Management Reporting for Canadian Manufacturers

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In Microsoft Dynamics NAV & CRM 2017 there are 47 modules, 12,500+ programs, and 545 standard reports that cover every conceivable topic for the 170,000+ NAV customer around the world. How do I know this? I spent an entire weekend with 3 team members and looked at every report in the system.  A very long… Read more »

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labour time reporting on site

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Pictured above: the LTR on the left, replacing the old punch card system on the right. The Vox ISM Labour Time Reporting (LTR) is a module designed specifically for the NAV platform. It is a browser based application that tracks hours for payroll (HR), jobs, and production orders. How does it work? To start their… Read more »

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AI in today's workplace - Cortana

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There is a lot of debate over the impact of AI; some calling for its regulation and others calling for its development. Regardless of Elon Musk’s fear mongering, there will be a lot of change around the way we do work in the next decade. The tools we use will no longer be passive, but… Read more »

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Canadian manufacturing sales

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Yesterday The Toronto Star and Statistics Canada revealed that for the 3rd consecutive month manufacturing sales across Canada were up! The 1.1% increase in Canadian manufacturing sales brings May 2017’s sales to $54.6 billion. This is largely in part to the success of the transportation equipment, and chemical manufacturing industries. Within the subset of the… Read more »

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Projects and Jobs in Dynamics NAV - throw away the white board

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Many times when working with projects we find ourselves wondering “Are we winning or losing?” Often this is because of the disconnect or silos present in our company. Typically Operations is doing what it has to “Get Er’ Done” while Finance is pouring through a multitude of spreadsheets to gather project costs leaving no one with time for Project Management. World Class companies can see in real time where they are at, what are the issues and, in general, are we on target to meet budget and customer deliverables. Microsoft Dynamics helps to achieve this with the unique ability to tie both worlds together.

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jet express for excel with dynamics nav

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  1. What it is: Jet Reports provides robust, easy-to-use reporting and Business Intelligence solutions. It allows you to create professional looking reports fast and easy. Jet Reports is an Add-in to Excel using the power of Excel with the connectivity to your NAV financial database. 2. Important functionality: Direct dynamic connection to NAV Financial Database…. Read more »

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grow your business

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What is a modern business? For small and midsize businesses, technology can make the difference in driving your company ahead—setting you apart from your competitors, whatever size they may be. The modern business stays ahead of the rest by making technology a business advantage. According to a study by Boston Consulting Group, technology leaders far… Read more »

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NAV 2017 with Power BI

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NAV 2017 – Its all about the Role Centre As businesses grow it becomes more and more difficult to leverage your technology and manage your people. Not with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and NAV 2017. Now in NAV 2017 with Power BI there are two new features that make everyone’s favourite landing page, the Role Center,… Read more »

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Ten years ago I started to implement Microsoft Dynamics NAV.  Back then it was called Navision and Vox ISM was enlisted as the Canadian Launch Partner for the new role tailor product. Over the years Microsoft’s development team started to work closely with the office team and the product has dramatically changed and evolved and… Read more »

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