PacktLib: Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Credits

About the Authors

Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Introducing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Understanding Microsoft Dynamics NAV

History of Dynamics NAV

Functional areas

Access Dynamics NAV

Summary

What's New in NAV 2013

Application changes

Development changes

IT changes

Deprecated features

Summary

Dynamics NAV – General Considerations

The data model

No Save button

The posting routines

Navigating through your data

Real-time data gathering – the SIFT technology

Everything leads to accounting

The Dynamics NAV database

Summary

The Implementation Process

What is an implementation

Methodology

Roles

Phases

Summary

The Implementation Process on the Customer Side

Definition of goals

Defining the internal processes

Improve before automating

Getting the requirements

Change management

Get involved in testing the system

Involve end users

Summary

Migrating Data

Tools to migrate data

Converting data from the old system to suit Dynamics NAV's needs

Master data

Open entries

Historical data

Open documents

Choosing a go-live date

Summary

Upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Upgrading philosophy

Upgrading process checklist

Upgrading steps in detail

Upgrading tools

Summary

Development Considerations

Setup versus customization

Data model principles

The posting process

Where to write customized code

How to write customized code

Summary

Functional Changes on Existing Implementations

General guidelines

What is a functional change

Interactions with other functionalities

Writing a to-do list to implement a change

Choosing the right time

Planning the change

Summary

Data Analysis and Reporting

Using filters and FlowFilters

Creating Views

Statistics

Charts

Using reports

Account schedules

Analysis views

Extracting data

Understanding report development

Summary

Debugging

The art of debugging

Debugging in Dynamics NAV 2013

Code Coverage

Summary

The Query Object

What is a query

Query Designer

Where to use queries

Query performance

Summary

Applications Included in Dynamics NAV

Jet Reports Express

Zetadocs Express

Summary

Index