Webinar - 13 October, 11a.m. to 11.45a.m.

The good, bad and the ugly on Microsoft Dynamics 365 testing

De-risk your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Implementation & Maintenance Programmes

The good, bad and the ugly on Microsoft Dynamics 365 testing

About this webinar

Microsoft Dynamics 365 cloud-based ERP and CRM solutions are gaining popularity in New Zealand due to its flexibility and powerful features. The numerous organisations that had already, or are planning to implement the solution are increasingly recognising the importance of having a comprehensive and customised test strategy and plan to ensure a successful roll-out and upgrade.

As a Gold-certified and co-sell-ready Microsoft partner, the Digital Delivery team at Assurity has been involved in multiple Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementations.

Join our team of experts as they discuss the ‘good, bad and ugly’ of what makes or breaks a successful Microsoft Dynamics 365 roll-out.

Date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Time: 11am-11.45am, NZDT

Key takeaways from this webinar:

  • List of actionable insights that will help de-risk your Microsoft Dynamics 365 programme
  • Learn from real-life case studies on the do’s and don’ts when conducting your testing
  • The ‘good practice’ test approach and structure to put in place to inject confidence into your Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementation and ongoing maintenance


Russ Ewart, Head of Digital Delivery, Assurity

Russell Ewart is an experienced Senior IT Delivery Lead specialising in delivering quality change on large-scale transformation programmes – experience that has spanned assignments across Europe and New Zealand in the banking, financial services, telecommunication and government arenas. As Head of Digital Delivery at Assurity, Russell is accountable for developing market offerings that enable our clients to accelerate delivery through innovation.

For the last four years, he has been part of the biggest IT programme in the Southern Hemisphere – Inland Revenue’s successful business transformation journey. As Digital Portfolio Test Manager, Russell delivered cloud-based quality assurance to enable Inland Revenue to protect its border while delivering continuous change to its core systems.



Rana Gorgees, Principal Consultant, Assurity Consulting

Rana is a professional Principal Consultant with over 15 years’ experience in the testing and quality assurance (QA) practices. Rana has extensive, proven experience in testing and QA methodologies, having delivered numerous projects where she was responsible for the entire lifecycle of the testing plan and activities.

Over the last 10 years, Rana has been actively involved in the delivery of a number of strategic and complex ERP implementations across different technologies e.g. Microsoft Dynamics 365 and SAP. Rana had acquired a unique and invaluable set of skills in the world of test and IT project delivery services by being deeply involved in the delivery of these projects and, in turn, leveraged on these skills and experience in leading teams to achieve successful business outcomes for her clients.



Shikar Ramchand, Principal Consultant, Assurity Consulting

Shikar is a Principal Consultant with over 15 years’ experience in software quality assurance (QA), test delivery consulting, and people leadership. Shikar’s delivered test efforts for a variety of solutions and industries – notably banking, trading, telecommunications, and government.

Shikar’s test delivery experience spans across markets in South Africa, the U.K. and New Zealand including working with vendors on the sub-continent and the Americas. Over the last 3 years, Shikar has led and managed Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM and Finance solutions end to end, including functional, integration, performance, operational readiness, and business acceptance testing.



Michele Caminos, Executive Strategic Advisor, Assurity

Michele is currently responsible for key C-suite relationship-building and account management for Assurity. She was recently at Gartner where she advised IT providers and end-user organisations at a global level. She worked with C-suite executives on their IT strategy and steps forward, as well as how to grow revenues profitably.

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About this event

This webinar is free to attend but registration is required so sign up to reserve your spot.

There will also be a Q&A session so you can learn more from our panellists.

Who should attend

This webinar is ideal for CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, Programme Directors, Project Sponsors, Heads of Testing and Heads of PMO who have accountability and responsibility for successful roll-out of Microsoft Dynamics 365 programmes within your organisation.

About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world. We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to enable them to innovate, delivering complex projects with quality and speed and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this through the formation of unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines. Visit us at assurity.nz

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