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First look at Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

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This post was made by developer Anil Anisetty. He discusses the new possibilities of the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 release. Extra effort was put in boosting the ease of use of this latest Navision version.

KPI information at one glance

Role Center with innovative Cues. In Role Center the user sees in one glance the status of his / her KPIs. Through cues are given in figures and workload. Real time insight the user sees on the basis of colour direct what activities have priority and need extra attention.

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You can setup threshold limit for each cue along with colours, this can also be personalized for each user. So each user can have his own personalized cue setup with colours and can react based on the KPI visualization. You can set threshold values for low range and middle range and if it crosses the threshold of middle range it will be automatically considered as High range and the respective colour will be shown on the cue box.

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Generate reports with Word 

Knowledge of Word 365 is sufficient to reach reports from NAV 2015 using a new template system users can directly work with data from NAV in Word. Easily create reports to by setting them as a new document in Word Integrates Microsoft Office 365 environment even further with Dynamics NAV. Obviously, it remains possible for developers to use existing RDLC reports for complex reports.

Power BI (business intelligence) 

With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 you get tools to use the full potential of the information collected by you

  • Power Query makes it easy to fill with data from partners and public sources
  • PowerPivot extends the capabilities of Excel by adding. KPIs, hierarchies, own measurements and relationships thanks to built-in memory stores Pivot models giving you an insight into large amounts of data quickly
  • Power view extends the capabilities of Excel with interactive visualizations of data
  • Power Map gives your users tools to project 3D views of maps. Data directly This will give you a quick insight into include the stock status at various locations and customer demand by region

Thanks to multi-device support, the Power BI tools from Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 also available on Windows 8 smartphones, iPhones and Android devices.

More mobile, more cloud 

With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, Microsoft is releasing a completely new solution, targeted at mobile working. This new version of the operating software is developed based on user feedback. All aspects of Microsoft Dynamics NAV have been improved: the platform, the development environment and the user interface.

Multi-device support 

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 offers standard multi-device support including touch devices, which allows access to tablets and smartphones to the data in Dynamics NAV 2015 easier. The new web client helps. It supports all modern web browsers and let your users log in this way in Dynamics NAV 2015, which makes it possible to use as a (temporary) workplace with every modern device with Internet access.