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The Dynamics 365 Business Central Universal Code initiative is live 

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Last April I shared that Microsoft is working on an initiative that encourages partners to invest in a cloud-first strategy. Today, we are excited to announce that the Business Central Universal Code initiative went into effect with the launch of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2022 release wave 2. Read more

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New Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Publisher program coming in 2021 

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Later this year, Microsoft will launch a new Publisher program to modernize our Dynamics 365 Business Central ISV approach to support a cloud-first strategy. This new approach will ensure all future customers can choose Dynamics 365 Business Central online, while also finding the right apps on Microsoft AppSource to meet their unique requirements. This change Read more

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Extending reports in Business Central 

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In any business operations software, the ability to visualize, inspect, and print data in an appropriate layout is paramount. In Dynamics 365 Business Central and in most other software, reports serve these purposes. Our partner community is familiar with customizing built-in reports, either as suppliers of a vertical solution that adds capabilities to underlying data Read more

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

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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

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Leveraging IoT data in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

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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

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

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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

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How to manage VAT rate changes in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

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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

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Extend data storage for Dynamics 365 Business Central 

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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

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Deprecating Basic Authentication for Outlook Integration in Business Central 

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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

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The DynamicsFinancials connector will be turned off September 30, 2019 

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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

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