Commerce Portal and User Portal
Commerce Portal: Commerce Portal uses the Internet to streamline your interactions with business partners and customers.
Make It Convenient for Customers and Partners to Do Business with You
Each user has their own personalized base from which they connect with your business. Information is always up-to-date and accurate. Information and features are relevant to the users' particular business needs.
Improve Your Responsiveness to Customer and Partner Demands
Create automatic e-mail notifications when a given event occurs—for example, when a certain item becomes available. Personalize e-mails to partners containing business data from Microsoft Navision—for instance, order numbers and balances. Make special offers based on previous shopping behavior on your Web site. Analyze user behavior and generate reports—for example, to assess the effect of a campaign.
Reduce Costs by Automating Commerce Interactions
Get the best possible price by allowing vendors to bid on orders via the Web portal. Manage all Web pages from within Microsoft Navision, without the assistance of Internet consultants.
Technology Framework: Microsoft Dynamics–NAV® has an open, but secure technology framework that makes it trusted by thousands of customers who rely upon it for efficient day-to-day work, collaboration, and future growth.
Reliable Databases to Choose From
Microsoft Navision Database Server is cost-effective to set up, configure, and maintain. Microsoft SQL Server™ integrates with a wide variety of third-party products and applications. IBM eServer iSeries (formerly known as AS/400) provide strong data security, flexibility, and efficiency.
An Open Platform for Growth
An object-oriented development environment and compact source code make it straightforward to customize, maintain, and connect to other systems. Developer tools help you and your Microsoft Certified Business Solutions Partner manage, upgrade, and debug. Integration of Microsoft .NET technologies helps secure your long-term investment. Microsoft Commerce Portal leverages the Internet to streamline interactions with business partners and customers. Commerce Gateway uses Microsoft Navision Application Server, XML schemas, and Microsoft BizTalk™ Server to map and trade business documents between Navision and other systems. Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) uses accepted financial reporting standards and practices to export financial reports across all software and technologies, including the Internet.
Efficient Day-to-Day Work
Reuse of business logic ensures accurate and up-to-date information. Consistent Microsoft Office® design reduces training time. Online Help allows employees to solve problems and stay focused on the work in front of them. Super users can create and post a note in any area of online Help to inform employees of company-specific procedures. Multiple language functionality means you can view field names, report headings, and menus in the user's chosen language at the click of the button. Hyperlinks save you time—for example, send a link to colleagues allowing them to view a budget report without having to search through the system. Personalized Web-based portals immediately increase employees' productivity. Version principle allows users to generate accurate reports without locking other users out of the database. Technology instantaneously calculates totals allowing you to perform rapid calculations on complex data, and even breaks down totals to see where they came from.
User Portal: A Web-Based Interface that's ready to use as a personalized Web portal that helps instantly increases employee productivity.
Little or no training: anyone familiar with Microsoft programs and Web browsers can walk up and use it. No extra software costs: Microsoft Business Solutions User Portal is part of Microsoft Dynamics–NAV® Choose from over 100 out-of-the-box Web parts—for example, Microsoft Outlook® Calendar. Users without a regular work station can log on from any office computer.
Increases the Efficiency of Sales and Service Reps in the Field
Access your customized portal from a Web browser. Perform searches from any source—for example, a sales rep can look up customer accounts and sales history while in the field.
Helps Employees Make Better Decisions
Delivers all the critical information, programs, and features employees need on their own homepage.Single-click access to analytical tools.