From this Microsoft Dynamics NAV Review you will learn about the flexibility of this enterprise software product. It’s another in Microsoft’s Dynamics group which includes Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains Software), Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta), Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Solomon IV), and Microsoft Dynamics C5 (formerly Concorde C5). The NAV (formerly Navision) is another which can be customized and it provides broad support for customer relationship management (CRM), e-commerce, distribution, financials and manufacturing. It offers enterprise wide support on an easy to use platform. If you’ve worked with other Microsoft products before, you will find that the interface of this erp system is familiar and similar. Nav is another good example of how this software series provides applications modules for broad based business scenarios. From one screen and electronic dashboard staff members can access all of the information and data they need to process business tasks and they can do so with real-time visibility. Pretty much everyone has some familiarization with Microsoft Windows and Office products, and this enterprise platform will make you feel right at home. That has been one of the reasons for this success of this enterprise software product, that familiar ease of use.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV Review
Processing tasks for sales, marketing, purchasing and procurement can be accomplished with easy synchronization with the company’s Outlook product as well as others. Workflows are also easily managed and streamlined for easy interaction not only between staff members and customers, but with partners and suppliers as well. This is accomplished with convenient enterprise portals that keep communication flowing in real-time. Information and data is shared, collaborated on and communicated across numerous boundaries in a seamless link to all involved parties. This makes interacting convenient and quick. When information is requested it is readily available and accessible to all parties.
It has been said in some reviews of this enterprise software system that some weaknesses can be found in some of accounting capabilities in the application modules of this product, which have to do with integration. This Microsoft Dynamics NAV Review finds that this erp software maintains a presence in such industries as manufacturing and assembly, retail, construction and with businesses that operate from numerous locations and those that involve themselves with international distribution. Some of the application modules included in the Nav platform are for supply planning and warehousing, project management, accounts payable and receivable, multiple currencies, human resource management, cash manager, analytics and reporting, manufacturing, and capacity/requirements planning.
The features of Nav include:
> strong component for for tax calculations and international standards. There is also good integration with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM product.
> Better multi-site feature than that of Microsoft Dynamics GP
> Simplified software platform that includes ease of use
> Strong tools for diagnostics in the area of analyzing and reporting, planning and scheduling, business intelligence and budgeting
> Good application module for accounting and tracking, as well as analysis of information and data
> Easy integration of various business functions
Some drawbacks of the Nav system include unstable publisher strategies; lack of flexibility compared to Dynamics GP and AX; poor implementation when customization or modification is required.
That concludes this Microsoft Dynamics NAV Review.