Dynamics SL to Business Central Migration: Common Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Published on April 28, 2023

Dynamics SL to Dynamics 365 Business Central migration moves data and functionality from Microsoft Dynamics SL, an on-premises ERP system, to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central , a cloud-based ERP system. This migration allows companies to take advantage of the many benefits of Business Central, including its modern cloud-based infrastructure, improved user interface, and enhanced functionality.

During the migration process, data from Dynamics SL is mapped and moved to Business Central, including financial data, customer and vendor information, inventory data, and more. The migration process also involves mapping customizations and integrations from Dynamics SL to Business Central to ensure that all functionalities is preserved.

Planning to migrate from Dynamics SL to Dynamics 365 Business Central? By adopting the appropriate approach and seeking guidance from a Business Central partner, it is possible to successfully overcome these migration hurdles. Let’s explore the challenges of migrating from Dynamics SL to Business Central and how businesses can successfully navigate it.

  1. Data Mapping and Conversion
  2. Customizations and Integrations
  3. User Training and Adoption
  4. Project Management and Timeline Constraints
  5. Quality of Data and Data Cleansing
  6. System Downtime and Migration Process Disruption


Looking to migrate from Dynamics SL to Business Central? Understanding the common challenges, you may face during the process is important. But don't worry; with the right approach and expertise, you can overcome them and smooth transition. From data migration to customization, our team at Congruent has the experience and expertise to guide you through every step. Trust us to help you switch and take your business to new heights with the power of Business Central.