ArcherPoint's Alan Campbell shows how sometimes project assumptions can become risks that need to be identified and managed.
ArcherPoint's Jon Long shows how fears - real or imagined - can keep you from blogging. But forget those fears and jump in - blogging really is easy!
The developer can test much of the code long before delivery. Testing as you develop increases the quality of your code.
ArcherPoint's Alan Campbell explains why the business analyst needs to be flexible and adaptable in order to deliver efficient solutions.
ArcherPoint's Alan Campbell demonstrates how business analysis is critical to the success of a Microsoft Dynamics NAV implementation project.
Go ahead…say it with me: I REFUSE TO TRASH MY DATABASE! Sometimes the developer has to be the keeper of the database and police how it is used.
ArcherPoint's Faithie Robertson explains creating and using Options Fields in Dynamics NAV.
ArcherPoint's Director of Sales compares an ERP implementation to building a house.
As one hillbilly said to another, “Just because you can reproduce doesn’t mean you should.” There are many benefits to recycling NAV code.
Multi-purposing is a beautiful thing. When it comes to multi-purposing in databases, just say NO!
Faithie Robertson applies the words of NCAA coach John Wooden to NAV developers, “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”
ArcherPoint's Alan Campbell shows how uncovering a client's business need is much like discovering an imperial Easter egg.
ArcherPoint's Faithie Robertson shares resources for Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) training.
Alan Campbell explains how the primary benefit in obtaining a professional certification is sharing a common vocabulary with other professionals.
Alan Campbell explains how managing an agile project using project constraints is much the same as waterfall, with the exception of the product owner.
Change is all around us. What is so difficult about adopting an agile approach to project management?
ArcherPoint's Alan Campbell explains the importance of performing business analysis before starting a Microsoft Dynamics Project.
An explanation of how the role of a business analyst on a Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP engagement has changed over time.
ArcherPoint's Matt Traxinger shows it can be difficult to keep users actively engaged when automating processes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV / Navision.
We have now solved the Dynamics Paradox by using Agile methods to deliver business value to the client.
Ever watch runners in a relay pass the baton? Project managers on NAV implementations can use this “exchange zone” transitioning teams between agile sprints.
Alan Campbell reminds project managers of the need to identify requirements and product scope prior to the start of a project in order to ensure success.
The role of project manager can be murky in the world of Microsoft Dynamics NAV projects. ArcherPoint's Alan Campbell adds some clarity.
Alan Campbell asks: As a project manager implementing Microsoft Dynamics software, what would the result of becoming a superhero on your project mean to you?
A reminder for business analysts and project managers that elicitation from ALL stakeholders is critical for the success of projects.
What do you do when a project stalls? Sometimes changing the sprint facilitator to a better known but less experienced team member might produce better results.
The Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) Community shows what can be achieved when competitors and end users support each other.
Taking any old road will get you anywhere. Microsoft NAV Implementation teams need to think about what road they are taking.
Alan Campbell reminds us that we improve our game through learning the thought processes of those that have achieved a higher level of success than we have.
ArcherPoint CEO Greg Kaupp explains Tribal Leadership and what it means for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) Community.
Microsoft is delivering what I believe will be the most exciting release in years for Microsoft Dynamics NAV partners and end users alike.
While we have made significant progress in building a vibrant Microsoft Dynamics NAV community, we are only just getting started. Read about the value of NAVUG.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV implementation teams are not always teams unless they are willing to do what it takes to make things happen.
Alan Campbell urges us to learn from nature and decompose user stories from boulder sized stories into smaller sand sized user stories during projects.
Deming gives us common-cause and special-cause variations to project plans, and we need to be thinking about unplanned project events and risks in Deming terms.
The Microsoft Dynamics NAV development team has discovered what we have about the benefits of Agile Project Management.
Visiting Belgium after 22 years, Greg Kaupp reveals that the years pass faster than we'd like and we should take the time to enjoy and memorialize the journey.
Teams that procrastinate and defer work until late in the project risk severe consequences: Morale suffers, quality decreases, and velocity decreases.
ArcherPoint CEO Greg Kaupp demonstrates there is a scientific reason why ERP projects fail with waterfall and succeed with Agile.
Learn about the Forrester SaaS Maturity Model and how it applies to Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navison).
ArcherPoint’s Alan Campbell reminds us that project managers need to think about project plans before starting a project.
You can use the accounting T-Account structure to communicate one of the main agile principles to stakeholders on Microsoft Dynamics projects.
Using sprints or iterations in Microsoft Dynamics Implementations can add great value to your Microsoft Dynamics projects.
ArcherPoint’s Alan Campbell explains why project teams should be reviewing technical debt on Microsoft Dynamics implementations.
ArcherPoint’s Alan Campbell explains why we must define business goals and objectives when measuring project success.
Prospects should change the question about project management methodology to be "What is your approach?" when first talking to partners.
The ability to estimate the completion date of a Microsoft Dynamics project follows a consistent path as a project progresses.
Alan Campbell explains how Adaptive Project Management delivers more business value than the traditional Waterfall approach for Dynamics ERP implementations.
This blog discusses what companies should know when evaluating Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) and Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta).
Blog discussing ERP System upgrade, covering specifically the process and benefits of upgrading Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision), a ERP Software upgrade.