Dynamics 365 for Operations

Dynamics 365 for Operations – Benefit Accruals Made Fun

Benefit Accrual Plans Dynamics 365 for Operations

Yes!  Benefit Accruals, for such things as Vacation and Personal time, can be FUN and not just when they are taken!  In Dynamics 365 for Operations, the functionality has been expanded from prior AX versions to include additional functionality like: Earning Codes for Plan Accrual Earning Code Group Compensatory Time Accrual at a Fixed Amount…

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Dynamics 365 for Operations: Overlayering Out, Extensions In… For Good

Dynamics 365 overlayering to extensions

Since launch, Microsoft has set out to make Dynamics 365 for Operations an integral part of their Digital Transformation message and solution. Striving to make this transition easier, changes are coming that will affect customizations made to the code in both implementation and upgrade scenarios.  In fact, one of the main objectives Microsoft has outlined…

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Intro to Task Recorder and BPM in Dynamics 365 for Operations (Part 2)

select library in LCS task recorder

As part of Dynamics 365 for Operations (aka AX7), Microsoft introduced a novel approach to assist users with releases, business processes and training. Using a familiar web based application Life cycle services (LCS) and the improved Task recorder tool, Partners and Customers can, quickly and easily, record and publish a guided help experience in Dynamics 365 for Operations.…

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Intro to Task Recorder and BPM in Dynamics 365 for Operations (Part 1)

As a part of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations, Microsoft has introduced a novel approach to assist users with releases, business processes and training. Using a familiar web based application Life cycle services (LCS) and the improved Task recorder tool, Partners and Customers can, quickly and easily, record and publish a guided help experience in Dynamics 365…

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Exploding Phantom BOMs and Their Impact on Production Estimation

bill of materials lines dynamics 365

Recently a client noticed variances between the Bill of Materials on the Production orders (Production BOMs) and the Bill of Materials on the Items (Item BOMs). As far as anyone knew no manual changes were being made to the either BOM, which seemed plausible. After further investigating, it was clear that upon creation of the…

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Power BI Gets the Premium Treatment

Power BI Premium Edition

Last week, Microsoft announced a big change for the business intelligence community. Particularly for the over 200,000 organizations currently using and those considering using Power BI, there is much to be excited about. Who Needs What When The introduction of Power BI Premium promises greater flexibility in terms of licensing, scaling and ease of deployment.…

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Non-Conformance Reporting

A non-conformance is an unexpected event or deviation from specified requirements or procedures. When a non-conformance occurs, it can lead to budget overruns, project delays, rework, unnecessary scrap of materials, decreased productivity or product recalls, just to name a few examples. In Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations non-conformances are used to record and report anything that…

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Microsoft of Things

Microsoft of Things

Whether you think about it or not, you are surrounding by IoT every day. With each passing moment, more and more devices are being added to the Internet of Things, enabling us to secure our homes and even play with our dogs remotely. These new technologies aren’t exclusive to personal use, and they aren’t going…

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Dynamics 365 Positive Pay File Generation for Payroll

Positive Pay Formats for setting up AP

Today’s topic is Fraud Prevention.  The specific tool on the topic of Fraud Prevention is Positive Pay, sometimes referred to as SafePay.  You’re thinking, that’s not new!  Dynamics AX has had that for a while.  The cool part is that it is, as the advertising industry likes to say, “New and Improved” for Dynamics 365…

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