The history of the Microsoft Dynamics product


2019 – Dynamics 365 Business Central


Autumn 2018 – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premise is introduced on the market
Spring 2018 – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central online  is introduced on the market


The Dynamics NAV 2018 system enters the market. Selected new features in the system:

  • Improved OCR
  • Improved integration with Dynamics 365 for Sales
  • Ability to define the seller’s code
  • Pre-configured Excel reports
  • Collective posting of orders, invoices and correcting invoices
  • Posting in general ledger accounts directly from the document level


The Dynamics NAV 2017 system enters the market. New features in the system:

  • O365 – better integration
  • Improvement of cooperation between Power BI and Dynamics NAV
  • Easier access to financial statements
  • Import of bank statement along with the assignment to the buyer
  • Integration with CRM: using the settings wizard
  • Project Manager Role Center
  • Fact Box on the right side of the screen
  • Working time reporting using the Outlook plugin
  • Cortana Intelligence
  • OCR
  • Placing a link on the invoice to the online payment system (e.g. Paypal)
  • Power Apps & MIcrosoft Flow – the ability to create applications without programming knowledge
  • Extensions on the Microsoft AppSource


The Dynamics NAV 2016 system enters the market. New features in the system:

  • Workflows (Workflow)
  • Document management and OCR
  • Smartphone application
  • E-everything: integration with suppliers of external electronic services (support for GTIN and GLN standards)
  • Automatic performance tests
  • Introduction of the Extensions mechanism (it is possible to extend the system without modifying the source code)
  • Native cooperation with Dynamics CRM
  • Native collaboration with Azure SQL
  • Native cooperation with Power BI


The Dynamics NAV 2015 system enters the market. New features in the system:

  • Tablet application
  • Improved interface (characteristic tiles that make it easier to navigate the system)
  • The ability to edit reports and create document templates using MS Word
  • Integration with Office 365
  • Direct sending of documents by email
  • Power BI add-on


The Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 system enters the market. New features in the system:

  • Integration with Office 365
  • Integration with Microsoft Azure


The Dynamics NAV 2013 system enters the market. New features in the system:

  • Web client
  • Interface suited to the role of the user
  • Extended WMS functionality
  • Forecasting of cash flows
  • Integration with the OneNote application
  • Extensive functionality of the “Ribbons” menu
  • Modern reports (reconstruction of over 700 reports)
  • Pick management
  • RapidStart tools (support for rapid system deployment


2005 – Product name change to Microsoft Dynamics NAV


 July 2002 – Navision A / S Transition (for 1,500 MILLION EUR)
2002 – Establishment of Microsoft Business Solutions


2001 – Rebranded to Navision A / S


1995 – Navision for Windows 95


Until 1990, sales only in Scandinavia


1987 – The first version of Navision


1984 – The first solution for accounting created by PC&C A/S


The company was founded in 1983 under the name PC&C A/S