Dynamics NAV Ease of Customization

The typical life cycle for most ERP systems is as follows:

Dynamics NAV doesn’t work this way. It was designed from the start to allow customization. In fact, modifications are treated the same way as the base source code, with a fully integrated development environment to make customizations even easier:

Worried about keeping track of your changes? In addition to well-established best practices to manage this issue, you can also another part of the Microsoft ecosystem to track change history via the Team Foundation Server’s Source Control Explorer:

You can also compare any two versions of NAV using numerous tools:

When you upgrade your Dynamics NAV software to a new version, a qualified NAV partner can then help you decide which customizations should be carried forward versus those that are no longer necessary due to advancements in the base software. Changes to be carried forward are then merged with your new version of NAV.

Using these methods, your Dynamics NAV implementation can always remain clean and stable even with significant customization. How do we know? Because were not only a Microsoft-recognized NAV Upgrade Service Center. Our experts also wrote the books on NAV development: