“Garbage In = Garbage Out” underscores the importance of quality information in a data management project.  Regardless of the size, scope or timelines of your project, accuracy should be the primary objective.  Tracking of data as it travels into and out of the Data Management Framework (DMF) in...
ERP is a multifaceted, cross-functional application that typically affects most if not all of a company.  An ERP implementation will also affect external organizations.  With such a widespread effect, getting management engaged is crucial to insuring success with an ERP implementation.
Here's a quick recommendation on what to include in your Project document in order to gain approval for your next upcoming project:
As part of an announcement in the fall of 2016, D365 has introduced the capability to seamlessly integrate Vendor Consignment.  This is exciting news because many existing AX customers have pieced together their own version of Vendor Consignment using both AX and homegrown solutions.  Included in...
Chris Rusing

Chris Rusing works at Logan Consulting and is a partner member of AXUG.

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Financial Period Close Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

I’m sure most of you are at least aware by now of the new concept of ‘workspaces’ in D365FO.  I’ve highlighted functionality of these workspaces in previous blogs, but I wanted to touch on the financial period close workspace specifically as this brings in entirely new functionality and concepts. ...
Andrew Lencsak

Andrew Lencsak is a Senior Consultant at eBECS, a D365UG/AXUG partner member.

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Order Event Changes W/O Database Logging

D365 for Operations has a new way to track changes to sales orders without the requirement of having to re-confirm the order after every change or enable database logging. It has long been a sore spot for users in Dynamics AX, that it took enabling extra features to track and audit changes, which...
Chris Rusing

Chris Rusing works at Logan Consulting and is a partner member of AXUG.

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Capitalize a Project to a Fixed Asset in Dynamics AX 2012

One of the best features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is the integration between the various modules.  Some of these integrations are obvious, like accounts receivable and cash and bank management.  However, there are integrations between modules that you may not be aware of.  Capitalizing a...
Andrew Lencsak

Andrew Lencsak is a Senior Consultant at eBECS, a D365UG/AXUG partner member.

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How to Use Refilling Warehouses to Automate Replenishment

Today, I want to do a quick walk though of Refilling warehouses. Many companies will use a mechanism such as a supermarket or main stocking warehouse, as well as lineside production or picking warehouses that need to be replenished. There may not be enough physical space in these locations or...
Defining scope depends on what you intend to accomplish with the project.  Clearly identifying scope will help set the expectation to management and project team members what to expect and what NOT to expect. 
There are several different ways to generate reports in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, but before jumping into a deep dive on reporting, let’s define the basics of reporting in AX.