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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 4. Integration Planning and Design

ERP is in the middle of the ecosystem of business facing applications, and Microsoft Dynamics AX will need to directly or indirectly integrate with other applications. Accuracy and timely update of this information is very important for business success and growth. This chapter is about integration planning, understanding integration technologies, and integration design/development.

In this chapter, the following topics are covered:

  • Integration planning

    • Integration scenarios

    • Integration requirements

  • Integration technologies

    • Application Integration Framework (AIF)

    • Data Import/Export Framework (DIXF)

    • Microsoft .NET Framework

    • Third-party integration solutions

  • Integration design and development

  • Best practices and recommendations