Data, Data, Data Part 1: Data Vault Modeling

As part 1 of our recent “Data, Data, Data” webinar series with D365FO, we hosted a session on the “Do’s and Don’ts” of Data Vault Modeling for Dynamics 365. This session kicked off the series with a look at the data warehousing options relevant to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations implementations, in coordination with…

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Dynamics 365: The Return of Virtual Companies! (sort of)

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Cross-Company Data Sharing For all previous versions of Dynamics AX, Virtual Companies have been a boon for installations spread out over many legal entities. Such installations could leverage Virtual Companies to share tables across the organizations, easing data management requirements and maintaining data integrity between entities. With the initial release of Dynamics 365 for Finance…

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Business Intelligence (BI) Part 1: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 BI Out of the Box

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Much has been announced in the past two years relating to Business Intelligence by Microsoft.  For the Dynamics AX user, consider the laundry list of technologies and concepts: Management Reporter SQL Server Reporting Services SQL Server Analysis Services Cloud vs On Premise Office 365 Power BI Power Query/Map/View/Pivot… Datazen OLAP/Cubes Visualization Extract, Transform, Load BI…

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Master Data Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

What happens when you have hundreds of different users updating and modifying records at the same time? What if multiple users are changing customer’s information in different instances and were left with 4 slightly different addresses? How do we know what data we should keep and what data is duplicates? This is what master data…

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