Business Central

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Business Central is a business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations that automates and streamlines business processes and helps you manage your business. Highly adaptable and rich with features, Business Central enables companies to manage their business, including finance, manufacturing, sales, shipping, project management, services, and more. Companies can easily add functionality that is relevant to the region of operation, and that is customized to support even highly specialized industries.

Business Central is a trusted, proven ERP solution which has served over 160,000 customers and is enhanced by Microsoft every year. It has rich functional breadth and can be deployed in the public cloud, private cloud or on-premise.

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A single, comprehensive solution to meet the needs of growing businesses

Dynamics 365 Business Central connects your people and processes with a single, unified solution, so data can be quickly and easily shared with key people throughout your company. You have access to the most current, accurate data so you’re making the most informed decisions possible.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a business management solution that’s connecting people and processes like never before. From day one, it makes managing financials, sales, service and operations easier and faster. Despite its ease of use and low cost of ownership, Business Central is a full-featured solution. It is functionally deep and rich owning to Microsoft’s decades of expertise in business applications development, yet tailored specifically to the needs of small and medium businesses.

Deployment & Integration

Deploy in the cloud, on-premise, or with a hybrid approach; no matter your requirements for data residency, compliance, or security, you can run your business wherever and however you need. A universal, mobile-enabled user experience means users have the same powerful, intuitive experience across deployments and devices.

Furthermore, another popular integration to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the seamless integration with Microsoft Office 365.  It is now possible to have just one system for both ERP and Outlook.  You no longer have to toggle between different systems and can send and receive emails right from your ERP system.

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Run your entire business with a single solution

Work Smarter and Faster

Respond to inquiries faster.

Stay connected and simplify work by installing the Business Central app in Microsoft Teams to share business data within your Teams chats.

Handle, store, and transmit data securely.

Data is encrypted at-rest by using Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and backup encryption. Business Central Online uses Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as the authentication method.

Get insights within the flow of business.

Access business intelligence when and where you need it, with real-time dashboards and KPIs for each user role.

Drive continuous process optimization.

Improve outcomes and productivity with real-time system suggestions, based on historical data, to guide employees through workflows.

Connect your data with Microsoft 365.

Link your business data with productivity tools such as Microsoft Outlook and Excel to improve customer and employee experiences, like quote-to-cash workflow.

Automate workflows and processes.

Optimize performance using easy-to-create workflows, audit trails, enterprise-level security, and AI.

Streamline Financial Management

Take control of financial data.

Better manage your cash flow, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, budgeting, and project costing while shortening cycle times with the late payment–prediction extension.

Monitor financial performance.

Use built-in reports, Excel, or Microsoft Power BI and unlimited data dimensions to get real-time cash flow, identify financial patterns, analyze trends, and improve business planning.

Accelerate financial closing and reporting.

Reduce month- and year-end closing times with connected general ledger, accounts receivable, payables, and fixed assets data. Streamline approval workflows using Power Automate.

Make more profitable financial decisions.

Connect reports, charts, and Power BI data from across accounting, sales, purchasing, and inventory teams to get accurate insights and make financial decisions with confidence.

Boost Sales and Improve Service

Accelerate the sales process from quote to cash.

Act quickly on sales-related inquiries, manage service requests, and process payments – all from within Outlook.

Prioritise Sales leads based on revenue potential.

Keep track of customer interactions and get guidance on the best upsell, cross-sell, and renewal opportunities throughout your sales cycle.

Improve cash management.

Increase your cash flow by rightsizing inventory and maximizing the lifespan and governance of asset capitalization.

Create Recurring Sales and Purchase Lines.

Set up standard sales or purchase lines that you can quickly insert on documents, for example, for recurring replenishment orders.

Optimise your Supply Chain

Improve supplier engagement.

Build better relationships with suppliers and convert the best offers to orders. Ensure compliance with internal and external policies with process governance and approvals.

Get a holistic view of your inventory.

Use different costing methods for inventory items, and easily move items between locations to control the quantity on hand using cycling counting.

Predict stock replenishment.

Replenish inventory based on actuals, demand, and availability using built-in intelligence, sales forecasts, and expected stock-outs to automatically create purchase orders.

Maintain optimal inventory.

Automatically calculating stock levels, lead times, and reorder points. When requested items are out of stock, automatically suggest replacements.