In our line of business we always come across situations about why customers prefer not to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV due to various reasons in their minds. Such as down time, possible complexities with upgrades, training their end users again to get them onboard with new user interface and new functionalities etc. But upgrading Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV is fairly a straight forward process for the Microsoft Partners like us that regularly execute Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV upgrade projects. In the current digital age ERP vendors like Microsoft continuously innovate and improve the features of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV and other software products. Hundreds of new useful and business ready features are being developed and added in each release of Dynamics 365 Business Central/ NAV. We often come across Dynamics NAV customers that remain on the same version of the software for years before they decide to upgrade.
Frankly speaking, in current age of doing and running business when the dynamics of it changes every day, the customers should definitely have an internal ERP software upgrade strategy in place so that they are not left behind in utilizing the ever improving feature rich software like Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV. Also when you buy Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV the first time, you automatically agree with Microsoft to pay for yearly software maintenance charges. That gives you the software for free every time Microsoft releases a major version change from the previous version. We have seen from our years of experience upgrading Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV that the customers who decide to upgrade their Dynamics NAV software after skipping several versions in between had to pay more because the cumulative cost of upgrading from several versions have been always higher.
There are two types of Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV ERP Upgrades. In the first type the existing history and the current data in the customer’s Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV database remains the same but the software is upgraded to the latest and the greatest version with all new features. The second type of upgrade is called a reimplementation of Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV ERP. We recommend second type of upgrade process when the customer has been on their Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV software for years and they have skipped several versions in between before they decide to upgrade.
Let us make your Dynamics Business Central/NAV upgrade process smooth and the transition to the new feature rich Microsoft Dynamics Business Central a stress free experience.