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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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Matt Traxinger
Posted: Sep 02, 2013 - 06:33pm

Office 365 sales have been soaring and the Dynamics NAV web client now has full integration with it. Read about the improved web client in NAV 2013 R2.

Matt Traxinger
Posted: Sep 02, 2013 - 05:59pm

With PowerShell you can tap directly into the .NET Framework using cmdlets. Learn about administration in Dynamics NAV 2013 R2.

Matt Traxinger
Posted: Sep 02, 2013 - 04:21pm

Multi-tenancy is when a single instance of software runs on a server and supports multiple customers or tenants. Learn about multi-tenancy in Dynamics NAV 2013.

Jon Long
Posted: Aug 24, 2013 - 08:37pm

Could the power of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) simplify reporting in NAV? ArcherPoint's Jon Long suggests it might be an alternative.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 21, 2013 - 08:26pm

Keeping an eye on your project’s health is important, as ArcherPoint’s project management experts explain in this blog post.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Aug 21, 2013 - 03:22am

Catching the Chennai Express - After having spent three weeks in India I am catching the Chennai Express home and look forward to my next trip.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Aug 16, 2013 - 01:21am

ArcherPoint CEO Greg Kaupp describes the adventure of setting up an office in India continues to be an exciting one in his second week in Chennai.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 14, 2013 - 08:06pm

ArcherPoint’s costing experts explain how to set up and use Stockkeeping Units (SKUs) in Microsoft Dynamics NAV for a distribution and replenishment system.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Aug 11, 2013 - 08:16am

ArcherPoint opens its first international office in Chennai India and is currently recruiting and hiring in the Chennai area.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 05, 2013 - 05:21pm

ArcherPoint project management experts discuss the benefits of using an agile approach to project management over traditional waterfall techniques.

Tom Hunt
Posted: Jul 30, 2013 - 11:22am

Thoughts on how passionate individuals can build an amazing community by working together, inspired by my vacation to a big video game tournament.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 12, 2013 - 06:03pm

Teams leaving user stories open at the end of a sprint leaves risks for Microsoft Dynamics Implementations.

Michael Heydasch
Posted: Jul 08, 2013 - 06:13am

Understand why caution must be used when depending on the C/AL keyword MODIFYALL to set field values in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Michael Heydasch
Posted: Jul 02, 2013 - 12:29pm

Grant SQL permission dbowner for a user to manage NAV objects, companies and licenses using the NAV Developer Client.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 17, 2013 - 05:21pm

This blog shows how to use a handy trick to reverse the entire production order consumption in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 12, 2013 - 02:54pm

Take advantage of this limited time offer for Microsoft Dynamics and Lanham Associates Lapsed Customers.

NAV Insights
Posted: May 09, 2013 - 04:20pm

Sales tax experts Avalara weigh in on the recent Senate vote to approve the Marketplace Fairness Act and what that will mean to ecommerce businesses.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 30, 2013 - 09:07pm

ArcherPoint's webmaster offers his thoughts comparing virtual and in-person events.

Jon Long
Posted: Apr 21, 2013 - 07:09pm

In this blog, ArcherPont's Jon Long goes over six reasons why you should consider upgrading NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 16, 2013 - 06:17pm

Sales tax compliance is serious business, but sometimes it has its lighter moments.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 12, 2013 - 06:31pm

An ArcherPoint Account Manager takes a look at business analysis as applied to ERP implementations.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 10, 2013 - 09:18pm

ArcherPoint's web developer talks about business intelligence, data warehouses, and OLAP cubes.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 05, 2013 - 03:57pm

ArcherPoint Account Manager uses Sun Tsu's strategies of protracted campaigns to mitigate the risks of long-term ERP implementations.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 05, 2013 - 12:50am

ArcherPoint's Marketing Manager asks, "What should your name be if it was based on your LinkedIn profile?" Read this blog to find out more.

Jim Benson
Posted: Apr 03, 2013 - 04:51pm

ArcherPoint's Director of Sales discusses two IT terms that are commonly misused, and it sets him on edge!

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 02, 2013 - 08:30pm

ArcherPoint's web developer discusses living and working using agile project management principles.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Mar 28, 2013 - 06:08pm

ArcherPoint CEO Greg Kaupp asks an open question about configuring NAS on NAV 2009 RTS and NAV 2013.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 27, 2013 - 07:12pm

Project executive sponsors need to stay engaged and informed on Microsoft Dynamics NAV projects.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Mar 27, 2013 - 02:23pm

This blog post outlines how to conduct performance tuning in your Dynamics NAV 2009 and NAV 2013 installation.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Mar 27, 2013 - 09:54am

In this blog, ArcherPoint CEO Greg Kaupp takes a look at a book written By Steve Peifer and his dreams.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 21, 2013 - 09:31pm

Read our recap of the Convergence 2013 conference.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 20, 2013 - 10:06pm

ArcherPoint's day three recap of Convergence 2013.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 19, 2013 - 11:54pm

Our day two recap from Convergence 2013 which was packed with tons of information.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 18, 2013 - 11:18pm

Read our recap for day one of Convergence 2013.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 12, 2013 - 10:52pm

Essential information for anyone attending Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 March 18-21, 2013.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Jan 24, 2013 - 05:39pm

Microsoft Dynamics NAV continues to be one of the best-selling ERP product in the world. Take a look at what's ahead in 2013!

NAV Insights
Posted: Dec 19, 2012 - 07:43pm

When performing business analysis on Microsoft Dynamics NAV Implementations you need to look long and hard for stakeholder requirements.

Tom Hunt
Posted: Dec 19, 2012 - 05:17pm

Should you publish a NAV Page, or use an XMLport as a parameter in a codeunit? This blog entry explains the pros and cons of both.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Dec 18, 2012 - 12:31pm

Enter to Win Microsoft's Win to Grow Business Challenge

NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 29, 2012 - 08:51am

NAV 2013 Report Designer – Pandora’s Box? Take a closer look at the tools and designers within NAV 2013 Report writing before dismissing it as evil.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Nov 09, 2012 - 10:47am

Get the full recap of what happened a Directions 2013. We recap speakers, awards, and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Nov 09, 2012 - 10:39am

Learn how the NAVUG base is growing and about the NAVUG 2013 conferences.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: Nov 08, 2012 - 11:27am

Learn about the different Dynamics ERP products - NAV, GP, AX, and SL - by the number of companies using them as of July 2012.

NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 22, 2012 - 10:30pm

A bad project management experience proves to be instructive by teaching me how NOT to manage a software project.

NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 05, 2012 - 04:31pm

This blog presents a short video demonstration of using Assemblies and Bill of Materials (BOM) in Dynamics NAV 2013 vs. Kitting in Dynamics NAV 2009.

NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 02, 2012 - 09:58pm

Avalara offers Microsoft Dynamics NAV users advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of being audited for sales tax liabilities.

Tom Hunt
Posted: Oct 01, 2012 - 02:57pm

October 1, 2012, marks the release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, the new version of Dynamics NAV (Navision) and it is loaded with great new features!

Jon Long
Posted: Sep 27, 2012 - 02:47pm

ArcherPoint’s Jon Long offers advice on ensuring your Dynamics NAV code logic evaluates the way you want it to.

Jon Long
Posted: Sep 26, 2012 - 07:33pm

ArcherPoint's Jon Long discusses developer coding for elegance, including naming conventions and maintainability.

Jon Long
Posted: Sep 25, 2012 - 06:28pm

Learn how to let your data flow with linked servers for Dynamics NAV.