Category Archives: implementation

Addressing Inefficient Business Processes

Overview Addressing inefficiencies in any company is a crap shoot. Often times, the management of a company will have a discussion with us to discuss their challenges. The conversation in these meeting usually leads to how can they address their “mess”. For example, their inventory quantities are always wrong. It’s not like the managers haveRead more

Why You Should Set Automatic Cost Adjustment to Never in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Overview This was one of the topics that came up frequently while working with users at the last NAV/BC User Group Summit at Phoenix. Many people have different opinion to setup their inventory so costing is done properly. Naturally, knowing a few things on how Dynamics 365 Business Central (aka Dynamics NAV) inventory and howRead more

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

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

Dynamics 365 for Financials will include Full Functionality of Dynamics NAV

Announcement Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials will offer the full functionality of the regular Dynamics NAV by the end of the year! Overview Until the functionality update take effect, if you signed up for Dynamics 365 for Financials you will only receive limited functionalities for within the Dynamics NAV product. The area available are mainlyRead more

The Story of Our Dynamics NAV Implementation in Taiwan

This is a story of our Dynamics NAV implementation in Taiwan. One of the things that I’m most proud of is the people that choose to work with me and the company that we built. I am proud that everyone shares the same vision on what software implementations should be. That we care about doingRead more

Performance Problem in VM Environment for NAV 2016 and Beyond

Overview This is a story of upgrading one of our clients from Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 (we recommended going to NAV 2017, but they didn’t want to be guinea pigs). The upgrade itself was done on the customer’s live server, which was a brand new powerful server on VM (virtual)Read more

Properly Setup Bin Code for Warehouse Management in Dynamics NAV

Overview One of the most often asked about features when dealing with inventory is the ability to keep track of inventory by bins in the warehouse. While The Warehouse Management System will benefit the accuracy of the items that are stored in the bins, careful consideration must be made during setup so when you goRead more

Which Inventory WIP Are You Talking About in Dynamics NAV

Overview When people talk about WIP account, it’s what it is. An intermediary account where the raw material is being worked on, but it’s not yet a finished good for sale. This is important for companies to audit in a manufacturing process where the inventory is being produced or in the middle of being produced.Read more