Modifying Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central without trashing your upgrade

July 4 2018

When Microsoft purchased Navision back in 2003 many of us had high hopes for what it might mean in terms of seamless integration into the Microsoft product family. It has taken nearly fifteen years, but now we can see major benefits from Microsoft's involvement. Dynamics NAV, formerly Navision, is an amazing system. It is easily customized, but upgrades could be painful - especially if you left it too long.

About Malcolm Roach

Malcolm Roach is the founder and CEO of Open Door Technology, one of the largest Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central partners in North America with nearly 200 implementations.  Open Door has also been a key development partner over the years with ISV solutions for equipment rental, oilfield service, not for profit, intercompany processing, customer care, and various utilities for the Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central platforms.  Malcolm is an avid fan of both Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central and has many stories to tell about his experiences and best practices for express and enterprise implementations.

Most recently, Open Door has taken a leading role in the roll-out of vertical industry apps for Business Central with its Equipment Rental app, first released in late 2017.  The company has created unique implementation and support offers suitable for both smaller and larger customers, as well as flexible licensing models based on usage or through a monthly license.

Malcolm is a CPA and was formerly a Senior Manager in KPMG's Information Systems Group before leaving to found a business focused on accounting and ERP solutions for small to mid-market organizations.

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