Author Archives: Alex Chow

Game Changing Concept for Cloud ERP with Dynamics 365 Business Central

Overview One of my personal complaints about any cloud based ERP software the inability to make customizations that your business needs to maintain a competitive edge. The assumption of a cloud ERP software is that every business should be able to fully utilize the software as the software developers intended. But as we all knowRead more

The Curious Case of Dynamics Business Central Users

Overview Microsoft has officially launched the Dynamics 365 Business Central. This is basically the next version of Dynamics NAV but can be deployed on as a subscription as part of your Office/Dynamics 365 portal. Microsoft has tentatively stated that the on-premise will be released the summer of 2018. When that rolls around, you’ll have multipleRead more

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