Add-ons/Extensions for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is Microsoft’s leading online ERP that covers all the management needs of your company. It is secure, scalable, and easily integrates with other Microsoft applications including Power BI, Dynamics 365 CRM, SharePoint, and Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, and Outlook). It can be accessed from any mobile device and customizable according to the company’s or organization’s own needs.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central integrates natively with any Microsoft apps through web service, with third-party applications. Integration with Office improves functionality with e-mail, where you can easily synchronize with contacts, tasks, quotes, orders, and invoices. Its development in Microsoft Azure and Power Platform makes possible its integration with powerful tools like Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, and Power BI. In addition, it is possible to extend its functionality to cover other needs through add-ons. For example, with a platform for digitizing documents.
Why do you need third-party extensions for Microsoft Business Central?
Generally, it is recommended that you must use the ERP system as a standard solution as much as possible. It gives you the greatest possibility of independence, reliability, and stability. But, on the other perspective, not all businesses and organizations work the same as their processes are unique. It is often required to add new features and functionalities to the existing system.
Third-party extensions for Dynamics 365 Business Central allow users to make customizations and add extra functionalities to the solution. All of this can be made possible without making any changes to the base code itself. Some extensions are provided by Microsoft and some are provided by other third-party companies. The list of approved extensions by other companies increases with every passing month and is listed on AppSource.microsoft.com. Creating and applying third-party extensions does not restrict you from updating the Business Central ERP application, as the extensions are located outside the solution. Therefore, they are known as Third-party Add-on Solutions. These extensions allow users to add new features and functionalities, and change the way new existing features work. The add-ons allow users to get access to new online services as well.
While using Dynamics 365 Business Central, you will find some pre-installed extensions. You can easily install new extensions depending upon the required functionalities and remove the ones you don’t want.
The extensions marketplace is the central source for users to download new extensions in Business Central. The Microsoft AppSource contains a number of applications, content packages, and extensions for Microsoft solutions including Business Central.
Creating and Building your own Extensions
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central allows users to easily tailor and build customized applications and extensions based on their specific requirements, also with little to no development code.
Tech Implement, as your Business Central consulting partner, can help you choose the right extensions based on your business needs.
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