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The future of manufacturing in 2023 and beyond: Four trends shaping the industry

The manufacturing industry is a constantly evolving industry experiencing a profound transformation, driven by rapid technological advancements and shifting consumer demands.  As we step into 2023 and beyond, it becomes increasingly evident that the future of manufacturing is not a distant vision but a tangible reality. Industry leaders and innovators are embracing cutting-edge trends that are shaping the landscape and revolutionizing traditional processes. In today’s blog post, we dive into 4 major trends that are currently shaping its future and the...

Power BI

Why Power BI is the future of data analytics for Social Media Agencies

In the fast-paced world of social media chatter, data reigns supreme. With so much content and so little time, how does one accurately and effectively find out what’s working, what’s not working and why? Well as the title suggests, let us introduce you to the future of data analytics: Power BI. Power BI, Microsoft's cloud-based business analytics service, is quickly becoming the preferred data analytics tool for social media agencies. Just a recap (if you don’t already know), Power BI is...

Microsoft Business Central

Preventing ERP Software Failures: The Importance of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for Successful ERP Implementation

What do you call the final check that ensures your software won't make users retch?  Hint: It's the last step before release, and it's all hands on deck. Answer: UAT, aka: User Acceptance Testing. UAT is the critical process of testing your ERP software like Business Central with real users to ensure it meets their needs and expectations.  According to Gartner, ERP implementations' failure rates can exceed 75%. McKinsey estimates that more than 70% of all digital transformations fail.  Understanding some of the...

Microsoft Business Central

COVID-19’s effect on the IT industry and technological advancements.

As the second quarter of 2023 creeps up upon us (yikes), the critical question has become: "Are we out of the woods yet?"  While COVID-19 has ravaged the world for over 2 years, the pandemic has had a significant impact on the global economy leading to changes in the way businesses operate, communicate and serve their customers.  COVID-19 has drastically accelerated the adoption of technology by SMEs in Singapore, driving significant changes in the IT industry. A recent survey (2020) of...

Microsoft Business Central

5 Benefits of Integrating Microsoft Business Central with Office 365

What’s a better combination besides peanut butter and jelly? BC and Office 365. In today's fast-paced business world, it's essential to have seamless integration between different software solutions to ensure efficient workflows and productivity.  Microsoft Business Central and Office 365 are two powerful tools that can work together to provide several benefits for businesses. Integrating Microsoft Business Central with Office 365 provides a range of benefits for businesses that use both platforms. Microsoft has designed its various products to best suit every...

Microsoft Business Central

Support has ended for NAV in 2023 – Here’s what it means and why you should upgrade to BC

Are you a user of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 or an earlier version? If so, you don’t want to skip this blog post!  The recent update of Dynamics NAV versions removing mainstream Microsoft support as well as Dynamics NAV 2013 and 2013 R2 from 10th January 2023 is no news to us all. From there, your Dynamics NAV instance will receive security updates only until the end of the extended support period and no Dynamics NAV version will longer receive updates. However,...

Microsoft Business Central

What to expect from the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Update: 21.3 online 2022 release wave 2

Would you like to know what has changed in Business Central v21.3 release wave 2? Below you'll find an overview and relevant links to what has been done on hotfixes and regulatory features in this update. These updates bring new features and improvements to Business Central, ensuring that the extension remains the business reporting extension of choice for our precious Business Central users- a.k.a, you. 😉 Here, you’ll find all the details about the improvements and enhancements that the latest updates...

NaviPartner

10 things I hate about you- Omnichannel POS system edition

If you were intrigued by the blog title, it is no secret that we were inspired by one of the very favourite 1999 classics (IYKYK). And no, we don't literally mean we have 10 things to hate about POS system, but we do have 10 things we'd hate to happen to your omnichannel business if you do not have a proper POS system in place. With a brand new year comes new goals and habits we aim to adopt to become...

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With our ABC, you’ll never have to ask XYZs ever again. 😉

You’ve read the title. It intrigued you. You clicked on it. Before you click away you might be wondering- what in the heavens is ABC and XYZ? ABC: a.k.a: Active Budget Check, Aristou’s Pte Ltd first ever ISV solution. Well XYZ isn’t really an acronym for a term, but let’s just say it’s a euphemism for any budgeting questions under the sun. If you’re reading this article, you’re no stranger to the world of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. While ERP...

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