Dynamics AX

Intercompany Expense Reports in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

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A term Intercompany is used to describe activities that are conducted between two or more related internal legal entities with common control, i.e. in the same enterprise. It is a very common scenario that an employee submits an expense report that just lists all his or her expenses for a week or a month. Some…

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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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AX 2012 R3 CU12: Under the Hood

AX 2012 R3 CU12 Features

Looming beneath the shadows of the Dynamics 365 for Operations release, current Dynamics AX customers will be happy to find an update for Dynamics AX 2012 R3. In the CU12 update, Microsoft released additional functionality and regulatory updates with the majority of changes taking place in the Warehouse Management, Transportation Management, and Retail areas of…

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Dynamics AX Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) Reporting Requirements

setting up Affordable Care Act Dynamics AX

At the moment, in spite of the promises to repeal Obamacare, employers are required by law to report to the government regarding health care coverage for employees, and Microsoft has addressed that requirement. Microsoft has been providing more and more functionality in Dynamics AX over time to enable companies to meet the Affordable Care Act…

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How to Update Dynamics AX US Payroll Taxes

downloading dynamics ax payroll tax update

Microsoft now provides the necessary US Payroll tax data as a download, enabling Dynamics AX users to keep current via the CustomerSource site. A standard Dynamics AX periodic job can then be used to update the Payroll tax data. This is huge! No longer is a Tax Update required to be performed during system downtime…

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Mixing Microsoft with Manufacturing

Dynamics 365 dashboard

Manufacturers all over the world have long relied on Microsoft Office tools to help run their operations. As great as these tools are, the industry and it’s technological demands have grown to require more intelligent solutions. So, let’s take a quick look at three areas in which Microsoft has heavily invested for the future of manufacturing… Microsoft…

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KPMG: Slow Technology Adoption Plagues Construction Profitability

KPMG Slow Tech Adoption Plagues Construction

This week saw the release of KPMG’s annual construction industry survey. http://www.constructiondive.com/news/kpmg-report-construction-industry-slow-to-adopt-new-technology/426268/ The conclusions may be startling, but they serve as a wake-up call for any company involved in large projects. After surveying 218 senior executives the main take-aways are: The industry is slow to embrace technology – as project complexity increases, as well as associated…

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General Journal Import in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

General Journal Import in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Today we will discuss the persistent challenge common with many Dynamics AX implementations. On numerous occasions, a requirement exists to import financial transactions from external sources (for example, 3rd party payroll service). Dynamics AX 2012 provides standard functionality to setup the data load option using Data Import/Export Framework (see the MSDN blog posting with instructions https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/axsupport/2014/07/17/importing-a-general-journal-using-data-importexport-framework-ax-2012/).…

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An Introduction to Demand Forecasting in Microsoft Dynamics AX (Part 3)

demand forecast dynamics ax 2012

In this last part of the Demand Forecasting blog series (Part 1 and Part 2), we are going to see how the forecasting activities play into the overall Master Planning process in Dynamics AX. We won’t go into the nitty gritty details of Master Planning here, because Master Planning itself would be a big topic for another…

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