The AB&C of Dynamic Solutions and Dynamics Communities

In episode 31 of “Inside Dynamics Communities,” Ryan Gonzales, Senior Sales Director of Dynamics Communities and Summit NA, and Pam Misialek, Community Director of Dynamics Communities and Summit NA, host Shannon Mullins, CEO and Founder, A BC Consulting Group. Ryan, Pam, and Shannon discuss all things Business Central and Community Summit North America 2023 in today’s episode.

This episode is sponsored by Summit North America, the largest independent gathering of the Microsoft Business Applications ecosystem, taking place Oct. 15-20, 2023, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Register today to connect with thousands of users across the Microsoft business applications ecosystem at the for user, by user event.


00:42 — Many Business Central users who attend Community Summit North America or visit are looking to address a problem or reduce complexities in their businesses. What tips does Shannon have for those who are looking to get started with Business Central or address a related problem?

01:23 — Community Summit North America is a great place to start, notes Shannon. Go to sessions, visit booths on the Expo Floor, “but one of the huge advantages, I think, of Summit is that you have these Medic Desks, and you have these people who are MVPs and Experts.”

03:27 — If you are planning to attend Community Summit, come prepared with the specific questions you’re looking to address. If you attend a session and find that your question was not answered, schedule a time to speak with the session leader while on-site.

04:29 — Shannon elaborates on the session she will be giving at Community Summit 2023, “Top 10 Ways to Automate Your Manual Business Central Processes,” which is taking place on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 2:30-4 PM.

“Any product you’re on, if you have something that’s super manual, I can guarantee you, we can find a way to automate it.”

07:59 — As a user attending Community Summit North America 2023, Shannon suggests that users attend sessions to learn about the product, find a partner, and embark on a journey of self-learning.

10:42 — A general topic focus for Business Central users is reporting. Shannon will be leading another session, “Understanding all the Reporting Options for Business Central,” on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 8:30-9:30 AM.

“I’ll be talking about easy and free ways to get into Power BI, to get Excel reporting, and whether that’s inside the box or outside the box. And then we’ll also be talking about the new report analysis views that Microsoft just created.”

12:33A BC Consulting Group will be at Booth #950 on the Expo Floor. Send Shannon a message if you would like to connect with her at Community Summit North America 2023.

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