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Upgrading from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

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Transitioning from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Introduction: In the realm of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, the transition from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central represents a significant leap forward. It's not merely an upgrade; it's a transition to a more agile, user-friendly, and feature-rich system. Here's a closer look at what makes this shift so compelling:

Key Advantages of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Over NAV

Increased Agility: Business Central is your ticket to the cloud. It's a cloud-based solution, meaning it's remarkably easy to deploy and maintain. Not only that, but it's inherently scalable, effortlessly growing in tandem with your business. 

Improved User Experience: User-friendliness meets modern design in Business Central. Its interface is intuitive, and the flexibility it offers is hard to match. Moreover, it's accessible from virtually anywhere with an internet connection, bringing flexibility and mobility to your operations. 

Enhanced Functionality: Business Central is more than just an update; it's a revolution. It incorporates new features and enhancements, such as built-in intelligence, machine learning capabilities, and the power to harness customizable apps.


Zetamind Consulting: Your Upgrade Partner 

Upgrading your ERP system is a significant decision, and it's crucial to do it right. That's where Zetamind Consulting, a Microsoft Silver Partner, comes into play. Our expertise and experience make us the ideal partner for your transition from Dynamics NAV to Business Central.

Our Process: 

Needs Assessment: We begin by understanding your unique requirements. Every business is different, and your transition plan should reflect that. We tailor our approach to align with your specific needs. 

Migration Plan Development: With insights from the needs assessment, we craft a comprehensive migration plan. This plan outlines the steps involved and sets the stage for a smooth transition. 

Seamless Execution: We execute the migration plan meticulously. The goal is to make the transition as seamless and minimally disruptive as possible. Our team ensures that all your data and processes are intact and fully functional. 

Post-Migration Support: Transitioning doesn't end with the switch. We provide post-migration support to ensure you're harnessing the full potential of Business Central. Our goal is to help you optimize and fully leverage the new system. 



Here are some concrete examples of how Zetamind Consulting has helped businesses like yours make the leap from Dynamics NAV to Business Central:



"FAAN's Soaring Success: A Case Study of Transitioning from Dynamics NAV to Dynamics 365 Business Central" 

At Zetamind Consulting, we've had the privilege of assisting esteemed organizations such as the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in making a seamless transition from Dynamics NAV to Business Central. FAAN, being a pivotal player in the aviation industry, faced unique challenges and requirements. Our expert consultants worked closely with FAAN to understand their specific needs and executed a tailored migration plan, ensuring minimal disruption to their operations. As a result, FAAN experienced enhanced productivity, real-time insights, and substantial cost savings with Dynamics 365 Business Central, setting a remarkable example of a successful transition for businesses in the aviation sector. 

Manufacturing Upgrade: 

We partnered with a manufacturing company to upgrade them from Dynamics NAV to Business Central. This encompassed a comprehensive needs assessment, the development of a tailored migration plan, and its seamless execution. As a result, the company experienced a 20% reduction in order fulfillment time.  

Retail Upgrade: 

In the retail sector, we aided a company in upgrading from Dynamics NAV to Business Central. Similar to our approach with the manufacturing firm, we began with a needs assessment, devised a customized migration plan, and executed it effectively. Post-transition, the company enjoyed an enhanced customer experience and a reduced workload on their sales team. 

Wholesale Distribution Upgrade:

 For a wholesale distribution company, we followed a similar path to success. The needs assessment phase was crucial in understanding their unique requirements. A tailored migration plan and seamless execution brought the transition to fruition. The post-migration support was essential in helping them optimize Business Central. The result was improved operational efficiency and a more agile business. 



Making the move to Dynamics 365 Business Central might be easier than you think

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Benefits of Upgrading to Business Central

Now, let's delve into the tangible benefits your business can reap by making the transition from Dynamics NAV to Business Central: 



Business Central is your automation ally. By automating routine tasks and streamlining workflows, it liberates your team to focus on more strategic and value-added work. It's like having a digital assistant that handles the mundane, time-consuming tasks.
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In the modern business landscape, informed decisions are pivotal. Business Central offers a real-time view of your business's performance. With accurate and up-to-the-minute data, you can make data-driven decisions that significantly impact your bottom line.


Saving money is never out of style. Business Central streamlines workflows and automates tasks, reducing operational costs. Additionally, its robust inventory and supply chain management features optimize resource utilization.


Industry regulations can be stringent, and non-compliance can result in hefty fines. Business Central is tailored to help your organization meet these regulatory requirements with ease, ensuring you avoid penalties.

Want to upgrade?

If you're at a juncture where transitioning from Dynamics NAV to Business Central is a consideration, Zetamind Consulting is your partner of choice. We're here to guide you through this transformational journey. Reach out today to learn more about how we can make this upgrade a seamless and fruitful experience.