Hands-on Business Central manufacturing tips and best practices

Posted by Martin Karlowitsch on Nov 18, 2021 1:39:03 PM

Two weeks ago, I met Krzysztof Bialowas from Poland who not only is the Dynamics Business Central Team Leader from the Danish company Dynaway. Krzysztof is also a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) and the inventor of the famous Business Central beerinar. Before the show, we figured out that we share a passion for football (some people dare call it soccer), but decided to keep that part out of our conversation.

Instead, we did what is expected in the Business Central manufacturing and chatted about, well, Business Central and manufacturing. The conversation quickly became very hands-on and practical. Krzysztof had a lot of real-life experiences to share. Hence, this episode is full of Business Central manufacturing tips and best practices.

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The basics of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central manufacturing

Posted by Lawin Ileto on Nov 15, 2021 1:19:43 PM

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations. The software automates and streamlines business processes and helps SMB customers to manage their business. Business Central not only fully integrates with Microsoft's office product family. Moreover, it is highly adaptable and extensible with a plethora of apps provided by Microsoft's business application app store called AppSource. As such, Business Central enables companies to manage their business, including finance, manufacturing, sales, shipping, project management, services, and more.

Manufacturing companies that use Business Central gain the same advantages that any user of the solution gets: It supports them in achieving a streamlined, integrated, all-in-one management solution that handles every aspect of their business process from finance to sales, inventory & purchasing, warehousing, and stock management. In addition to this, Business Central comes with out-of-the-box manufacturing capabilities that seamlessly integrate with the modules mentioned before. 

This blog post gives an introductory overview of the essential out-of-the-box manufacturing functionalities of Business Central

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Visual production scheduling in Dynamics NAV: more efficiency & transparency

Posted by Ute Gillet on Nov 11, 2021 1:45:36 PM

The Serbian manufacturing company Unipromet used Microsoft Dynamics NAV as ERP and kept track of capacity load and production performance by manual Excel-based reports and realized that they needed an extra planning tool. 

Read in this blog post how by using the Visual Production Scheduler the company achieved more planning efficiency and transparency and increased throughput by better usage of resource capacities.

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What's new in the VJS for Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Posted by Ute Gillet on Oct 29, 2021 11:15:00 AM

Directly following the new releases of both the Visual Advanced Production Scheduler and the Visual Production Scheduler (VPS), we proudly announce that also version 1.12. of the Visual Jobs Scheduler (VJS) has been approved by Microsoft and can be downloaded from AppSource as of now. 

This blogpost introduces some nice new features coming with the new release.

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New release of VAPS & VPS for Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted by Ute Gillet on Oct 28, 2021 2:28:36 PM

Hot of the press! We finished the new releases of our extensions for visual scheduling in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and are glad that version 1.7 of the Visual Advanced Production Scheduler and version 1.12 of the Visual Production Scheduler (VPS) have already been approved by Microsoft and can be downloaded from AppSource as of now.

So, sit back and see what we have on offer.

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Visual Scheduling Add-in Developer Toolbox with AL/CAL API - release 5.2

Posted by Juergen Theis on Oct 12, 2021 11:08:54 AM

If you are looking for an easy way to visualize your data from your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central industry solution, the Visual Scheduling Add-in Developer Toolbox (VSADT) with AL/CAL API is the right tool for you. Now we have released a new version with further functions that let you design a powerful, interactive graphical planning board reflecting the business logic of your solution.

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Visual Scheduling Widget 5.2 for HTML5 Gantt charts: new features

Posted by Juergen Theis on Oct 11, 2021 10:49:29 AM

Those of you who follow our blogs about new features in our Visual Scheduling Widget (VSW) might wonder, why they now read about version 5.2 of the VSW, although we highlighted the new features of version 5.0 in our last blog post :-) The secret behind the big step from version 5.0 to version 5.2 is, that we published an internal release 5.1, with only some minor, internal adaptions. Now with the release of version 5.2 of the VSW we are happy to come up with interesting innovations for you again. So, let’s have a look at all the great new features.

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What is visual scheduling for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Posted by Martin Karlowitsch on Oct 6, 2021 7:04:35 PM

Our tagline at NETRONIC has been "visual scheduling software" for quite a while. We selected the phrase "visual scheduling" on purpose. It mirrors best what we are good at. And it reveals where we aim at excelling.

Even more: we are convinced that it is the aim for "visual scheduling" that makes our scheduling products stand out. Also, it is the approach of "visual scheduling" that delivers the utmost value to our clients.

"Visual scheduling" has become what we live and breathe day by day. It is a phrase that we keep on using, and that customers and partners started to use when they talk about us.

This post is meant to provide an answer to the question "what is visual scheduling?". First, I provide this answer in a general way. Second, I then focus on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and visual scheduling.

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