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Demo Checklist: Visual Scheduling in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Aug 16, 2017 3:08:25 PM

Presenting in front of a captive audience is hard. It takes more than natural talent. It takes a plan and preparation.

NETRONIC built the Visual Scheduling Suite exclusively for Microsoft Dynamics NAV to help users gain operational agilty with visual scheduling, and as such to further empower an already powerful ERP system.

I've put together this blog post to help you take your visual scheduling demo to the next level. So when preparing for a demo to show visual scheduling in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, make sure you grab this checklist. 

The following steps will help you take your demo from average to outstanding.

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Topics: NAV Gantt add-ins


What's the best question to ask during a visual scheduling software demo?

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Jul 19, 2017 5:48:51 PM

Everyone has their own approach to starting a demo. Some start with a story, while others immediately start listing out the features of their products. Some hand out freebies right at the beginning to lighten the mood, while others try and crack a joke.

Yet, regardless of the approach taken to open your demo, the most important aspect is the result of the demo on the whole.

I've found one question to be most effective in bringing out the best in my demo's.

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Topics: data-visualization, NAV Gantt add-ins


The 3 Most Loved Features of the Visual Service Scheduler for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Apr 28, 2017 11:06:00 AM

In my last blog posts we dove into the best features to highlight when presenting the Visual Production and Jobs Schedulers. In this post, I want to take the same kind of look, highlighting the three top features to show when demoing their little brother - the Visual Service Scheduler.

This blog post will dive specifically into the Visual Service Scheduler for Dynamics NAV and it most loved features during demos.

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Topics: Service Scheduling, NAV Gantt add-ins


The 3 Most Loved Features of the Visual Jobs Scheduler for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Apr 13, 2017 10:39:07 AM

In one of my last blog posts we dove into the best features to highlight when presenting the Visual Production Scheduler. In this post, I want to take the same kind of look, highlighting the three top features to show when demoing - not on the Visual Production but Visual Jobs Scheduler

This blog post will dive specifically into the Visual Jobs Scheduler for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and the features which must be shown during demos to really win over prospects.

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Topics: Project Planning, NAV Gantt add-ins


Better Visual Scheduling in Dynamics NAV literally at Your Fingertips!

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Mar 31, 2017 10:15:32 AM

One of the most underrated and misunderstood aspects of NETRONIC Visual Scheduling in Dynamics NAV is the ability to either drill down or pan out quickly and effectively across large amounts of data. However, only having the ability to move in and out doesn't mean it's going to automatically bring value. The value comes in knowing how to use it.

The focus of this blog post is to break down the ways in which adjusting the resolution of your data effectively changes your perspective, and the amount of relevant data shown. This, in turn, unlocks the vast reservoir of value that lives within your data.

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Topics: NAV Gantt add-ins


The 3 Most Loved Features of the Visual Production Scheduler for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Mar 23, 2017 3:50:00 PM

If you talk to enough people within a certain industry, do enough presentations, read enough blogs, you begin to draw certain conclusions of the time. My conclusion of the time since joining NETRONIC two years ago has been this: the visual scheduling add-ins we build for Microsoft Dynamics NAV are no longer a 'nice-to-have' for customers, they are a 'must-have.'

This blog post will dive specifically into the Visual Production Scheduler for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and the features which must be shown during demos to really win over prospects.

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Topics: Production Scheduling, NAV Gantt add-ins


Comprehensive Guide for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Manufacturing Module

Posted by Jake Hostetler on Apr 21, 2016 9:08:53 PM

Production can be complex, especially in today’s fast paced marketplaces. But with the aid of technology and enterprise resource planning tools like Microsoft Dynamics NAV, producers as well as consumers can benefit.

Using Peik Bech-Andersen’s book, Manufacturing with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, manufacturers using Dynamics NAV have direct access to a user guide which helps them swiftly maneuver through the Microsoft Dynamics NAV manufacturing module. This book highlights best practices and shows how NAV can help increase your overall agility. Initially, the book was written for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, but meanwhile there is an updated whitepaper dealing with some NAV 2015-specifics. This blog post gives you a brief overview of how Peik solves today´s challenges in manufacturing with Dynamics NAV.

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Topics: Production Scheduling, NAV Gantt add-ins


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