Ute Gillet

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Enhance visual production planning in NAV by customizing tooltip and label information

Posted by Ute Gillet on Jul 16, 2019 6:59:33 PM

In the Visual Production Scheduler, our Gantt add-in for visual production scheduling, tasks, resources and capacities are displayed along a timeline, thus providing an optimum overview for planners. A visual plan always faces the dilemma of having to show all information needed for the planner to quickly recognize planning conflicts and intervene while on the other hand avoiding to show too much information to not jeopardize the clarity. This is where tooltip and bar label come in: Important data is only shown when needed and presented in an understandable way.

Grasping the importance of a meaningful tooltip and bar label, we implemented an enhancement in the last VPS release:  The standard NAV information can now be supplemented for each of the VPS objects (PO line, PO routing line, work center, machine center) by equipping up to five internal custom fields with data to use them in tooltip and bar label.

To do this, follow the instructions given in this blogpost. 

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Visual project planning for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted by Ute Gillet on Jul 11, 2019 4:04:53 PM

Long-awaited and much-longed for: The Visual Jobs Scheduler (VJS) for easy project and resource planning with interactive Gantt charts is now available as Dynamics 365 Business Central extension on AppSource. As having announced in my last week's blog about the new VPS, I will give you a short tour today.

But first, as we are actually still beaming with pride, let me stress again the fact that with releasing also the VPS and the VRV we are now the company offering the most complete stack of visual scheduling software for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Having said this, let's get you familiar with the new VJS.

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Visual production scheduling now available for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted by Ute Gillet on Jul 4, 2019 5:22:53 PM

Knowing our proven Visual Scheduling Suite for Dynamics NAV (2013 up to 2018) you will be glad to hear that the Visual Production Scheduler for easy production scheduling with interactive Gantt charts, is now available as Dynamics 365 Business Central extension on AppSource.

Together with the simultaneous release of the VJS for Dynamics 365 BC and  of the VRV in May this year, this makes us the company offering the most complete stack of visual scheduling software for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and NAV of which we are really very proud.

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Production planning with Dynamics NAV: Link production orders

Posted by Ute Gillet on Jun 18, 2019 5:45:49 PM

It's been a while since I provided you with news and information about our add-ins. At the moment, we are quite busy with developing our Visual Scheduling Suite 2.0 – based on JavaScript and fully applicable for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (and NAV), for cloud and on-premise.

But, of course, we don't neglect our "good old" proven Dynamics NAV add-ins for visual scheduling and a question that was brought to me recently was how to work with linked production orders in the Visual Production Scheduler. This question can be answered easily and quickly - and as I'm sure many of you would like to know how this is done, I'm gonna share the solution with you today.

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Visual resource scheduling for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Posted by Ute Gillet on May 1, 2019 10:28:00 AM

You most certainly know our Visual Scheduling Suite for Dynamics NAV (2013 up to 2018). But, of course, we are also "in synch" with the latest developments on the Dynamics 365 Business Central software and are currently in the process of developing our Visual Scheduling Suite 2.0 – based on JavaScript and - fully applicable for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for cloud and on-premises. So far, we've come up with the Visual Resource Viewer for Dynamics 365 Business Central for the cloud that allows managing your resources, their allocations, free or exceeded capacities and absences in one view

With this blog post you get a short introduction to our latest "baby" ;-).

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Customer story: Visual scheduling in NAV helps keeping delivery dates

Posted by Ute Gillet on Feb 20, 2019 10:51:59 AM

The Kenyan supplier of innovative solutions for water and energy systems, Davis and Shirtliff, desperately needed to improve their internal information exchange process to ensure keeping delivery dates as promised to their customers.

Read in this blog post how this worked out with the help of the Visual Production Scheduler.

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Customer story: Improved machine utilization by visual scheduling in NAV

Posted by Ute Gillet on Jan 28, 2019 2:34:44 PM

The Swiss food supplements manufacturer, Nahrin AG, wanted to reduce the intermediate cleaning of the machines to a minimum. At the same time they need to react flexible to new orders and short delivery dates.

Read in this blog post how this worked out with the help of an individual extension of the Visual Production Scheduler.

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Production scheduling for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Essentials

Posted by Ute Gillet on Jan 17, 2019 10:16:21 AM

Are you (or your customers) a small or mid-size make-to-order manufacturer? Do you use Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central as your ERP system or are you thinking about using it? In both cases you might have already noticed that while the manufacturing module of Dynamics 365 Business Central Premium is quite a bit oversized for your purposes, the Essentials package lacks essential production planning functionality matching the requirements of your business. So far, you haven't found a satisfying solution to this problem?

So let me help you further by showing you how easily this dilemma can be solved by using our cloud-based software just plan it for visual production scheduling tailored especially towards small and mid-size make-to-order manufacturers.

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