Ready to Go

The "Ready to Go" program is designed to support you in bringing your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central offers into Microsoft Appsource. The program holds the following three core elements:

  • The "Ready to Go" online learning
  • The "Ready to Go" coaching
  • The "Ready to Go" platform

The "Ready to Go" online learning

The "Ready to Go" online learning catalog is an extensive library of training resources for both app developers (ISVs) as well as resellers (VARs). It is a collection of materials for marketeers, business decision makers, sales and presales persons, architects, consultants, and developers.

The materials of the "Ready to Go" online learning catalog are on the Dynamics Learning Portal and can be found here. If you want to take a sneak-peek on the materials you can find there, click here to see a document of the latest listing.

Note

We recommend that you bookmark the "Ready to Go" online learning catalog. New materials will appear in the catalog on a weekly basis.

The "Ready to Go" coaching

The "Ready to Go" coaching is run by Microsoft Development Centers and Master VARs, which are independently owned and operated. They bring technical services and coaching to market and have industry specific knowledge that you can contract and leverage when developing your offerings. Over time they have developed lots of best practices by supporting multiple partners, they also have strong ties with Microsoft’s R&D teams and are always up to date on the latest strategy and product innovation.

The "Ready to Go" validation workshop is offered by all Development Centers and Master VARs at fixed price and is designed to coach you in bringing your Dynamics 365 Business Central offerings to market faster and with less friction by providing individual coaching. This 8-hour workshop helps partners make the right decisions and is based upon a unified checklist and set of training materials. The workshop validates and coaches the partner’s readiness on their go-to market business model, marketing plans, architectural plans, app Development and internal readiness.

Where needed the Microsoft Development Centers and Master VARs have more offerings to support you. We recommend reaching out if you want more information.

There is always a development center available in your region. Please find here a list of available Development centers and Master VARs in your region with their "Ready to Go" offerings:

1CLICKFACTORY CIELLOS CLOUD READY SOFTWARE INNOVA CONSULTING QBS GROUP VELOSIO
TYPE Development Center Development Center Development Center Development Center Master VAR Master VAR
CONTACT INFO Link Link Link Link Link Link
AVAILABILITY
AFRICA In Person & Online - Online - - -
ASIA Online Online Online - - -
EUROPE In Person & Online Online In Person & Online In Person & Online In Person & Online -
NORTH AMERICA Online In Person & Online In Person & Online - - In Person & Online
SOUTH AMERICA Online Online Online In Person & Online - -

The "Ready to Go" Validation Workshop is a packaged offering, brought to market by all development centers and Master VARs and is co-developed with Microsoft.

This workshop helps you in validating your complete offer, from a business, marketing and technical perspective. Learn more about the offerings of our Development Centers by following the links in the table above.

The "Ready to Go" platform

To support you in App development, testing and learning scenario’s, the "Ready to Go" platform is a place where you can find current,upcoming and daily builds of Dynamics 365 Business Central. It also holds a way to provide feedback to the Microsoft engineers working on Dynamics 365 Business Central. These builds are made available to you on the Microsoft Collaborate platform. To get access to the "Ready to Go" platform, you need to go through these steps:

  1. Register on Microsoft Collaborate using your AAD Global Admin account.
  2. Contact us, once registered on Microsoft Collaborate. Your company’s Azure Active Directory (AAD) global administrator should contact us to complete the on-boarding. We need to manually assign you to the right programs and engagements. Expect a response from us within 1-2 business days.

When contacting us, please provide following information:

Publisher display name Name Email Role
Chosen during registration, should be the same for all users User 1 Email 1 Power user (can access content and add new users to engagements)
User 2 Email 2 Participant (can access content)
Etc. Etc. Power user
  1. The Ready to Go team will notify you and confirm your registration.

If you have questions or feedback about the Ready to Go program offering, you can contact us.