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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)

What is production?

Production is the process of creating a new product using raw materials or prefabricated items and resources.

Production as we know it today started centuries before the industrial revolution with craftsmen and assistants creating products using raw materials produced by nature and farmers. Today, this method of production still exists for many luxury items such as custom-made furniture or clothes.

The industrial revolution changed production into manufacturing, with the introduction of machines and mass production. This allowed production to grow by being less dependent on craftsmen and manual labor.

The introduction of computers in manufacturing companies allows the production of more sophisticated items and has made manufacturing more flexible.

To implement Microsoft Dynamics NAV for production companies, it is crucial to understand which level of production is being used in your company.

Production methodologies

In this chapter, we will...