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Business Applications ISV Connect: Current update and path forward 

Some of the best experiences I’ve had at Microsoft have been building new ecosystems and reviving existing ones. Last April, the Business Applications team began interviews with ISVs to learn how we can better serve our community. In July, we announced the Business Applications ISV Connect program. Our systems launch in September enabled new co-marketing...Read more

Deprecating Basic Authentication for Outlook Integration in Business Central 

As announced in the Microsoft Tech Community, Basic Authentication for Exchange Web Services (EWS) will be decommissioned in October 2020. Dynamics 365 Business Central integrates with Outlook and Exchange, and these features allow the option of Basic Authentication with EWS. In response to the change in EWS, beginning October 1, 2020, the option to use...Read more

Customization INSIDE the System Application in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

In Business Central 2019 release wave 2 we’re introducing a shift in the story around customization. In fact, it’s a big step toward a future where the term “extend” has replaced “customize.” To make Business Central lighter and easier to maintain and upgrade, we’re componentizing its platform and business logic in the System Application. If...Read more

6 tips for global versus local changes – Universal Resource Scheduling 

In global CRM implementations, there is a fine line between changes that must be global versus changes that can be managed locally without affecting the entire organization. There are unique requirements for local implementations, and autonomy is essential to enable local branches to swiftly adapt to their unique requirements without jeopardizing the global implementation. I...Read more

New Business Central apps in August 2019 

In August 2019, our partners published 27 new apps for Dynamics 365 Business Central on AppSource. These were new last month: Channel Sales Manager for Magento by Suite Engine, LLC Automate and sync Magento orders and product information Change Log Quick Access by Kumavision AG Overview of change log entries directly from your master data...Read more

Build on the System Application in Dynamics 365 Business Central using Docker 

As Jesper described in his post about our componentization project, in the Business Central 2019 release wave 2 we’re splitting Business Central into two major chunks that collect and separate the under-the-hood, platform-like functions from the business logic. These are the System Application and the Base Application, respectively. In addition to simplifying the code, one...Read more

Extending and customizing the Help in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

As part of getting your Dynamics 365 Business Central app validated for AppSource, you are expected to deliver content that helps users understand how to use the functionality that your app provides. Think of this as Help or docs, and you’re off to a good start. But there is more to it than that, and...Read more

New Business Central apps in July 2019 

Last month, our partners published 22 new Dynamics 365 Business Central apps to enrich and extent its functionality. These were new last month: Advanced Sales Promotion by AP Commerce Keep track and offer sales promotions such as buy one get one free PSA365 Starter for Dynamics 365 Business Central by GAC Business Solutions Enables project...Read more

Extending Dynamics 365 to accelerate partner revenue 

If you’re a partner led organization that depends on indirect channels as one of the primary business growth drivers, choosing the right partner engagement relationship management solution is the key to drive scale. The average partner program contains a number of distinct components. With partner solutions such as partner relationship management (PRM) and Ecosystem Cloud,...Read more

Business Central entitlements explained 

Were you ever surprised to see “You dont have permissions…” message for a specific Business Central object, while you were sure you had permission to run it (“I even get it if I assign SUPER permission!!”? Then please read further to learn about the underlying authorization logic we employ in the Business Central online service...Read more

New Business Central apps in June 2019 

In the past month, partners and Microsoft published 33 new Dynamics 365 Business Central apps to AppSource. The following apps are new: Send remittance advice by email by Microsoft Email and resend remittance advice from the payment journal and vendor ledger entries Cap Vignes by Cap Vision All-in-one business software for winemakers, traders, and wineries...Read more

New Business Central apps in May 2019 

In May, Dynamics 365 Business Central partners published 33 new apps on AppSource. The following apps were added in May 2019: Clever Handheld for Warehousing by Clever Dynamics Oozes simplicity and features that streamline your warehouse operations Payroll NOW by Integrity Data, Inc. Fully integrated, complete and trusted US Payroll App Alna Document Import by...Read more