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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

Integration technologies

As enterprises move toward using more and more specialized applications rather than having an ERP do everything for them, you need a robust framework and strategy for managing integrations within the ERP system. Dynamics AX provides many such robust frameworks and functionalities to integrate with third-party applications using modern techniques.

The following section outlines the commonly-used integration technologies in Dynamics AX. It is important to make sure that the technical analysts and developers in your project are familiar with these technologies, so that they can support the design process and identify the best integration solution for your project.

Application Integration Framework and services

AIF (Application Integration Framework) is the de facto integration methodology to integrate Dynamics AX with third-party applications and is a built-in infrastructure into the Dynamics AX platform.

AIF enables companies to integrate and communicate with the external...