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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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Dynamics 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.
Dynamics 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.
Dynamics 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.
Dynamics 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.
Dynamics 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
Dynamics Insights
Posted: Sep 21, 2020 - 06:08am
Each month, ArcherPoint brings highlights from the world of Power BI. This month we share common Power BI processes, new query data types, and more.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 05:05am
This edition of Developer Digest asks about your code still in use and provides a list of PowerShell commands.
Retail Insights
Posted: Sep 16, 2020 - 06:07am
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the retail landscape; put the customer experience at the center with a unified commerce approach.
Anna Kurek
Posted: Sep 14, 2020 - 06:14am
Spend less time searching and more time filling orders correctly and on time; learn 5 reasons to implement barcode scanning.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 11, 2020 - 05:15am
In this week’s Developer Digest, we cover cleaning up Docker artifacts, the BC Hack-A-Thon, the retirement of the TXT2AL tool, where to find license info, and more.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Sep 09, 2020 - 06:45am
Watch this video to learn how to easily and quickly add Power BI reports to customer, vendor, and item lists in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Sep 07, 2020 - 06:55am
If you get an error when posting a statement in LS Retail's LS Central that refers to missing transactions, this video will show you how to correct the problem.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 04, 2020 - 05:42am
DevOps training, published Docker images, PowerShell and Modules in D365BC, URL rewrite issue, pros and cons of updating to Windows build 2004, and how to request access to a Yammer group just for BC developers are in this edition of Developer Digest.
Dynamics Insights
Posted: Sep 02, 2020 - 07:02am
eCommerce is far beyond other channels for shopping and will probably stay in front. That’s why all companies—not just retailers—should sell online. Read this series for how and why to use Amazon.
Retail Insights
Posted: Aug 31, 2020 - 06:40am
As retailers shift their strategies due to the impact of COVID-19, they are quickly adapting to withstand the impact of retail evolution.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 28, 2020 - 05:06am
Cumulative updates for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and 365 BC, a call for votes to improve Business Central, Git merge vs rebase, and the developer tip of the day are in this edition of Developer Digest.
Dynamics Insights
Posted: Aug 26, 2020 - 06:00am
For decades, the trend in manufacturing is to offshore. Due to many reasons, that has changed. Read this blog to learn 4 reasons why you should consider reshoring your manufacturing operations.
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Aug 24, 2020 - 06:55am
Watch this video to learn 5 Capabilities of the Manager Key at the POS in LS Retail’s LS Central.