Mark Brummel is an all-round Microsoft Dynamics NAV specialist. He started in 1997 as an end user but quickly moved to the other side of the table. During ten years he has worked for resellers where 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. Also coaching colleagues and troubleshooting ‘impossible’ problems where passion and part of day to day work. Mark has trained most of the experienced NAV developers for the NAV 2009 product in The Netherlands and Belgium and he has been hired by almost every NAV reseller in the Benelux.<o:p></o:p>
Mark works as a freelancer. His main focus area is help out end users in implementations all over the world.<o:p></o:p>
Mark was the first world wide to use the NAV 2009 (CTP3) product in a production system feeding back valuable information to Microsoft. Today he is still involved in projects to provide input for future versions and test new CTP releases.
A special project has been performance tuning of the Dynamics NAV product on SQL Server. From 2007 to 2009 he was involved in the development of the ‘SQL Perform Tools’ as business partner of SQL Perform Benelux. As a unique specialist he has done break through research in improving the performance of Dynamics NAV on SQL Server.
In 2010 Mark published his first book Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design. This book discusses the heart of Dynamics NAV bridging Application Functionality with Technology.
When time is left, Mark maintains his blog on www.brummelds.com. 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 and writer for independent Dynamics NAV websites and user groups. In 2006 Mark was rewarded by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional award for his contribution to the online and offline communities. In 2007 & 2009 he also reviewed “Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV” and “Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009”