Why Microsoft Dynamics Navision ERP for your business

Microsoft Dynamics NAV can provide your organisation with value that extends across your operations and helps you:

Simplify your business with a single solution:

Integrate and centrally store financial, manufacturing, supply chain, sales and marketing, project management, human resources, and services information. You want to focus on your business – not on your business software. A complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help you integrate critical financial, operations, and customer data to increase productivity and simplify your business. Microsoft Dynamics NAV provides an easy-to-use business solution, one you can customise and maintain with minimal disruption as your business grows. Find out how Microsoft Dynamics NAV can help you gain better business insight, enable more productive people and processes, respond to changing business conditions, and reduce IT costs.

Improve productivity:

With Navision, we help people accomplish more every day with a familiar, intuitive user experience that works like Microsoft software they already use and provides Role Tailored access to relevant information and tasks.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV enables more productive people and processes Enhance collaboration and connect people to process to reach new levels of productivity. Do you want to improve collaboration while helping people to work faster and smarter across your organisation? Microsoft Dynamics NAV provides an intuitive, familiar user experience and comprehensive set of business management tools that connect your people to the right process and to each other across departments, locations, and even multiple organisations.

Improve communication and collaboration throughout your organisation. When people can more easily communicate and collaborate, they are more productive. Microsoft Dynamics NAV can help by:

Providing accurate and accessible information. All Navision ERP data is stored in a single database and employees can easily drill down from all screens and access real-time information.

Expediting information sharing across multiple sites and teams. Take advantage of Windows SharePoint Services to bring information and functionality from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to your employees across locations.

Linking Microsoft Dynamics NAV records to relevant documents. The Record Links feature in Microsoft Dynamics NAV enables you to link Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV records to relevant documents such as reports and spreadsheets. For example, you could link documents from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server or on a file server to a sales order or purchase order.

Connecting multiple organisations. Many large or international organisations use Microsoft Dynamics NAV in their subsidiaries, in some cases integrating it with a central ERP system at their headquarters. As a result, these organisations can better share information, while enabling subsidiaries to work more effectively by using a familiar, highly adaptable solution built specifically for them.

Work faster and smarter Microsoft Dynamics NAV works the way your people do, empowering them to be more productive and drive the success of your business. Here’s how:

Making faster, better informed decisions. Based on extensive research into how people really work, Microsoft Dynamics NAV offers a Role Tailored user experience that simplifies access to information and functionality based on an employee’s specific role. Through the Role Tailored interface, employees gain visibility into relevant business activities, such as tasks, worksheets, notifications, lists, key performance indicators (KPIs), and reports – enabling them to more easily prioritise their work and make faster, better informed decisions.

Getting up to speed faster. Microsoft Dynamics NAV looks and feels like other Microsoft products and technologies, minimising training and accelerating productivity from the start.

Using the tools they already know. With Microsoft Dynamics NAV, employees can work in many of the tools they already know, such as the Microsoft Office system. For example, they can create reports in Excel with data from Microsoft Dynamics NAV or export data directly to Word for the faster creation of invoices, sales orders, and other business documents. Microsoft Dynamics NAV can even synchronise with Outlook, enabling employees to schedule meetings, manage contacts, and send email without needing to switch applications.

Make smart decisions.

Simplified access to job-specific information and tasks helps employees view work priorities and access the information they need to make informed, confident decisions; a wide range of analytical and reporting tools can help you gain insight into business performance.

Gain better business insight with Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV, Manage your business confidently with quick access to critical operational and financial data:

Accurate information about business operations is an essential requirement for business success, especially in challenging environments. It is important to deliver meaningful insight to individuals and teams across your organisation. With access to real-time data and a wide range of analytical and reporting tools including graphical displays, online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes, and Web-based delivery options people can make informed, confident decisions that help drive business success.

Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV is a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for midsize organisations that rapidly adapts to the unique way you do business. By giving your people powerful business intelligence capabilities with access to real-time data, you enable them to make more-informed, confident decisions that help drive business success.

Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV can help you gain better access to information with real-time insight into the revenue and profits you achieve from different products, different markets, or even individual customers.

Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV can help you Provide you access to up-to-date information and powerful analysis and reporting tools, so employees can monitor performance, analyse trends, and spot potential problems before they occur.

Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV can help you Integrate with familiar programs, such as Microsoft Office Excel, making it easy to access, analyse, and share information without the need to juggle applications.

Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV can help you Drive strategic decisions with the right information. With built-in tools managers can create 360-degree views of business performance, create and view graphical displays and reports, and analyse detailed information.

Implement rapidly.

Quickly set up and customize your system to meet your current business needs, knowing that you can easily adapt to changing demands by adding functionality, custom applications, and online business capabilities.

From implementation onward, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can require a significant IT investment. However, Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV offers a lower total cost of ownership than many ERP systems, helping you to control and reduce IT cost. Here’s how:

Streamline implementation. Help ensure an efficient, consistent deployment of Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV by using the Rapid Implementation Methodology, part of Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step, a standardised, global methodology and suite of tools that simplifies and speeds implementation and upgrade processes.

Simplify training. Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV works with and like the other Microsoft products and technologies your people are already familiar with, helping to reduce training time and increase adoption. And with the Role Tailored user interface of Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV, your people are provided with only the tools and functionality they need based on their role, helping them get up to speed even faster.

Ease customisation. Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV is compatible with the .NET Framework, making it easier to integrate with or build other .NET applications. And with Web services, developers and Microsoft partners can simplify the effort to connect Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV with existing IT systems even across multiple sites.