Virtual Community Summit NA 2020 – Sessions for GP Payroll and HR Users

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Register Now for Community Summit North America 2020We know, Community Summit 2020 is going to look a lot different this year. But the organizers have done their best to put together some effective, educational, and engaging content so that you get the most out of the experience. If you haven’t already, it’s not too late to register, but it is coming soon – October 7-9! Check out the lineup of sessions and experiences waiting for you during the 2020 Community Summit North America.

We’ve compiled our recommendations on the best GP payroll and HR sessions to help you put together your schedule for each day.

Wednesday, October 7

It’s the first day – grab your coffee and let’s get started!

11:40 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
Payroll/HR Reporting Made Easy

Dennis Day and Patty Taylor help you discover how easy it is to report on payroll/HR information utilizing SmartLists, SmartList Designer (HR and Payroll) and SmartList Builder.

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM CDT
Dynamics GP LifeHacks - Tips and Tricks, Brand New for 2020!

Join this session to explore over 40 different ways to save time, be more efficient AND use GP in ways you never thought were possible with Shawn Dorward! Don’t worry, he’s got you covered with documentation to go along with it!

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM CDT
Tracking the Human Side of things (GP Human Resources)

Interested in seeing what you can do with GP HR Features? You own this module, why not make use of it, whether or not you use GP for processing payroll. Jackie Reckmann and Sherlene Sorenson will provide an overview and give you ideas of what you can do with what you own.

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM CDT
Two Great Worlds Colliding – Power BI Reporting and GP Payroll

Did you just say Power BI for GP Payroll? Well certainly! The Payroll table structure in Dynamics GP is unlike other modules, but that doesn’t prevent us from using Power BI to support and enhance your Payroll reporting capacity. In this session, David Laster and Integrity Data’s own Danny Clemenson will show you a new, more visual way of reviewing payroll transactions in Dynamics GP with Power BI. They will show you some of the possibilities and even show you the steps to create your own Power BI views for Dynamics GP and beyond as well as an introduction to other Power Platform tools.

Thursday, October 8

Keeping it going for day 2, lots to learn today!

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM CDT
Make GP US Payroll GREAT Again!

Been on GP for several years? Don't know why it is set up the way it was? Times have changed, codes have changed, new features are here, and you may have a lot of obsolete data cluttering things up. Jackie Reckman and Sherlene Sorenson are here to tell you that it might be time to revisit your payroll setup and see what changes could be made that would help you process payroll more efficiently or get better reporting.

4:30 PM - 5:20 PM CDT
What new HRP Features are you missing?

Are you ready for year-end and how to capture COVID pay on the W-2? Are you up to date on tax changes and notifications? Get together with Terry Heley to discuss these items and more!

Friday, October 9

Did you stay up late with any of the online parties? Refill that coffee, it’s the last day – you got this!

9:30 AM - 10:20 AM CDT
Do I Have Enough Vacation Time?

There are multiple applications available from Microsoft for Dynamics GP to track and accrue vacation, sick, and other time. Charles Allen will review how PTO Manager and Human Resources enable your organization to track and accrue vacation, sick, and other types of leave. The session will also look at the Advanced Payroll functionality for leave time liability reporting.

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM CDT
Where Do We Go From Here? Planning Your Cloud Path.

Want to get to the cloud but not sure where to begin? Christina Phillips explores the components, best practices, and potential risks involved in a cloud strategy for Dynamics GP. Possible paths will be explored as well, including benefits and considerations when migrating to Azure, choosing a cloud service provider, as well as considering multi-tenant and private configurations.

Not sure how to plan out your Community Summit 2020 experience? After you register, go to the session schedule and you can build your agenda based on your track, interests, keywords, and more.Participate in Summitland and get entered to win a 0 Amazon Gift Card

Be sure to visit our booth in the virtual expo hall, and you can participate in Summitland to enter for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card. As always, we will be there to answer any questions you may have. We hope to “see” you there!

Written by Integrity Data

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