How to Get Current and Stay Current on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

If you’re holding out because upgrades are complicated and disruptive, we understand. Historically, that has been too true. But there are ways to make it much easier—which will free you to plan for making the move to BC when you’re ready. The key to an easier move to Business Central from NAV is to get… Continue reading How to Get Current and Stay Current on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Automated Testing for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central

If you have Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central, you might have heard that Microsoft offers automated test scripts. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that Microsoft has been creating automated test scripts since 2016. The current count is 40,000+ automated test scripts—which are free to use—and Microsoft is constantly adding more. The concept is becoming more… Continue reading Automated Testing for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central

Performance Tuning Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central On Premises and Cloud

If your vehicle is regularly tuned up, it runs more efficiently, saving gas and wear and tear while making your ride a lot smoother. It’s also part of what you do to take care of your investment, so it lasts longer. Tuning up your ERP is pretty much the same. When you do performance tuning… Continue reading Performance Tuning Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central On Premises and Cloud

Save Money Reduce Risk Upgrade to Business Central 14 by September 2021

  Editor’s Note: The information in this post has been updated since the publish date. In September 2020, Microsoft announced a change in their support policy for Dynamics 365 Business Central 14. The announcement states that Microsoft will provide continued support for customers on Business Central 14 until October 2021. Please read Seven Reasons You… Continue reading Save Money Reduce Risk Upgrade to Business Central 14 by September 2021

Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 14 While It’s Still Cheap

  Editor’s Note: The information in this post has been updated since the publish date. In September 2020, Microsoft announced a change in their support policy for Dynamics 365 Business Central 14. The announcement states that Microsoft will provide continued support for customers on Business Central 14 until October 2021. Please read Seven Reasons You… Continue reading Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 14 While It’s Still Cheap

Upgrade Impossible – How We Upgraded a 3.7 TB NAV DB in 47 Hours

This past weekend, the ArcherPoint upgrade team upgraded a 3.7 TB NAV DB for a customer from NAV 2009R2 to NAV 2018. Their GoLive runtime was 47 hours. Their DB is heavily customized with 1200 customized objects, 1544 custom fields and 9 add-ons. We did it for a fixed-fee in 9 months and…GoLive Monday was largely… Continue reading Upgrade Impossible – How We Upgraded a 3.7 TB NAV DB in 47 Hours

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The Risks and Rewards of Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: What Decision Makers Need to Know

Risk doesn’t bother me; I’m more passionate about the payout. People say I think outside the box. I don’t actually like that term. From my perspective, I’m simply not only looking at the easily measured, tangible metrics to make decisions, but I’m also observing the intangible. These are metrics that either some believe are non-measurable… Continue reading The Risks and Rewards of Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: What Decision Makers Need to Know

The Consequences of Changing Microsoft Dynamics AL Code

Today (4/1/19) at Directions Asia, Microsoft announced that developers will soon be able to modify base AL code in the on-premises version of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central. For some, this might seem like it will be great: “We can still use our *crap* old school code!” For some, it might even change their mind about… Continue reading The Consequences of Changing Microsoft Dynamics AL Code