Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Publisher Program: Are you ready to accelerate?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS customer base is exponentially increasing. Having over 15,000 customers on SaaS now, Microsoft is seeing a 200 percent annual growth in users, as per Mike Morton’s speech at Directions North America 2021. In tandem, 1ClickFactory observes strong interest in Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS upgrades, which increased by 250% since the beginning of 2020. To give the Business Central SaaS ecosystem a chance to catch up with this growing demand, and to accelerate a cloud-first strategy, Microsoft announced the launch of the upcoming Publisher program.

The total cost of ownership of an ERP in the Cloud: The main factors to consider before building an in-house hosting platform

Technology is evolving more quickly than ever. As a Microsoft Dynamics Partner, you’ve probably already started considering - if not implementing - various cloud deployment scenarios for your customers. According to Gartner, “By 2024, more than 45% of IT spending on system infrastructure, infrastructure software, application software and business process outsourcing will shift from traditional solutions to the cloud.” In order to evaluate the key factors to consider before deciding whether to choose an in-house platform or a hosting provider, 1ClickFactory invited some experts to share their perspectives on what it takes to build a hosting service and provide recommendations for best practices.

Innovating products with a customer (Microsoft Dynamics partner) in mind

Listening to our customers – Microsoft Dynamics partners - and acting on their feedback is an integral part of 1ClickFactory’s service development process. At 1ClickFactory we apply a structured process for listening to our partners (through annual partner satisfaction surveys, front-line people, feedback from the website, and other channels), work with their insights, and most importantly - act on them.

Is the upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS more expensive than on-premises?

When choosing between the upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS and On-Premises, cost is often a deciding factor.  At first, the initial costs of the upgrade to Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS seem more expensive than On-Premises. But when considering all upgrade costs that flood in year-over-year, it becomes clear that the alternatives are not cheaper in the long run. In this blog post, I briefly overview the overall costs of upgrading to Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS vs. On-Premises based on the demo 1ClickFactory prices, with the aim to show the whole picture.

Technical Code Changes in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1 [2]

Here you'll find part 2 of the in-depth review of the latest code changes in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1. Let's compare Dynamics 365 Business Central versions 18, 17, 16 and 15, to see the differences between the versions and to understand the necessary adjustments that need to be made to make Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central solutions code compatible with new and future releases.

Technical code changes in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 1 [1]

Here you'll find the result of the in-depth review of the latest code changes in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1. Let's compare Dynamics 365 Business Central versions 18, 17, 16 and 15, to see the differences between the versions and to understand the necessary adjustments that need to be made to make Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central solutions code compatible with new and future releases.

Are you ready for Breaking Changes in Business Central 2021 release wave 1?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 1 (version 18) will be available in April 2021 containing plenty of in-app improvements for better performance, usability, printing and more. However, a number of things that were marked as obsolete in Business Central 2019 release wave 2 (version 15) are removed in this version.

5 proven sales techniques to convince customers in the CEE Market to move to Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain Management

1ClickFactory’s approach has always been clear: Dynamics Partners should move their customers to the newest versions of Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain Management. However, this is not only because it is good for your customers, it is also good for you as Dynamics Partners. And this is especially true today with the enormous growth in the CEE market. In this blog post, we’re going to take a dive deep into how Dynamics Partners in the CEE market can catch the momentum and get the most out of the possibilities the market has to offer.

The options for moving Microsoft Dynamics NAV/Dynamics 365 Business Central solutions to the Cloud

Many Microsoft Dynamics Partners have already accepted the fact that the world is moving towards the Cloud. As the migration increases, Microsoft Dynamics Partners are looking for ways to adopt a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. However, migrating customers into a SaaS model might not always be straightforward and easy due to current SaaS model limitations or your readiness to support a customer solution directly on SaaS. Continue reading to learn more about it.