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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
About the Author
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Testing and Training

Conference Room Pilot (CRP)

A picture is worth a thousand words. Similarly, a good CRP is an effective way of communicating the solution in a language that business SMEs will understand. It will help confirm your understanding of the requirements and get an early feedback on the proposed solution.

Why is CRP needed?

Use Conference Room Pilots (CRP) to model business scenarios, get early feedback on the solution, and progressively refine the scenarios through a series of CRP workshops to gain the business SME's acceptance, as shown in the following diagram:

Considerations for CRP success

Followings are the key considerations for successful CRP:

  1. Focus on modeling business scenarios rather than individual requirement fit-gap.

  2. Dynamics AX is a very configurable solution. You may have multiple options to choose from in the solution. Present those options to the business and help them pick the right solution.

  3. Identify missing requirements through solution review and solution gaps.

  4. Schedule multiple CRP...