5 Feb 2013 6:33 PM Here's the calendar of AXUG events for February 2013. If you're heading to Convergence 2013 in New Orleans, don't miss our exclusive Convergence Preview Webinars on February 22 - get a jump start on your Convergence experience! Be sure to also scope out where you can connect with AXUG @ Convergence in New Orleans. REGIONAL CHAPTER EVENTS (In-Person Mtgs) AXUG Carolinas Regional Chapter Meeting02/06/2013 10:00 AM (ET)Join us for the next meeting of the AXUG Carolinas Regional Chapter on Wednesday, February 6th from 10:00am to 3:00 pm in Winston Salem, NC at the Offices of Sunrise Technologies . Sunrise Technologies will be presenting on Business Intelligence as well as Retail for AX Don't miss this exciting opportunity to network with fellow Microsoft Dynamics AX Users in your area! AXUG TOLA (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana & Arkansas) Regional Chapter Meeting02/13/2013 11:00 AM (ET)AXUG TOLA Regional Chapter is proud to host their third meeting on Wednesday, Feb 13th from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at Thermon Manufacturing – 100 Thermon Drive – San Marcos, TX 78666. Mark your calendars for this exciting opportunity to network with other AX Users. Starting off the new year with a fantastic program, this chapter meeting provides you and your company a great opportunity to get the most value from your AX Dynamics software by providing a face to face forum in which to exchange ideas, share best practices and learn from industry experts. The meeting will be sponsored by Zap Technology, a Microsoft Partner of the Year award winner! AXUG Indiana Regional Chapter Meeting02/21/2013 10:00 AM (ET)Please join us for the next meeting of the AXUG Indiana Regional Chapter Meeting being held on Thursday, February 21st, from 10:00am - 2:00pm EDT at the New Sunshine office in Indianapolis. Agenda topics TBD. Please don't miss this opportunity to network with your fellow AX Users in your area! VIRTUAL EVENTS AXUG CPM Friday02/08/2013 12:00 PM (ET)CPM (Corporate Performance Management) Friday is about you running your operation more efficiently. If you use FRx, Management Reporter or Forecaster, you don’t want to miss this session with MSX Group, our CPM subject matter experts. Simply email your reporting challenges and MSX will go over your challenge and show you how to resolve it. Or simply show up and ask your questions. It's like support on steroids. This session is meant to help you become more efficient by learning best practices in reporting and budgeting. This is an AXUG Premium Member event. AXUG Workshop - Expense Management with Microsoft Dynamics AX 201202/13/2013 01:00 PM (ET)Don't miss this exciting AXUG Workshop, part of the AXUG Summit Encore webinar series. In this Workshop, learn more about the new functionality in Dynamics AX 2012 for expense management. This session was highly rated by attendees of the AXUG Summit 2012 and is now being repeated as a webinar for all AXUG premium members. This is an AXUG premium event, premium AXUG members are encourged to attend. AXUG Academy - Advanced Management Reporter02/15/2013 11:00 AM (ET)Instructor-led training on-line!Maximize your Microsoft Management Reporter product knowledge! Take your MR knowledge to the next level, and learn to create advanced financial reports like: balance sheets, statements of cash flows, and mutli-company consolidations. In this deep dive we’ll also cover spreadsheet linking, and learn about report distribution and analysis tools available in Management Reporter. This course is open to any AX user. AXUG Workshop - How to Cut Costs & Unify Your Communications with Microsoft Lync02/21/2013 11:00 AM (ET)Email. Phone. Instant Messaging. Video Chat. Online Conferencing. Desktop Sharing. All of these tools are very helpful for communicating with co-workers, customers and partners. But, logging into a half dozen apps every day is a real hassle. Not to mention, it’s expensive and time-consuming to maintain the supporting systems. If you’re thinking, “There’s got to be an easier way to utilize and manage all these communication tools,” you’re right. There is. And, it could save you a ton of money to boot. That’s why we’re excited to introduce you to the latest addition to the Microsoft Unified Communications lineup: Microsoft Lync. AXUG Workshop - Convergence New Orleans 2013 Preview EMEA - Don't miss it if you're heading to Convergence!02/22/2013 09:00 AM (ET)Jump-start your Convergence experience! AXUG will be at Convergence the entire week and has already lined up a series of in-depth sessions on Dynamics AX. Join us to hear the inside scoop about the conference so you can make the most of your trip. AXUG members in EMEA are especially encouraged to attend this webinar. This is an open AXUG event, and all members are encouraged to attend. AXUG Workshop - Convergence New Orleans 2013 Preview - Don't miss it if you're heading to Convergence!02/22/2013 01:00 PM (ET)Jump-start your Convergence experience! AXUG will be at Convergence the entire week and has already lined up a series of in-depth sessions on Dynamics AX. Join us to hear the inside scoop about the conference so you can make the most of your trip. This is an open AXUG event, and all members are encouraged to attend. AXUG Partner Showcase - ToolsGroup: Are You Outgrowing Your Demand Forecasting and Inventory Planning Processes?02/28/2013 02:00 PM (ET)Growing companies often find that their businesses become more complex and their markets become more demanding. Often they outgrow their forecasting and inventory planning processes. What worked for a smaller company doesn’t work for a larger product portfolio, more brands or multiple channels. Users can’t effectively manage forecast accuracy and demand volatility. How do you know if your company is ready to change? We’ll review common symptoms of companies who have outgrown their planning processes to see which apply to you. This webinar will cover: • Forecasting and Demand Planning • Inventory Planning and Optimization • Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)This is an AXUG open event, all members are invited to register.