Posts Tagged ‘Dynamics AX’

Dynamics 365: Organizational Hierarchy

Organization Hierarchies in Dynamics 365

Establishing organizational hierarchies in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition (aka formerly Dynamics AX) provides companies with the flexibility to establish different structures outside of their legal setup. A hierarchy can be created and used for policies, budget planning, reporting structures, approvals or financial internal reporting. Below is an exploration of creating an…

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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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Drop Shipments & Field Operations

Drop Shipments and Field Operations Dynamics 365

More than any other industry, firms engaged in Field Operations deal with drop shipments almost every day. Direct shipments to customer sites are a common practice for these firms. So what’s the problem? The problem is that this is a functionality gap in most vertically focused ERP systems. Causing problems with: Inventory Reconciliation Inventory Cycle…

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Why ‘Internet of Things’ is Important in the Field, Really

Internet of Things Field Operations

We hear it all the time, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT), and after a while our ears become dulled to the repetition. One acronym after another from the tech folks, when will it end? This time however, it applies. Especially to people who depend on a work force in the field to serve their customers…

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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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Managing Purchase Order Lead Times in Plastics Manufacturing

Managing Purchase Order Lead Times in Plastics Manufacturing

In Plastics Manufacturing with resin and additive price fluctuations, sales forecast volatility, and varying levels of self-imposed risk, it is important to manage procurement. Minimizing inventory and the holding costs associated can sometimes take a backseat if other volatility warrants possibly over buying. Strategies around what, when and how much will always be important to…

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