BI & Reporting in NAV 2013 vs. NAV 2013 R2

Overall, improvements have been continued to be made from NAV 2013 to NAV 2013 R2. NAV 2013 R2 has been designed for optimal performance and has become much more interactive for ease of use. The following chart details the main enhancements and features of both the NAV 2013 and NAV 2013 R2 within the categories of reporting, charts and KPIs and also ad-hoc query and analysis.

NAV 2013NAV 2013 R2
  • Classic reports discounted in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
  • Upgrade Tooling
  • New Dataset designer
  • Introduced RDLC 2008
  • Microsoft Visual Studio came on stream
  • Continue to optimize and improve the current reporting story
  • User-defined document reports
  • Visual Studio 2012/Report Viewer 2013/RDLC 2010 upgrade
Charts & KPIsVisualization enhancements

  • Generic end user controlled charting improved
  • Visual explorations and intuitive interactions
  • Partner app-code controlled chart visualization
  • Charts on the web client (specific)
  • Charts on tablet clients
Ad-hoc Query & Analysis
  • Excel reporting
  • PowerPivot for Excel
  • Jet Reports Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Generic queries for PowerPivot for Excel continue to improve
  • Power Viewer for Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Jet reports Express for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Request an upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 to begin taking advantage of these capabilities.

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