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.

How do the new Microsoft regulations have an impact on your Direct Bill partnership?

If you are a CSP Direct Bill Partner, you may need to find a CSP Indirect provider due to the new performance regulations announced by Microsoft, which are effective as of January 2021. We understand that this change may have been unexpected for many. However, moving from a Direct to an Indirect partnership doesn’t necessarily mean big changes for you as an organization, on the contrary, it may just turn out to be for the best! Read on to find out more about it.

Here’s what you need to know if you're considering adding Microsoft Power Platform to your business

Given that adding the Power Platform, a low-code development platform, to the product portfolio is a completely different business for a typical Dynamics and Modern Workplace Partner, there is a confusion in the market on the best approach to take. How do you build the Power Platform competence? How do you market the Power Platform? Where is the opportunity for us, as a Dynamics and Modern Workplace Partner?

An Unpredictable Year and What it Means for 2021

I was reading back over my predictions for 2020 from last year’s Christmas/New Year blog. Boy was I wrong 😊 (see blog from last year here), but then again, I think most people could not have predicted all that has happened in 2020. 2020 has been the most difficult year to navigate in my professional career, but thankfully, it has not been all bad.

10 Reasons Why Dynamics Partners Choose 1ClickFactory's Self-Provisioning Platform to Host Dynamics NAV/Business Central in the Cloud

1ClickFactory’s self-provisioning is a hosting platform developed for Microsoft Dynamics Partners to deploy their Dynamics NAV and Dynamics Business Central customers on Microsoft Azure. Different Microsoft Dynamics Partners are choosing the platform for a number of reasons (customers solutions are too big or heavily customized and therefore not ready for Dynamics Business Central SaaS, localization is not available, etc.), but here are the primary reasons that 5 different Microsoft Dynamics Partners from  CEE countries used 1ClickFactory while deploying customers on Azure:

How to Successfully Upgrade Previous Versions of Business Central Directly to Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS

If your current customer solution is running Business Central version 14 or newer, you no longer need to upgrade to the newest version of Dynamics 365 Business Central before synchronizing data to Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS. Now you can migrate data directly. This newest upgrade to Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS enhancement is truly a time-saver. Read on to find out more about it.

The shared responsibility of information security in 1ClickFactory’s self-provisioning for Dynamics NAV / Business Central service

In previous blog post, we introduced the information security management system (ISMS) for self-provisioning for Dynamics NAV/Dynamics 365 Business Central on Azure. We explored and explained 1ClickFactory’s path and approach to ensuring the security of the service and the safeguarding of customer data to our Dynamics Partners. Nevertheless, it is important to understand that the nature of cloud services means that the responsibility of information security is shared between all of the parties providing the service, as well as the end customer.

Dynamics 365 Business Central Enables Organizations to Adapt & Grow During a Global Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyday business operations around the world, with a devastating impact on the global economy. The entire business landscape has changed putting digital technology at the forefront to overcome difficulties. As a result, many Dynamics Partners are accelerating technology projects to help customers as much as possible during this challenging time. In this post, we will review the key technological trends that have been accelerated due to the pandemic, and highlight how Dynamics 365 Business Central can help your organization adapt and increase productivity.