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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

Post-implementation review


Once the system is stable enough, it is time to review the opportunities for taking the business to the next level. The initial implementation is phase one of the project and you may not see the direct ROI by just going live. Many times, the initial impetus of a new ERP system is risk avoidance of using a non-supported platform. Many business process improvement initiatives would have to be taken up once you have the foundation in place, and these would result in true ROI from the Dynamics AX project.

Why post-implementation review?

A PIR is useful for the following reasons:

  • It identifies the unused potential of your Dynamics AX investments

  • It helps in ascertaining what could be (or could have been) done better

  • It helps in discover training opportunities

  • PIR is important for the analysis of the business pain points, such as implementation issue, product gap, or process issues

  • It provides opportunities for performance improvements

  • PIR gets the business team re-engaged

  • With...