Discover the latest features in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Release Wave 2

BUSINESS CENTRAL RELEASE WAVE 2 IS HERE

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WE RUN THROUGH SOME OF THE BEST NEW FEATURES LAUNCHING BETWEEN NOW AND MARCH 2021.

Want to know about the best features, updates and additions you’ll be receiving? We’ve got you covered.

There’s a huge amount of updates, features and improvements coming, but these are some of our favorites – and you can read more later in the article.

• BUSINESS CENTRAL GETS MORE POWER!

Business Central is being given a huge boost in speed so you can do more, and do it faster.

• BC SHOWS TEAMS SOME LOVE

We’re huge fans of Teams here at CPIT. The new Teams integration is a game changer! With live access to BC data in Teams channels, you’ll have instant visibility to core business information without even having to open BC.

• NEW COMPANY HUB

Does managing multiple companies giving you a headache? Well say ‘good riddance to Accountant Hub, and ‘Hello’ to the slick new Company Hub. Now you can manage multiple businesses quickly and easily.

• GLOBAL EXPANSION

New regions have been added: Brazil, Ireland, and Lithuania.

Our breakdown below runs through all the bigger updates.

BETTER WITH OFFICE 365

This is a big one… new Teams integration!
Access your business data directly through Teams channels, with all your data at your fingertips for better collaboration and faster business decisions.

INTEGRATIONS WITH MICROSOFT POWER PLATFORM

New and improved integrations are coming with the Microsoft Power Platform with improvements to virtual entities and existing connectors.

INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY

New features to help boost productivity including updates for several popular customer requests like returning to the request page after previewing a report and the ability to change the assigned printer before printing a report.

NEW GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSIONS

Brazil, Ireland, and Lithuania can now be onboarded.

CUSTOMER-REQUESTED ENHANCEMENTS

A whole host of new updates to features that have been requested from customers through the Ideas Portal and feedback requests. Features such as email setup and use have been enhanced and much more.

EXTRA MIGRATION TOOLS

Extra migration tools are being rolled out to help customers move from Dynamics NAV and Dynamics GP to Business Central Online. Features include selective migration of customers and vendors as well as changes to the chart of accounts.

MORE MODERN DEVELOPMENT TOOLS

BC has moved to Visual Studio Code, so this release includes updates to enhance productivity for developers.

A SEAMLESS SERVICE

Performance updates, reliability and support are all now included with new page re-sizing options to help support accessibility as well as additional security updates.

As well as new improvements for partners includes Azure Insights which brings further telemetry visibility, and improvements to conflict handling and synchronization with Common Data Services.


READY TO DIVE IN DEEPER INTO THE DETAILS?

If you’re ready to do a deep dive into all the individual features, their release dates and all the nitty gritty details of exactly what is included, just head on over the official Microsoft feature list page below to see a breakdown of all the features and expected go live dates.