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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 is a fully-integrated ERP business software solution designed for small and midsize businesses

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 offers a unique combination of business intelligence, collaboration and communication tools which allows users to connect with many areas of the company, providing them with complete visibility and control across the business. This Dynamics ERP software enable businesses to make informed decisions which have a direct impact on your productivity, such as increasing margins and improving cash flow. Allowing business to gain deeper business insights with Microsoft Power BI pre-built intuitive dashboards with instant access to KPIs and automate processes with workflow, document management and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities.

If existing financial and operations systems are impacting your growth potential, now's the time to take the next steps.

What's new in Dynamics NAV 2018?

Building on the functionality of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 which provided embedded Power BI, seamless in Office 365 experience, faster set up, built-in Cortana Intelligence, improved automation with PowerApps and Flow, simpler management of Jobs and easier organisation of item attributes, NAV 2018 further supports all areas of your business:

  • Pre-configured Microsoft Excel reports.  Within the Business Manager and Accountant role centres, there is a new option in the Excel Templates ribbon – users can choose pre-configured reports (balance sheet, income statement, cash-flow statement and more), that are ready to print from Microsoft Excel.
  • No more bottlenecks to cashflow with bulk posting of orders, invoices and credit memos.  If there has been a rush on sales, and finance may struggle to keep up with processing –  NAV 2018 can help by allowing batches of orders, invoices or credit memos to be processed in one go using the “Post Selected” feature.
  • Flexible and on-the-fly posting to general ledger from documents. Sometimes an additional fee or service isn’t in your item catalogue which causes frustration when preparing sales or purchase documents; finance users benefit from the ability to add these on their document lines and post the revenue to the correct general ledger account in Dynamics NAV 2018 from the document.
  • Keeping the momentum with user tasks.  Great for managers and individuals to follow up on meetings, activities or set recurring tasks to ensure responsibilities are not missed and form part of the day-to-day.  Tasks can be created for yourself or assigned for someone else when delegating actions.
  • New features in Dynamics NAV 2018 helps streamline sales processes and collaboration.  The working relationship between sales, marketing, procurement and finance is made easier with new functionalities in NAV 2018.  Users can get sales orders from Dynamics 365 for Sales with write-in products transferred to Dynamics NAV.  Each product can be mapped to a specific item of resource in Dynamics NAV 2018.  Manual intervention is not needed when converting sales orders from Dynamics 365 for Sales to Dynamics NAV, this can be done automatically. 
  • Allowing personalisation of users’ workspace directly in the web client.  Personalisation is enabled in Dynamics NAV 2018 by default for all.  It’s simple to get started, the Personalise menu item under the user’s sign-in avatar in the upper right corner, as changes are made they are immediately saved and only seen by that user, regardless of device. 
  • Previewing reports on multiple supported browsers in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.  A report can be previewed (using the new PDF Viewer control) directly in the NAV web client (not just in Internet Explorer) by selecting the Preview button on report request pages. 
  • Dynamics NAV Universal App runs on even more devices – including HoloLens.  When you run the latest Universal App update on Windows, NAV can run on Microsoft Hololens and team collaboration devices such as Microsoft Surface Hub.

Gain Simplicity, Agility, and Value with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is designed to empower your people to be more productive and your systems to last longer, with the ability to scale and accommodate growth, all while delivering the insight you need to respond quickly in an ever-changing world of business.

With a similar interface to other Microsoft software, such as Microsoft Office, Sharepoint and SQL Server, users can learn how to use Dynamics NAV easily and quickly, whilst integrating with your existing technology and Microsoft tools.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 provides companies core business management functionality, including financials, reporting, supply chain management and service management. This fully-integrated ERP software is fast to deploy either on premise or in the Cloud and can easily be adapted to meet the needs of business requirements, and can be used across multiple devices.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 is able to meet the needs of small and midsize businesses across a wide range of highly specific industries and business areas.

If you are looking to upgrade your current Microsoft Dynamics NAV software to NAV 2018 and would like to understand the differences in functionality, please use this handy NAV comparison tool from Microsoft.

We have developed tailored business management software solutions around Microsoft Dynamics NAV for manufacturing, distribution, professional services, and hospitality management organisations. Please visit our Sector pages for more information.

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 provides companies core business management functionality, including:

  • Business intelligence and reporting
  • Financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Manufacturing
  • Project management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Service management
  • Supply chain management

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