including its context and variables, to tailor Warehouse Insight to your business needs. Gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience to enhance warehouse operations through powerful, flexible overrides. Ideal for developers and technical consultants, this session equips you with the skills to create sophisticated customizations within Warehouse Insight.

Inside the Ballpark: Document Intelligence with Dynamic Ship
Plunge into the advanced capabilities of document intelligence and witness its integration with Dynamic Ship to analyze complex invoices. This session offers a unique perspective on the technology, demonstrating how Document Intelligence automates the extraction and interpretation of invoice data, thereby optimizing shipping processes. Uncover the benefits of utilizing this powerful tool to enhance accuracy, reduce manual effort, and improve operational efficiency.

Out of the Park: Production and Purchase Planning in Business Central
Discover the power of the Enhanced Planning Pack and learn how to configure Business Central for effective production and purchase planning. This session provides a comprehensive overview of the Enhanced Planning Pack, detailing its features and benefits. Additionally, we will cover the foundational planning tools within Business Central, offering insights into how to integrate and optimize these tools for your business needs. Perfect for production managers, ERP administrators, and business owners, this session equips you with the knowledge to streamline your planning processes and enhance overall operational efficiency.

Building and Optimizing Warehouse Insight Applications: A Grand Slam Approach
Immerse yourself in the art of creating applications with Warehouse Insight. This session is not just about learning, but about doing. You will be guided through the process of debugging Warehouse Insight, using the Application Designer, retrieving data, and updating Business Central data. The emphasis is on hands-on experience and practical knowledge, enabling you to build robust applications to improve warehouse operations. Tailored for developers and technical consultants, this session provides the tools and techniques needed to create, debug, and integrate applications seamlessly with Business Central, ensuring you leave with a solid understanding and the ability to apply what you’ve learned immediately.

AI in the Big Leagues: Building Custom CoPilot Functionality
For developers and technical consultants, this session is a must-attend. It delves into the basics of connecting to Azure AI and creating your own user interfaces, and shows you how to leverage AI to enhance user experience and automate processes. By integrating custom CoPilot functionality with Azure AI, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to build intelligent, AI-driven features into your Business Central applications.

Leveraging LTL and FTL Services: A Power Play with Banyan Technologies
Unlock Dynamic Ship’s full potential by leveraging LTL and FTL services through the Banyan Technologies connector. This session provides an in-depth look at integrating and optimizing Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) and Full-Truckload (FTL) shipping services within Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Gain insights into the intricacies of LTL and FTL shipping, including best practices and common challenges. Learn to navigate the features of the Banyan Technologies connector to streamline your shipping processes and enhance your logistics operations.

EDI All-Stars: Leveraging SPS Commerce for Insight Works Apps
Discover how to enhance business operations by leveraging EDI services from SPS Commerce with Insight Works apps, including Warehouse Insight, Dynamic Ship, and License Plating. This session will cover integrating EDI services to streamline order processing, improve data accuracy, and optimize supply chain efficiency. Learn best practices for implementing EDI within your Dynamics 365 Business Central environment and explore how these integrations can automate and enhance your warehouse management, shipping, and inventory processes.

Stepping Up to the Plate: Publishing to the Warehouse Insight Add-On Catalog
Learn to define and publish your Warehouse Insight add-ons to a private add-on catalog or submit them to Insight Works for global distribution. This session covers the entire process, from defining add-ons to the final submission, ensuring your solutions reach the intended audience effectively. Ideal for developers and ISVs, this session provides the insights and practical knowledge needed to expand your reach and enhance your offerings through efficient add-on catalog management.

Configuring and Extending Graphical Scheduler: Knocking It Out of the Park
Unlock the full potential of Graphical Scheduler by learning to configure and extend its capabilities. This session will teach you how to use existing data source types and implement custom data source handlers to tailor how data is displayed. Gain practical knowledge on customizing the scheduler to meet your specific business needs. Ideal for developers and technical consultants, this session equips you with the skills to enhance and personalize the Graphical Scheduler for optimal performance and usability.

Implementing Warehousing in Business Central: A Winning Strategy
Discover the essential steps for implementing a Warehouse Management System (WMS) in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. This session is a comprehensive guide to key considerations when setting up a warehouse location, covering labeling, scanner hardware, and Business Central configuration. The practical insights and best practices shared in this session will reassure you and instill confidence in your ability to ensure a smooth and efficient WMS implementation.

Extending Dynamic Ship: Hitting Technical Home Runs
Delve into common development scenarios in Dynamic Ship and learn how to extend its capabilities. This session, tailored for developers and technical consultants, covers creating custom commands, leveraging the rate shopping interface, and the framework for developing new carrier integrations. Gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience to customize Dynamic Ship for your specific business needs. This session is designed to enhance and optimize your shipping processes using Dynamic Ship, making you feel valued and important in your professional roles.

The Free Apps MVP: Leveraging Insight Works’ Free Tools
Discover how to maximize the benefits of the free apps from Insight Works. This session, tailored specifically for ERP administrators, business owners, and consultants, covers the installation and optimal usage of key free apps, including Order Ship Express, WMS Express, PrintNode Connector, and Barcode Generator. Learn when and how to effectively implement these tools to enhance your business operations. This session provides practical insights into leveraging free solutions to improve efficiency and productivity within Dynamics 365 Business Central, recognizing the importance of your roles in this process.

Power Automate Playbook: Practical Examples for Business Central
Explore the capabilities of Power Automate in enhancing the functionality of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. This session provides practical training on how and when to use Power Automate, focusing on responding to Business Central events, integrating with Microsoft Teams for messaging, and more. Learn to automate workflows, streamline communications, and enhance data management across your organization.

Unlocking the Power of Advanced Import Export PowerTool: A Game Changer
Harness the capabilities of the Advanced Import Export PowerTool to streamline your data management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. This session will guide you using the Import Export PowerTool to generate demo data, import sales history, and perform other essential data tasks. Learn how to leverage this powerful tool to enhance data accuracy, efficiency, and business operations.

Open Panel Discussion with Insight Works: The All-Star Lineup
Join us for an interactive Open Panel Discussion featuring Insight Works’ technical staff, where you can explore technical and consulting topics. This session provides a unique opportunity for conference attendees to ask questions and engage in an open forum. Gain valuable insights from our experts, discuss best practices, and learn about the latest Dynamics 365 Business Central and Insight Works app advancements.

Tuesday, September 24 2024
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Casual Reception
Wednesday, September 25 2024
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM Enhanced Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM General Session
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Track 1 Session #1 Track 2 Session #1 Track 3 Session #1
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Track 1 Session #2 Track 2 Session #2 Track 3 Session #2
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Track 1 Session #3 Track 2 Session #3 Track 3 Session #3
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Afternoon Break
2:50 PM - 3:50 PM Track 1 Session #4 Track 2 Session #4 Track 3 Session #4
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Track 1 Session #5 Track 2 Session #5 Track 3 Session #5
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Blue Jays vs Red Sox MLB Game
Thursday, September 26 2024
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Enhanced Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM General Session
9:10 AM - 10:30 AM Track 1 Session #6 Track 2 Session #6
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Morning Break
10:50 AM - 12:00 PM Track 1 Session #7 Track 2 Session #7
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 PM - 1:50 PM General Session
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ask the Experts Panel

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