Getting Started There are so many things to consider when planning your Microsoft Dynamics NAV upgrade – and so many factors that will impact your list of things to consider. This blog will attempt to streamline what you should consider when planning your Dynamics NAV upgrade so you can get started. What do you hope to… Continue reading Microsoft Dynamics NAV Upgrade Checklist
As time passes by, everything gets upgraded. Do you remember the old computers running Windows 98, with 256 MB of Ram and 10 GB of hard disk space? The only way to share information back then was by using unreliable floppy disks. But as we progressed through the years, we have had to keep pace… Continue reading When Do You Need to Upgrade Microsoft Dynamics NAV?
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
I just recently assisted a client of ArcherPoint with an upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016. Being on site, I noticed a handful of things that amazed me regarding the upgrade. There were no “end of the world” fires! There were no users yelling, “I can’t do my job!!” There were no “I can’t find… Continue reading Dynamics NAV: The 3 T’s of Go-Live Success
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
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
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?
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
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