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Elly Combow Posted: Sep 26 2016 - 6:16am

A comprehensive explanation on how to prepare annual 1099 reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016.  Includes information on setting up vendor 1099s, reviewing for accuracy, correcting, and printing annual 1099s.

Jon Long Posted: Sep 23 2016 - 6:23am

An opinion piece by Jon Long, one of ArcherPoint’s senior NAV developers. Jon questions the benefit of auto-testing in small NAV implementations. 

Ian Bachus Posted: Sep 21 2016 - 6:04am

In this blog ArcherPoint developer, Ian Bachus, shares a personal story of hustle and perseverance and how these traits pay off both on the basketball court and when working with Dynamics NAV. 

Ric Derdeyn Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 5:48am

ArcherPoint’s Ric Derdeyn discusses the importance of ensuring that problems are well understood before solutions are attempted. Solve the right problem: this lesson can be applied generally in life, as well as specifically, with ERP implementations.

NAV Insights Posted: Sep 16 2016 - 5:37am

Importing Multi-Currency open A/P invoices into NAV, the ongoing debate about Dynamics NAV Extensions, and our weekly Leadership Learnings are all in this week's developer digest blog.

NAV Insights Posted: Sep 14 2016 - 6:28am

This blog provides an overview of multifactor authentication (MFA) on Azure. It describes the benefits of this higher level of security.

Jamie Hanno Posted: Sep 12 2016 - 5:02am

 In this blog, ArcherPoint’s Jamie Hanno explains how to save views to make your daily work faster and more efficient using Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights Posted: Sep 9 2016 - 5:39am

This week, ArcherPoint's Developer Digest blog provides the latest Project Madeira update, the differences in Job Queue between Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 and NAV 2015, and a call to all to plan in advance for your family.

Sherry Stevenson Posted: Sep 7 2016 - 6:35am

This blog covers how to customize your home page one similar to the old ‘Shortcuts’ in earlier versions of NAV. It provides a step-by-step how-to guide.

Jay Chaudhary Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 6:47am

An in-depth explanation of the importance of database normalization in NAV. This blog will cover the three most common anomalies, insertion, deletion, and update, that can be solved by database normalization in NAV. This piece assumes a basic understanding of database management in NAV.

NAV Insights Posted: Sep 3 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s costing experts describe how to use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Item Journal to issue items to different expense accounts.

NAV Insights Posted: Sep 2 2016 - 5:52am

This week we cover two Avalara AvaTax issues in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, disk usage in Windows 10, and more great articles from Harvard Business Review.

Gwen Britt Posted: Aug 31 2016 - 5:56am

General business blog stressing the importance of trusting one’s instincts in business. Message speaks to consultants and business owners alike.

Tom Hunt Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 6:06am

In this blog, you’ll learn how to perform a bulk import of image files into the Retail Image Table in LS Nav.

Sherry Stevenson Posted: Aug 29 2016 - 6:11am

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV you are able to specify or prevent a dimension on any master record.  Examples of master records include the Item Card, G/L Account, Customer Card, and Vendor Card. Occasionally the Dimensions specified on 2 different master records may conflict.  This blog will provide information on how to get around this issue.

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 28 2016 - 2:00am

The MRP planning functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 has some changes from the previous versions of NAV to be aware of when setting up items for MRP planning.

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 27 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint's costing experts explain how to determine which Dynamics NAV General Ledger Accounts are posted to for a Purchase Receipt and Invoice.

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 5:42am

Lanham Associates respond to an unexpected change by FedEx that affects Dynamics NAV shipping, Microsoft rolls out cumulative updates for various Dynamics NAV versions, and Saurav shares his vote for a product improvement suggestion on Microsoft Connect.

Saurav Dhyani Posted: Aug 24 2016 - 5:41am

This blog covers one of the new features in NAV 2016, emailing document reports to customers. It provides a step-by-step how-to guide through Outlook as well as other means.

Bhavesh Viswanath Posted: Aug 22 2016 - 5:27am

This short video provides an overview on how to create customizable NAV reports using existing Microsoft Word layouts. This technique works with version NAV 2015 and later.

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 21 2016 - 2:00am

There are actually two Purchasing Lead times in Dynamics NAV. ArcherPoint’s costing experts explain what they are and how they are used in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 20 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s costing experts discuss the different types of scheduling times for manufacturing and how they affect Standard Cost in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 19 2016 - 5:14am

This week's developer digest features Microsoft Project Madeira updates, exporting detailed data from Quickbooks, and productivity advice.

NAV Insights Posted: Aug 17 2016 - 5:54am

There are many default values within SQL Server’s instance level properties that allow it to function well out of the box without extensive modification. Tweaking these to your environment can provide optimization and a deeper understanding of your system. This blog covers the two default values ‘MaxDoP’ and ‘Cost Threshold for Parallelism’. Both are related to a SQL Server feature called Parallelism.  This blog will also provide recommendations on how to proceed with setting these values.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: Aug 15 2016 - 6:10am

With NAVUG Summit coming in October 2016, ArcherPoint is providing restaurant and travel tips for attendees.

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