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Dynamics 365 Business Central

An overview of Dynamics 365 Business Central – October 2018 release

By Abhishek Singh / January 7, 2019

April 28, 2020
An overview of Dynamics 365 Business Central – October 2018 release

Microsoft Dynamics 365 has two releases every year during the spring and another one in Autumn, and this year the major Autumn release brings in a variety of updates and new features that will help to maximize the efficiency of your business.

In this article, we are going to summarize about Dynamics 365 Business Central updates between October 2018 and March 2019.

About October 2018 release

Dynamics 365 Business Central provides solutions for on-premises, in the cloud, and in the hybrid deployments. It facilitates the interactions with the clients and manages the entire lifecycle of the applications and personalizes it according to the requirements. Dynamics 365 users additionally can streamline the experience with enhanced productivity, providing heavy transactional users. The new Business Central is also going through a hardening process, offering improved robustness, resilience, and great performance across the entire lifecycle.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Marketing

Business Central for Marketing offers comprehensive capabilities that develop and runs multi-channel campaigns, generating leads for the sales team using drag and drop features.

The key features are integrated to help optimize the marketing efforts, including –

  • Customized Dashboard with Power BI to leverage the data from various apps, marketing interaction, and data sources.
  • Personalizing marketing experience by targeting specific accounts that are more likely to close the leads.
  • Extended integration into marketing automation offered by Microsoft.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Sales

Business Central for Sales offers digital transformation delivering productivity at scale and AI-driven analytics, and by improving sales team collaboration by providing better Microsoft ecosystem.
Dynamics 365 for sales allow the organization to –

  • Extend their sales process with meaningful data
  • The suite provides solution stack of any type and size of the organization
  • It empowers organization’s information workers to make an intelligent decision and be more productive.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Service

Business Central for Service includes Customer Service, Filed Services, and Dynamics 365 Portal.  The latest release offers a holistic approach across various ends while providing operational efficiency and enhanced organizational productivity. The Omni-channel engagement hub is a cloud based service enabling businesses to connect and interact with their clients through new channels.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Finance and Operations

The new release continues to expand to build extensible solutions that can be integrated with Finance and Operations. Clients can opt for a fully data resident online Finance and Operations subscription. Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations involves –

  • Save and share optimized views of data, personalized capabilities empowering them to add or remove columns, and hide any field.
  • Increasing productivity, control, and auditability.
  • Extending the global coverage.

Summarizing the new features in Dynamics 365 Business Central

 

 

Features

 

 

 

Online Vs On-Premises

 

 

 

Release Type

 

 

 

Productivity features for desktop users

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Accessibility features for desktop users

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Refreshed experience on major

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Business Central everywhere

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Combined mobile/companion app for Business Central

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Enhanced Power BI embed experience

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Simpler workflows across business areas

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Easier to get started

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Permission sets are editable

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Improved Visual Studio Code AL experience

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Tenant administration for VARs

 

 

Both

 

 

General Availability

 

 

Localization apps and translation apps

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Offering Intelligent edge for Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, and Dynamics NAV

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Late payment predictions

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Improved scrolling in lists

Both-
 

 

Enhancements in Finance, Sales, and Purchasing

BothGeneral Availability
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 has two releases every year during the spring and another one in Autumn, and this year the major Autumn release brings in a variety of updates and new features that will help to maximize the efficiency of your business.

In this article, we are going to summarize about Dynamics 365 Business Central updates between October 2018 and March 2019.

About October 2018 release

Dynamics 365 Business Central provides solutions for on-premises, in the cloud, and in the hybrid deployments. It facilitates the interactions with the clients and manages the entire lifecycle of the applications and personalizes it according to the requirements. Dynamics 365 users additionally can streamline the experience with enhanced productivity, providing heavy transactional users. The new Business Central is also going through a hardening process, offering improved robustness, resilience, and great performance across the entire lifecycle.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Marketing

Business Central for Marketing offers comprehensive capabilities that develop and runs multi-channel campaigns, generating leads for the sales team using drag and drop features.

The key features are integrated to help optimize the marketing efforts, including –

  • Customized Dashboard with Power BI to leverage the data from various apps, marketing interaction, and data sources.
  • Personalizing marketing experience by targeting specific accounts that are more likely to close the leads.
  • Extended integration into marketing automation offered by Microsoft.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Sales

Business Central for Sales offers digital transformation delivering productivity at scale and AI-driven analytics, and by improving sales team collaboration by providing better Microsoft ecosystem.
Dynamics 365 for sales allow the organization to –

  • Extend their sales process with meaningful data
  • The suite provides solution stack of any type and size of the organization
  • It empowers organization’s information workers to make an intelligent decision and be more productive.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Service

Business Central for Service includes Customer Service, Filed Services, and Dynamics 365 Portal.  The latest release offers a holistic approach across various ends while providing operational efficiency and enhanced organizational productivity. The Omni-channel engagement hub is a cloud based service enabling businesses to connect and interact with their clients through new channels.

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Finance and Operations

The new release continues to expand to build extensible solutions that can be integrated with Finance and Operations. Clients can opt for a fully data resident online Finance and Operations subscription. Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations involves –

  • Save and share optimized views of data, personalized capabilities empowering them to add or remove columns, and hide any field.
  • Increasing productivity, control, and auditability.
  • Extending the global coverage.

Summarizing the new features in Dynamics 365 Business Central

 

 

Features

 

 

 

Online Vs On-Premises

 

 

 

Release Type

 

 

 

Productivity features for desktop users

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Accessibility features for desktop users

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Refreshed experience on major

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Business Central everywhere

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Combined mobile/companion app for Business Central

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Enhanced Power BI embed experience

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Simpler workflows across business areas

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Easier to get started

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Permission sets are editable

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Improved Visual Studio Code AL experience

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Tenant administration for VARs

 

 

Both

 

 

General Availability

 

 

Localization apps and translation apps

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Offering Intelligent edge for Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, and Dynamics NAV

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Late payment predictions

BothGeneral Availability
 

 

Improved scrolling in lists

Both
 

 

Enhancements in Finance, Sales, and Purchasing

BothGeneral Availability

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an all-in-one ERP business management solution that helps you connect your financials, sales, service, and operations to streamline business processes. Connect our team if you are interested in implementing Dynamics 366 business central in your business.