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Analysis and reporting services are an important part of the enterprise resource planning process. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been designed to give users

end user query and reporting  Microsoft Dynamics NAV through end reporting. Introduction One of the competitive advantages Microsoft Dynamics NAV has in the ERP market is its ability to provide reporting solutions for users. By combining Microsoft Dynamics NAV with other options offered by Microsoft or by building/customizing new solutions, Microsoft Dynamics NAV can provide an effective ERP solution. The following whitepaper describes how this is done. Options for analysis and report building, possibilities for customization, and an

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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