Weve compiled a list of the best Dynamics NAV blogs and communities out there to help make your experience with the product even better. Even while youre busy running your company, the tips and tricks in these blogs will save you time and improve your processes. If you use Microsoft Dynamics GP, feel free to review our top Dynamics GP Blogs article.
Alex Chow Confessions of a Dynamics NAV Consultant
Blog URL: http://www.dynamicsnavconsultant.com/
About Alex: Alex Chow, the founder and president of AP Commerce, Inc., has been working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV since 1999, doing hundreds of implementations across multiple industries. He has encountered and resolved the most practical and impossibly impractical operation requirements and business rules, and has been awarded Microsoft MVP in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
About the Blog: This is a great blog that focuses on Dynamics NAV implementation with helpful videos, event recaps, thorough explanations and the thoughts and opinions of a man who has been doing this for a long time.
About ArcherPoint: With Microsoft Dynamics NAV-certified professionals located throughout the United States and Canada, ArcherPoint has been able to provide business solutions and services to all companies, regardless of size or industry.
About the Blog: Run by the ArcherPoint team, which has decades of experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV development, youll get a little bit of everything with this blog: the latest on Dynamics NAV 2013, project management, accounting, best business practices and more.
Kerry Rosvold – Dynamics NAV Financials
Blog URL: http://dynamicsnavfinancials.com/
About Kerry: As the Corporate Controller of Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Kerry has worked closely with Dynamics NAV, conducting webinars, speaking at NAVUG Forum and Microsoft Convergence and teaching classes through NAVUG Academy on the subjects of account schedules, dimensions and other financial topics.
About the Blog: Kerry uses her extensive experience in Dynamics NAV to give readers an in-depth look at account schedules, financial reporting, dimensions, budgets and more. Readers can also follow the blog on Facebook, follow Kerry on Twitter and subscribe via email in order to receive notifications of new posts (the blog is updated often, with some days generating multiple posts).
About MSDynamicsWorld: This is a huge resource site for all Microsoft Dynamics products, including Dynamics AX, CRM, GP, SL and, of course, NAV. You really get a comprehensive look at everything with this site.
About the Blog: With the latest news, white papers and case studies, MSDynamicsWorld gives you everything you need to know about the product and the industries using it. Youll get news, analysis and information on Dynamics NAV products, along with third-party solutions. Users will also find related offerings from partners, independent software vendors and consultants.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV Team Blog
Blog URL: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/nav/
About the Team: This group is comprised of a diverse group of NAV team members across different groups and disciplines. The information provided on the blog is designed to supplement the product Help and the standard support channels.
About the Blog: Not only do the writers provide valuable content for Dynamics NAV users, but this blog is loaded with other resources, including an extensive list of other NAV blogs and forums, along with other helpful resources.
DynamicsUser.net NAV Community Forums
About Dynamics User Group: This is the original Navision and Dynamics NAV forum, starting in 1995. With that much history, you are getting access to questions and answers from thousands of NAV/Navision users, consultants, developers and others who like to learn and share with the user community.
About the Site: While the forum provides a great deal of value to users, there are also a variety of Dynamics NAV expert blogs that offer even more information, advice, how-tos and more.
Official Microsoft Dynamics NAV Blogs
About the Site: Here you get a very comprehensive list of Microsoft Dynamics NAV blogs, organized by their number of posts, the most recent updates, views and comments. Visitors can browse the blog list or recommend that one be added, which has helped this become a very comprehensive, very diverse resource.
Blog URL: http://www.erpsoftwareblog.com/
About the Blog: This is another site that provides plenty of valuable content from a variety of people. With ERPSoftwareBlog.com, Microsoft Dynamics vendors provide comparisons and opinions to professionals in the ERP/accounting software world, helping them select the appropriate product. This site also has a great list of other recommended blogs for visitors to check out.
Lets Talk NAV
Blog URL: http://letstalknav.com/
About the Team: The NAV Product Team at InterDyn BMI writes the content on the site, and they hope to create a dialog about Microsoft Dynamics NAV while also providing tips, tricks and trends.
About the Blog: Much of the content (which includes issues and solutions) is geared towards NAV end-users at the beginner to intermediate levels, but they will occasionally post information that power users, implementers and developers will find useful.
Vjekoslav Babic – Navigate Into Success
Blog URL: http://navigateintosuccess.com/
About Vjekoslav: He is a consultant specializing in Dynamics NAV, and he aims to provide a lot of simple explanations to the elementary stuff related to accounting, business, ERP systems in general, development, technology, etc.
About the Blog: Its great for someone just getting acquainted with the product, but Vjekoslavs posts also have plenty of value for people who do have experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Blog URL: http://mibuso.com/blogs.asp
About the Site: Essentially, Mibuso allows you to easily create a blog that is hosted on the site, creating a strong knowledge base from the Microsoft Dynamics product family. Like any blog, the platform allows users to customize it any way they like
About the Blogs: There are quite a few blogs listed, organized by the most recent updates. Some are certainly updated more than others, but most cover a specific area of NAV, giving you in-depth tips and tricks for the features youre looking for.
Mark Brummel DynamicsUser.net
About Mark: In his time with Dynamics NAV, Mark Brummel has worked in a variety of capacities, starting as an end user but moving on to work for resellers where designing and maintaining add-on systems was his specialization. In 2010, he published his first book, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design.
About the Blog: Not only will you get plenty of information about the latest version of Dynamics NAV, but you will find plenty of other general posts as well. All are helpful and give you all the knowledge needed to be a better NAV user.
Blog URL: http://www.navug.com/member-resources/
About NAVUG: Comprised of professionals who use Microsoft Dynamics NAV in their everyday jobs, with roles that include manufacturing, finance, IT, warehousing, distribution, sales and marketing, the NAVUG community offers value-added networking and knowledge sharing to every individual and company.
About the Community: This independent group gets together through a myriad of conferences, virtual tools and programs in order to share knowledge and the best business practices. With so many resources, opportunities for training and overall value, this huge community is a must-join for anyone involved with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Waldo’s Blog (aka – Eric Wauters)
About Waldo’s Nav Blog: Waldo is a Dynamics NAV MVP and blogs regularly at the above websites. Waldo has blogged about NAV for the past 6 years with at least 1 blog post a week. Now that’s dedication! Waldo’s NAV blog topic range from technical tips, to conferences, how to videos, and other interesting links for the NAV Community. The Dynamics NAV community is a hobby of his and he really believes in the power of sharing his knowledge with the community which is evident in his multiple blog posts. Waldo is from Belgium and actually started the first Dynamics NAV community in Belgium in 2009. Eric is one of the founding partners of iFacto Business Solutions currently.
Olof Simren – Microsoft Dynamics NAV Blog
Blog URL: http://www.olofsimren.com/
About Olof: Olof has been a Dynamics NAV professional since 2002 back when it was called Navision Attain. He specializes in NAV implementations specifically in the Manufacturing vertical, and his blog represents that with tips and tricks on the ERP solution. If you’re a developer or someone working with NAV, Olof has a number of excellent tips on his blog from both a technical and conceptual standpoint. Olof considers himself a hybrid “developer and consultant”, and his claim to fame is that he invented the Document Configurator, “an add-on to easy manage the layouts of document/forms printed from Microsoft Dynamics NAV without the hassle of Visual Studio”. This add-on was voted one of Top 50 Add-Ons for Microsoft Dynamics 2013 by Dynamics World.
Do You Have a Favorite Microsoft Dynamics NAV Blog?
Though this list is comprehensive, we know that people have their own preferences when it comes to what blogs they read. Do you have a must-read Dynamics NAV blog that you dont see listed above? Let us know!