What is Business Central?
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly Dynamics NAV) is Microsoft’s premier mid-market business management solution. Built on the technology that powers Dynamics NAV, Business Central unifies business processes from financials and project management, to operations and supply chain management in a single user interface.
Business Central will:
Give your team a modern user interface for access from any mobile device
Reduce effort wasted on unproductive tasks
Help you publish actionable business intelligence for business leaders
WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF Business Central?
Microsoft currently supports four mid-market accounting systems! See CEO Janelle Riley’s blog on Microsoft’s ERP direction to find out where Microsoft is going with Business Central.
Capabilities by Industry
Customize your financials, optimize your supply chain, modernize your manufacturing production operations, or increase project profitability. Business Central is customizable to just about any industry.
Leverage Dimensions to easily view your financial statements from different perspectives. Streamline Accounts Payable and bank processing. Build custom reporting on the fly with Power BI.
Ideal for: Medical, venture capital firms, and companies that need integration with industry specific software
Optimize your supply chain, decrease lead times, and easily automate your order processes. Increase customer service efficiencies by entering orders directly into Outlook or Dynamics 365 for Sales.
Ideal for: Distributors, wholesalers, retailers, light manufacturing, supply chain management
Gain complete control over manufacturing operations, including bills of material, routing, MRP, and labor and machine cost. Achieve detailed resource allocation in all work centers to manage capacity and availability.
Ideal for: Manufacturers looking for extensive manufacturing and supply chain management capabilities
Increase project profitability with easy tracking of progress and costs. Allocate resources better through time tracking and capacity planning. Comply with ASC 606 project accounting standards.
Ideal for: Consulting firms, software developers, nonprofits, any project-based organization
Professional Services Automation
Take Project Management to the next level with Progressus’ platform to deliver projects on time and on budget. Business Central gives you the tools to drive excellence in strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and utilization.
Ideal for: Professional services firms, consulting firms, or any project-based organization
How much does Business Central cost?
We offer three options for deploying Dynamics 365 Business Central: Software-as-aService (SaaS), Hosted Business Central on Azure, and On-Premises Business Central. Prices displayed are for the Financial Management package.
Deployed on Microsoft’s cloud, similar to the way Office 365 is deployed. Licensing is obtained by the user by the month and no servers are required.
Some add-ons available
No database access
Price includes user support. Licensing only is available for $70/user/month.
Hosted on Azure
Deployed in a private environment on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Licensing can be acquired either by paying by the user by the month or purchasing up front.
All add-ons available
Full database access
Price is for hosting only. If you do not own your licensing, you can add it for $40/user/month.
$2,000/user up front + $320/year
Deployed on your own in-house servers. Licenses must be purchased up front and annual renewal fees must be paid to Microsoft.
All add-ons available
Full database access
Price includes only licensing and does not include any support or IT infrastructure.
How long does it take to implement Business Central?
Implementation times for Dynamics 365 Business Central vary depending on system complexity and number of integrations. Financial Management clients are often able to implement in as little as 4-6 weeks. All of our implementations follow project management best practices with detailed timelines to ensure rapid deployment.
We have been in the business of designing, implementing, and support ERP systems for 20 years. Our staff is comprised of CPAs, MBAs, computer engineers, data analysts, and technical consultants.
ERP systems are complex. No two organizations will design their processes and systems the same way. We know that. That’s why we have built a diverse team that can handle everything from financial audits to custom integrations. Our 95% client retention rate is no accident - our business model is built on long-lasting relationships. We’ll get to know your organization and its processes inside and out and keep you up-to-date with all of the latest technology.
How do I get started?
Step 1: You schedule a Discovery Call with a consultant (not a salesperson) below.
Step 2: We create a customized plan with estimated pricing up front.
Step 3: Together, we execute the plan.