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December 2012

Introducing ArcherPoint Retail

At ArcherPoint, our focus is on making it easier for our customers to do business. We have set up a dedicated team to focus on supporting the needs of our retail clients. The move is to provide end-to-end, integrated solutions for retailers – from the back office to point of sale (POS).

ArcherPoint is now an Authorized Partner for LS Retail, a leading provider of retail solutions utilizing Microsoft Dynamics NAV technology. LS Retail is found in a wide variety of retail businesses, including apparel and fashion, electronics, grocery, furniture, and forecourt.

We also created a new website dedicated to our retail practice containing news and information unique to the retail industry.

Find out more about what LS Retail can do for your business at or contact ArcherPoint.

And be sure to sign up for our webinar on PCI compliance, applicable to any business accepting credit card payments.

Microsoft’s Win to Grow Contest

Microsoft is giving away $45,500 in software and services to three lucky companies who want to transform their businesses using Microsoft Dynamics solutions. All entries must be submitted by February 15, 2013. If you know someone looking to move up to a new ERP solution, just have them follow the link to learn more about the contest and to submit a video describing why their business should be the one to receive this extreme business makeover from Microsoft. We hope you will tell your friends about the contest and why over 93,000 companies have already chosen Microsoft Dynamics NAV as their ERP system. And be sure to mention ArcherPoint! There have not been many submissions so far, so the odds of winning are good.

ArcherPoint News & Events

ArcherPoint Events

ArcherPoint Support Portal is Live!
The ArcherPoint Support Portal is now available to our clients! From this web-based interface, you'll be able to submit support requests and track their progress, approve estimates, upload screen shots, and communicate directly with our Technical Services team. We've also worked hard to build a robust Knowledge Base, which will also be available through the Portal.

The ArcherPoint Support Portal is available from the Support page on our website,, or directly at

Sign up now for Support Portal training on January 9, 2013, at 2:00pm ET.

Webinar: Manufacturing Cost Accounting Strategies for Success with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Join costing expert Bob Bergman as he explores various aspects of Manufacturing Cost Accounting specific to Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision). Bob will highlight correct setup procedures and provide explanations of Dynamics NAV costing screens along with associated T-accounts, variances, burden absorption, and much more. Jan 7 - Learn more and register today.

In-person and online events: NAV 2013 Launch
NAV 2013 is here! If you'd like to learn more in person, plan on attending one of our Launch events. In-person events will be held in Minneapolis and Atlanta in the first quarter of 2013. We'll also be offering an online event.  Let us know if you would like to attend Atlanta, Minneapolis, or online.

Visit ArcherPoint's Resource Center to see recordings of recent web events.

NAV Community News


NAVUG Events
NAVUG is a convenient way to gain valuable knowledge from NAV experts. Learn more and sign up.

  • 1/8 - Workshop: Microsoft Excel Tips and Tricks
  • 1/9 - Forum Encore: Top 10 NAV Error Messages
  • 1/15 - Forum Encore: Tips and Tricks - Troubleshooting Connection and Authentication Issues
  • 1/16 - Workshop: How Mircoroft Office 365 works with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
  • 1/24 - Forum Encore: How to Manage NAV Permissions and Security
  • 1/25 - Workshop: Convergence 2013 Preview
  • 1/25 - NAVUG Academy: Dynamics NAV Development Series: Foundations
  • 1/30 - NAV 2013 Series: Introduction to ODATA Web Services: How to easily publish your NAV data

I Love NAV

Use your votes! Now that NAV 2013 is out and has addressed many of the ideas submitted through I Love NAV, it's time to start giving Microsoft new ideas. Remember, you have 50 votes, so be sure to log in and let the community know which ideas are your favorites. Also, remember to share your suggestions on which reports you'd like to see. Be sure to include the version of NAV you are using and if the report is for the RTC or Classic Client.

Top Idea: List of all NAV reports and what they're used for - 148 votes
New Idea: Use ClientServicesCredentialType from Usersettings.Config for Development and Debugging
Latest completed idea and updates:
Metro UI for NAV 2013 R2 - Will be included in NAV 8
Queues in NAV system to create a pipeline of work activity - Completed
Batch posting to GL - Completed

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Microsoft News & Events

Sign up now for Convergence 2013, New Orleans - March 18-21
Convergence is where opportunity and innovation meet to deliver real business value--the chance to make key business connections and to discover the full potential of Microsoft Dynamics solutions. Register now for Convergence 2013, scheduled for March 18-21! Learn more about Convergence.

Discounts and Promotions
Microsoft is offering up to 20% off your next qualifying license purchase, user additionss, or new module purchases. Microsoft Dynamics NAV customers are also eligible for up to 20% off list price when purchasing select modules or granules.

Contact ArcherPoint for more information on these and other offers from Microsoft.

If you know someone thinking of purchasing Dynamics NAV and want to find out about Microsoft promotions for new customers, contact ArcherPoint.

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