FAQ – Upgrading Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 for Operations
Upgrading from Dynamics AX 2009 and AX 2012 to Dynamics 365 for Operations brings significant new features and capabilities. Operations is available in three deployment scenarios and three types of user. This article aims to clarify the upgrade process and options.
The (official) end of Microsoft Dynamics AX
The Dynamics AX brand has been officially retired by Microsoft. As of July 1, 2017, new customers will not be able to buy Dynamics AX 2012 R3.
New activity license for Dynamics 365 for Operations
In the first week of April, at Summit EMEA 2017, Microsoft announced a new license option for their flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Dynamics 365 for Operations.
SharePoint server and SharePoint online improvements for 2017
In May 2016, Microsoft officially launched SharePoint 2016, the latest iteration of its enterprise collaboration platform.
Transforming manufacturing operations with IoT
The Azure IoT platform can be quickly deployed through easily adaptable preconfigured solutions for predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and stream analytics, allowing manufactures to rapidly arrive at proof of concept and scale to production.
Microsoft readies new Dynamics 365 on-premises options
Dynamics 365 for Operations (formerly Dynamics AX) was initially released only as a cloud hosted solution. Microsoft have now confirmed the details and availability of the on-premises options. Two deployment versions will be available: ‘Cloud + edge’ (H2 2017) and ‘Local business data’ (Q2 2017).
Microsoft Dynamics 365 licencing made simple
Microsoft lays out the licencing for Dynamics 365 in a labyrinthine 191-page document and several supplementary documents. By analysing and cross-referencing these various documents we are able to provide an accessible summary of available licencing options.
Microsoft Flow now available
Microsoft Flow is a new cloud-hosted service, created for the automation of business operations and day-to-day activities across user apps and services, including Dynamics 365, Office 365, Dropbox, Slack and many others.
5 new Power BI reports and content packs for 2017
Asset Management Power BI reports will provide CFOs and Operations management with deep insights into fixed assets, including acquisitions, book value, and depreciation.
The strenghts and weaknesses of Dynamics AX 2012 ERP solution
There are many enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in today’s marketplace and Microsoft Dynamics AX rates high amongst the most comprehensive systems.
Deploying Dynamics AX 2012 at your company
Many businesses rely on an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to gain control and visibility throughout their operations, from the front office and into the back warehouse.
Do not fear the updates, embrace the updates
Companies often take the time and effort to deploy a powerful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, yet avoid the occasional updates.
The merger between ERP and the cloud: Dynamics AX 7
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions have evolved over the years to address changes in business functions, marketplace conditions, and customer demands.
ERP 101: What is ERP?
Although there are many different types of business software in the marketplace, enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are favored by businesses of all sizes and in nearly any industry sector.
Dynamics AX vs Sage
Choosing a new ERP system entails a significant investment of time and resources. Excellence in the following three areas have convinced businesses to choose Dynamics over Sage.
Dynamics AX vs Oracle
Choosing a new ERP system entails a significant investment of time and resources. Excellence in the following three areas have convinced businesses to choose Microsoft Dynamics over Oracle applications.
Five reasons why Microsoft Dynamics is the ERP solution for forward-thinking business leaders
Business Intelligence in new Dynamics AX 7
BI in the new Dynamics AX 7 just got a lot smarter.
The five pillars of the new Dynamics AX 7
The new Dynamics AX 7 is the business management system for the mobile and cloud age.
Productivity in new Dynamics AX 7
Killer productivity tools in the new Dynamics AX 7.
The user experience in new Dynamics AX 7
Users of the new Dynamics AX 7 enjoy a fresh, modern and productive user experience.
The power of the cloud in new Dynamics AX 7
Microsoft takes one great step into the intelligent cloud with new Dynamics AX 7.
Lifecycle services in the new Dynamics AX 7
Lifecycle services in new Dynamics AX 7 delivers faster time to value.
5 key retail tools in Dynamics AX 7
The new Dynamics AX 7 for Retail is packed full of functionality.
5 key finance tools in Dynamics AX 7
The new Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 is packed full of functionality for financial and project management.
25 things a software vendor will never tell you
Like any business relationship, that between software vendor and client is a balance of trust and circumspection.
Goodbye Dynamics AX 7, hello Dynamics 365?
Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 arrived barely six months ago, is it already time to show it the door?