Mark Brummel is a freelance all-round Microsoft Dynamics NAV specialist focused in helping end users of the product.
Before starting freelancing in 2006, he started in 1997 as an end user and worked 8 years for NAV partners after that. Designing and maintaining add-on systems was his specialization. Some of these add-on systems exceed the standard product where it comes to size and complexity. Coaching colleagues and troubleshooting complex problems are passion and part of day to day work.
Many end users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV struggle with questions how to upgrade their two tier solution to a three tier solution. Mark can help you answer these questions and plot a roadmap to the future retaining the investment in the solution.
To be able to share knowledge in an efficient and global way, Mark wrote the book “Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design” and “Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design” which is often referred to as the “NAV Bible”. Its contents applies to newer and older versions of the product too.
In 2010 he started a think tank called Partner Ready Software together with Soren Klemmensen, Vjeko Babic, Eric Wauters (Waldo) and Gary Winter. Partner Ready Software brings fresh ideas of designing applications in NAV and creates awareness for applying design patterns in creating repeatable cloud solutions.
Mark is an associate in the Liberty Grove Software network, member of the NAVUG advisory board and co-founder of the Dutch Dynamics Community.
A special project and passion is performance tuning of the Dynamics NAV product on SQL Server. As a unique specialist he has done break through research in improving the performance of Dynamics NAV on SQL Server.
On www.brummelds.com Mark maintains a blog. This blog contains a wide range of articles about both the Microsoft Dynamics NAV and SQL Server product. He is also a frequent speaker at Microsoft events. He also publishes articles on Pulse for LinkedIn.
Since 2006 Mark was rewarded by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional award for his contribution to the online and offline communities.