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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)

How companies work

In traditional accounting software, we differentiate customers and vendors as business relations for invoices, but companies have many more relations we would like to register in our system.

Also, a company or person can have multiple relations with our company. The best example is my relationship with Microsoft. As everyone, I use the software so I am a customer, both in my business and personal life. On the other hand, Microsoft hires me to teach workshops and do presentations, which makes me a vendor. As an MVP, I have a totally different relationship with them. They give me an award and invite me to special events and allow me to access the company store. They also ask for my advice in future versions, so to them, I am their consultant.

So one person or company can have different roles in RM. Microsoft Dynamics NAV is able to handle all that while maintaining a single point of data entry and maintenance.

Unlike financial applications, RM is much more...