Dynamics 365/AX

Cumulative Update 13 Now Available for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Dynamics AX Cumulative Update 13

Good news, everyone – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU13 is now available for download! Cumulative Update 13 includes: Client enhancements Developer tools enhancements BI enhancements Financial enhancements Retail enhancements Human capital management enhancements Supply chain management enhancements Warehouse and transportation enhancements Public sector enhancements Country/region-specific updates that are included in CU 13 For more…

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5 Things To Do BEFORE Summit (Now)

1. Seek new information This is a critical point in whatever Dynamics-related endeavor you are undertaking. At the rate things are changing these days, you simply cannot adopt a wait-until-Summit-and-see strategy. Even if you know you won’t be pulling the trigger on a major decision until next year, now is the time to get informed…

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Who needs Dynamics 365 Service Agreement Cost Prices?

Dynamics 365 Cost Price for Specific Service Agreement

Prices! When we talk Service Agreement Prices in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition (aka formerly Dynamics AX), first let’s clarify if we are talking Sales Prices or Cost Prices. In short, Sales Price is what we charge on the customer invoice. Cost Price is used for internal purposes to analyze the spend…

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Dynamics 365 – Introduction to Invoicing Workspace in Vendor Collaboration

review vendor invoice dynamics 365

Accounts payable clerks rejoice! The new vendor collaboration module within Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Enterprise Edition (D365) streamlines vendor processes.  The module allows for communication within D365 instead of several back and forth emails with vendors, for review and approval of purchases, submitting new invoices, payment status, and much more. The focus of…

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Dynamics 365: BOMs or Formulas – What’s the Deal?

bill of materials lines

For manufacturers using Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition (D365), understanding the differences between Bills of Materials (BOM) and Formulas is crucial. Both are designed around the same idea, and therefore, share many similar concepts. However, a few key differences must be taken into account when deciding which one to use. This blog…

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Top 12 Reasons To Use Dynamics 365 for Talent

Dynamics 365 for Talent structure

Microsoft has released a new D365 application to manage your “Talent”, otherwise known as Human Capital Management. The Talent app came from the AX/Operations HR module. It appears now that Talent is a new product – new features will first be developed in this App and then will be ported back to the Dynamics 365…

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Azure Head of the Pack in ISO Certifications

Azure Cloud Certifications

There has been a clear drive for the cloud by Microsoft in recent years. It is becoming increasingly clear they are following through on the drive with Dynamics CRM and ERP (AX) coming together under the cloud-based Dynamics 365 umbrella. Discussing any cloud-based Microsoft technologies, the first and foremost topic must be Azure itself, and…

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Analytical Workspaces Now Directly Embedded in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Analytical Workspaces and Power BI in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

  The continued push for better business intelligence and analytical tools certainly has Microsoft’s attention. Earlier this year, Gartner’s Business Intelligence and Analytics Magic Quadrant named Microsoft a “Leader” in this field (for the 10th consecutive year, I might add). But, perhaps more importantly, the Magic Quadrant also reflected a gigantic leap ahead of the…

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Exploring Warehouse Management in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Exciting Details of Containerization

Location profiles dynamics 365

In a part 1 of this blog series, we reviewed the basics of Containerization: Container Types Container Groups Build Templates Containerization as a method in the Wave Template To review part 1, click here. Today we will further explore the discussion and dig deeper into the Containerization functionality.  Please remember the Containerization features are available…

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Dynamics 365/AX Multiple Legal Entities Chart of Accounts

Legal Entity

Deciding how to set up the Chart of Accounts is a foundational question that must be carefully thought out and planned in the early days of a Dynamics 365/AX implementation.  It becomes increasingly complicated when there are multiple legal entities involved in the implementation.  A clear understanding of the many components of the Chart of…

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