Posts Tagged ‘Dynamics 365’

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 – Say “Hello” to Wave Templates

One of the basic functionalities of Warehouse Management in Dynamics 365 for Finanace and Operations Enterprise Edition remains the Wave Template functionality.  Wave Templates are used to manage, automatically or manually, the Shipping Waves, Production Waves or Kanban Waves.  When the Wave is processed, work is created for the operations team(s) to be performed. Wave…

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Dynamics 365: Jobs and Positions for Your Organization

Dynamics 365 Human Resources job

Establishing your company’s organizational hierarchy is an important part to your Human Resource implementation in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition (the artist formerly known as Dynamics AX). Once completed, the structure can be used for tracking your org. chart, route timecards, route expense reports, utilize the payroll module and more. In order…

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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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Building Intelligence Into Your Plastics Manufacturing ERP System

Building Intelligence in Your Plastics Manufacturing ERP System

Intelligent ERP. This phrase is gaining momentum and it’s being spurred by Digital Transformation. Plastic Manufacturers are always looking for performance improvements to allow selling and producing more with fewer resources at a lower cost. While Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and other advanced analytics offer exciting opportunities in areas where predicted outcomes can make a…

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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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Dynamics 365 – Disruption for the Construction Industry

Construction Disruption Dynamics 365

Over the past 10 days there have been numerous announcements from Microsoft about their new Dynamics 365 offering. As we already knew, it’s based on the old Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system that construction companies all over the world already use. So, what’s the big deal? The big deal is how the solution is now deployed,…

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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. 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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