Overview of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 1


This content is archived and is not being updated. For the latest documentation, go to New and Planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central. For the latest release plans, go to Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform release plans.


Some of the functionality described in this release plan has not been released. Delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released (see Microsoft policy). Learn more: What's new and planned

Dynamics 365 Business Central is a comprehensive business application solution that is designed and optimized for small and midsized organizations. For 2021 release wave 1, Business Central investments center on helping customers to get to productive usage faster, whether they are new or existing customers, by providing in-app improvements to help them get started. We continue our geographic expansion, and we improve performance, usability, and printing. To help users be productive even if they make a mistake, we make it easy to correct dimensions for general ledger (G/L) entries, for example.

Seamless service: No matter the industry type of a small or midsized business (SMB), business users expect a dependable service and platform that they can run their business on.

Administration: The Business Central 2021 release wave 1 delivers a set of features designed to simplify and improve the way our partners administer tenants, and the way administrators manage licensing and permissions.

Application: We continue to listen to our customers, and we'll deliver features for some of the most requested areas for improvement, such as banking, payments, and much more.

Better with Microsoft 365: In Business Central 2021 release wave 1, we improve the efficiency of collaborative business processes in Microsoft Teams, and we harden the Excel and Outlook add-ins.

Country and Regional: With Business Central 2021 release wave 1, Business Central is generally available in India, and we expand to Greece, Romania, and Turkey.

Onboarding: With Business Central 2021 release wave 1, customers can get to productive usage faster.

Modern development tools: As we have moved entirely to Visual Studio Code, we continue to invest in areas that enhance productivity for developers.

RSS Subscription Updates to Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 1