NAV 2009’s Role Tailored Experience: The Glitz and the Grunt Work
Using the role-tailored user profiles that ship with NAV 2009 are supposed to be a great benefit to companies. Optimized pages are ready to go for different roles in an organization. But as in a carefully choreographed cooking show in which the onions are diced, and the meat is trimmed before the cameras roll, so too are the user profiles of the pre-defined NAV roles a deceptively simple outcome of a series of less-than-glamorous activities.
The unceremonious chopping, measuring, cleaning, preparing and rehearsing, so to speak, of developing a role-tailored view, encompasses six types of activities, according to Microsoft’s Jesper Lachance Ræbild and Morten Holm-Petersen in a presentation at Convergence 2009: