Monthly Archives: August 2020

Easily Get Advanced Insights into your Business Central Data using Power BI!

Power BI is Microsoft’s industry leading data visualization system that allows users to quickly create custom reports, dashboards and more! There’s virtually no limit to what you can do with Power BI and Business Central. Handpick only relevant data to create a custom report to share with your team. Create dashboard with data that automatically aggregates whenever you need it.

Turn data found in list form into visual reports to help you take action. You can create reports for total sale invoice activity for a certain period of time and quickly compare it to other months quarters or years. We’re only scratching the surface of what’s possible, below is a list of a few of the more popular features/uses for Power BI and Business Central.

By using the data that you want to see Power BI can help you to create useful reports and dashboards to get the most of Business Central. With countless data connections Power BI can link your business central data to other platforms as well like Microsoft Azure and even third-party services like MailChimp. To learn more about Business Central and how it can help grow your business contact [email protected] today!

Quickly upload multiple item pictures with ease in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Uploading item pictures one by one can be a long and tedious process. You must click through each item to manually upload images one at a time. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central allows you to quickly upload multiple item images. Through the Inventory Setup page you can upload a .zip file with unlimited item pictures. Business Central will automatically detect which image goes with which product by the file names. You can update existing pictures with your new file and Business Central will warn you that you are replacing an image rather than adding one.

Mass uploading item images is one of many ways Business Central saves you time and streamlines your business processes. Click here to watch how easy it is! Contact [email protected] to learn more about Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Offer Curbside or Local Pickup to your customers With Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Shopify!

Stores now more than ever are looking to provide curbside pickup for their customers. Using Shopify’s E-commerce and Business Central you can easily provide curbside or in-store pickup or delivery at your store for a safe and efficient shopping experience.  Frankly Big Box store customers have been enjoying this for years!

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Your online store customers will be able to select “Local Pickup” at checkout. This feature is tied directly to your stores inventory even if you have multiple stores. That means if you have multiple stores and an item is in stock at one location but not the other, the customer will only be able to pick-up at the location. At time of online checkout your customers will receive an automated order confirmation email. When the order is marked as ready for pickup a second notification will be emailed. Both emails are completely customizable to fit your brand and provide your customers will all the necessary information about their order.

Online orders will automatically synchronize with Business Central. The sale total, items sold, and customer information will automatically update Business Central. Click here to see a curbside pickup order in action! Contact [email protected] to learn more about online ordering with Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Edit Data in Microsoft Excel & Quickly Export back into Business Central

Many businesses already rely on Microsoft Excel to view and analyze their sales data. With Business Central’s integration with Excel you can use the two programs to their fullest potential. Quickly edit data depositories from Business Central in Excel! View/edit reports in Excel before printing or sharing!

With Business Central’s integration to Microsoft Excel you can:

• Export sales data, customer info and more to Excel
• View custom layouts from your Business Central database in Excel
• Edit information in excel and quickly publish those changes back to Business Central
• Export data with one click – Quickly view, manipulate, print or share any data from your Business Central database
• And much more!

Once you’re done making changes to your data you can save it as an excel workbook or as a CSV file. You can also publish your changes back to Business Central. Those changes will be quickly reflected with one refresh of Business Central. This powerful integration allows you to get even more out of Business Central with programs you’re familiar with!

Contact [email protected] to learn more about Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.