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What's New in Business Central 2021 Release Wave 2?

Hi Readers,

As we know that the next version of Business Central will be available. 

The Preview version is out in Docker Container.

#msdyn365bc #2021RW2

If you want to setup a Preview Sandbox Environment, for Business Central Online then refer this article.

If you want to setup Docker Environment for Business Central 2021 Release Wave 2 then Watch recording.

Starting this article, we will discuss what's new in Business Central 19.

This article will act as Table of Content for New Features in Business Central 2021 Release Wave 2.

Development - 

  1. Transactional installation and sync of extensions on-premises.

Application - 

  1. More control over address information data entry. (Video)
  2. Default Line Type in Sales and Purchase Document. (Video)
  3. Locations for non-inventory items.  (Video)
  4. Add non-inventory items on requisition and planning worksheets.  (Video)
  5. Improved user experience Two Posting Errors.  (Video)
  6. Use new templates with same flexibility as configuration templates. (Video)
  7. Fields Exposed in Base Application.
  8. Edit in Excel.
  9. Enhancement on Account schedules.
  10. Enhancement in Posting Preview. (Video)
  11. Remove obsolete reports 204, 205, 206, and 207.
  12. List of trusted apps.
  13. Chart of Accounts Overview.
  14. New automation API to create user groups Permission.
  15. Enable or disable Item References from Inventory Setup.
  16. More control over currency exchange rate adjustment.
  17. Word templates as body or attachment. (Video)
Modern Client - 
  1. Discovering reports and administration areas in Role Explorer. (Video)
  2. Decimal separator on numeric keypad matches region setting.
  3. Search from the Help pane.
  4. Refreshed peek experience on related records.
  5. Additional accessibility improvements for mobile and tablet mode.
  6. Unhindered data entry across rows.
  7. Introduce updated desktop installable app.
  8. Open a file in OneDrive to view and share reports from Report Inbox and Attachments.
Service and Platform - 
  1. Performance – partial records (Video)
  2. Job queue entries are more resilient toward failures.
  3. OData callers can specify read-only intent in GET requests (Video)
  4. Protect the Business Central Server against excessive background sessions for an environment.
Better with Microsoft 365 - 
  1. Share a record link to Microsoft Teams.
  2. AL access to viewing and sharing files in OneDrive.
  3. Enhancements to Microsoft Teams integration.
  4. Enhancements to the Outlook add-in.
  5. Enhancements to working with Microsoft Excel.
  6. Centralized Deployment of Office add-ins.

Hope you learn and will be able to utilize these feature as Business Central 19 is available.  

Saurav Dhyani


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