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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: Aug 10, 2018 - 05:56am

Dynamics NAV Developer Preview Update, Microsoft Mechanics on YouTube, Azure Information Protection and more, all in this week’s Developer’s Digest.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 06, 2018 - 06:18am

This blog post looks at why the cloud is such a popular option for hosting enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 03, 2018 - 06:23am

This week we share the July cumulative updates for Dynamics NAV from Microsoft, an example of bad coding and why it’s bad, and offer a suggestion for a client that wants to use Office Libre.

Jamie Hanno
Posted: Aug 01, 2018 - 05:48am

Overview on two different ways to run adjust cost in Microsoft Dynamics NAV if it has not been done in a while.

Divyesh Chitte
Posted: Jul 30, 2018 - 06:00am

Using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central provides specific options for managing all aspects of user tasks from start through completion by accessing User Task features within Business Central.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 27, 2018 - 05:22am

In this week’s developer digest, we share converting an add-on to an Extension, inline comments to Extension code, the latest on GitHub, and more.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 25, 2018 - 05:57am

Tips to help you get started with business analytics, understanding the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) that matter to your company.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 20, 2018 - 05:38am

ArcherPoint team members discuss the use and function of the code ERROR(“) in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Senthil Varatharajan
Posted: Jul 18, 2018 - 05:00am

Details on how to create a sales order for lot enabled items in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, including the full shipment and partial invoice.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 16, 2018 - 05:59am

An overview of what a business analyst is, and the importance of that role in business.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 13, 2018 - 05:57am

Background on the creation of the Developer Digest and links to the top ten most read Developer Digests blog posts of all time.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 11, 2018 - 05:38am

Summary of ideas on ways to maximize the value of your ERP while at the same time minimizing the associated costs.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 09, 2018 - 05:35am

A few of the benefits of choosing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for your ERP.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 06, 2018 - 05:26am

Systems models, single-instance codeunits in Dynamics NAV, and options for creating a “master company” in NAV are in the 199th edition of Developer Digest.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 02, 2018 - 06:17am

High-level overview of what ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software is and how it can help any business.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 29, 2018 - 06:09am

Implementing AMC Bank Data in Dynamics NAV, object errors after restoring a NAV database, and the most recent Dynamics NAV cumulative updates are in this week’s dev digest.

Saurav Dhyani
Posted: Jun 27, 2018 - 05:21am

How to disable posting negative inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV versions 2013 R2 and higher.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 25, 2018 - 06:02am

Benefits of keeping current on your enterprise resource planning (ERP) upgrades.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 22, 2018 - 05:29am

News about Microsoft acquiring GitHub, tips for using logic in your code, and more in the latest installment of Dev Digest. 

Divyesh Chitte
Posted: Jun 20, 2018 - 06:23am

An explanation of what the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means for Microsoft Dynamics NAV users.

Jon Long
Posted: Jun 18, 2018 - 05:55am

Opinion piece on what makes a good (and bad) developer.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 15, 2018 - 06:14am

All about developing in Dynamics NAV and Business Central, including how to setup Azure containers, where to get Docker images, plus the developer joke of the day.

Elly Combow
Posted: Jun 13, 2018 - 06:06am

Overview on how to use Microsoft Power BI to create and publish dynamic and interactive reports while maintaining brand standards by creating custom color themes. 

Jon Long
Posted: Jun 11, 2018 - 05:30am

Opinion piece looking at the total cost of ownership of Dynamics NAV and the relative economical investment of getting an upgrade.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 08, 2018 - 05:48am

Resources to create a Dynamics 365 Business Central sandbox and get developer and IT help, RUNMODAL function in Dynamics NAV, NAFTA customs reports, and you know it’s time to upgrade when…

Divyesh Chitte
Posted: Jun 06, 2018 - 05:40am

If you haven't taken the new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for a spin yet, this blog will give you the exact steps to try a free trial.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 04, 2018 - 06:13am

Consolidation of our warehouse awareness month resources including links to WMS-specific blogs, offers, and webinar information.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 01, 2018 - 06:01am

Microsoft Visual Studio Live Share, Azure Container Instances, developer tip of the day, and more in Dev Digest vol 194.

Jim Benson
Posted: May 30, 2018 - 06:02am

The second blog of two regarding warehouse management software (WMS) ISVs (independent software vendor) that work with Microsoft Dynamics NAV. This blog focuses on Insight Works and WithoutWire.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 25, 2018 - 05:44am

Microsoft’s IntelliCode for Visual Studio, C/SIDE and Extension conflict resolution, modifying Word reports in Dynamics NAV, and a new screenshot tool in this week’s digest.

Jim Benson
Posted: May 23, 2018 - 05:29am

The first of two blogs about warehouse management software (WMS) ISVs (independent software vendor) that work with Microsoft Dynamics NAV. This blog focuses on Lanham Associates and HighJump.

NAV Insights
Posted: May 21, 2018 - 06:05am

Tips for resolving three common challenges when it comes to warehouse inventory management.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 18, 2018 - 05:19am

This week, we learn about alternatives to using SELECTLATESTVERSION in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017.

Greg Kaupp
Posted: May 16, 2018 - 05:25am

A discussion framework for the major categories of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central deployment options.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 14, 2018 - 05:36am

Tips and resources to help companies gain efficiencies within their warehouse.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 11, 2018 - 06:17am

Information Dynamics NAV developers can use, such as knowing the new name for RapidStart, determining unused variables, tip of the day, and links to cumulative updates.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 09, 2018 - 05:58am

Overview of the importance of automated data collection in the warehouse using barcoding technology, hardware, and supporting software.

NAV Insights
Posted: May 07, 2018 - 05:37am

An overview of four WMS providers, from the perspective of a Microsoft Dynamics NAV partner.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 04, 2018 - 04:42am

This week's Dynamics NAV developer digest blog shares how to upgrade data from previous versions to NAV 2018, a suggestion to resolve a object import error, and more.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 02, 2018 - 05:15am

An overview of the technology trends of wireless and voice enablement as well as workforce makeup trending in the warehouse industry.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Apr 30, 2018 - 06:07am

Learn how to create a new purchase order and receive goods in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 27, 2018 - 05:24am

Reported bug when AL and C/AL uses the same object ID, an Excel tip, and two Dynamics NAV developer tips.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 25, 2018 - 05:56am

Synopsis of webinar introducing Dynamics 365 Business Central to the Microsoft partners.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 23, 2018 - 05:37am

Some myth busting around commonly held beliefs surrounding artificial intelligence (AI).

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 20, 2018 - 05:45am

SMTP server for test output, Dynamics 365 Business Central, user groups and profiles, and more in this edition of Developer Digest.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 18, 2018 - 05:37am

An overview of the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in the warehouse, different types of AI technologies, and the warehousing industry.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 16, 2018 - 05:57am

An explanation of the benefits and types of Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP support plans offered by ArcherPoint.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 13, 2018 - 06:20am

The buzz around Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, capturing Adjust Cost Item Entries errors from the Job Queue, and an Outlook tip are in this week’s dev digest.

Rick Dill
Posted: Apr 11, 2018 - 06:06am

The steps to follow while rolling standard costs in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 09, 2018 - 06:40am

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