21.01.2017

Microsoft Dynamics NAV – system version comparison

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A bit of evolution with a pinch of revolution – this is how you can briefly describe how Microsoft Dynamics NAV has changed between versions 4.0 and the most recent 2017.
Below you will find a selection of the most interesting functions and features that were added over the years. The whole list can be downloaded here:

GENERAL FEATURES
 4.05.02009201313R2201520162017
Embedded O365 Experience+
Item Attributes and Hierarchy+
Extensions++
Workflow Templates++
Currency Exchange Rates (possible links to various banks)++
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)++
Verified VAT Registration Number+++
Microsoft Dynamics NAV for Phones and Tablets+++
Single Sign On++++
Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client+++++
Multi-tier Architecture++++++
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
 4.05.02009201313R2201520162017
Posting Preview++
Deferrals++
Support for SEPA Credit Transfer and SEPA Direct Debit (od 2015)+++
Reconciliation of Incoming and Outgoing Bank Transactions+++
Cash Management++++
VAT Rate Change Tool+++++
New Dimension Set Entry Table+++++
Reversal of Journal Postings (Unapply)+++++++
Inter-company postings++++++++
Fixed Assets++++++++
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
 4.05.02009201313R2201520162017
Item Availability by Event+++++
Inventory Movements+++++
Assembly Management+++++
Pick++++++++
Price Management++++++++
Supply Planning++++++++
Costing++++++++
Item Tracking++++++++
SALES, MARKETING & JOBS
 4.05.02009201313R2201520162017
Sales and Purchase Document Approval+++++++
Jobs WIP Calculation Compliance++++
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND REPORTING
 4.05.02009201313R2201520162017
Embedded Power BI+
Excel Add-In for Ad-hoc Reporting+++++
Jet Reports Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV++++++
Open XML Integration+++++++
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Driver++++++++

Based on Microsoft materials.