Microsoft’s Plan for Addressing Obsolete Code in Dynamics 365 Business Central

A Message to Dynamics Business Central Developers, Consultants, Partners, and ISVs: It’s Our Responsibility to Understand Microsoft’s Plan for Addressing Obsolete Code In the legacy Microsoft Dynamics NAV world, there are always changes to the code, many of them big, like dimension changes and product group changes. This is to address issues uncovered during upgrades… Continue reading Microsoft’s Plan for Addressing Obsolete Code in Dynamics 365 Business Central

7 Reasons To Be Excited About Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1

Microsoft just released the latest version of Dynamics 365 Business Central and it is packed with a host of new, expanded features that improve performance, reduce licensing costs, and enhance its flexibility and ROI.  2021 release wave 1 (aka BC 18) also puts more control into the hands of the customer and makes it easier than… Continue reading 7 Reasons To Be Excited About Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 1 Release

True to form, Microsoft will be including a plethora of new features and functions in the latest release of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1 (due for general availability this spring). Areas of improvement include service, administration, banking/payments, collaboration, and onboarding, as well as new country specific products and modern development tools. Read on… Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 1 Release

Should You Upgrade to Microsoft Business Central Version 14 or Wait?

  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 Should You Upgrade to Microsoft Business Central Version 14 or Wait?

System Admins of Business Central Have a Big Responsibility

Many things have changed from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Business Central. Here’s one big warning from a Microsoft MVP. NAV In the Past: Many Resources for Tools and Information In the past, we admins were able to find resources with great posts, articles, or tools/utilities on the web that could help our business. To name… Continue reading System Admins of Business Central Have a Big Responsibility

It is Time to Say Goodbye to Dynamics 365 Business Central 13

If you are surprised after reading the title, please don’t be; it’s true based on Microsoft’s Modern Lifecycle Policy. Every ERP product that is released comes with Microsoft mainstream support. When a new version of the product is released, it also comes with a change in the mainstream support end dates. Microsoft Dynamics Business Central… Continue reading It is Time to Say Goodbye to Dynamics 365 Business Central 13

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Dynamics 365 Business Central AL Development

In this series, Microsoft MVP Saurav Dhyani provides everything you need to know about developing in Business Central. Using VS Code to create an Extension, Saurav provides the modification requirements that include all object types and base object changes. Saurav also provides instructions for all the pre-requisites to complete the task of creating an Extension.… Continue reading Dynamics 365 Business Central AL Development

How To Disable Posting Negative Inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Prior to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, developers had to customize Dynamics NAV to disable posting negative inventory, but in NAV2013R2 Microsoft have starting offering this feature as standard. One can now set up so that outbound posting that brings inventory below zero is blocked. This can be set up per item or for all… Continue reading How To Disable Posting Negative Inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Benefits of Using the Web Client with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, Microsoft released a new client option, the Web Client. Despite the benefits, many customers are still not using this option. This blog will dispel some myths surrounding the Web Client as well as describe the benefits of using it over the Windows Client. Enhanced Capabilities The Web… Continue reading Benefits of Using the Web Client with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Emailing Reports with Custom Email Body in Dynamics NAV 2017

This article is an extended version of the article posted last year regarding emailing document reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016. With NAV 2017, Microsoft has enhanced the feature of emailing reports with a pre-defined body. It is now a configurable emailing feature in standard Dynamics NAV. The pre-defined body is not a hard-coded message… Continue reading Emailing Reports with Custom Email Body in Dynamics NAV 2017