Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016: Reducing the cost of upgrading

I would liken my experience with upgrades to that of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. She was looking to get to somewhere better, met some friends along the way, and they all thought their requests would be handled by the Wizard behind the green curtain. Having been a part of the ArcherPoint Software Development… Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016: Reducing the cost of upgrading

Making Upgrades Easier in NAV 2016: Using the Event Subscriber

Formerly codenamed “Corfu,” Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 – or version number 9.00—has just been released. There are many exciting new features, but my first blog focuses on the Event Subscriber functions, because they can help make upgrading to NAV 2016 easier. What are Event Subscriber functions? From the NAV Help documentation: Event subscribers determine what… Continue reading Making Upgrades Easier in NAV 2016: Using the Event Subscriber

Tricks for Removing Page Elements to Preserve the Upgrade Path in NAV

I’ve been doing a lot of work for a customer recently where they’ve wanted multiple fields taken off their Sales Order page in Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision). The idea seems to be that the unused fields on the page will confuse the users, who won’t know quite what to fill in for the Opportunity No.… Continue reading Tricks for Removing Page Elements to Preserve the Upgrade Path in NAV

Out with the Old, in with the New: Is it Time for an ERP Update?

As my birthday creeps closer, I realize another year has gone by, and I can’t help but sit here and think, man! I’m getting old! I certainly realize how comical it was to feel so invincible in my teen years.  Now I can look back at the stories from my childhood about the fountain of… Continue reading Out with the Old, in with the New: Is it Time for an ERP Update?

Time to Upgrade – Compare Custom Help in Dynamics NAV 2009 vs. NAV 2013

When you are evaluating the benefits of upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, there are many areas to think about beforehand. One specific area to consider is Custom Help and the differences in in Dynamics NAV 2009 versus Dynamics NAV 2013. Custom Help is provided by a consultant or NAV Partner and is tailored to… Continue reading Time to Upgrade – Compare Custom Help in Dynamics NAV 2009 vs. NAV 2013

6 More Reasons You Should Consider Upgrading NAV

The Hidden Costs of NOT Upgrading NAV Obsolete Technology – It gets harder and harder to bridge the gap between old technology and new technology the further upgrading is put off.Microsoft and Add-On Software vendors create upgrade tools that support upgrading from the current version to the new version. This is called an “Upgrade Path”.… Continue reading 6 More Reasons You Should Consider Upgrading NAV