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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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Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 26, 2020 - 05:38am
Business Central v16 and the Get-NAVServerSession command, page fields and style properties, and Microsoft standard tests for BC base code are in this edition of Developer Digest
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 24, 2020 - 06:17am
Watch this video to learn how to use the Inventory Adjustment Feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Karen Tran
Posted: Jun 22, 2020 - 06:16am
Learn more about how a brand loyalty program can help your retail business increase quality customer engagement.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 19, 2020 - 05:35am
Generating symbols to publish an AL extension in BC 13 on premises and running BC objects by typing a URL are covered in this edition of Developer Digest.
Constantine Gart
Posted: Jun 17, 2020 - 05:46am
Learn how to use the Non-Inventory Item Card Type, a new feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, which fills a gap in the Service Item Type.
NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 15, 2020 - 06:29am
This month's Power BI in Brief blog shares the latest including three fixes for frustrating issues, speeding up slow pivot actions, optimizing dashboards for mobile, and more.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 12, 2020 - 06:00am
Exposing objects to extensions, trojan detected in NavContainerHelper, and AL CodeActions in VSC Marketplace are topics in this edition of Developer Digest.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 10, 2020 - 06:49am
Watch this video to learn how to use the Search, Sort, and Filter features to get to the data you need to find in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central.
Saurav Dhyani
Posted: Jun 08, 2020 - 05:25am
With the great power that is provided with Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, system administrators also have great responsibility with respect to apps.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 05, 2020 - 05:15am
Decoupling functional areas from base BC, using Cod Cop with AL development, and trigger Codeunits in BC16 are discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 03, 2020 - 07:37am
Creating new items in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is easy with the Copy Item functionality. See how easy it is to use in this brief video.
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