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Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide

By : Yogesh Kasat, JJ Yadav
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide

By: Yogesh Kasat, JJ Yadav

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics AX is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that supports multi-site operations across various countries, providing international processing within the company. It is an ERP solution with a lot of features and functionality, and it provides support across the fields of financial, distribution, supply chain, project, customer relationship, HR, and field service management. This book is all about simplifying the overall implementation process of Dynamics AX. The purpose of this book is to help IT managers and solution architects implement Dynamics AX to increase the success rate of Dynamics AX projects. This all-in-one guide will take you through an entire journey of a Dynamics AX implementation, ensuring you avoid commonly-made mistakes during implementation. You’ll begin with the installation of Dynamics AX and the basic requirements. Then, you’ll move onto data migration, reporting, functional and technical design, configuration, and performance tuning. By the end of the book, you will know how to plan and execute Dynamics AX right, on your first attempt, using insider industry knowledge and best practices.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
11
Testing and Training
Index

Key considerations prior to going live


ERP implementation is like a heart surgery for the organization. A readiness check needs to be done carefully, prior to going live.

There is always a tremendous amount of pressure to make the go-live date, oftentimes somebody's job(s) is on the line, and so on. However, the readiness of the organization for the new system needs to be evaluated carefully prior to flipping the on switch. The following table enlists a few important considerations and criteria to evaluate if you are ready for going live:

Area

Description

Sign off criteria

Training sign off

  • The business teams should be comfortable with the training that they've received and have access to the training documents.

  • People play a key role in your ERP success, and the end users, across all areas, need to be comfortable with using a new system and the business process changes.

  • All business leaders should have signed off on the training for their teams.

  • The IT operations team should've signed...