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Maintain AppSource apps and per-tenant extensions in Dynamics 365 Business Central (online) 

Organizations often choose Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central because it’s updated regularly with major and minor releases. These updates provide customers with a business application that is up-to-date with new compliance, security, platform, and application functionality. Partners who extend the Business Central experience for their customers with Microsoft AppSource apps or customizations as per-tenant extensions...Read more

Leveraging IoT data in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Getting started with leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) data in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central using services from Microsoft Azure is easier than you may think. You can use IoT for almost anything, but a few common business scenarios are:  Tracking packages (where’s my parcel?)  Counting inventory in real-time (how much do I really...Read more

It’s time to switch your Dynamics 365 Business Central browser to Microsoft Edge 

On April 2, 2021, Microsoft will remove Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge Legacy browsers from the list of supported browsers for the Business Central modern clients. With the introduction of new Microsoft Edge that supersedes Edge Legacy and offers Internet Explorer mode for backward compatibility, now is the time for Business Central customers to make the switch. This applies to organizations using Business...Read more

How to manage VAT rate changes in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Many countries have turned to value-added tax (VAT) to stimulate their economy in response to the disruption of COVID-19. In addition, several countries are planning economic stimulus packages with VAT rate changes in response to COVID-19. For example, Germany recently lowered standard VAT rates from 19 percent to 16 percent, starting July 1 and continuing...Read more

Extend data storage for Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Each Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central cloud instance comes with 80 GB of database storage, which is more than ample for most organizations. Some businesses have unique scenarios that may require additional storage. For those organizations that need more space, we’ve introduced a new add-on SKU that provides additional storage capacity, available now by contacting...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

Learning paths for Dynamics 365 Business Central on Microsoft Learn 

We’re proud to announce that you can now find learning paths and e-learning modules on Microsoft Learn specifically for Dynamics 365 Business Central. You can use this new content to educate yourself about business functionality, or to brush up on how to use multiple currencies, for example. Microsoft Learn is a completely free, open training...Read more

The DynamicsFinancials connector will be turned off September 30, 2019 

Last year, we published a notification regarding the deprecation of the Project “Madeira” and Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Business edition connectors for Power BI, Microsoft Flow and PowerApps, the DynamicsFinancials connector. The deprecation was to happen on December 31, 2018. Due to a larger number of customers still using the old connector, we...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