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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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Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Jan 20, 2021 - 06:45am
Watch this video to learn how to resolve issues with transaction server error codes related to POS returns in LS Retail.
NAV Insights
Posted: Jan 18, 2021 - 07:55am
Microsoft introduced new priority account functionality into Microsoft 365 (Office) which helps IT protect users who are visible or vulnerable from cyber-attacks.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jan 15, 2021 - 05:45am
December 2020 cumulative updates, the impact of Table extensions on performance, and 1099 complications are topics in this second edition of Developer Digest for 2021
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Jan 11, 2021 - 06:45am
Watch this video to learn how you can troubleshoot statement calculation issues in LS Nav / LS Central.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jan 08, 2021 - 05:38am
This edition of Developer Digest features a detailed discussion of installation versus upgrade codeunits in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Jan 06, 2021 - 06:25am
In this video, you’ll learn how to configure discount offers using the Mix & Match feature in LS Retail’s LS Central ERP product.
Faithie Robertson
Posted: Jan 04, 2021 - 06:45am
Customer service is suffering today, but are you aware of your customers’ experiences? Here are some reasons why you should step into their shoes now and then.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jan 01, 2021 - 05:47am
ArcherPoint’s Developer Digest blog is posted weekly to benefit the Microsoft Dynamics developer community. Here are the top 10 developer digests from 2020.
NAV Insights
Posted: Dec 30, 2020 - 05:55am
IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS are cloud computing models that offer choice, flexibility, and scalability not found in on-premises. Learn the differences and best use.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Dec 28, 2020 - 06:54am
ArcherPoint publishes an average of 150 industry, technical, and thought leadership blogs around Dynamics NAV/Business Central each year. Here’s 2020’s top 10, our most read blogs of the year.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Dec 23, 2020 - 10:55am
2020 is nearly behind us, but we need to be ready for 2021. Read this blog for 10 trends in manufacturing to help you prepare for success in the new year.
Laurie O'Brien
Posted: Dec 21, 2020 - 05:59am
Read this blog for best practices when running the Close Year End process in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Dec 18, 2020 - 05:35am
This week in Developer Digest, we are talking about MSD365 Insider Builds, the financial dimension framework, selection filter management and much more!
NAV Insights
Posted: Dec 16, 2020 - 07:03am
Get the straight truth about Microsoft’s roadmap for Dynamics GP so you can make the right choices for your business.
NAV Insights
Posted: Dec 14, 2020 - 05:55am
The shift to onshoring manufacturing continues amidst the pandemic with continued supply chain disruption. Read on for five tips to consider when relocating your manufacturing operations.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Dec 11, 2020 - 05:42am
This edition of Developer Digest includes BC’s upcoming Report Extension Object Model, a print preview Issue in BC 17, and waiting for a 1099-NEC Report for tax year 2020 in BC.
Retail Insights
Posted: Dec 09, 2020 - 02:05pm
Retailers lose a surprising amount of money due to poor shipping and receiving processes. Read how to improve warehouse operations to maximize your profits.
Constantine Gart
Posted: Dec 07, 2020 - 05:55am
Products change and fall in and out of favor. How often do you evaluate your warehouse inventory picking process? This blog provides helpful tips.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Dec 04, 2020 - 06:48am
This edition of ArcherPoint's Microsoft Dynamics NAV/BC Developer Digest provides cumulative updates from November and important information for barcode and MICR check printing.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Dec 02, 2020 - 06:15am
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central version 17 has many new features. In this “Cool Stuff in Business Central” video from ArcherPoint, we show the new Company Hub feature.
Dave Weismann
Posted: Nov 30, 2020 - 05:56am
Yearly inventory counts make a mess out of your warehouse and operations. Here’s why you should make the switch to cycle counting.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 27, 2020 - 06:15am
This edition of Developer Digest hosts updates to Business Central including the new 'created' and 'modified' date fields and helpful information when working to resolve a common request in Word report layout.
NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 25, 2020 - 06:48am
The December 2020 Power BI in Brief reports on the latest developments with Microsoft's Power BI: Dynamic M Parameters, improvements in file import options, and other new features.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Nov 23, 2020 - 05:58am
Most companies think they have to go live with their new or upgraded ERP on January 1. Here’s why that’s not the best time.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 20, 2020 - 05:38am
Easy ways to set a date range for the current year, new support for fonts in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, and defining job queue categories are discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 18, 2020 - 07:35am
Although you don’t need to close financial periods in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ll find this checklist helpful
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 16, 2020 - 05:55am
As technology advances, so do cyber criminals. But cloud-based ERP systems are more secure than ever. Learn about the opportunities and risks to consider when moving your ERP to the cloud.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 13, 2020 - 05:48am
This edition of Developer Digest discusses setting up Azure SQL analytics and why you should stop using “With” statements in Business Central
Leanne Paul
Posted: Nov 11, 2020 - 06:05am
Microsoft has cleared up confusion regarding the overuse of the word “Navigate” in Dynamics 365 Business Central version 17; here are some examples.
Kayla Magnan
Posted: Nov 09, 2020 - 06:45am
The pandemic is still in full swing; here are ways retailers can stay on top of keeping customers and employees safe
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 06, 2020 - 05:59am
This edition of Developer Digest features a resolution to a cash receipt journal issue in BC, how to handle commit behaviors on Events in BC 2020 Wave 2 (version 17), and more
Retail Insights
Posted: Nov 04, 2020 - 06:55am
With the COVID-19 pandemic, self-managed kiosks are the give retailers another tool for the contactless interactions that consumers want. Retailers of all types can leverage this technology to add self-service kiosks for their consumers' buying experience.
Leanne Paul
Posted: Nov 02, 2020 - 06:55am
Read this blog to learn how to easily copy an entire GL register or lines from a journal entry to a new general journal in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central version 17, the Wave 2 2020 release.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 30, 2020 - 05:59am

ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest - Vol 317

Two developer tips, implementing additional currency bank accounts in NAV, and some deep thoughts about building software are topics in this edition of Developer Digest.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 28, 2020 - 08:05am
Read this blog to view 12 highlights in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2 – Version 17
Retail Insights
Posted: Oct 26, 2020 - 07:15am
LS Central Version 16.4 latest version offers big enhancements to replenishment functionality
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 05:45am
New features for code performance, troubleshooting Business Central in Docker, and many more tidbits to help you develop better in D365BC are in this edition of Developer Digest.
Retail Insights
Posted: Oct 21, 2020 - 06:25am
Keeping the supply chain & replenishment healthy is very important during times of disruption. Here’s how retailers can adapt their strategies with creativity & technology.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 19, 2020 - 05:44am
Learn how system-based MRP guidance can help you realize big improvements in your inventory management
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 16, 2020 - 05:42am
Exciting news for D365 Business Central developers with the new temporary table type and more is on tap in this week’s Developer Digest.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 14, 2020 - 06:15am
For the first time ever, Community Summit, a huge event for the Microsoft Dynamics user community, was forced to go virtual. Read on to learn how it went.
NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 12, 2020 - 06:55am
Read this blog for a recap of the first DynamicsCon event, held on September 9-10, 2020.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 09, 2020 - 05:10am
This edition of Developer Digest covers several topics under the BC 2020 wave 2 release umbrella, recommended non-Dynamics sessions to attend at Ignite, and a tip about omitting dependencies on the system and base apps in Business Central.
Carrie Gabris
Posted: Oct 07, 2020 - 06:51am
ERP implementations most often fail due to poor change management. This blog explains how to put the right change management plan in place.
Retail Insights
Posted: Oct 05, 2020 - 10:25am
Read this blog for 5 lessons retail learned from the coronavirus pandemic and how retailers can prepare for a resilient future
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 02, 2020 - 05:35am
In this week’s Developer Digest, we discuss a table missing a matching permission set, granting external accountant access to BC, support of temporary tables by Page Inspector, and more.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 30, 2020 - 05:55am
You’re hearing that you should upgrade from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Business Central version 14, but it’s not the latest version—learn why this is a critical step in your path to being cloud ready
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 28, 2020 - 06:05am
Community Summit North America 2020 is virtual but will still have tons of great content for users of Dynamics Business Central/NAV, Power Platform, and more. Here are must-see sessions.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 25, 2020 - 05:45am
This edition of Dev Digest covers topics including “elegant” error handling in BC, model-driven AL development, replicating BC tables to CDS, and more.
Retail Insights
Posted: Sep 23, 2020 - 05:55am
Read why restaurant chain Meltwich chose Microsoft 365 Outlook and SharePoint to connect fast-growing number of locations to HQ for easier access to resources