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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 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.

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.