Staying on Top of the Latest Dynamics 365 Business Central Updates

October 11, 2021 - by Synoptek

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is creating a storm in the enterprise market space, with several organizations now looking to embrace the solution to connect and grow their business and make smarter decisions. This intelligent, unified, and adaptable solution that offers seamless integration with other products in the Microsoft portfolio is helping teams optimize operations, transform operations, and engage with customers in new and meaningful ways. In order to make the most of Business Central, you need to stay on top of the latest updates.

The Latest Dynamics 365 Business Central Updates

No one understands the pace of technology or business change like Microsoft does. Therefore, in order to keep up with all the changes happening in the business landscape, Microsoft constantly releases new and improved updates for all of its applications.

For Business Central especially, these updates range from better administration capabilities to improved application features, better integration with Microsoft 365, and local and regional capabilities. Through these updates, Microsoft aims to improve the overall experience that users have with the enterprise solution, while also ensuring the platform is at par with current trends and disruptions.

In the 2021 release wave 1 for on-premises, Microsoft launched several hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Business Central. Applying this update can help overcome existing operational, process, and user interface problems and bottlenecks. Between April 2021 and September 2021, updates included:

  • Simplified administration across licensing and permissions
  • Enhancements across banking and payments along with improvements to overall performance
  • More collaborative business processes in Microsoft Teams for better user experience
  • Introduction of the solution into new countries and regions including India, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Kenya, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Morocco, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia
  • Better integration with Microsoft Dataverse and Microsoft Power Platform
  • Improved performance and usability, access to modern development tools, and quicker onboarding of customers

What’s to Come in Wave 2 of Business Central Updates

In the Business Central release wave 2, there are some exciting updates that Microsoft has planned to launch. Let’s take a look at what’s coming to Business Central between October 2021 and March 2022:

  • Several cloud innovations and significant capabilities to transform through the introduction of Microsoft cloud for healthcare, financial services, and non-profit
  • Enhanced personalization features via AI-based content ideas to deliver superior customer experiences
  • Improvements to the Microsoft Teams calling experience along with enhancements in LinkedIn integrations for better management of the sales pipeline
  • Improved omnichannel Customer Service support via AI-driven sentiment analysis, effort estimation, and historical analysis
  • Introduction of a customer self-service portal with unified views and work order summary for better Field Service experience
  • Better insights in Dynamics 365 Finance for intelligent cash flow management and efficient year-end close
  • Enhancements in key Supply Chain Management aspects such as resource planning and asset management along with better integration between business models
  • Improved connection between sales, project management, and finance teams and improved task scheduling in Dynamics 365 Project Operations
  • New governance features across environment provisioning, authorization and authentication, run-time events, and developer tools.
  • Unified and simplified experiences for users using Dynamics 365 Human Resources along with advanced analytics features
  • Better page layouts and content for Dynamics 365 Commerce uses, in addition to enhancements to the reordering experience
  • Enhanced fraud detection capabilities that allow merchants to better observe and combat fraud via integration with Fraud Protection
  • Improved integration with Microsoft 365, new audience insights, and enhanced engagement insights

Navigate Every Dynamics 365 Business Central Update

Keeping yourself abreast with the latest in the world of technology can be tough; especially when updates are so frequent and critical. If you want to keep up with the latest features and capabilities of Dynamics 365 Business Central, you need to make sure you implement and make the most of all of the improvements. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Synoptek can help you in keeping your Business Central deployment functional and always up-to-date. Contact us today!