Steve Gichure

Steve Gichure

Olympic 33, Senior Technical Architect D365 Business Central

Auckland, New Zealand


Steve Gichure is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central developer with 14 years of experience implementing ERP solutions across Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the US.

Stephen has been an active member of the Business Central community in New Zealand for the last 7 years, sharing his knowledge in community events across NZ.

He now works as a Senior Technical Architect at Olympic 33, focusing on enabling business transformation through software innovations.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Business Central
  • Software Development
  • Azure Logic Apps
  • Azure
  • Azure SQL Server

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Streamlining Integration Testing in Production: Unleashing the Power of Business Central Interfaces

Are you ready to revolutionize your integration testing process and ensure seamless go-live transitions with Microsoft Business Central Interfaces? Join us to learn and discuss different options to test the integrations in a live production environment using Microsoft Business Central Interfaces. Discover what interfaces are and how they can be used to test integrations in real time just before the critical go-live phase.

Testing integrations in production is often a complex and high-stakes endeavour, demanding a robust methodology that guarantees accuracy and minimizes disruptions.

This session will explore multiple options to utilize interfaces to test integrations in your Business Central environment, specifically in the production stage, just before the go-live moment.

Through practical demonstrations and real-world examples, we will showcase the potential of interfaces in streamlining integration testing processes. You will understand the key features functionalities and learn how to leverage them effectively to conduct thorough and efficient integration tests in a live production environment.

Rapid deployment to Business Central and to Azure using BC APIs and Azure DevOps

How much time do you spend spinning up a new Business Central environment, deploying extensions and doing basic configs to get the environment up and running?

On top of that, how would you feel if you had to deploy a basic framework to Azure to integrate Business Central with a messaging service (Service Bus) that connects to a third-party application?

Would you be surprised if all the above can be deployed and configured in under 30 min?

Attend our session to know the possibilities that open up with Business Central Administration APIs, Automation APIs, Azure DevOps, ARM templates and Azure Integration Services.

Power Automate or Logic Apps to use?

Logic Apps x Power Automate, which one should I choose?

This question has been asked every time one of those technologies is discussed, and with the more and more integration solutions being developed daily, it is vital to have a proper answer. With so many similarities, it is a very pertinent question.

This talk by Tharanga Chandrasekara, Lead Technical Consultant at Theta (NZ) and Business Central MVP for the past six years, together with Stephen Gichure, Founder & Technical Lead at Thamani Tech NZ, will help you to answer the question.

You might be surprised by the answer.

Mistakes made by developers during Business Central integration projects

During the session, Tharanga Chandrasekara, lead technical consultant at Theta(NZ) and Business Central MVP for the past six years, together with Stephen Gichure, Founder & Technical Lead at Thamani Tech NZ, will take you through some of the common mistakes made by developers while developing integrations between Business Central and other third party applications.

Tharanga and Stephen will talk about their experiences and share some of the best practices they follow, which can be used to improve your solutions. They will use real-life examples and demos to showcase the pros and cons of most of the patterns most developers use and explain what can be done to move away from them.

Do not miss the session if you are a developer who works on Business Central integration projects!

"It works on my machine" is no longer an acceptable answer!

Steve Gichure

Olympic 33, Senior Technical Architect D365 Business Central

Auckland, New Zealand


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