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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

When to upgrade


Upgrades aren't necessarily a good or bad idea in general, but it's important to carefully examine and evaluate the pros and cons before embarking on an upgrade project. The following sections mention a few considerations to keep in mind before an upgrade.

Benefit to the business operations

You should not just upgrade or implement a new technology platform. Instead, there should be a clear benefit to the business by upgrading to a new version. A thorough analysis of the new features that can be useful for the business needs to be done, and a vision scope for the upgrade should be put together. Some of these features may be new for the business while some could replace your existing customizations or third-party systems. The benefits could include new features and functionalities, increased efficiency and productivity, and transparency through better reporting. The benefits should also justify the time and cost required to execute the upgrade project. A proper roadmap to realize...