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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

Chapter 13. Post Go-live

The journey post go-live starts with the goal of keeping the system up, but you ultimately need to lead it through to business transformation. While the initial focus is to keep the lights on, eventually, the focus needs to shift on taking the business to the next level, with the new ERP platform as its foundation. The organization needs to start taking ownership of the new platform in this phase, and start scaling back on consulting resources.

It is not uncommon to see firefighting situations as you fly into the storm at go-live. The amount of preparation and testing that was done ahead of the release will minimize the impact of the storm. Moreover, the way you react and keep control of the situation can magnify or reduce the impact.

In this chapter, we will talk about the different phases post go-live, what to expect, and the preparation required for these phases, along with a few real life examples.

In this chapter, we will learn about handling the key components...