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Early Access to New Features in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

The concept of accessing new features before their general release in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central offers an exciting opportunity for users. Known as “features preview” or “early access,” this practice allows businesses to test and adapt to upcoming functionalities ahead of the broader rollout. 

Key Aspects of Early Access in Dynamics Business Central

  • Trial of Upcoming Features: Preview and test new features scheduled for future release. 
  • Feedback Loop: Provide valuable feedback to Microsoft for refining features before general availability. 
  • Competitive Advantage: Gain an edge by adapting new technologies and processes ahead of the market. 
  • Risk Mitigation: Identify and mitigate potential risks or compatibility issues with current systems. 
  • Planning and Training: Prepare teams for upcoming changes, ensuring a smooth transition upon official release. 
  • Community Engagement: Foster a sense of community among Business Central users through contribution. 

How to Access Early Features: 

  • Joining Early Access Programs: Sign up for Microsoft’s early access programs as announced. 
  • Staying Informed: Keep up with Microsoft’s announcements for early access opportunities. 
  • Testing Environment: Test features in a non-production environment to avoid business disruption. 

Early access to new features in Business Central ERP is strategic for Microsoft, but it’s an even more beneficial tool for businesses. Join the program to better prepare for future updates and play a critical role in shaping the development of the software. And for more information on Microsoft Business Central, contact us at 365 Vertical