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OData Invalid URL Business Central

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 […]
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Latest Features in Microsoft Power BI

What’s new in Microsoft Power BI? We’re highlighting some useful features and improvements from the end of 2023. Search and Sort in Paginated Reports Image Source: Microsoft Users can now save time by searching for content across all pages of a paginated report on the Power BI service. If you want to sort a column, […]

Maximize Productivity with Power Automate Templates

Maximizing productivity is essential to keep up with the fast-paced environment of business today. Why waste time completing repetitive, no-risk tasks when they can occur automatically behind the scenes? This is what Microsoft Power Automate helps organizations do. Here are examples of some of the most-used templates in Power Automate. Notify and Email when a […]

What is a Modern Workplace?

In recent years, you’ve probably seen the concept of “Modern Workplace” more than ever. What does it mean to work in a modern workplace? How can my organization modernize in the digital age? We’re here to answer these questions and more. What is a Modern Workplace? The workplace is no longer confined to a traditional […]

New Features in Power BI: June 2023

If you’re a Microsoft Power BI user, the new features in the June 2023 update are sure to improve your workflow. Here they are: New Card Visual With the new card visual, users can: Customize the shape corners Utilize new settings for values and labels, with expanded support for conditional formatting and the introduction of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reopen a Quote in Dynamics 365 using Power Automate

In Dynamics 365, managing your sales quotes efficiently is crucial for maintaining accurate records and effective sales processes. Sometimes, you may need to reopen a Quote that was marked as “Won” and change its status back to “Draft.” In this blog post, we will guide you through the steps to achieve this using Power Automate, […]

Why Work with a Microsoft Partner?

Partnering with a Microsoft partner means collaborating with a company that has met Microsoft’s strict requirements and demonstrated expertise in delivering Microsoft products and services. Businesses can leverage the partner’s expertise and experience to get the most out of their Microsoft investments and stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape. Below are just a […]

Transforming Low-Code Development with Microsoft Power Platform Copilot

Microsoft’s next-gen AI Copilot is coming to Power Apps. The company has been incorporating GPT-based features into the Power Platform since 2021 with the ability to generate apps based on images and format data based on examples. If you thought the platform was already accessible for non-technical users, just wait until you hear what Copilot […]