Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Edition Licensing
Two types of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Edition
Rich Business App functionality
Full users are sales people, customer service representatives, finance employees, controllers, supply chain managers, etc. These users have also been referred to in the past as Pro users or Power Users
Light Business App functionality
Team Members are typically the large number of users in an organization that consume data or reports from line of business systems and who complete light tasks. (e.g. time/expense entry and HR record updates).
MS Dynamics 365 has the following parts in Business Edition: Dynamics 365 for Financials, PowerApps and Team Members and available only in Cloud. In the future (spring), additional applications for Sales and Marketing may become available which would then be combined into a Business edition Plan subscription.
Dynamics 365 will have the following Applications as part of the Business edition: Dynamics 365 for Financials and PowerApps
- Financials + PowerApps
Licenses for Microsoft Dynamics 365 can be integrated (but not included) with:Power BI, Cortana Intelligence Suite, Power Apps and others.
PowerApps for MS Dynamics 365 is the standalone offering.
Microsoft PowerApps is a service for building and using custom business apps that connect to your data and works across the web and mobile – without the time and expense of custom software development.
PowerApps licenses always include Microsoft Flow capabilities. Microsoft Flow is a service for automating workflow across the growing number of apps and SaaS services that business users rely on.
- PowerApps + Flow
A single Team Members, Business edition subscription includes:
- all the light use scenarios from within Dynamics 365 Business edition applications.
- the “PowerApps for Dynamics 365 Applications” license. Team Members users can use PowerApps to access Dynamics 365 within the bounds of their Team Members license.
- access to newly subscribed apps: Sales or/and Marketing ( coming spring’17)
Dynamics 365 for Team Members, Business edition also Dynamics 365 for Team Members, Business edition requires that at least one other user be licensed with Dynamics 365 for Financials.
- Light Users