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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: May 22, 2017 - 06:35am

An explanation for the layperson of the difference between Microsoft Dynamics NAV Events and Extensions, that became available in Dynamics NAV 2016.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 19, 2017 - 06:04am

User Group Focus 2017 event recap and presentation download instructions.

NAV Insights
Posted: May 17, 2017 - 06:13am

The importance of testing, training, and transitioning for your go-live to be successful and to protect your investment in your new system.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 15, 2017 - 05:40am

There are many great new features in the latest release from Microsoft, Dynamics NAV 2017. We recently showed some of these features in a webinar that I will highlight here. Look for a link to access the recording below.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 12, 2017 - 05:59am

This week's digest offers a helpful tip on the UTC setting for Dynamics NAV web services for eCommerce orders, performance tooling, and converting C/AL code to AL.

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

Microsoft Azure cloud-computing infrastructure and platform is an ideal tool for many companies. Savings, security, and scalability are the three most compelling reasons to adopt Azure.

NAV Insights
Posted: May 08, 2017 - 06:23am

Avoid frustration and facilitate a more productive experience working with Dynamics NAV 2017 by understanding how database locks work.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: May 05, 2017 - 06:37am

A warning for providing access by permissions for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and our weekly "Leadership Lines" are in this week's installment of the ArcherPoint Developer Digest blog.

David Kaupp
Posted: May 03, 2017 - 06:14am

One developer’s story of how automating data analysis processes lead to faster Dynamics NAV upgrade analyses.

Saurav Dhyani
Posted: May 01, 2017 - 05:49am

Save time and effort by emailing reports with a custom email body in Dynamics NAV 2017.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 28, 2017 - 05:43am

This week's digest shares CPUs that aren't supported by Microsoft, TFS and Visual Studio, and the April Power BI update.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 26, 2017 - 05:52am

An overview of the increased flexibility and financial benefits of running Dynamics NAV using Microsoft Azure, a cloud-based ERP solution.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 21, 2017 - 05:43am

If you aren't sure what version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV you are using, this blog will show you where to find out, whether on classic or role tailored client.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 20, 2017 - 05:50pm

Secure a 10% discount by registering for NAVUG and PBIUG Focus today!

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 19, 2017 - 06:29am

The importance of ensuring a business’ internal IT department is agreeable with, and committed to, implementing an ERP solution.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 17, 2017 - 05:35am

An explanation of why change is good, especially the change from Classic Client to the Role Tailored Client user interface in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 14, 2017 - 06:12am

Discussion about Adjust Cost and Post Cost in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is in this week's developer digest blog.

Matt Traxinger
Posted: Apr 12, 2017 - 05:47am

ArcherPoint developer discusses the usefulness of using version tags without details in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 10, 2017 - 06:15am

Learn how Microsoft continues to find ways to incorporate the Internet of Things (IoT) with the Dynamics NAV ERP enabling your business to keep up with rapidly changing business world.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Apr 07, 2017 - 05:48am

This week we share an internal chat about a NAS error plus the latest from Microsoft's Dynamics NAV Development Tools Preview.

Elly Combow
Posted: Apr 05, 2017 - 05:38am

Learn how using Microsoft Dynamics NAV can make even accounting work stress-free.

Matt Traxinger
Posted: Apr 03, 2017 - 06:34am

Adding a check box to the User Setup table in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is not the best way to set up security.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 05:37am

This week's Dynamics NAV developer digest blog uncovers two error codes that you may see in NAV and how to correct them.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 29, 2017 - 06:24am

Learn why your business needs an ERP solution and how ERP can help your business, regardless of size or industry.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Mar 27, 2017 - 05:12am

This short, instructional video will show how to save time and improve efficiency with a new feature of Dynamics NAV 2017, Report Settings.This short, instructional video will show how to save time and improve efficiency with a new feature of Dynamics NAV 2017, Report Settings.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 24, 2017 - 05:45am

This week's Dynamics NAV developer digest blog shares the latest cumulative updates for NAV, another Dynamics Developer blog, and best practices for SQL config and install.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Mar 22, 2017 - 05:38am

This short video will help save time and frustration by showing the steps necessary to correct and print 1099 tax forms in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. 

Jon Long
Posted: Mar 20, 2017 - 05:58am

Get the most out of Dynamics NAV with this instructional blog on how to run objects from the newly branded Development Environment.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 17, 2017 - 05:35am

Configuring Excel Add-In for MS Dynamics NAV, a new feature in Dynamics NAV 2017, and an object metadata table lock when compiling are covered this week.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 15, 2017 - 06:16am

See your company's data in new ways with interactive data visualization, business intelligence (BI) tools from Microsoft Power BI using Jet Enterprise.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 13, 2017 - 05:40am

Understand how upgrading to a newer version of Dynamics NAV can save you time and money; no longer having to cope with table locks and the time required to post sales orders.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 10, 2017 - 06:26am

This week's developer digest shares a new take on the age-old Agile vs. Waterfall debate.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Mar 08, 2017 - 07:21am

This blog illustrates the importance of good consultants being able to keep the big picture in focus.

Tom Hunt
Posted: Mar 06, 2017 - 07:54am

An ArcherPoint developer shares tips to help users get faster, better resolutions to their Microsoft Dynamics NAV support requests.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Mar 03, 2017 - 07:43am

This week's developer digest talks about Code Coverage in Dynamics NAV 2016, MVP awards, and SQL Azure perfomance increases.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 01, 2017 - 07:35am

Microsoft’s cloud-based technology is having a significant impact in the world of health care and the health of the business community.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Feb 27, 2017 - 07:08am

Make purchasing goods with credit cards in Microsoft Dynamics NAV easy by learning the setup steps with this short, instructional video. 

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Feb 24, 2017 - 06:27am

Developer Digest blog #130 hones in on the question of using date compression to help the performance of reports.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Feb 22, 2017 - 06:33am

Improve efficiency by learning how to create, assign, and send Finance Charge Memos in Dynamics NAV with this short, instructional video. 

NAV Insights
Posted: Feb 20, 2017 - 05:55am

Get more insights out of your reporting by connecting Jet Reports to SQL Azure.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Feb 17, 2017 - 06:24am

Undoing a posted inventory pick in Dynamics NAV, coding best practices (or are they?), Dynamics NAV 2017 template on item card, and more in this week's dev digest blog.

Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Feb 15, 2017 - 06:09am

A humorous look at ERP consulting in the world of Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Feb 13, 2017 - 05:48am

Learn how to set up Jet Reports Web Portal for easier and more impactful report collaboration and sharing.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Feb 09, 2017 - 11:04pm

This week, we share troubleshooting an error in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, a new "feature" in NAV 2017, a resource for Dynamics NAV 2015 videos and more.

Binil Abraham
Posted: Feb 08, 2017 - 05:21am

Labels in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a feature that will positively impact the performance of RDLC reports.

Jon Long
Posted: Feb 06, 2017 - 06:48am

This blog debunks the theory that merging NAV code customizations make the upgradability of customized Dynamics NAV cost-prohibitive.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Feb 03, 2017 - 06:14am

Free upgrades to Windows 10, matching Dynamics NAV session ID to SQL SPID, and changes to the Microsoft CfMD program are included in this week's Developer Digest.

Saravanan Shanmugam
Posted: Feb 01, 2017 - 05:37am

This blog explains how to process check payments in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jan 30, 2017 - 05:22am

Detailed description of how to download, set up and use Jet Reports with Dynamics NAV.

Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jan 27, 2017 - 06:18am

This week's developer digest consists of an important tidbit regarding the Customer Statement when upgrading, the latest news about Dynamics NAV 2017, and PowerShellGet.