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Deploying an ERP is not only a time-consuming and demanding process but also an expensive proposition in terms of licensing and maintenance. For ERP selection and successful deployment, it is advisable to learn different aspects of an ERP such as flexibility, scalability, perfectly-tailored functionality, extension possibilities, quality and reliability. Considering these aspects into account, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central can be considered as the best choice for small and medium-sized companies, operating both locally and globally. With incredible popularity across the world, D365 Business Central is highly preferred by the growing companies owing to its flexibility and scalability. Companies that want to adapt quickly to meet customer demands or expand to new markets should leverage Dynamics 365 Business Central as it enables them to collaborate with clients cost effectively.
As a comprehensive, cloud-based, all-in-one business management solution for small to mid-sized organizations, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central helps in connecting your business, enabling you to conduct business without silos. By integrating information across financial, manufacturing, supply chain, sales, marketing, project management, and services management, D365 Business Central helps your people to work quickly while making more informed decisions to drive your business forward. With complete view of business in real-time through connected data in the form of graphical displays, online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes, and web-based delivery options, Dynamics 365 Business Central enables users to make informed, confident decisions that help drive business success. With extensive functionality to cater to unique challenges of manufacturing, distribution, and service industries, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central boost business’s productivity by eliminating the inefficiencies associated with disparate databases, duplicate data, manual processes & insufficient reports.
Multiple Deployment Options – Making Dynamics 365 Business Central a Perfect Choice for Small & Mid Sized Businesses
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central offers flexible deployment options, making it a perfect choice among mid size and small organizations. Dynamics 365 Business Central can be deployed On-Premise and also as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). With on premise option, you can make Business Central deployment on your server, in a private data center, or on Azure. You need to buy a perpetual license (a one-time cost) for on-premise deployment. You can also deploy it in a data center or on Azure using Bring Your Own License (BYOL).
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Organizations with tight budget can subscribe to Dynamics 365 Business Central and pay a monthly fee per user. This deployment model, which is in the cloud, includes monthly fee per user. The back end Infrastructure is managed by Microsoft. Subscription based licensing model reduces the upfront cost associated with hardware, servers, team to manage software, etc. You pay for what you use.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central comes in two licensing types i.e. Essential & Premium
|Financial Management||Financial Management|
|Customer Relational Management||Customer Relational Management|
|Supply Chain Management||Supply Chain Management|
|Human Resources||Human Resources|
|Project Management||Project Management|
|Service Order Management|
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central features and modules
Financial Management – With connected data across accounting, sales, purchasing, inventory, and customer transactions, D365 Business Central enables businesses to make more informed decisions. With comprehensive capabilities including General Ledger, Allocations, Budgets, Account Schedules, Consolidation, Deferrals, Multiple Currencies, Fixed Assets, Insurance, Maintenance, Cash Flow Forecast, Advanced Dimensions, Bank Account Management, Cost Accounting, Electronic Payment/Direct Deposits, Bank Reconciliation, & Payment Handling, D365 Business Central enables organizations to chart financial performance in real time while maintaining compliance and security.
Supply Chain – With supply chain module in Business Central, organizations can respond quickly to customers, swiftly pursue new market opportunities while ensuring real-time visibility of business among trade partners. As single-end-to-end business management solution, D365 Business Central offers comprehensive functionality including Receivables, Sales Invoicing, Sales Order Management, Alternative Ship-to Addresses, Shipping Agents, Return Order Management, Sales & Purchase Discounting, Sales & Purchase Pricing, Sales Tax, Payables, Purchase Invoicing, Purchase Order Management, Requisition Management, Alternative Order Addresses, Drop Shipments, Inventory, Item Substitutions, Item Cross References, Non-stock Items, Bin, Pick, Item Budgets, Item Categories, Item Attributes, SKUs, Analysis Reports, Location Transfers, Document Management, & Alternative Vendors.
Customer Relationship Management – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an efficient customer management solution that automates numerous tasks in the sales and marketing sectors, enabling you to manage customer records and sales histories. You can create marketing campaigns based on customer activities. CRM Module in D365 Business Central includes Sales, Customer Service, Contact Management, Task Management, Outlook Client Integration, Contact Classification Opportunity Management, Campaign Management, Relationship Management, Document Management, Mail Logging, & Notifications.
Human Resource – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central not only helps in managing entire employee life cycle but also enables organizations to manage expenses. With integrated features across Recruitment, Administration, Talent Management, Employee Self Service, Time & Attendance, Learning, Idea management, Reporting, LinkedIn & Office 365, Business Central streamlines your human resources management process, enabling you to create the best team for your business.
Project Management – Dynamics 365 Business Central is a perfect solution for organizations that require comprehensive project management software. Business Central covers many necessary aspects such as Resources, Capacity Management, Multiple Costs, Time Sheet Estimates, Tasks / Steps, Jobs & User Tasks, enabling organizations to make effective decisions with real-time insights on project status, profitability, and resource-usage metrics.
Service Order Management – With core functionality across Service Order Management, Service Price Management, Service Item Management, Service Contract Management, Planning and Dispatching, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central helps in enhancing your customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Manufacturing – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central enables manufacturing businesses to respond quickly to last-minute requests and changes, thus, helping in boosting operational efficiency. With key functionality revolving around Production Orders, Production Bill of Materials, Version Management, Machine Centers, Sales & Inventory Forecasting Supply Planning, Demand Forecasting, Capacity Planning, Finite Loading & Agile Manufacturing, D365 Business Central automates manufacturing processes while delivering visibility into all aspects of operations.
The Bottom Line
Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, with industry-specific functionality, helps organizations to better manage and improve cash flow while increasing efficiency. If you are looking for reliable Microsoft Partner for Licensing, Implementation, Support Services, & Maintenance, feel free to contact us.