13 Sep Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 vs Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015
Have an older version of NAV? This post takes a look at the key differences between Dynamics NAV 2015 and Dynamics NAV 2016. You can find out what a cloud upgrade will cost here.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 vs Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016
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So what’s the difference between NAV 2015 and NAV 2016? Let’s take a look at each version.
Dynamics NAV 2015
Building on the advancements made in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, NAV 2015 introduced new capabilities to help SMBs grow effectively in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. These advancements include:
- Tablet and touch-optimized user experience enabling SMB companies to access their company data and processes regardless of location or what device they choose to use.
- Personalized home pages that let users view their most important business data and key performance indicators in a glance.
- Sophisticated color coding and live data help users prioritize actions and stay productive.
- Radically simplified invoice design and production through new interoperability with Microsoft Word.
- Additional optimization to deploy in the cloud on Microsoft Azure to help lower costs and increase flexibility.
- Deeper interoperability with Office 365 to boost employee productivity.
Dynamics NAV 2016
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 continues to advance NAV as a cloud-first application that is quick to deploy, easy to use, and delivers the power to support the growth ambitions of SMBs across the globe. Key new capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 include:
- New streamlined, easy-to-use native apps for all devices — phones, tablets, and mouse and keyboard including Android, iOS, or Windows systems.
- Pre-built Microsoft Power BI dashboards and data connections that give SMBs instant access to KPIs in an intuitive environment designed for secure collaboration.
- Native integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online to improve sales and customer service, and streamline order-to-cash processes.
- Ability to deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV on Microsoft Azure SQL Database, Microsoft’s database-as-a-service cloud offering, allowing SMBs to take advantage of enterprise class scalability, security, and availability in the cloud.
- Expanded document management, workflow, and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities designed to help SMBs automate processes and eliminate paper-based transactions.
- Expanded extensibility and connectivity capabilities to enable tight integration between Microsoft Dynamics NAV and other cloud-based services.
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