irections emea 2023 lyon
1-3 November 2023

Directions EMEA 2023

Directions EMEA is the "Go To" place where Dynamics partners share the future. It's the preferred global community for collaborating and learning from Microsoft, MVPs, ISVs, VARs and their peers. The focus is on helping the SMB market unlock its full potential in technical, business development and strategy with ERP, CRM, and Cloud solutions, including the Microsoft Power Platform, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and Azure.


Breaking Barriers: Embracing Open Source in a Closed-Source Industry

12:45 - 13:30 Amphitheatre Back to event schedule

Are you ready to explore the uncharted territories of open source within our traditionally closed-source industry? Discover our journey so far, gain invaluable takeaways, and explore innovative ways to harness open source for better results that can reshape your solutions and your way of thinking. Join us for a thought-provoking session where we will explain why open Source Software is still a thing, how commercial needs and free software intersect, what the benefits and downsides are, and most importantly: How we can apply those concepts to our daily business and our industry.


Jeremy Vyska

CEO @ Spare Brained Ideas

Jeremy spent several years in IT System Architecture and Administration before transitioning to Navision Development. Over 20 years, he has worked as a Developer, Consultant, Support, and Trainer within the Navision / MBS / Dynamics 365 ecosystem. During that time, he has trained several people into the industry, worked with ISVs & Partners, and run his own Solution Center. He has spoken at Dynamics Conferences worldwide and published books about Business Central.

Stefan Maron

Freelance Business Central Developer

Stefan is a developer and a system architect for Dynamics NAV and Business Central. Since 2016, Stefan has been actively involved in various community projects, showcasing his passion for collaboration and knowledge sharing. His largest community contributions are the MSDyn365BC.Code.History on GitHub and the BusinessCentral.LinterCop, a custom analyzer for the AL Language.