Small Business, Big Benefits: Busting the Complexity Myth of Dynamics 365 Business Central

The misconception that Dynamics 365 Business Central is too complex for small and medium companies is a myth that requires clarification.

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    The common misconception that Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is too complex for small and medium-sized companies is a narrative that needs to be set straight. Many small business owners stay away from exploring the benefits of this robust platform due to the myth of complexity and scale. However, Dynamics 365 Business Central is crafted to cater to the needs of businesses of all sizes, offering a user-friendly interface, pre-built configurations, and the scalability required to grow with your business. In this blog, we aim to dispel this myth, showcasing how Dynamics 365 Business Central is not only accessible but also beneficial for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

    Dynamics 365 Business Central has demonstrated significant growth and value for businesses, especially in cloud adoption:

    • User Growth: Dynamics 365 Business Central now supports over 15,000 customers on its SaaS platform.
    • Annual Growth: Users increase by 200% annually, highlighting the solution’s growing popularity.
    • Return on Investment: A Forrester study revealed that organizations typically experience a 162% ROI with Dynamics 365 Business Central over three years, underlining its financial benefits.

    These statistics highlight the growing popularity and effectiveness of Dynamics 365 Business Central among businesses, particularly in driving efficiency and profitability​.

    The Misconception:

    For years, small and medium-sized businesses have been led to believe that enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like Dynamics 365 Business Central are too complex and bulky for their operations. This misconception stems from earlier ERP solutions, which were indeed designed with larger organizations in mind. However, the landscape has changed significantly, and Dynamics 365 Business Central is at the forefront of this transformation, offering accessible, user-friendly, and scalable solutions that are ideal for SMBs looking to streamline their operations.

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    User-Friendly and Scalable:

    Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central boasts an intuitive interface, which ensures ease of navigation and use, even for those without extensive technical knowledge. SMBs can benefit from pre-built configurations that address common business processes, reducing the need for extensive customization and IT expertise. Moreover, the platform is designed to scale with your business, ensuring that as your business grows, your systems can grow with you, maintaining efficiency and control.

    Success Story:

    Irrimax, a medium-sized company focused on healthcare innovation, has leveraged Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to support rapid growth and enhance operational efficiency. Transitioning from manual systems and QuickBooks, Irrimax adopted Dynamics 365 Business Central to automate and streamline their core accounting and supply chain management. This transition has significantly improved their inventory management, cost tracking, and production processes, allowing for real-time data access and better decision-making. The integration with Dynamics 365 Sales further boosted their automation, improving user experience and reducing costs compared to previous solutions. This holistic use of Microsoft technologies has enabled Irrimax to manage growth effectively by enhancing productivity, visibility, and overall business insight.

    You can read the full success story here.

    Pathway by Velosio

    Velosio’s Pathway program offers a comprehensive solution for migrating from legacy systems to modern, cloud-based ERP solutions. It is designed as a step-by-step journey to guide businesses from the limitations of systems like Microsoft Dynamics GP and SL to advanced cloud-based ERP platforms like Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Progressus. The program addresses various challenges, such as technological limitations, scalability concerns, security risks, and the need for mobility and remote work capabilities. 

    Key offerings of the Pathway Program Include: 

    • Seamless transition to cloud-based solutions while retaining essential project-centric features​​. 
    • Solutions to end-of-life issues for Dynamics GP and SL, with support ending in 2028​​. 
    • Addressing challenges like change management and adoption of new products​​. 

    The Pathway program provides multiple migration options tailored to specific business needs, including staying within the Microsoft ecosystem with Dynamics 365 Business Central, combining it with Progressus for project accounting excellence, or opting for Dynamics 365 Finance for enterprise-level power. Additionally, there’s the option to “Lift & Shift” onto Azure for cloud security without system change, or move to another cloud-based ERP like Oracle NetSuite​. 

    Complete the form on the pathway page to speak to our migration specialists or email

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