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Business Central OData Invalid URL – Root Cause and Fix for Power BI and Excel

By: Nicholas Jackson, Senior Microsoft Dynamics Consultant A common issue that many of our clients run into when doing Business Central reporting, either with Power BI or Power Query via Excel, is the following error:   Details: The odata.context url ‘’ is invalid.  First, let’s see what causes this error, and secondly, review the workaround.  Cause […]

Business Central features you didn’t know you needed

New features from Dynamics 365 Business Central 2023 release wave 1 are continuously rolling out to users. In case you’ve missed some, we’re sharing them here straight from Microsoft! Tailor the action bar to fit your needs on document lines In addition to the action bar at the top of pages, you can also personalize […]

The Benefits of AP Automation for your Microsoft Dynamics ERP

Does your business struggle with manual processes and inefficiencies in the accounts payable (AP) department? With the integration of AP automation into popular accounting systems like Dynamics GP and Business Central, businesses can revolutionize their AP processes and save countless hours (and headaches). Here’s why AP automation is a game-changer: Increased Efficiency By automating repetitive […]

Big Announcements from Microsoft Build 2023

At Microsoft Build, an annual flagship event for developers, Microsoft made some major announcements relating to the potential of AI and the future of its products. Frank Shaw, Chief Communications Officer at Microsoft, says, “We talk about our goal to empower any developer to use any programming language, write code on any operating system and […]

Form and Field Security in Dynamics 365

By Emma Thomas, Microsoft Dynamics Consultant Form Security If you’re looking to have separate forms according to specific user roles, you’ll want to take advantage of Form Security. You can restrict access to certain forms based on a users role, or other criteria. Define which security role will need access to a specific form Find […]

What’s Coming To Dynamics 365 in 2023?

The time has come: Microsoft announced the 2023 release wave 1 plan! In simpler terms, we now know what new updates and features are coming to Microsoft Dynamics 365 between April and September 2023. This release contains HUNDREDS of new features to help you transform your business. The entire plan itself is 441 pages long. […]

MSP or Insurance: Hoping It’s There When Needed Most

By Jay Hess, VP of Operations and Compliance Just like having insurance for your car, home, or health, having IT support, often referred to as Managed Services, from an MSP (Managed Service Provider) is like having a safety net for your technology needs. Just like you hope you never have to use your insurance, you […]