Add some magic to Business Central with Machine Learning.

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 | From: 17:15:00 to 18:15:00 | Room: ALEXIA

For a decades programmers used algorithms to solve specific problems. But did you know that ‘if-else’ is not the only way to write code? Did you know that your data can be an algorithm itself! Yes - true. All we need is to use data in a smart way. And that’s where Machine Learning can help. In this session we will see • what general problems could be solved through machine learning? • what is machine learning itself? • how can YOU solve your customer problems with machine learning? At the end we will see how using Dynamics 365 Business Central and machine learning in pairs, you can quickly solve problems that were previously very difficult to solve or not solved at all. Detailed agenda: • Understanding customer request • Data search and preprocessing • Azure Machine Learning Studio • Choosing right algorithm • Publishing and AML web services • Presenting predictions on Power BI reports • Prediction from Dynamics 365 Business Central You will leave the session with the realization of a completely new approach to solving problems and understanding the tools and techniques for applying this approach in real life.


Dmitry Katson

MVP, Coach, Architect - AirApps

Bio: Dmitry is an all-round Microsoft Dynamics NAV specialist with more than 13 years of experience. He started as a Navision developer in 2004 with the biggest Gold Partner company in Russia, then moved to the customer side as a leading support specialist. In 2010 he co-founded NavDesign. The main business of the company was ISV solutions design and maintenance. Add-ons created by NavDesign have become an integral part of daily work for hundreds of end users. In 2016 NavDesign was bought by Consyst Business Group - one of the largest IT integrator company in Russia. In 2018 he founded AirApps. The main focus of company is extending Dynamics 365 Business Central with modern smart apps, and helping other partners to move their IP to the cloud. In May 18 was awarded as an MVP. Dmitry is a well-known figure in the NAV community, a blogger, and a huge NAV fan. He’s passion is to generate new ideas and bring them to life.

Steven Renders

MVP | MCT | Consultant | Author - Plataan.TV

Bio: Steven Renders is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with skills spanning business and technical domains. During the latest years he specialized in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft SQL Server. He has more than 15 years of business and technical experience. He provides training and consultancy focused on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft SQL Server, Business Intelligence Solutions, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Database Performance Tuning. Furthermore he is also an expert in Microsoft Dynamics NAV on which he has already delivered many training sessions. Steven was an author of some of the official training materials on Dynamics NAV Reporting, SQL Server performance tuning and development. Steven is the author of the books: - Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009: Professional Reporting - Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015: Professional Reporting and was also a reviewer of the books: - Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 - Programming Microsoft Dynamics® NAV 2013 - Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Steven also presented at various Microsoft MSDN and TechNet evenings, conferences, communities, events and the MCT Summit. In 2011, Steven started his own company, “think about IT”, which is specialized in training and consultancy, helping companies learn, implement, understand and solve complex business requirements related to IT, in Belgium and abroad. On Januari 1st, 2016, Steven received the Microsoft® MVP Award. This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. Specialties: • Microsoft Dynamics Business Central • SQL Server • Business Intelligence & Reporting