Dynamics 365 Business Central
What is Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Dynamics 365 Business Central is an online service by Microsoft on Microsoft Azure. It is an all-in-one business management solution that helps companies connect their financials, operations, sales and service. Business Central brings the full power of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in the cloud, with capabilities including financial management, supply chain and inventory management, sales and service management, project management, and operations management. It also offers multi-company, multi-currency and advanced reporting capabilities.
What type of business is Dynamics 365 Business Central meant for?
Dynamics 365 Business Central is targeted towards a wide variety of businesses within multiple industries. The ability to adapt the software means bespoke capabilities can be integrated. Furthermore, a range of partner add-ons are available for Dynamics 365 Business Central to add additional functionality to the software.
Dynamics 365 Business Central is designed for small to medium enterprises that have outgrown their basic accounting software or legacy ERP systems.
How does Dynamics 365 Business Central relate to Microsoft Dynamics 365?
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an application in the Dynamics 365 suite of products.
Does Dynamics 365 Business Central support payroll?
Dynamics 365 Business Central does not include payroll capabilities. However, you can continue using your payroll software of choice and use specially-designed apps to integrate with Dynamics 365 Business Central.
Is Dynamics 365 Business Central accessible on mobile?
Yes, Dynamics 365 Business Central is fully compatible with mobile devices and has a user-friendly mobile interface. The mobile app is available from various app stores.
Is an Office 365 subscription needed to use Dynamics 365 Business Central?
No. However, to experience seamless use of Dynamics 365 Business Central from within Office 365, you need an Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online.
How do Dynamics 365 Sales and Business Central work together?
With Business Central, customers can process orders and finances and have seamless integration in the lead-to-cash process.
When an application is set up to integrate with Dynamics 365 for Sales, the Sales data from Business Central is accessible and vice versa in some cases. This integration allows for working with and synchronizing data types that are common to both services, such as customers, contacts, and sales information, and keep the data up to date in both locations.
For example, a sales person in Dynamics 365 for Sales can use the price lists from Business Central when creating a sales order. When an item is added to the sales order line in Dynamics 365 for Sales, this item is available also to see on the inventory level (availability) of the item from Business Central.
Dynamics 365 for Sales
What is Dynamics 365 Sales?
It is the Dynamics 365 business application that helps companies increase sales by supporting customer relationships and boosting sales productivity. Dynamics 365 Sales empowers users to better understand customer needs, engage more effectively, and win more deals. It includes core sales force automation (SFA), Office 365 integration, and advanced capabilities such as embedded intelligence, customisation and workflows. Dynamics 365 Sales applications include:
- Dynamics 365 Sales Professional
- Dynamics 365 Sales Enterprise
- Dynamics 365 Sales Insights