Dynamics 365 for Operations

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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The Preamble to Return Orders in Dynamics 365 for Operations

creating return order dynamics 365 for operations

How to create a return order  Dynamics 365 for Operations supports the business case when a customer calls with a request to return goods. This blog shows how to do it through the use of a return order functionality in the Sales and marketing module. The original order is retrieved to create a return. We…

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PowerBI: Focusing on Driving Time to Value

powerBI driving time to value dynamics 365 for operations

I was very excited when I wrote three blogs on PowerBI about six months ago. There was/is much to be excited about including: Ability to drive insight to end users Pre-built content using Role Centers, Analysis Cubes and KPIs Integration with Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics services in Azure Continuing more and better AX integration…

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Dynamics 365 & Azure Iot Suite – Color Sensor Demo

Dynamics 365 Azure IoT Suite Video

Building on the same concepts from our last IoT video, in which we used a temperature sensor to monitor our shop floor machinery in real-time through Dynamics 365 and Azure IoT Suite, today we will explore additional possibilities in terms of quality control checks, automated processes and more. As with the temperature sensor demonstration, it…

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All About FEFO in Dynamics 365

setting up FEFO control in Dynamics 365 for Operations

Many are familiar with the term, FIFO, or first in, first out.  First Expired, First Out, or FEFO, is an inventory management and logistics methodology used when stocked products expire. The intent is to reserve and use the inventory to fulfill requirements using the shelf-life items with the earliest expiration date. FEFO is popular in the…

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Let’s talk Service Objects in Dynamics 365

creating service object group dynamics 365 for operations

Today we will chat about Service Objects in Dynamics 365! You know, those individual pieces of equipment or objects that need repair, maintenance, or any other attention such as a washing machine, an automobile or a Revocable Trust. How best to keep track of the tangible or intangible things the organization services with Microsoft Dynamics…

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4 Technology Trends Construction Firms Should Embrace

4 tech trends construction firms should embrace

In our last Construction Technology blog, we discussed the ramifications of the new construction economy that will present itself as the new administration takes office. The relaxing of many regulations that directly affect the Construction Industry combined with the passage of an Infrastructure Spending Bill, we are poised to see massive growth in this sector.…

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