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ArcherPoint’s team of professionals has decades of experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV development and are at the forefront of Dynamics 365 Business Central adoption. Our expertise includes project management, accounting, business intelligence and reporting, best business practices, and more. We love to share our expertise through the ArcherPoint and ArcherPoint Developer Blogs. Be sure to subscribe through RSS or email to stay up on the latest news, tips, and information.

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NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 01, 2020 - 06:45am
Follow these practical steps to manage your remote workforce and ensure business continuity during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 29, 2020 - 05:15am
Chasing tenant/app installation problems, dealing with unpublished extensions during a BC upgrade, Git commits, and using PowerShell to view Business Central Connected User Sessions are discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
Jodi Hiebert
Posted: May 27, 2020 - 07:01am
Creating loyal customers is about communicating with them in ways that will encourage them to come back. The Store Receipt options in LS Retail POS makes it easy.
NAV Insights
Posted: May 26, 2020 - 05:23am
Power BI in Brief for May 2020 includes information on automation of data gateway installation, new developer samples, SQL monitoring, data refreshes, and more news about Microsoft Power BI.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: May 25, 2020 - 07:00am
Watch this video to learn how to use AI to identify attributes in an image with the Image Analyzer in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 22, 2020 - 05:16am
Using a custom DLL in NAV and error posting to OData web service in NAV 2013 R2 are topics in this edition of Developer Digest
Saurav Dhyani
Posted: May 20, 2020 - 06:06am
The end of mainstream support by Microsoft for Business Central 13 has implications for your upgrade path. Learn about your options in this blog by Saurav Dhyani.
Taiwei Li
Posted: May 18, 2020 - 05:50am
Watch this video to learn how to easily set up web services in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 15, 2020 - 05:23am
Issues with printing in BC16, storing AL objects and properties in SQL, and option fields changed to Enums in BC16 are discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 13, 2020 - 06:28am
User Group Focus 2020 has gone virtual. Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Business Central, and Power platform users can dive in deep and emerge an expert May 18-21.
Jodi Hiebert
Posted: May 12, 2020 - 07:00am
Security is important at your POS (point of sale). Learn how to set up a staff card and permissions in LS Retail
NAV Insights
Posted: May 11, 2020 - 05:55am
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, employers are having to make adjustments to maintain a strong company culture.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 08, 2020 - 05:32am
Factbox uses, AL reports pointing to RDL layouts, and essential VS code extensions are discussed in this installment of Developer Digest.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: May 06, 2020 - 06:00am
Watch this video to learn how to save time by posting multiple documents at once with the Batch Posting Feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
NAV Insights
Posted: May 04, 2020 - 06:08am
It is critical to maintain sustainable cash flow during a financial crisis. Here are six strategies that can help.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 01, 2020 - 05:47am
The lasting value of single instance codeunits, applying Business Central cumulative updates, and granting access to source code to customers in AL are in this installment of Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 30, 2020 - 05:26am
Powerful remote work tools allow teams to maintain communication, manage projects effectively, and share work quickly.
Jodi Hiebert
Posted: Apr 29, 2020 - 06:04am
In Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Permission Sets are assigned based on job tasks, but they might not fit your requirements. Read this blog for a way to create new permission sets.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 28, 2020 - 05:55am
Microsoft Office 365 is now Microsoft 365—with name changes to editions and tools—but pricing and features will stay the same. Read this blog for details.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Apr 27, 2020 - 05:42am
Watch this video to learn how to reconcile payments using Automatic Application in the Payment Reconciliation Journal Feature in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 24, 2020 - 05:07am
The new V5 AL extension is causing many errors and warnings, indicating a bug in this functionality. This sparked a long conversation amongst the ArcherPoint developer team, which we share in this edition of Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 05:23am
Follow these best practices for how to communicate to your customers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 22, 2020 - 05:58am
During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in need should seek financial assistance immediately. Here are resources for loans, grants, government assistance, and more for North American businesses.
Jon Long
Posted: Apr 21, 2020 - 05:43am
Businesses upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics Business Central that want to save money, time, and effort need to do so before September 1, 2020
Alan Lyczkowski
Posted: Apr 20, 2020 - 05:03am
Learn how to adjust workflows for daily accounting processes in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or Dynamics NAV for when you’re working from home to ensure security.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 17, 2020 - 05:39am
The release of Business Central Wave 1, installing Business Central on premises, and a new Extension for Visual Studio Code are in this installment of Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 15, 2020 - 05:58am
Whether due to self-quarantining or companies mandating working from home, these tips and tools for your home technology environment will keep you productive.
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 13, 2020 - 06:00am
Read this blog to learn how to run the Work in Progress (WIP) process in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or Dynamics NAV
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 10, 2020 - 05:25am
This week, we discuss an issue with table 5151 Integration Record in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Apr 08, 2020 - 05:53am
Watch this video to learn how to improve sales and inventory forecasting, thanks to an artificial intelligence Extension in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 06, 2020 - 06:19am
This month's Power BI in Brief shares Microsoft's response to help government agencies, and the April 2020 improvement highlights.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 03, 2020 - 04:58am
Tracking down errors in Business Central, syncing master data in NAV/BC, and version control in Git and Github are discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
Jeff Foss
Posted: Apr 01, 2020 - 06:37am
Learn how you can actually use Microsoft Power BI to make a business case for buying Power BI for your company
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Mar 30, 2020 - 05:55am
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central offers even tighter integrations with Microsoft productivity tools. See Business Central’s integration with Microsoft Outlook in this short video.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 27, 2020 - 05:31am
This edition of Developer Digest includes the latest cumulative updates for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and NAV, deep dives into AL coding for Business Central, talks about dependency propagation, using queries, and much more!
Jeff Foss
Posted: Mar 25, 2020 - 05:43am
Many businesses are being forced to work remotely. Find out how you can keep running smoothly by getting the data you need through business intelligence with Power BI
Alan Lyczkowski
Posted: Mar 23, 2020 - 06:18am
Are you suddenly being asked to work from home? If you have never done so, it can be challenging. Read this blog for helpful tips from veterans of telecommuting.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 20, 2020 - 06:03am
Great tips for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central developers regarding using bank import functionality, when to use tables instead of table extensions, physical inventory counts, and more are in this week’s Developer Digest.
Leanne Paul
Posted: Mar 18, 2020 - 05:53am
Read this blog to learn how to copy Sales and Purchase Invoice Line Descriptions to the G/L Entries in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, v15
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Mar 16, 2020 - 06:10am
Watch this short video to learn how to view and edit your Microsoft Dynamics Business Central data in the most familiar productivity tool, Microsoft Excel.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 13, 2020 - 05:40am
A discussion on how to print multiple reports through one call in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central plus a little developer fun are in this edition of Developer Digest.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Mar 11, 2020 - 07:11am
Watch this short video to learn how to set a purchase code default on the item card record in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central
NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 09, 2020 - 07:07am
This month’s Power BI Brief shares new functionality: Incremental Refresh now available, Power BI in Microsoft Teams, and enhanced connectivity for Snowflake, plus upcoming events such as best practices for building visuals.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 06, 2020 - 05:36am
This week, we talk about phased replication of companies in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, why the time to upgrade is NOW, TaskScheduler, D365BC Wave 1, and more in Developer Digest.
Jeff Foss
Posted: Mar 04, 2020 - 06:24am
Learn why Microsoft Power BI is the best choice of BI tools for users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central
NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 02, 2020 - 05:48am
ArcherPoint grows and gives back in 2019 through employee ownership, new Board of Director members, EC Advance acquisition, PrintVis partnership, LS Retail practice growth, and Mouse.org.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Feb 28, 2020 - 06:01am
Page Repeaters and Actions, BC SaaS Barcodes, and Docker issues with the Windows 10 update are highlighted in this week’s Developer Digest.
David Kaupp
Posted: Feb 26, 2020 - 08:16am
Are you considering moving from Microsoft Dynamic NAV to Business Central? Watch this video to learn important points of getting there and what future upgrades will look like.
NAV Insights
Posted: Feb 24, 2020 - 05:49am
Every business can benefit from using AI in their operations, and Microsoft Power BI is an easy-to-use tool that makes AI and ML tools available. Find out how.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Feb 21, 2020 - 06:00am
We offer a plethora of tips and tricks this week in Developer Digest, plus share the new performance tuning guide for Business Central from Microsoft.