Dynamics NAV 2017 Feature Highlight-Project Management

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 has been recently enhanced with new features and deeper functionality into its’ core application including updates to Project Management in Jobs.  Jobs are a way for you to schedule the usage of your company’s resources and to keep track of the various costs associated with the resources on a specific project. Jobs involves the consumption of employee hours, machine hours, inventory items, and other types of usage that you may want to track as a job progresses.  Jobs has some new functionality and some simplified features.

The new Project Management functionality has resulted in a streamlined experience in Jobs, to help you manage your projects better. By using the new Jobs setup wizard allows you to set up jobs, enter time sheets, and Job Journals more easily, and use the updated Project Manager role center to quickly access common tasks, new charts, and a new “My Jobs list”.   In addition, On the Job Card, you can see tasks, as well as other new fields, plus use the new Project Manager field, and get better visibility into the costs and billings for your jobs .  Also, a new Job Quote report enables you to quickly email a customer the price for a project.

Benefits to Users with NAV 2017’s Project Management in Jobs include:

A Simplified Experience:  Easily manage job tasks on the streamlined Job Card, and see essential columns by default on the Planning lines.

Gain Visibility into Important Details:  Quickly see the profitability of your job in the Project Manager role center and use fact boxes with cost and billing information on the job card.

A Much Easier Navigation: Quick access to creating a job, entering a job journal, and creating a job sales invoice.

New Reporting Options:  Email a new job quote report to your customers so they have a record of the estimate of the job.

Learn more about the New Functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017