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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

Chapter 7. Functional and Technical Design

The functional and technical design process begins once the analysis phase has been completed. By now, the project plan is ready, the requirements document has been signed off, Conference Room Pilot (CRP) has been completed, and the Fit/Gap exercise has been completed and documented as part of the analysis phase. Now, it is time for the implementation team to document the overall solution and produce the functional and technical design documents.

The following diagram shows the deliverables and activities in the design phase of the implementation project:

In this chapter, we will learn about the following:

  • Functional Design Document (FDD)

    • Overview and objectives

    • Guidelines for FDD

    • Understanding product features and limitations

    • Common customization requests in Dynamics AX

  • Solution Design Document (SDD)

  • Evaluating ISV solutions

  • Technical Design Document (TDD)

    • Overview

    • Guidelines for writing technical design