What is new in Dynamics NAV 5.0 Business Analytics (BA)

A while a go we released Dynamics NAV 5.0 and with that a new version of Business Analytics Basic and Advanced. I want to spend a few lines of text to share what is new in this release and the reasons for these features making it into the product at this time. First of all…


SQL Server 2005 SP1 has been released

This release includes SQL Server Express with Advanced Services that includes Reporting Services. The service pack can be downloaded here http://www.microsoft.com/sql/sp1.mspx This Service Pack also include tools for SQL Server Express that allows creation of reports and management of the SQL database


22 Free Reporting Services Reports for Dynamics Nav available

Together with the SQL Server team we released a report pack for Dynamics Nav running on SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. This is done together with a series of other Report Packs that can be seen here. The Nav Reports will run on the W1 demo database but can easily be customized to run on…


Creating a Fiscal Calendar in BA 4.00

By request I’ll briefly run over generating new timedimension in BA. By default BA is not able to create a Fical Calendar that fits the content of the table AccountingPeriodes. Nor is it able to handle calendars from Service. These can however be created manually. It is really simple and requires only editing of the…


The components used by Business Analytics 4.00

In this post I will outline the components used in BA v.4. This will enable you to get an overview of the underlying technologies and ultimately give you an idea of what it takes to customize the setup delivered by BA. The major components of Business Analytics are: The Configurator which is the tool that…