Is Dynamics 365 Right for Your Small Business?Is your small business so successful that you are outgrowing the abilities of your current software? Are you considering Dynamics 365 for your small business? If you are a QuickBooks user, maybe you are looking beyond what QuickBooks can do for you. Maybe you are a Great Plains (GP) customer interested in what Dynamics 365 Business Central could offer you. There are certainly a lot of ERP solutions in the market, and the choices can be daunting.

This article will help you navigate some options and get you to the right decision for your small business.

As we summarized in our recent blog, Dynamics 365 Business Central vs. Finance and Operations, both of these applications have some similarities. They are both easy-to-use and simplified, with a tight integration to MS Office products. They are offered on-premises or in the cloud, with a huge library of add-on applications, seamless integrations, SaaS subscription licensing, and more.

Which version is the best choice for small businesses? For many smaller organizations moving from QuickBooks or legacy software, Business Central can be a good fit. It is more of an all-in-one solution so your core functionality is included and integrated whereas Dynamics 365 Finance is more of a mid-size to enterprise modular solution with maximum flexibility to tailor for complex requirements or industries.

Dynamics 365 for Small Businesses: Advantages of Business Central

# of Employees – If your small business has 20 employees or less, and that is the plan for the foreseeable future, then Dynamics 365 Business Central may be more than what you need. The minimum number of users for