What's New in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017​?

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 is a business solution from Microsoft that continues to be enhanced, quick to implement, easy to use and has the power to support your business ambitions.

In Dynamics NAV 2017, integration and simplicity is the key. Dynamics NAV 2017 offers significant enhancements to the core application, as well as deeper integration with Office 365 and Power BI. Explore the highlights of the new capabilities and reach out to NAVERTICA Microsoft Dynamics partner to get a personal demo and learn more.

In Office 365 experience

Stay Connected with all the parts of your business. Microsoft Dynamics NAV is directly Linked to Office 365, which means you can easily review, analyze, and share data. You can navigate effortlessly between your Microsoft Dynamics NAV data and your office tools - for example, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Bookings, or Microsoft Excel.

The improved compatibility enables you to easily create customers, vendors, quotes, and invoices, all without leaving Outlook. There is also improved Word integration, to help you lay out your documents professionally. The seamless experience means that you can save time, increase accuracy, and offer your customers an improved experience.

Faster setup and configuration

Getup and running faster. Save time & avoid unnecessary manual tasks with the assisted setup wizard that helps you import data, setup integration with Office 365, and enjoy a simplified setup experience, with predefined setup data and limited customer interaction.

Use the assisted setup feature to guide you through setup scenarios - simplifying and streamlining your tasks.

In addition, with improved support for cash management, it is easy to set up and adjust cash flow forecasting, gathering data from all relevant sources to provide you with a complete overview.

Works natively with Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 continues to streamline your CRM experience and enhance the process of integrating to CRM online.

Use a new wizard to guide you through the setup process, which enables seamless coupling of MS Dynamics CRM records with MS Dynamics NAV 2017 records. The MS Dynamics NAV Integration Solution on the CRM side is automatically deployed through the wizard.

Be confident that your data is synchronized and up to date. You can keep prices and items updated in Dynamics CRM, using the mapping and synchronization for currencies, units of measure, items, and resources – creating a Dynamics NAV pricelist within Dynamics CRM

User experience

Continuing the significant improvements to simplicity, productivity, and performance, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 enhances your experience even further.

You can accomplish even more in your browser-based interface. For example, switch views to see and identify your list of records, including seeing picture thumbnails in different sizes, and use wizards to learn new concepts or simplify data entry.

Finance enhancements

Work with ready-to-use financial statements and gain accessible insights into the financial performance of your business. The new default Account Schedules means that no setup is required, making it quick to produce financial reports that you need, and point in time reporting means you can view the financial state of your business for any given time. Reporting is also made easier with the new Account categories that provide structure to your chart of accounts.


Working with Jobs is now more straightforward, helping you manage projects more easily and get more visibility into the details, setup jobs and enter time sheets using the new Jobs setup wizard and quickly access common tasks , new charts, and a new My Jobs listusing the updated Project Manager role center.


Make it easier to your customers to pay your invoices online by including hyperlinks to payment services such as PayPal. Even provide PayPal Standards payment links in Invoices, supporting multiple ways of accepting payments, including credit cards & PayPal accounts. 

You can continue to make use of Optical Character Recognition (OCR), to help you track the items that you get in. Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 now enables you to extract the lines of an invoice and you can visually verify the information, training the OCR system online, using the Lexmark invoice capture service.

Managing your items

Organize and classify your products the way you want, performing advanced searches on your catalog in just a few clicks and displaying only the information you need. you can create custom item attributes and assign an item attribute value according to your business needs, helping you manage items or create sales documents.

When you add your attributes and values to an item, you can see them all in a fact box, on both the card and the list. And you can filter your items based on attribute values, making it more efficient to add items to sales and purchase documents and limiting the list of items to choose from or take action on.

Embedded Power BI

Continuing the powerful integration, you can now use embedded Power BI to easily create insightful charts and reports, and then make them available within your Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 role center.

Keep people informed with easy-to-share reports including key performance indicators (KPIs), inventory, sales and order status. Empower users to create self-serve reports from trusted data source for faster, more informed decision-making.

Cortana Intelligence

Built-in Cortana Intelligence takes advantage of historical data and improves your insights into your predicted sales, helping you manage your stock and respond to your customers. Based on the forecast, the Sales and Inventory extension helps create replenishment requests for vendors, saving you time.

You can be confident that you are working with the best predictions, because the system uses different machine learning algorithms and compares the results, returning the predictions with the highest quality.

PowerApps & Microsoft Flow

You can use the Mirosoft Dynamics NAV 2017 Connector to easily connect with your data that is in other application, such as Power BI, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Flow, and PowerApps. You simpl sign in to the connector and then you can use the tool of your choice.


Modify your MS Dynamics NAV system without directly altering the source resources, making it easier to deploy, manage, and upgrade customization's or extensions. Navigate through an install with only a few clicks and easily view extension information, such as name , description, version, publisher, and links.
You can also install and uninstall extensions easily using the Extension Management page and quickly choose the extensions you want using the easily-recognizable logos.

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