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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

define analytic tools  Dynamics NAV users to define and create cubes in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services, and Advanced, which add a comprehensive frontend to Business Analytics. It is also important to keep in mind that Basic is a prerequisite for using Advanced since this requires access to cubes built through the Basic functionality. Business Analytics Basic In the Basic setup, you can create cubes in Analysis Services based on data coming from Microsoft Dynamics NAV. For example, you can create a cube based on Vendor

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Sales Force Automation (SFA)

Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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