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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By: Marije Brummel

Overview of this book

This book is a focused tutorial on Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development to help you develop complete applications and not just application outlines. This hands-on guide starts off by introducing the supply chain that you will be using throughout the book. You will then implement the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite and learn to set it up and customize it for various industries. You will learn how to customize Dynamics NAV to suit the different aspects of a business such as financial management, relationship management, production, jobs, trade, storage, logistics, and so on. The book will take you through these Microsoft-designed application features and show you how to customize and extend them safely. Therefore, by the end of this book, you will be able to create a structure of your own in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Fit-gap analysis

When we do a fit-gap analysis, we look at the company's processes and define what we can and cannot do with the standard package. When a business process can be handled with the standard software we call this a Fit. When this cannot be done it's called a Gap. All gaps have to be either developed or we need to purchase an add-on.

However, even when something could be done with standard software features it does not necessarily mean that doing this is wise. The standard application should be used for what it is designed for. Using standard features for something else might work in the current version but if it changes in a new version it might no longer fit. For this reason it is better to design something new instead of wrongly using standard features.

Designing a squash court application

The basic process of a squash court company is renting the courts to squash players; both members and non-members. There is a reservation and invoicing process handling...