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Accounting Services Role Center for Dynamics NAV 2016 

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With the Accounting Services Role Center, we are adding a couple of key tasks to a simplified Role Center that specifically supports using Microsoft Dynamics NAV with a smartphone. The Accounting Services Role Center targets users who have subscribed to an outsourced accounting service to allow the two parties to work more closely together. The…Read more

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Approval Types in Workflow for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 introduces new approval types. These approval types provide flexibility for different scenarios and enable you to choose different types of approvals for different workflows. Out of the box, the following approval types are supported: Type Description Approver Chain Specifies that approval request entries are created for all the requester’s approvers, up…Read more

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Upgrade Considerations for Document Approvals 

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In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, the legacy Document Approval feature has been replaced and improved by the new Workflow feature. Each Approval Template record is now a dedicated workflow that operates on either a specific sales or purchase document. The concept of approval user hierarchies is maintained, but we are also introducing workflow user groups…Read more

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Introducing Extensions in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 

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We are very excited to announce the arrival of new development capability in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, called Extensions. Extensions enable you to modify your Microsoft Dynamics NAV system without directly altering the source resources, making it easier to deploy, manage, and upgrade customizations or extensions. While you will still use the existing Microsoft Dynamics…Read more

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How Do I Set Up Microsoft Dynamics NAV to work with Azure SQL Database 

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Dynamics NAV 2016 supports the option of using Azure SQL Database, and we have recorded a “How Do I” video to explain the steps involved in deploying a Dynamics NAV SQL Server database to an instance of Azure SQL Database. This blog post includes a Windows PowerShell script that can be used to configure the Dynamics…Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Works Natively with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 

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With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, we are enabling a tight integration between Dynamics NAV 2016 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM to allow for a more efficient lead to cash process. We are ensuring the users of the two products can make more informed decisions without switching products. The integration is enabled with a default definition from…Read more

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PowerBI Content Package for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 

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To help you get started with PowerBI and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, we are providing a package that serves as a proof-of-concept for PowerBI content packages for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Content package – dashboard, reports, and dataset With this package, users can start using and exploring their own data using PowerBI in just a few…Read more

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Announcing the General Availability of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 

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Today we are pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, a milestone release of Microsoft’s business management solution for small and midsized organizations. Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 offers significant new capabilities in mobility, business insight, and cloud services, as well as deeper interoperability with Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Office…Read more

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Windows 10 and Dynamics NAV 

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We’ve been validating compatibility between Windows 10 and Dynamics NAV for many months now. Windows 10 became generally available in July, and some of you are eager to start deploying Dynamics NAV on Windows 10. Dynamics NAV 2016 was Windows 10 compatible on release. Compatibility was confirmed in the cumulative updates that we shipped in October for Dynamics NAV 2013…Read more

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How to get back the ‘hotfix directories’ from NAV 2015 Cumulative Update 1 

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Since Cumultive Update 1 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, we have not provided the socalled ‘hotfix directories’ in the hotfix download, but we know that some people have a need for these folders. So in November 2014, we published this blog post with guidance for how to use a Windows PowerShell script that gives you the same…Read more

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