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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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NAV Insights
Posted: Sep 12, 2018 - 06:25am

Making the decision to upgrade to Dynamics NAV allows you to take advantage Microsoft’s most up-to-date features and fixes, keeping your business competitive.

Sowkarthika Ra…
Posted: Sep 10, 2018 - 06:22am

Using the workflow functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 is easy. Learn how to setup a sample workflow in Dynamics NAV 2018.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 07, 2018 - 06:07am

JSON object types in Dynamics NAV, REST call sample code to Bing Maps API, code for progress bars for long running code, and an XML port generator are in this week’s Dev Digest.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 05, 2018 - 05:49am

New users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, soon to be Dynamics Business Central, will want to know about and bookmark these resources for self-education.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 31, 2018 - 06:01am

A fix for RapidStart slowness in Dynamics NAV 2018, Microsoft release notes for Business Central, Business Central on premises on Docker, and the developer tip of the day.

Jon Long
Posted: Aug 29, 2018 - 06:01am

Learn about Holacracy and how ArcherPoint’s culture, business, and employees have benefitted by adopting this method for running the organization.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 24, 2018 - 05:42am

Debugging tricks for Visual Studio developers, transferring large database files, and adding tariff charges to Microsoft Dynamics NAV sales orders are in this week’s dev digest.

Jamie Hanno
Posted: Aug 22, 2018 - 05:59am

Overview of options when incorporating costing and production in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 20, 2018 - 06:08am

How do you know if your small business is ready for ERP? What are the benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning software for small businesses? This blog addresses both.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 17, 2018 - 06:19am

This week’s dev digest discusses how to add the E-Ship bill of lading to a tablet or scanner, allowing bank payment information on a Dynamics NAV 2018 Sales Order, and a funny cartoon.

Senthil Varatharajan
Posted: Aug 15, 2018 - 06:10am

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 offers users the ability to automate intercompany transactions, previously a manual process. This blog shows how to set it up.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 13, 2018 - 06:17am

Learn why your business needs to stay competitive in the e-commerce marketplace and how Microsoft Dynamics NAV can help.

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.