Author Archives: Alex Chow

Addressing Performance Problem in Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central

Overview If you’ve recently upgraded to Dynamics NAV 2017 or later versions, you will have undoubtedly noticed that the new version of Dynamics NAV (or Dynamics 365 Business Central) is incredibly slow… It’s so slow that it took one of our customers that’s using NAV 2017 3 minutes and 38 seconds to open a customerRead more

How to Unlock More Features on Dynamics 365 Business Edition

Overview When you first sign up for Microsoft Dynamics 365 For Business, you will get a very simple application that will most likely satisfy only the most basic accounting needs. Using only the basic accounting functions is NOT the reason why you signed up for Dynamics 365 for Business. You signed up for D365 becauseRead more

Doing a Physical Inventory Count with Warehousing in Dynamics NAV or Dynamics 365

Overview Here’s a quick video about doing a physical inventory count in Dynamics NAV (or Dynamics 365) when you have the Directed Pick and Put-away feature turned on. There are basically 5 steps: Go to the Whse. Phys. Invt. Journal Run the Calculate Inventory process Fill in the Qty. Physical field Register the journal GoRead more

Relax… Microsoft is not killing Dynamics NAV

Overview So this morning, I get an e-mail with the following: On initial look, the e-mail is implying Microsoft has decided to kill Dynamics NAV (which was rebranded into Dynamics 365 Finance and Operation, Business Edition). Look how it’s worded specifically about “Microsoft decision to kill Dynamics 365 Business Edition model”. Which implies Microsoft isRead more

Recap of Directions 2017 – To Be Determined

Overview This year, the Dynamics NAV Directions conference is held in a nice resort in Orlando. I always feel guilty about attending these conference nice resort hotel without my kids… Overall the conference was a bit confusing for me as Microsoft had decided on the last minute to delay the release of the new versionRead more

Going Live with Dynamics NAV (Dynamics 365) is the Easy Part

Overview After doing ERP implementations with Dynamics NAV (aka Dynamics 365) for almost 2 decades (18 years to be exact…), you kind of know how to get things done. Usually, when you prepare for a go-live during a software conversion, there are certain tasks and steps that absolutely have to be accomplished in a certainRead more

Types of Training in Dynamics NAV

Overview Often, we get calls from companies that asks us to help with their Dynamics NAV implementation. The conversation would usually start off about a little history of their implementation, the problems they’re running into, and what they’re looking to resolve. Inevitably, the request will lead to training the users on how to better useRead more