Customising your solution without customising Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

There are several ways to get Business central to “do what you want” and up to now they have all involved customising your Business Central system. It used to be bespoke objects, then more recently easy to apply Extensions and now – with Microsoft PowerSuite – a “no code” solution. We are excited about the […]

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Stay in Outlook and Update your Dynamics 365 Business Central Data

Productivity is not just gained in the big leaps taken when you implement Dynamics 365 Business Central. One of the often-overlooked productivity hacks is do work in the application you use the most – Outlook. This avoid users having to jump between systems; logging in, finding customers, items, etc. working on that and then going […]

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Integrating Dynamics 365 CRM with Dynamics Business Central

When considering how to integrate Dynamics 365 CRM / Sales with Dynamics 365 Business Central there are a few things that need to be considered as there are different approaches to be taken. Integration from Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CRM) First let’s call out the Elephant in the room. While Dynamics 365 Business Central does […]

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What has changed with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Having gone through the many changes in the life of Dynamics 365 Business Central, I have been reflecting on this latest change to a ‘proper’ cloud solution. Functionally, it has been a side step; no separate cloud version, no new code base, no separate client to configure. So, I question why I feel that this […]

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The Latest Technical Upgrades to NAV

If you’re considering making an upgrade to your current NAV (formerly Navision), there are two main areas to change, and a process to follow in each. Here’s why you may want to go ahead: To stay within Microsoft support Access to new functionality To ensure NAV is compatible with other hardware upgrades To meet new […]

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Dynamics NAV Report Scheduling

Stop Wasting Time Waiting for Reports to Run

We are now living in a world where everything needs to be faster – the internet, processes, access to information. People are more demanding and increasingly impatient. I’m getting more impatient, especially when running reports. Trying to be more efficient, I’d run a report off before a tea-break so it’d be ready when I got […]

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How ChronoScan Helps to Track Shipping Tickets

We work with our clients to find the best solutions for their business needs. Recently, I helped a client to use OCR (optical character recognition) to keep track of the shipping tickets, suggesting the software from ChronoScan as the best option. The client, a company which supplies heavy construction materials and ships quarry aggregates, generated […]

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Planning next exercise

Benefits of a partnership approach when implementing an ERP system

One of the questions I’m often asked by clients is: “How long will it take to implement a project and when can we ‘go live’?” It’s a reasonable question, because timescales are important, particularly when you’re starting something new. However, before we can answer that question, potential clients need to consider one from us: “How […]

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