Business Central from Directions NA, “Pictures are worth a thousand words..”

Although very late, I publish some pictures recovered from social networks and related to Directions NA held last week. The 2022Wave1 release of Business Central was presented at Directions NA (Orlando, Florida, 2-6 Apri)the official product launch day will be on April 20th.

There are many news and interesting ideas, I tried to collect some pictures of the most significant innovations presented at the event.

As mentioned, there were many innovations presented at the events, below a short list of the technical innovations presented. The same topics will be covered in the Business Central launch session on April 20.

Best Technical Topics:

  • Health & Uptake Monitoring of Application Features
  • What’s new in the Client – ​​for Users, In Client Profiler
  • What’s new in Power Platform
  • What’s New: Improvements to Data Synchronization using Dataverse
  • What’s new: Working with Microsoft Teams
  • What’s new: Working with Files in OneDrive and Outlook
  • Introducing: Excel Layouts for Business Central
  • What’s New in Visual Studio Code and AL
  • What’s new in Server and Database
  • What’s new in Permissions
  • What’s new in Delegated Administration of Business Central
  • What’s new in Cloud Migration
  • Shopify and Business Central

And now we see some pictures captured in the event and related to information on the status of the product and some technical news.

Business Central Roadmap – investiment areas

  • like every year, always clear and very useful.

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Business Central 2022 Wave1 Pillars

  • Adapt Faster (Cloud optimized, Security, Onboarding, global coverage)
  • Perform Better (Faster, Automate flow, Performance tools, Datavers)
  • Work Smarter (Teams, Excel Layout, Shopify, Share Onedrive & Outlook, Supply chain capabilities)

Business Central online “Momentum”

impressive numbers, continuous growth

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From 2019 to 2022 …

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“The Value” of the Cloud

  • the “true value” of the Cloud: On-prem Vs Cloud (online)

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What is a large customer in BC online Today?

  • ..very interesting, what do we mean by large customers in the cloud today ??

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Fast Jump to near future

  • “World Class” User Experience
  • Connected
  • Predictive era

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Work Smarter

  • a lot of features to facilitate the customer (and the partner on projects sure!)

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Efficient Troubleshooting (with a lot of features!!)

now everything is trackedeverything is controllable on the server, developer and customer side; performances have no secrets.

  • In-Client Profiler
  • AL Debugger & Snapshot Debugger
  • Events Recorder
  • Effective Permissions
  • Table info & page Inspects
  • Telemetry
  • Database statistics

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Performance improvements in the AL runtime

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The “Universal Code” initiative – Q4 200

  • RSP -> CMD (Certified for Dynamics)

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The GitHub Community

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The “Dark Mode” in Business Central

  • ..for those who like the “Dark“, my favorite TV series is “His Dark Materials“, so I approve the dark perspective!

Welcome to “Dark” Business Central

Teams, Teams, Teams – we have full operations “in Teams!”

  • now they are one: Business Central & Teams are companions

Efficient Administration

  • other tools (and others will come) to manage cloud tenantswhich are efficient

Appsource, Apps validation at scale

  • always evolving app validation procedures, all automated, 5 minutes and ready!

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AL-Go for Git-Hub

  • for the partners, more and more tools

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microsoft/AL-Go (github.com)

Scripts “Ready to use” for everything

  • a series of ready-to-use scripts, both for local (Docker) and cloud

Business Central connected to Dataverse – “Automated Flow”

  • Now you can build automated flows based on dataverse virtual tables

https://docs.microsoft.com/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/dataverse-data-change-events

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“Automate” action group can be added to certain pages

Great!

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2022wave1/smb/dynamics365-business-central/action-group-run-chosen-instant-power-automate

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More and more “Telemetry”

  • A lot of dashbord and data

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OnBoarding Framework What’s New

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“Excel Report Layout” and Multiple Report Layouts

  • One of the most interesting features is “report layout“, as well as the possibility of using”multiple layouts” for each report.

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Migration from NAVGPSL Customers

  • New updated tool for Cloud data migration

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Permission Errors (checks)

..tested in preview! Very helpful. NO MORE errors!

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Delegated Admins improvements

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New Microsoft Cloud Partner Program (ex MPN)

  • Effective from 3 October 2022 MPN MCPP

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Basic authentication deprecation plan (the end of..)

  • OAuth2.0 only ..is coming!

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“Container Helper” always up to date, does anything with this tool

Shopify Connector

  • will arrive shortly… be patient! May 2022

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Capabilities

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Onedrive & Outlook, more integrations….

“Dulcis in fundo”… April 20, Business Central Launch Event!

Aka.ms/BCLE

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DKWC068 | Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Launch Event

20.04.2022 | 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM CEST (Central European Summer Time) / 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)

Event Language: English

Welcome to the live keynote for the Business Central Launch Event | 2022 release wave 1

On-demand session overview:

  • What’s new in Financial Management
  • Introducing: Shopify and Business Central
  • What’s new in Project and Warehouse Management
  • What’s new in Manufacturing and Planning
  • What’s new in Bank and Payment Reconciliation & Bank Deposits
  • Introducing Health & Uptake Monitoring of Application Features
  • What’s new: Extending Business Central’s Email Capabilities
  • What’s new in the Client – ​​for Users
  • What’s new in Power Platform
  • What’s New: Improvements to Data Synchronization using Dataverse
  • What’s new: Working with Microsoft Teams
  • What’s new: Working with Files in OneDrive and Outlook
  • Introducing: Excel Layouts for Business Central
  • What’s New in Visual Studio Code and AL
  • Introducing: Do-it-yourself CI/CD made easy with AL-Go for GitHub
  • What’s new in the Client – ​​for Developers
  • What’s new in Server and Database
  • What’s new in Telemetry
  • What’s new in Permissions
  • What’s new in Delegated Administration of Business Central
  • What’s new in Cloud Migration

STAY TUNED! and follow the event!

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