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Join us for these upcoming live webinars and explore the services and solutions available to help your business soar.

February 23, 2021

Performance Reviews, Goal Setting & 2021 Planning in emPerform: Live Demo of emPerform

Date/Time: February 23, 2021 | 1 – 2 PM ET

Join us for a free live demonstration of emPerform: easy-to-use, complete & 100% configurable employee performance management software. Learn about the many features and benefits available to you for automating & streamlining performance reviews and engaging your workforce in ongoing feedback & development into 2021.

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May 11, 2021

Turn Your Dynamics Information into Intelligence:
Deploying BI4Dynamics for Plug-And-Play Data Warehouse & BI

Date/Time (multiple times available): May 11, 2021 | 9AM – 10AM / 12PM – 1PM / 3PM – 4PM ET

We’ve teamed up with MSDynamicsWorld and BI4Dynamics to bring you this exciting session!

If you’re tired of working around the limits of reporting in your Dynamics ERP system, BI4Dynamics is the answer. It the only solution available for out-of-the-box data warehouse automation and the largest library of Power BI and Excel reports built for Dynamics NAV, AX, Business Central, and F&O systems. Explore the many capabilities and benefits of BI4Dynamics and how you can begin analyzing and extracting insight from your Dynamics data immediately – with lightning-fast speeds and with zero coding required.

Join us and learn how to:

  • Stop spending time and resources on expensive custom reports
  • Empower your teams and users with faster, better reporting in Dynamics
  • Enjoy a fully automated data warehouse so you can analyze what matters most
  • Access over 150 out-of-the-box Excel & Power BI reports built by business leaders
  • Customize your reports with an intuitive wizard for better insights and agile analysis
  • Leverage Azure and Analysis Services

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May 13, 2021

Coffee with CRGroup: 5 Budgeting Rules to Break in 2021

Date/Time: May 13, 2021 | 11AM – 12PM ET

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that traditional, static processes for corporate financial budgeting planning aren’t enough. So, it’s time to re-think what budgeting and planning means. Join us for a live session where we will explore the top 5 budgeting rules to break in 2021 for better agility in financial planning. Bonus! all attendees will receive a coffee card to enjoy a beverage of their choosing.

Bonus! All attendees will receive a $5 coffee card for a beverage of their choosing.

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June 24, 2021

Upgrade Your Accounting Software & ERP Solution with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: Live Demo

Date/Time: June 24, 2021 | 11AM – 12PM ET

As your business grows and adapts to the changing ways of working, you need the right technology that supports your users and delivers the tools and options your organization needs to thrive.  

Business Central enables businesses like yours to upgrade their accounting software and legacy ERP system with a single, comprehensive solution to manage finances, operations, sales, and customer service. It is a cloud-based, all-in-one business management solution that helps organizations streamline business processes, improve customer interactions, and enable growth. Best of all, Business Central integrates with your existing Microsoft solutions like Teams, Office 356, and Active Directory SSO.  

Join us for a free live overview of Business Central where our Microsoft ERP experts will show you how you can:  

  • Unify your entire business and boost efficiency with automated tasks and workflows—all from within familiar Office tools like Outlook, Word, and Excel. 
  • Gain actionable insights, achieve greater outcomes, and gain a complete view across your organization with connected data, business analytics, and guidance delivered by Microsoft’s leading intelligent technologies. 
  • Evolve as needed – Get started quickly, grow and adapt in real time with a flexible platform that makes it easy to extend beyond Business Central based on evolving business needs. 
  • Empower your teams and users with a secure, cloud-based platform accessible anywhere, anytime.  

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July 13, 2021

How to Reach the Next Level in Financial Planning & Re-Forecasting

Date/Time: July 13, 2021 | 11AM – 11:30AM ET

The last year has completely changed how organizations plan, monitor and execute. From the way we do business, the demand of products and services, the availability of materials, workforce capacities, and the impacts of foreign exchange, finance leaders are struggling to generate accurate forecasts that will tell the full story.

Join us for this free live webinar where Thomas Ironstone, Manager of Corporate Performance Management and Business Intelligence at CRGroup, will provide a roadmap for leveling-up your forecasting and will review the leading technology solutions available to help your organization reach the next level of financial planning & analysis.

  • Top mistakes companies are making in scenario planning, forecasting/re-forecasting, and financial reporting
  • Global impacts to consider when forecasting and re-forecasting
  • The right levers to help offset uncertainties
  • Leading technology systems for fast, collaborative & integrated financial planning & analysis

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July 15, 2021

Taking the Next Step in Your Microsoft ERP Journey: GP to Business Central

Date/Time: July 15, 2021 | 1PM – 2PM ET

Join us for this free, live session to help you understand the value, options, and considerations for taking the next step in your Microsoft ERP journey.

During this webinar our Microsoft Dynamics experts will review everything you need to know about migrating from Dynamics GP to Business Central, including:

  • The benefits of a cloud solution
  • The biggest changes to expect when moving from GP to Business Central
  • Frequently asked questions about moving to Business Central
  • Understanding licensing options and current incentive programs
  • How to start planning for your move to Business Central

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July 22, 2021

Power BI 101: Everything You Need to Know About Getting Started with Microsoft Power BI

Date/Time: July 22, 2021 | 11AM – 11:45AM ET

This webinar is for individuals interested in getting started with easy, affordable, and powerful reporting, BI, and data visualization. During this live 45-minute session, our Power BI experts will walk you through:

  • Understanding the Power BI architecture and licensing
  • How to prepare your data and connections for Power BI
  • How to navigate Power BI and build reports
  • Understanding calculations and expressions
  • How to publish and share your Power BI reports

This session is a must for any user looking to take their company analytics to the next level or brush-up on their Power BI skills.

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August 31, 2021

Elevate your HR with Dynamics 365 Human Resources

Date/Time: August 31, 2021 | 11 AM – 12 PM ET

Go beyond traditional personnel management to improve organizational agility, optimize HR programs, and transform employee experiences with Dynamics 365 Human Resources. During this 60-minute session with live Q&A, we will show you everything you need to know about Dynamics 365 Human Resources and how other HR teams and companies are leveraging its robust feature set, accessibility and flexibility to create a workplace where people and business thrive.

Join and you will learn how Dynamics 365 HR can help you:

  • Transform traditional HR management
  • Empower people with self-service tools
  • Gain built-in workforce intelligence
  • Ensure compliance with regulations
  • Leverage the Microsoft 365 licenses you already use
  • Enable one connected experience across Office 365, Teams, and other Dynamics systems

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September 16, 2021

Power BI Masterclass: Data Modeling 101

Date/Time: September 16, 2021 | 11 AM – 12 PM ET

Now that you’ve been introduced to Power BI, it’s time to master how to establish relationships between your data sources and define the data models for brilliant insights. Join us for this Masterclass where we will show you everything you need to know about data modeling in Power BI. This session is for everyone – beginners and established Power BI users will take something away.

What you will learn:
• Understanding basic dimensional modeling concepts
• Understanding cardinalities and cross-filter directions
• Mastering active vs. inactive relationships
• Knowing when to use Power Query vs. the Data Model

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January 18, 2022

Performance Reviews, Goal Setting & 2022 Planning in emPerform: Live Demo

Date/Time: Jan 18, 2022 | 1PM – 2PM ET

Join us for a free live demonstration of emPerform: easy-to-use, complete & 100% configurable employee performance management software. Learn about the many features and benefits available to you for automating & streamlining performance reviews and engaging your workforce in ongoing feedback & development into 2022.

Register for free

February 10, 2022

How to Unlock Powerful Out-of-the-Box Power BI Dashboards for D365 F&O & Leverage the Data Lake + BI4Dynamics for Turbocharged Reporting

Date/Time: Feb 10, 2022 | 11AM – 12PM ET

Building custom reports in Power BI or Excel can be challenging, time-consuming, and expensive. Until now! BI4Dynamics offers a rich out-of-the-box data warehouse and powerful analytics with over 150+ out-of-the-box ready-to-go dashboards for your Dynamics 365 Finance solution. Plus, the new D365 F&O Data Lake and Synapse with Power BI Premium opens a sea of possibilities when it comes to analytics and insights.

Join us as we share how you can unlock the power of the BI4Dynamics, D365 F&O Data Lake, Synapse, and the new Power BI Premium to enjoy turbocharged BI, collaboration, and visualization with zero extra time and costs.

What you will learn:

  • What the new Data Lake and Synapse mean for your D365 F&O analytics
  • How to leverage Power BI Premium to merge D365 data seamlessly and accelerate the delivery of insights
  • The top 30 Power BI reports available in BI4Dynamics for D365 F&O
  • How to empower your teams and users today with faster, better collaborative reporting
  • How you can benefit from BI4Dynamics’ free trial offer for better decision-making in 2022

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February 14, 2022

Fall in Love with Dynamics 365 Human Resources: Everything You Need to Know About Cloud-Based Human Resources Management

Date/Time: Feb 14, 2022 | 11AM – 12PM ET

No business can succeed without motivated, engaged, and skilled talent. Give your company’s organizational management and employee experience some love with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources.

Join us and discover how a connected HR solution can drive success for your people and your business:

  • Transform traditional human resources management processes
  • Empower your employees with self-service tools
  • Enable workforce planning and insights
  • Increase organizational agility and boost productivity
  • Integrate core HR with your existing Microsoft technology, like Teams

Bonus! For every attendee, CRGroup will donate to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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June 2, 2022

emPerform in Action: How to Automate & Streamline Performance Management to Better Align & Engage Your Valuable Talent

Date/Time: June 2 , 2022 | 1PM – 2PM ET

Join us for a free live demonstration of emPerform: easy-to-use, complete & 100% configurable employee performance management software. Learn about the many features and benefits available to you for automating & streamlining performance reviews and engaging your workforce in ongoing feedback & development into 2022.

Register for free

June 23, 2022

Better Together: Integrated Business Management with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Date/Time: June 23 , 2022 | 1PM – 2PM ET

As your company feels the pressure of going digital, it’s essential that you choose an accounting and ERP solution that can easily integrate your systems, data, and people. Dynamics 365 Business Central is the fastest-growing cloud ERP solution for small and medium-sized businesses in all industries. It continues to move at the speed of light to help companies be more flexible, simplify finances, improve sales processes, manage suppliers and inventory, and create successful projects.

Join us for this free, live webinar where our ERP experts will share everything you need to know about getting integrated and moving to the cloud with Business Central:

  • Getting up close and personal with Business Central
  • What’s new in Business Central to help you stay connected
  • The instant benefits of uniting your business silos into one cloud ERP solution
  • How to integrate Business Central with your existing Microsoft solutions like Teams, Power BI, and CRM/CE
  • Options for moving your existing on-premise system to Business Central

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December 3, 2020

Crafting Board for End to End Decision-Making – a Case Study in Manufacturing

Date/Time: December 3, 2020 |  11:00AM – 12:00PM ET

Join us for a webinar featuring manufacturing customer Waterloo Brewing, and learn how they, with the help CRGroup leveraged the Board platform for end to end sales & operational reporting and expertly brewed financial planning & analysis.

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