Archive for February 2017

Dynamics 365 – Cost Accounting Ledger Teaser

cost element dimensions dynamics 365

An exciting new functionality is now available in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. A Cost Accounting Ledger is now available to take Cost Accounting to a new level. In previous AX versions, cost accounting functionality has been available, but with the creation of the Cost Accounting Ledger, Microsoft has opened up a completely new realm…

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Microsoft Takes 2017 Business Intelligence and Analytics Magic Quadrant by Storm

Microsoft Business Intelligence Magic Quadrant

While Dynamics 365 has dominated discussion in the past few months, the latest Gartner report for BI and analytics is a great reminder that the shiny new cloud-based ERP/CRM powerhouse has a serious supporting cast that is very capable of standing alone. Leaders Lead In their new business intelligence and analytics report for February 2017, Gartner has once…

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Dynamics 365 For Operations: On Premise is Where the Heart Is

Dynamics 365 for Operations On Premise

**UPDATE 2/27/17** – An On Premise version of Dynamics 365 for Operations has been confirmed! Check out the details here! With yesterday being Valentine’s Day, we’re sure you were thinking of how much you love Microsoft Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 for Operations. For those AX users who haven’t quite been feeling the love because…

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Dynamics 365 Consignment Inventory Improvements

Dimension group tracking in dynamics 365

According to the Urban Dictionary, “Consignment” means “to give over to the care of another; entrust.” Looking for an easier way to manage Consignment Inventory?  Dynamics 365 for Operations has the solution. With the addition of the “owner” inventory tracking dimension, Consignment inventory can now be set up and tracked from requirement to receipt, then…

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How to Manage Per Diem Expenses in Dynamics 365

per diem setup in dynamics 365 for operations

Per diem (Latin for “per day” or “for each day”) is a daily allowance for expenses—a specific amount of money an organization gives an individual, often an employee, per day to cover living expenses when traveling for work (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per_diem). Not every travel expense is covered by Per diem. E.g. car rental or flight are excluded…

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