Microsoft Dynamics 365 | Cash Flow Forecast in Business Central (Demo)

Microsoft Dynamics 365 | Cash Flow Forecast in Business Central

I want to show you how to set up and use cash flow forecasting in Dynamics 365 Business Central. It’s really quite easy to do, with a couple of different methods available for setting up the forecast.

Exploring Setup Options:

  1. Automated Setup: We’ll explore an automated approach to setting up cash flow forecasting.
  2. Manual Setup: Additionally, we’ll delve into the manual setup process for those who prefer a more hands-on approach.

Initiating the Assisted Setup:

  • Accessing Assisted Setup: Navigate to the assisted setup feature within Dynamics 365 Business Central.
  • Selecting Cash Accounts: Choose the appropriate cash accounts identified in the cash flow chart of accounts.
  • Configuring Frequency: Specify the desired frequency for updating the cash flow, ensuring it aligns with your business needs.

Enabling Azure AI Integration:

  • Utilizing Azure AI: Learn how to enable Azure AI to enhance the forecasting process automatically.
  • Reviewing Setup Results: After completing the setup, review the results to ensure everything is configured correctly and that Azure AI is integrated seamlessly.

Exploring Azure AI Integration:

  • Accessing Machine Learning Studio: Dive deeper into the Azure AI integration by accessing the Microsoft Machine Learning Studio.
  • Modifying the Forecasting Model: Explore options for modifying the forecasting model if necessary to better suit your business requirements.

Utilizing the Cash Flow Card:

  • Monitoring Cash Flow: Learn how to use the cash flow card to monitor and manage your cash flow effectively.
  • Gaining Insights: Gain valuable insights into various aspects of cash flow, including liquid funds, receivables, payables, sales orders, and purchase orders.

Analyzing Cash Flow Trends:

  • Viewing by Periods: Explore the feature to view cash flow availability by periods, allowing for analysis of cash flow trends over different time frames, from daily to monthly.

Making Informed Decisions:

  • Optimizing Cash Flow: By leveraging these tools and insights, make informed decisions to optimize your cash flow and improve overall financial performance.

So if you’re not already using cash flow forecasting in Dynamics 365 Business Central, I highly recommend giving it a try. It’s a straightforward process to set up, and once you become familiar with the tools and reporting capabilities, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.


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