Building Connected Systems with the Microsoft Cloud

Update your knowledge of Microsoft’s connected cloud systems from Sierra Systems at this in-depth live event. Strengthen that information in one of the eight breakout sessions led by seasoned professionals offered to ensure your learning is tailored to your organization.

Join us for a special event

The continued growth of cloud connected systems and services now provides organizations the opportunity to unify multiple siloed systems and become a highly connected organization seamlessly. We’ll present and highlight the capabilities of Office 365, SharePoint Online, Power BI, and Dynamics 365 and how they integrate with each other so you can best plan your application solution roadmap. This event offers the opportunity to explore the complete cloud functionality from Microsoft with separate breakout sessions for all attendees.

Featured Presenters

Tom Amerongen
Practice Lead,
Microsoft Dynamics
Paul Twigg
VP Technology
Anthony Bulk
Microsoft BI Architect
Carlos Wood
Principal, CRM
Avtar Singh
Principal, AX

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Calgary, Alberta
7:30 – 11 am


Who should attend

You are part of a company or public sector organization with at least 50 employees. We encourage VPs and Directors of Finance, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, Operations and IT.

Event location details will be provided upon registration. Complimentary breakfast and beverages will be served. Space is limited so register today!

Agenda: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

7:30 – 8 AM:
Breakfast and Networking

8 – 8:30 AM:
Keynote: Building Connected Systems with the Microsoft Cloud

Concurrent sessions: 8:30 – 9:30 AM

Dynamics 365: Showcasing Microsoft’s new Field Service solution

  • The new modules and tools in Dynamics 365 (CRM)
  • The Field Service ‘Bid to Invoice’ process and the possibilities of IoT
  • In the field with Dynamics 365 mobility solutions

Dynamics 365: Operations (ERP) for the Enterprise

  • The modules and tools included with Dynamics 365 Operations
  • A Day in the Life scenario – Procure to Pay
  • Streamlining the ERP training and adoption process

Power BI: Unleash the power of ad hoc analytical reporting

  • Understanding Power BI
  • Consuming data from other cloud applications like Dynamics 365
  • Publishing your Power BI reports in SharePoint Online

Azure: PowerApps and Flow – Creating simple connected workflow and forms solutions in Azure

  • Using PowerApps to build simple, no code form solutions
  • Connecting your PowerApp to SharePoint Online for data storage
  • Enabling simple workflow using Microsoft flow

Concurrent sessions: 9:45 – 10:45 AM

Dynamics 365: Taking your ERP to the Cloud

  • Lifecycle Services – Microsoft’s new suite of cloud infrastructure tools
  • PowerBI and PowerApps with Dynamics 365 Operations
  • Exploring the possibilities of Cortana and Machine Learning

Dynamics 365: A tour of the new Project Services Automation

  • Project Services – from sale to delivery
  • Resourcing & Scheduling – bringing together the right people, skills, equipment for projects
  • Taking advantage of Office 365 & SharePoint integration with Dynamics 365

Power BI: Connecting your on-premises data to your online reporting systems – The Microsoft Gateway

  • Understand the architecture of a hybrid reporting system
  • Connecting Power Bi to on-premises data
  • Redacting sensitive data

Office 365: Office 365 Groups, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint Online – Collaboration in the Cloud

  • Selecting the right collaboration tool for your company
  • Integrating Office 365 groups across Dynamics 365, Office 365 and Azure
  • Office 365 configuration vs customization

Register for this event, or contact us if you have further questions. Event location details will be provided upon registration. Learn more about Sierra Systems and our Microsoft Solutions.