Final Agenda For MAY08 NAV Roadshow + Partner Actions

Hello Everyone

Here are the details of the upcoming NAV Roadshow for May.

Microsoft & Attenda will be taking questions from the partner channel during the hosted Q&A session. This is your chance to demystify hosting with NAV and talk to the people who have the answers.

Please could you send me your questions ahead of the first event.

Make a note of the fact that the Reading event is NOT at Microsoft TVP this time but is down the road at Regus TVP. 2 minutes from the Microsoft Campus.

Motorola will be attending the Reading event to follow on from the Feb Roadshow. They are not presenting but Stephanie Lloyd ( will be there as your primary contact for all Dynamcics Mobile hardware. So if you have any questions or queries here is the chance to get them answered.

The NAV Roadshow is a victim of its own success! The Reading event is heavily oversubscribed. If you are on the waiting list please bear with me as I am trying to find a venue for 45!

If you know that you won’t  be attending please can you take yourself off the list to free up spaces.

We still have space available in Mancheter and Edinburgh.

This is the agenda for the day at all venues.  

Have a great weekend everyone.





Session Notes:


10.00- 10.15

Intros & Welcome


Phil Newman


Figures & News

Business news

Steve Farr

10.45 - 11.15

Resources Update

Launching the New Partner Marketing Application


Many Dynamics partners realise the power of a media rich, fully interactive sales presentation, and those who have been using the version 1.0 application know that it is fast to use, adds a great deal of value to partners’ sales and marketing effectiveness and is free to all UK Dynamics partners. Many partners have been creating high quality presentations for individual prospects and / or events using V1.  We’re now launching V2 which is even better based on feedback from partners and new technology.

Louise Watkins

11.15 - 11.30




11.30 – 12.15

Microsoft Software Hosting: Technology, Trends & Hosting Operations Guide

·         What is SaaS/ What is Multi-tenancy

·         Market Growth and Opportunity

·         Partner Hosted Services Team

·         Partner Landscape

·         Services Transformation i.e. why the growth now.

·         Software Plus Services Strategy

·         Hosted Solutions

·         Hosting Channel - SPLA Resellers

·         SaaS Supply chain - licensing NAV

·         ISV SaaS Incubation Centres

·         Partnering with Attenda

Rob Morley

12.15 – 1.00

Hosting & Managed Services from Attenda

Attenda, winner of the managed service award 2007 and 2008 will be participating in the Microsoft NAV road show to assist your companies in providing a hosted solution for your customers.  Providing managed services for business, mission and brand critical applications is our

core expertise.   Attenda's Managed Service takes on the operational

responsibility and

management of NAV in a secure and robust environment, at an agreed fixed price, leaving your customers the time to move their business forward.

We make sure that your customers NAV systems are always on - giving them the availability, performance and security that their business requires to connect to customers, partners and suppliers. By working together we believe that we can help you provide a differentiated service for your clients.

Simon Hansford

1.00 - 1.30




1.30 -2.00

Hosting Q&A Session with Microsoft & Attenda

Questions from partner channel

Rob Morley & Simon Hansford

2.00 – 2.30

SAP Business By Design Run-through

Sap Business by Design review

Steve Farr

2.30 – 2.45



Phil & Steve

2.45 – 3.30


NEMO is a Microsoft Certified BI module that is embedded within the  Microsoft Dynamics NAV programme that provides additional source of revenue and upgrade opportunities for resellers.  Information and Reporting is brought to one central point by the creation of Data Cubes residing directly on SQL Server. Reports can be sent to managers at preset times and has graphical support of publishing and Reporting Services. Finance, Customer, Vendor, Inventory, Salesmen and Company information can be accessed directly from NEMO or accessible via the Internet in .PDF or XML format as well as exported directly to Excel for further manipulation. The NEMO system is easy to set up and operates on the standard base platform provided by Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Philip Bowden

3.30- 4.00


 Sharing the experiences and challenges of integrating bespoke Web solutions with NAV


The internet has created new ways for retailers, manufacturers, and service companies to communicate and do business.

How do you connect NAV into the network economy? What skills are required? What hosting models are appropriate?

And most importantly how to stay secure? By example, we will demonstrate a winning model for success.

Paul Morgan


Wrap up & AOB


Phil Newman

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