One of the most common questions I get during Dynamics AX implementations is what the various statuses mean when looking at inventory transactions. Users understandably get confused as to why a Production order shows as “Purchased.” Hopefully, this quick guide will shed some light on this topic. A “receipt” is basically any inventory transaction where […]Read More Receipt and Issue Statuses
Continuing my recent run of video blogs in lieu of the traditional blog and screenshots, I wanted to give a rough run down of the changes in Demand Forecasting for D365. The below video is a 20min or so introduction to this tool and quick demo on the features and applications. I hope you don’t […]Read More #D365FO Demand Forecasting
Not in a writing mood today, so enjoy this vlog of Cluster picking in D365.Read More Cluster picking in #D365FO
Microsoft just launched the D365 Finance and Operations Spring Release this month. As always, lots of new features and further improvements have been made. https://roadmap.dynamics.com/#application=049f7cf6-2992-e611-80dc-c4346bac0910 I’d love to get feedback on what people are excited about most and what people think MS should invest in making a priority in their backlog. One of the big […]Read More D365FO Spring release
In honor of the upcoming season 7 of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones, I wanted to link to Volume 4 of my Master Planning Unplugged series from last year. We carried out this set of blogs and webinars for both eBECS and AXUG. Winter is coming! https://www.ebecs.com/blog/master-planning-unplugged-volume-4-safety-stockRead More That time I used #GoT (Game of Thrones) to talk about safety stock #AXUG
Ever since I started working in AX, back when it was still called Axapta (version 3.0 if you’re wondering), I have been involved in Master Planning. I’ve used and implemented it in all sorts of industries, ranging from automotive, life sciences, distribution, seed and plant growing, and a wide range of discrete assemblers. Everyone business […]Read More Using Safety Stock without running Master Planning
Sorry for the long hiatus, I’ve been on vacation and am getting ready for a jam-packed July with plenty of client site visits, demos, and a Go Live. Today, I want to do a quick walk though of Refilling warehouses. Many companies will use a mechanism such as a supermarket or main stocking warehouse, as […]Read More How to use Refilling warehouses to automate replenishment
D365 for Operations has a new way to track changes to sales orders without the requirement of having to re-confirm the order after every change or enable database logging. It has long been a sore spot for users in Dynamics AX, that it took enabling extra features to track and audit changes, which sometimes led […]Read More Order events – Auditing Sales without database logging
Training is often one of the biggest hurdles for a new ERP implementation. This is your company’s largest IT investment, and you want to make sure you can have a smooth transition with minimal operational downtime. Some of the big challenges with training are: Local requirements Little to no standardization Users and SMEs spread out […]Read More What’s the best way to train your employees on D365?
If your company is already any Microsoft suite of products like Office or Dynamics, or you’re planning on moving to a new ERP/CRM system, then you likely have questions on the validity of going to the cloud! While Amazon’s service was always the front runner in this space, Microsoft is making gains and threatening to overtake Amazon […]Read More Will MS win the Cloud War?