Optimising Business Processes: A Guide to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Features

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the burden of taking on too much in your business? Perhaps your skills and expertise are being stretched as you try to simultaneously handle all your business processes.

What if we told you there’s a platform to streamline and optimise your financial processes? Yes, that’s right. It may sound too good to be true, but it isn’t. We have the solution to ease your worries, streamline your workload, and lessen the pressure so you can think straight and not feel overstretched.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central can enhance your financial processes and other business areas.

What is Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Microsoft Dynamics 356 Business Central is an application designed and optimised for small to medium businesses. It’s currently trusted by over 30,000 small and medium-sized businesses. Business Central was named the best ERP system of 2023 by Forbes Advisor, so you know your business is in good hands.

Business Central is ideal for companies that have outgrown their entry-level business applications or are seeking a replacement for outdated legacy systems. It streamlines processes within businesses to provide efficiencies and a more structured way to deliver goals. Business Central offers end-to-end solutions for financials, sales, operations, and service.

Exploring Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central’s features

Business Central is a feature-rich application that exceeds the expectations of a regular ERP system. The application has a unified interface that’s user-friendly and designed to enhance accessibility across diverse teams and capabilities.

The features you can utilise to streamline your business processes:

Microsoft Cloud: Your business is supported at all stages, now and as it grows with the industry-leading reliability and performance of the Microsoft Cloud. You can grow your business with ease and security by leveraging the power of cloud technology.

On-the-Go access: Whether you or your team prefer to access Business Central on the go or sit at your desktop, you can work anywhere with full capability, regardless of your device. The application is available on desktop, tablet, and smartphone via Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS operating systems.

Worldwide Availability: Business Central is available in over 100 countries and 45 languages, so all your employees can benefit from the platform. You can also use the worldwide availability to expand your business globally if you haven’t already started. We work with local specialists to ensure local taxes and regulations are met.

Extend Business Central: Tailor your Business Central experience with industry-specific apps and extensions to meet your unique business needs. No two businesses are the same, and we recognise the importance of tailoring a platform that works best for you. We partner with a number of ISV providers who provide industry specific extensions to meet unique business needs.

Microsoft Teams Collaboration: Enhance collaboration with read-only access to Business Central data with a Microsoft 365 licence. Connect your team and your data seamlessly, all in one place.

Custom Workflows: Boost productivity with built-in workflow templates or customised templates that suit your unique team using embedded Microsoft Power Automate experience.

Optimise Processes with Microsoft 365 Dynamics Business Central

The features Business Central offer can benefit most businesses, but if you’re looking to enhance your financial processes, you’ll be interested in these additional benefits of using the platform:

Boost Productivity: Reduce data entry and switching between applications, such as Outlook, Excel, and Teams, with all your Microsoft 365 applications in one place so you can work seamlessly. You could save time using a dashboard with everything you need in one place.

Data Driven Decisions: Access business intelligence by removing data silos, view your data with real-time dashboards and reporting features. You’ll no longer have to wait for data updates; the platform has built-in real-time data syncing that ensures your financial and supply chain data is on the same page. Reduce chances of errors and boost decision-making accuracy with data you can trust to be correct.

Automate Process: Improve processes that automate workflows to speed up tasks, streamline processes and make better decisions. You can save time creating workflows by allowing high-powered technology to implement them.

World-Class Security and Compliance: Business Central comes with world-class identity protection, role-based access, and encryption to protect your data while maintaining regulatory compliance. This means you can continue with your day without worrying about your business’s data being compromised.

End-to-End Visibility: With the many tasks coming your way, it can be difficult to see where your business is. With Business Central, all of your business processes are connected, so you can get a complete business overview. Track inventory levels and transactions and explore detailed reports of financial impacts throughout your entire supply chain.

Microsoft Solutions Partner: the IT Partner You Need

TSG is a Microsoft Solutions Partner, which means we connect businesses like yours with robust solutions. We can bring your systems into the modern world with intelligent and modern business solutions such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

We’ve been delivering successful Business Central implementations for a number of years, both on premises and in the cloud. We take a cloud first approach to help businesses reach their full potential.

If you’re eager to streamline your processes, get in touch with a dedicated member of our team to start your journey.

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