Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central – Essentials vs. Premium
The complete solution Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud for SMEs combines processes and allows companies to manage finance, CRM, projects, supply chain, warehouse, human resources, projects, production and service in one system. The software solution is also individually expandable and customizable with smart services such as Power Apps, Power Automate (formerly Flow) and Power BI as well as Office 365. This allows you to optimally link and automate processes to work more efficiently. The functionalities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud can be used mobile on all end devices, so that your flexibility is guaranteed at all times. You also benefit from the familiar Office interface, which simplifies operation and training. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud grows with your company and combines systems and processes. Cloud means that you subscribe to the product, in other words “rent” it. You do not need your own IT infrastructure.
The Essentials version includes the following features:
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
- Financial Management
- Human Resources
- Warehouse management
- Supply Chain Management
- Project Management
With smart financial management, you can make informed decisions because your dashboard always shows the most important data in real-time charts, giving you a comprehensive view of your business. The CRM module enables you to focus on your customers, to overview all contact information, to organize campaigns and to manage sales opportunities. You can also organize your employee information in the complete solution Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud. Automate your supply chain and gain more control over your purchasing. In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud, you can also keep an eye on your projects, plan capacities and resources realistically and keep control of your budget.
The Premium version includes the following two additional features:
- Production (only included in the Premium version*)
- Service order management (only included in the Premium variant*)
*The Premium version contains the extended functions service management and manufacturing or production. Service order management includes service orders, service price management, service article management, service contract management, planning and scheduling. The production and manufacturing module includes work centers, production orders, a demand forecast, agile manufacturing, finite load, basic supply planning, capacity planning, and version management.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central – Team Members
You can also supplement your licenses with so-called Team Members licenses. This allows you to view data and reports and access basic processes. Restricted read, write and approval functions are also included so that each employee has the permissions needed for his work. The version also includes an employee self-service. This means that your employees can enter, display, and change personnel-related data independently, simplifying and accelerating HR department processes. The following functions are included:
- Employee Self-Service
- Read and agree
- Access to basic processes
Note on the subscription
To use the product, you must have an Office 365 account. If you are already an Office 365 user, please specify your Office 365 domain when ordering. If you are not yet using Office 365, please create a free Microsoft account or contact us.