Dynamics NAV 2009 is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software product from Microsoft that can be used for variety of business needs. It is part of the Microsoft Dynamics family, and intended to assist with finance, manufacturing, Customer Relationship Management, supply chains, analytics, and electronic commerce for small and medium-sized enterprises.
This book is a focused tutorial on Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development, so you can develop complete applications and not just application outlines. It will show NAV developers how to create different kinds of applications. Different kinds of application are vital in different industries like fashion, automobile, retail, books (education), and other industries. It starts off by introducing the supply chain that you will be using throughout the book. You will implement the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite and learn how it is set up and customized for various industries.
You will be able to customize Dynamics NAV to suit the different aspects of a business such as Financial Management, Relationship Management, Production, Jobs, Trade, Storage, Logistics, and so on. The book will take you through these Microsoft-designed application features and show you how to customize and extend them safely. Thus, you will be able to create a structure of your own in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
A focused tutorial for Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development
What you will learn from this book
Implement Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite with a sample industry application throughout the book
Set up Dynamics NAV and customize it for various industries including fashion, retail, and the automobile industry
Get to grips with key Dynamics NAV features such as Inventory Valuation, Item Tracking, and Reservations
Learn about B2B and B2C Interfacing and the fundamentals of Application Design
Learn and customize application features designed by Microsoft such as Financial Management, CRM, Manufacturing, Distribution / Wholesale, and Retail and extend them safely
Design your applications to have a good balance between cost of ownership and functionality
Analyze operation data based on sales demographics using Dynamics NAV CRM
Extend your core applications using interfaces such as Flatfile, CSV, XMLports, ADO, EDI standards, and web services
This book is a tutorial in an easy-to-read style. It will show Dynamics NAV developers how to create applications of different kinds with sufficient examples throughout.
Who this book is written for
IIf you are a NAV consultant and developer, or designer of business applications you will benefit most from this book.
The book assumes that you have a basic understanding of business management systems and application development, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV.