Microsoft Dynamics Monthly Partner Readiness Announcements December 2013

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 – Latest Readiness Materials

Please find below the most recent releases of readiness materials for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013.


  • Social Insights for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
    Social Insights infuses Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with essential data, insights and connections to help users turn a cold sales call into a warm introduction. This course will highlight the features and benefits of Social Insights, position it relative to competing solutions and show how to demonstrate the value of Social Insights to potential CRM Online customers.


Draft Training Materials (will be replaced by final versions at the same links in the coming weeks):

For more information on upcoming courseware availability, please review the Getting Ready Guide and Learning Plans. For more Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 launch information, please visit the Launch Portal.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Readiness Update

Be sure to take advantage of the vast amount of readiness materials that have recently been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2!


New Resources:

Readiness Library:

Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference: February 3-5, 2014

The Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference is scheduled for February 3–5, 2014, in Bellevue, Washington. It’s the premier technical event for Microsoft Dynamics AX—providing three days of training and networking that you can’t afford to miss. Hurry, as discounted pricing ends December 4th!

The Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference offers a unique opportunity to:

  • Meet and interact with the Microsoft Dynamics AX R&D Team.
  • Learn more about the additional enhancements within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 including Warehouse and Transportation Management, Demand Planning, Budget Planning, Retail, as well as the Localization updates.
  • Learn to further streamline deployments through tools like Lifecycle Services (LCS), obtain recommendations for master data management, and obtain and analyse contextual business intelligence.
  • Identify improvements to help simplify supporting Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • Learn practical tips and best practices from Microsoft technical leaders and experts.
  • Discover how to use the new mobility offerings for Microsoft Dynamics AX in everyday business processes.
  • Get hands-on experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 under the guidance of Microsoft R&D teams.

Register today – save $300 if you register by December 4th!

Register Today for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Enterprise Academy

The Microsoft CRM Enterprise Academy provides 300-level, deep technical training to help address the unique needs of your enterprise customers. Drive more architectural type knowledge into deals & implementations and access technical content designed by R&D and Microsoft Services. All material is based on the new features and functionality of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013.

There are two courses available:

  • Advanced Development Course: This 4 day course is targeted for developers that already have a basic understanding of how to customize and extend CRM and are looking to learn more advanced techniques.
  • Advanced Infrastructure Course: Designing a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Enterprise Infrastructure involves complex requirements and advanced knowledge of the technologies necessary for a successful implementation. In this 3-day course, you will plan and architect scalable, enterprise global deployments of Microsoft Dynamics CRM highlighting the features of the new CRM 2013 release.

A complete schedule of events can be found at the Enterprise Academy website – Register today!

Australian Dates:

  • May 27 – 30 – Microsoft North Ryde 1 Epping Road

For any questions, contact

Registration Open for eXtreme CRM and mAX 2014 Barcelona: February 9-12, 2014

Register today for eXtremeCRM and mAX, being held in Barcelona Spain Feb 9-12, 2014. Hurry, as Early Bird Pricing ends 6 December!

Join the fourth annual eXtremeCRM conference for Microsoft Dynamics CRM partners and the second annual mAX conference for Microsoft Dynamics AX partners. You don’t want to miss these official partner development and readiness events that are custom designed to help you build technical capacity, sales and marketing effectiveness and build your business! There are dedicated tracks for sales professionals, marketers, technical sales engineers, consultants and developers. Additionally, business owners and C-level managers are invited to attend the executive summit, an exclusive, executive-only program where business leaders come together to explore a number of strategic topics that are relevant to your business. Take advantage of this opportunity to ramp on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 and AX 2012 releases!

Register today for eXtremeCRM and mAX!