Dynamics NAV (Navision) Can Solve All of Your Business Pains!

Dynamics NAV (Navision) can do anything for your business. Yep, you heard it right. Implementing Dynamics NAV (Navision) can solve all of the problems for your company. It’s true! Since working with Dynamics NAV (Navision) in 1999, I have never encountered a business problem that cannot be solved in Dynamics NAV. Compliance? No problem. Reporting?Read more

Where do you put the Customer PO No.?

In Dynamics NAV 5.0SP1, the caption for Your Reference has been changed to Customer PO No. For us, we’ve always used External Document No. to store the Customer PO No. on the sales order. It’s obvious that the change in 5.0 SP1 was done due to partner requests. I just want to get your opinion on whereRead more

My Microsoft Conundrum

First of all, let me state that I’m a amateur investor in the stock market. I have a discipline when it comes to stock investing in that I look for companies with good products and/or strong management. One of the major holdings I have is Microsoft (MSFT), in fact, my Microsoft stocks takes up aboutRead more

Etiquette for Contractors Dealing with Solution Centers and Vice Versa

Just thought I post some etiquette for Solution Centers (NSC) and contractors when dealing with each other. For Contractors: 1. There’s no such thing as job security when you’re a contractor. If you want security, find a full time position at a NSC. 2. Do not set your rates based on how much the NSCRead more

Sharing the Item table in version 5.0

If you’re in an environment where you have multiple companies setup and each company uses the same items, you might be tempted to share the item table across all companies. In versions prior to 5.0, you can get away with this since the Adjust Cost process are done using the Item Ledger and Item ApplicationRead more

Warning about Upgrading to NAV 5.0 from 3.x and 4.x

This will only apply if the following is true: 1. You’re upgrading from 3.x or 4.x to 5.0 2. You’re using average cost 3. You have the Avg. Cost Calc type to Item&Variant&LocatoinIF you are using Average Cost and IF your Average Cost Calc. Type is Item & Location & Variant, when you upgrade to 5.0. The costRead more

Entering Beginning Inventory Balance

When moving from a legacy system into Dynamics NAV (Navision), one of the areas you want to try and avoid is messing with the inventory G/L accounts. Most systems are usually pretty good with open A/R and A/P accounts, they can be transferred using the “posting back to the same account” technique that most implementersRead more

How to Print to local printer using RDP

This is a poor man’s way of having users connect remotely and allowing them to print locally. Using RDP, you will not have to spend money on an expensive product like Citrix unless you really have to. Note that Citrix is a great product, but it’s out of reach for customers who have limited ITRead more