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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

Summary


In this chapter, we began with understanding the preparation needed before starting the development process such as setting up the development environment, version control, and setting up the process for a periodic code review. In the next section, we learned, in detail, about the development process in Dynamics AX, starting with conceptualizing the solution, understanding the importance of effective data design, implementing business logic, and building custom code considering long-term view/building for temporary use. We also learned about the different recommendations on the UI patterns for effective and consistent user interface design. We learned the common best practices and recommendations for coding in X++. In the end, we reviewed an example of an application life cycle process for Dynamics AX implementation and the common guidelines and best practices.

In the next chapter, we will learn about performance tuning and the various tools and techniques for identifying performance...