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An AX environmental process map in detail 

I recently reviewed the new training material for the AX2012 version of the Environmental dashboard (EMS). A little late in the process I realized that the details on the Environmental process map were a bit insufficient for this feature. I wanted to remedy this since it is really a very “presentable” part of the environmental dashboard...Read more

Electronic signature in Dynamics AX 

Most presentations I have made during the last few years have involved one or more personas. Shannon the machine operator, Lisa the Customer Service representative, Charlie the CEO, Lars the Shop supervisor etc.etc. At a presentation a few years back I had to introduce a new persona which we didn’t have in our normal persona...Read more

Back ported features from Dynamics AX 2012 to Dynamics AX 2009 (Close non-financial transfers, Inventory Reconciliation and Reporting) 

Some of the new functionality that is created in the Dynamics AX development cycle brings about so much feedback from customers and partners that we decide to back port the features to previous versions of Dynamics AX products. The back ported features become available as part of hot fixes or service packs to previous versions...Read more

Service products in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 

With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 new capabilities of selling and procuring products, decoupled from inventory control, have been introduced. The purpose of this post is to describe the difference between stocked and non-stocked products of type service and to provide general recommendation about this subject. Item definitions in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and earlier Microsoft...Read more

Operational Sites in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 

Operational Sites in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 As companies grow and operations are distributed across multiple geographic locations, there is a growing desire for shared business processes alongside processes that are tailored to the needs of specific parts of the business. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 introduced multisite hierarchy and supporting features which enable customers to...Read more

The InventTrans table. Explore various field usages. 

Introduction No doubt, the InventTrans table is one of the most important tables in the inventory engine within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. It stores inventory transactions, which include a lot of the business data that is crucial to the functionality like reservations, on-hand quantities, inventory value calculations, and so forth. There are number of different...Read more

Personalization of Role Centers in Dynamics AX 2009 

In this post, we will cover easy-to-do modifications that can be done to Role Center pages and do not require special development skills. The goal is to explain how to add a value to a Role Center page by changing to best suit your business needs. There are a number of predefined Role Centers for...Read more