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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 18, 2017 - 08:08am

Top three factors to ensure your ERP adoption is a success and is working towards the advancement of your business.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 15, 2017 - 05:42am

Building reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 and beyond, plus ideas to disable FastTabs via C/AL code are in this week’s Developer Digest blog.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Sep 14, 2017 - 05:17pm

Learn how to create filtered views in Microsoft Dynamics NAV to be more efficient and productive with the software.

NAV Insights
Posted: Sep 13, 2017 - 05:32am

An overview of what Microsoft’s Power BI is and is not capable of to help users get the most out of the software.

Christine Satariano
Posted: Sep 11, 2017 - 06:00am

A comprehensive upgrade subscription plan makes annual ERP upgrades less painful, less expensive, and much less disruptive.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 08, 2017 - 06:30am

August Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, plus the Development Preview, QR Code in the Dynamics NAV phone app and much more in this week's post.

Adrian Gan
Posted: Sep 06, 2017 - 05:24am

An explanation of how to fix the location filter in Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 to NAV 2016.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 01, 2017 - 06:33am

Visual Studio Code 64-bit builds now available, tips for deleting all records from a SQL table, and advice for making a location filter work in Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 30, 2017 - 05:57am

Subscription-based pricing model promotes greater flexibility, innovation, and agility for the consumer and predictable revenue streams for the business

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 28, 2017 - 05:21am

A growing business needs an ERP for improved efficiency, accuracy, and reporting.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 25, 2017 - 05:48am

Dynamics NAV load testing, CALSUMS, converting C/AL with VSCode, and restoring a NAV production database await in this week’s Dev Digest blog.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 23, 2017 - 05:42am

An ERP can improve fulfillment, streamline processes, and help to ensure compliance, giving medical device manufacturers a competitive edge.

Elly Combow
Posted: Aug 21, 2017 - 06:02am

Tips on formatting data to make Microsoft Power BI map visualizations easy and fun.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 18, 2017 - 05:05am

This week’s Dynamics NAV developer digest blog goes back in time to uncover how to add a NAS (Navision Application Server) to version 5 and offers advice on setting up VAT.

Elly Combow
Posted: Aug 16, 2017 - 06:00am

Simple solutions to resolve your formatting issues and create issue-free reports in Microsoft’s Power BI.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 14, 2017 - 06:34am

To maximize the business value of your ERP and ensure a successful ERP implementation both business analysts and solution architects play vital roles.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 11, 2017 - 06:10am

Visual Studio vs. Visual Studio Code, PADSTR, and Dynamics NAV on Docker with Portainer are the topics for this week's Developer Digest blog.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 09, 2017 - 06:09am

Improve your customer service through reduced data isolation, errors, and wait times by taking advantage of the automation and efficiencies of an ERP.

Elly Combow
Posted: Aug 07, 2017 - 05:33am

Make budgeting and forecasting easier and more effective with Centage’s Budget Maestro; synchs seamlessly with Microsoft Dynamics NAV. 

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 04, 2017 - 06:02am

The latest NAV 2018 news from Microsoft Inspire, creating a definition code for OCR, and tools for comparison and where used in Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 02, 2017 - 05:51am

A look at the importance of business analysis to a successful ERP implementation.

Sowkarthika Ra…
Posted: Jul 31, 2017 - 06:38am

Tips and tricks to make working with reports in Dynamics NAV easier and more efficient.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 28, 2017 - 06:26am

This week’s digest shares the NAVDiag tool, how to track Dynamics NAV user logins, the July update from Microsoft, and a reminder when upgrading to Dynamics NAV 2017.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 26, 2017 - 05:59am

Save time and money with well-executed dashboard reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV using Power BI and/or Jet Enterprise.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 24, 2017 - 05:20am

Set SMART business objectives to ensure ERP implementation success.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 21, 2017 - 05:13am

An important setting everyone should change in Dynamics NAV, getting fired for not upgrading, an easy way to import NAV PowerShell modules and more in this week's Digest.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 19, 2017 - 05:57am

ERP software may be a big investment, but in terms of improved efficiencies, increased productivity, and accelerated growth potential, the return on investment is worth it. 

Brian Winfrey
Posted: Jul 17, 2017 - 06:35am

Explaining Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017’s complex architecture to help you get the most out of your ERP software.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 14, 2017 - 06:20am

This week's blog talks about using Dynamics NAV 'auto-increment' option for table fields in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, the best compiler warning ever, and leadership lines.


NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 12, 2017 - 08:11am

Ensure a successful ERP implementation by understanding and overcoming the hurdles that are often encountered when launching a new ERP or upgrading an existing one.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 10, 2017 - 05:51am

Do you have the personality type that would excel as a Dynamics NAV developer?

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 07, 2017 - 06:41am

The implications of Azure Functions in Dynamics NAV 2018. Could they replace your .NET interoperability code?

Saurav Dhyani
Posted: Jul 05, 2017 - 07:34am

Why using the Web Client (versus the Windows Client) with Microsoft Dynamics NAV can help improve overall productivity.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 03, 2017 - 06:17am

5 things that will ensure you lose your customer / client.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 30, 2017 - 05:32am

This week's developer digest for Dynamics NAV contains the June 2017 preview from Microsoft, the perfect function name, and a call for advice from you for new NAV developers.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 28, 2017 - 06:22am

The top 5 reasons Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP is a smart career choice.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 26, 2017 - 05:24am

Despite the advantages of being on the most recent Dynamics NAV version, many companies are reluctant to upgrade. Many are not sure how to approach an upgrade.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 23, 2017 - 05:46am

Learn about Microsoft Dynamics NAV development best practices and share your stories with the ArcherPoint development team.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 21, 2017 - 05:23am

Learn how to quickly create an income statement using Jet Reports Express or Professional in Microsoft Excel.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 19, 2017 - 05:45am

To avoid a cyberattack and the potentially irreparable harm to your company, learn how to gain control over cybersecurity for your cloud-based ERP.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 16, 2017 - 05:43am

The Windows team switch to Git is nearly complete. Learn more about it in this week's Developer Digest blog.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 14, 2017 - 05:23am

Microsoft has embedded Office functionality within Dynamics NAV 2017; this functionality makes the move to NAV 2017 an easier and productive experience for users. 

Sowkarthika Ra…
Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 05:07am

This blog demonstrates how to backup and restore a NAV database to ensure your company’s invaluable asset, data, remains safe.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 09, 2017 - 05:35am

This week's Developer Digest for Dynamics NAV contains an opinion on modifying menusuites, NAVUG Focus takeaways, and the latest on Visual Studio. Enjoy!

NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 07, 2017 - 05:30am

If you use Lanham E-Ship or EDI ASN integrated with Dynamics NAV this webinar is invaluable. Included are demos of creating packing rules, setting up 3rd party shipping and freight collections, and much more.

Pavithra Palani
Posted: Jun 05, 2017 - 05:28am

Learn how to setup and use a new feature in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, Item Attributes.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 02, 2017 - 06:51am

This week, we share questions about computerized system validation for Dynamics NAV, how to see how many users are logged into NAV, and a high-five for the MS development team.

Posted: May 31, 2017 - 05:40am

The ArcherPoint internship program offers its interns the ability to contribute real results to businesses while learning valuable skills. All work is supervised and quality checked by a senior ArcherPoint employee.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 26, 2017 - 05:45am

Dynamics NAV reminder for end of Microsoft support dates, some Dynamics NAV developer resource links, and an architecture question (and answers) for Dynamics NAV reporting.

Jamie Hanno
Posted: May 24, 2017 - 05:38am

Learn how to create a test company with different environments in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 Role Tailored Client.