Posts by Ryan Harris

Dynamics 365: To cloud, or not to cloud

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That is the question many organizations are asking themselves this year. To an extent, just about every business is inching their way toward it whether they realize it or not. While ERP in the cloud is not quite the same as dipping your toe in Office 365, odds are your organization should at least consider…

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What’s New in LCS This Valentine’s Day?

LCS February 2018 Update

Roses are red, violets are blue, there’s an LCS update, this is what’s new. Ok, not perfect poetry, but here are a few new capabilities that were introduced for Lifecycle Services this month. Downloadable VHDs (Virtual Hard Disks) available directly through LCS Use the Shared Asset Library or Project Asset Library in LCS vs. the…

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Dynamics 365: Benefit Creation – Part 2

Navigate to Benefits Dynamics 365

An important part of the Human Resource and Payroll Process in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or Dynamics AX, is to establish your employee benefits. In doing so you can manage employee eligibility, employee enrollment, employee deductions and even your company’s contribution towards benefits. In this blog we’re going to explore the functionality of…

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Dynamics 365: Benefit Elements – Part 1

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An important part of the Human Resource and Payroll Process in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or Dynamics AX, is to establish your employee benefits. In doing so you can manage employee eligibility, employee enrollment, employee deductions and even your company’s contribution towards benefits. In this post we’re going to explore the functionality of…

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Dynamics 365 – What is this ‘thing’ called Cluster Picking?

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The Warehouse Picking Process can be accomplished numerous different ways.  One of the methods provided in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations ERP is called Cluster Picking – a very attractive, efficient option for the Warehouse Manager to choose. Cluster Picking, in a nut shell, is a process performed on a mobile device, with released…

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Finding and Keeping Talent in the Field

Companies with extensive field operations understand that, at the end of the day, their people in the field determine their customer experience. Recruiting and maintaining a skilled workforce differentiates these firms from their competitors. This is made all the more difficult by the fact that these front line personnel may rarely come into the “Main…

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December Update for Dynamics AX 2012 R3

December Update for Dynamics AX 2012 R3

As 2018 begins to pick up steam, users of Dynamics AX 2012 R3 now have access to the December update release in LCS. Whether or not your company is looking into Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations this year, this update provides “smaller functional improvements and technical fixes” for your current AX 2012 R3 implementation.…

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Financial Reporting in Dynamics 365 without Management Reporter, Eventually

CFO Overview Workspace Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

The future of financial reporting in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations might be officially moving past Management Reporter, at least in the long-term vision. In a session at the Dynamics 365 User Group Summit in Nashville, Muhammad Alam (General Manager of D365 for Finance and Operations) mentioned that it is not a question of…

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Dynamics 365 Payroll Calculation Frequencies Explained

Payroll calculation frequency

Let’s admit, Payroll Calculation Frequencies, available in Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and R3 as well as Dynamics 365, can be confusing!  However, once they have been mastered or demystified, they will be a friend for life! The pre-requisite to creating and using Payroll Calculation Frequencies, which may add to the confusion, are the Pay Cycles. …

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