NAV 2017 vs Dynamics 365

On October 11 Microsoft unveiled a First Look at Dynamics 365, the next generation of intelligent, purpose-built business applications that work seamlessly together to help manage specific business functions across Sales, Customer Service, Operations, Financials, and beyond. PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, and the Common Data Service are built-in to make Dynamics 365 easily adaptable to the specific needs of any organization.

On October 28 Microsoft unveiled Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017

Now when exploring NAV 2017 and Dynamics 365 found some differences as follows

NAV 2017 Dynamics 365
NAV 2017 providing functionality like Service,Jobs,Manufacturing etc Dynamics 365 not providing modules with required functionalities
NAV 2017 providing required financial management in every company Dynamics 365 is missing with some key functionalities like inter company transactions.
NAV 2017 provides wide range of functionality in Purchase & Inventory Management Dynamics 365 is missing with functionality like Item tracking,Purchase quote,Item charge
In NAV 2017 we can use links to attach external documents,use comments to add additional details Dynamics 365 is lacking these functionalities at the moment
NAV 2017 support development through extensions as well as you can modify existing functions and code units Dynamics 365 develops through extensions.

The above difference are based on the broad view of both applications and Dynamics 365 is in preliminary stage at the moment and in future it will come with lot more functionalities which will support in day to day activities to user.

Stay Tuned for more.


Author: Ammolh Saallvi

I'm a Dynamics NAV/Navision developer and helps partners and end-users with their NAV implementations. I do everything from third-party management advisory, training to new NAV teams, project management, training, setup and development. Do you want to hire me to help getting your project a success? Then contact me via dropping one email from linkedin Expertise in end-to-end development of software products from requirement analysis to System Study, Documentation and Testing. Demonstrated abilities in analyzing information system needs, evaluating end-user requirements, custom designing solutions, troubleshooting for complex information systems management. Deft at carrying out risk analysis, impact analysis, project reviews and documentation. Strong Problem solving & Technical skills coupled with confident decision making for enabling effective solutions leading to high customer satisfaction as well as low operational costs. Certifications:- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist -Dynamics Microsoft Sure Step Certified Professional Moderator at DUG Forum Specialties: • ERP Implementation • Client/Server Programming • Coding, Testing, troubleshooting and documentation. • Database Tuning and SQL • Database Performance • Debugging large programs • Project Management and Resource Management.

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