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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: Dec 01, 2017 - 05:37am

A drill down into an issue with the Adjust Cost Item Entries report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV taking too long to run.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Nov 29, 2017 - 05:30am

Learn how to access and use the Check Ledger Entry screen in Microsoft Dynamics NAV to its fullest potential. Also covers difference between voided and financially voided entry status.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Nov 27, 2017 - 06:17am

Learn how to increase productivity and efficiency by using the new feature introduced in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, MyNotifications.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 24, 2017 - 06:12am

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 developer preview, issues with Microsoft Docker on Windows 10, and the Navision 4.03 debugger are on tap this week in developer digest.

NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 22, 2017 - 05:03am

Signs to look for to determine if your ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software implementation is going (or is already gone) awry and how to save the project.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Nov 20, 2017 - 05:51am

Learn how to increase productivity and efficiency by using the Document Number Formulas within the Recurring Journal feature in Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision).

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 17, 2017 - 06:14am

This week, we focus on how to append a printed purchase order in Microsoft Dynamics NAV with another document.

NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 15, 2017 - 06:08am

Top three ways to know if your ERP partner is the right fit for your company.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Nov 13, 2017 - 06:15am

Learn how to increase productivity and efficiency by using the Recurring Journal feature in Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision).

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 10, 2017 - 06:17am

Excitement around Microsoft Dynamics NAV on Docker is apparent, but what is it and why are NAV developers so enthusiastic about it?

NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 08, 2017 - 06:05am

ERP (enterprise resource planning) software helps to consolidate systems, improve business processes, and provides access real-time data, giving manufacturing companies a competitive edge.

NAV Insights
Posted: Nov 06, 2017 - 05:24am

The impact on data use and customer service with AI (Artificial Intelligence)-enabled ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Nov 03, 2017 - 05:38am

Team Foundation Server, Dynamics NAV October 2017 developer preview, scheduling NAV services restart, SQL script to remove decimal places, and default dimensions on Location card.

Christine Satariano
Posted: Nov 01, 2017 - 05:54am

A subscription-based ERP upgrade strategy offers benefits to ensure you never miss a new feature, software update, bug fix, or other improvement to your ERP software.

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

This blog highlights many of the feature enhancements of Dynamics NAV 2017 including improvements to notifications, permission sets, setup, currency exchange, and Excel integration.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 27, 2017 - 05:38am

Using NAS to data sync on Dynamics NAV version 5, the new AL formatter, and Outlook getting a new look are in this week’s developer digest.

NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 25, 2017 - 05:30am

Tips to help ensure a successful ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) implementation.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 23, 2017 - 05:36am

Short videos highlighting the reporting, navigation, and other feature enhancements found in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 20, 2017 - 06:00am

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 to be released on Dec 1, old school Navision fun, and revisiting how to properly modify a field drop-down list in Dynamics NAV.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Oct 18, 2017 - 05:36am

Learn how to use the Chart Parts feature in the RTC (Role Tailored Client) version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 16, 2017 - 05:26am

Highlighting some of the advantages of using a cloud-based ERP system.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 13, 2017 - 05:15am

Dynamics NAV supported on upcoming versions of Window, iOS, and Android, plus Dynamics NAV report conversions and web services.

Elly Combow
Posted: Oct 11, 2017 - 06:07am

Learn how to create a calendar or date reference for your data and organize it by building a DAX date table in Power BI.

NAV Insights
Posted: Oct 09, 2017 - 06:10am

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based ERP. It is flexible and scalable, ideal for a small to mid-sized business with changing and growing needs.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Oct 06, 2017 - 05:45am

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 release, comment field on the NAV Journal page, and the upcoming Microsoft Excel release.

Elly Combow
Posted: Oct 04, 2017 - 06:27am

A workaround using Microsoft Excel’s rank function to create a ranked Jet Report for replicated lists.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Oct 02, 2017 - 05:58am

 Learn how to save time and frustration by fixing stuck filtered views in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client without deleting all customizations.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 29, 2017 - 05:20am

Setting up Positive Pay, custom report layouts, and more for the Dynamics NAV developer.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Sep 27, 2017 - 05:10am

Learn how the User Personalization feature available in the newer versions of Microsoft Dynamics NAV can customize each user’s experience, enabling greater productivity.

NAV Insights
Posted: Sep 25, 2017 - 06:01am

Ask these questions to determine if your business is ready for an ERP system.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 22, 2017 - 05:44am

Discover topics of interest to Microsoft Dynamics NAV developers – how many country versions can be in one database, an argument for test driven development, and more.

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.