Demand Forecasting: Performance influencers

In this blog post we will explain the key performance influences for the Demand Forecasting feature for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations, which are under the user’s control. It is important to read and understand this blog if you are implementing Demand Forecasting for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations or if you…

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Product Configuration: What’s new in 2018

In this post we will summarize what is new in Product configuration for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations in 2018. Performance The Z3 Solver strategy is now available in  Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations. For details on the Z3 Sovler strategy read the dedicated blog post here: LINK Usability The configuration…

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Product Configuration: Performance with Z3

Introduction In the spring release of 2018 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations a significant investment in improving performance of the constraint evaluation has been made. The result of this investment is the introduction of the Z3 sovler strategy. Z3 is a theorem prover from Microsoft Research, that has won several awards and has…

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Product Configuration: Multi-column dialog layout

In the spring release of 2018 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations, Multi-column layout is now available for the Product configurator’s runtime dialog. To enable this functionality, select a model and open the Model properties form. In the Model properties form, there is now a new field Maximum number of columns. This field allows…

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New Flushing principle

This blog post describes a new flushing principle Available at location that was introduced in Dynamics 365 for finance and operations, Enterprise edition for the spring release 2017. The flushing principles reflect different consumption strategies for raw materials that are used in production processes. Consumption is the process that deducts material from the on-hand inventory…

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System requirements and Sales solution setup for Prospect to Cash Integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition

This blog post includes the system requirements and Sales solution setup for Prospect to Cash Integration between Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition. To learn more about the Microsoft Dynamics Data Integrator for Common Data Service (CDS) and Prospect to cash see the links below: Information about Data integrator…

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Using the Withdrawal kanban for raw material replenishment

A new feature that enables advanced warehouse processes for the Withdrawal Kanban has been released together with KB 4016114 for AX2012. The feature is general available for Dynamics 365 for finance and operations. Previously, the Withdrawal kanban could only transfer a material between fixed locations. Now it’s possible to release a withdrawal kanban for picking…

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Cross docking from production orders to transfer orders

A new feature for cross-docking from a production or batch order to a transfer order has been released together with KB 3207958. Input about this feature has come from manufacturers that produce in high volume – for example, food manufacturers. These manufacturers are constantly shipping their finished goods from the bay doors of the manufacturing…

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Using the handheld device for reporting serial numbers as finished in production 

Introduction A new flow for the handheld device has been released with KB article: 3148600. This flow enables the user to register the finished good serial number when reporting as finished in production. This flow is targeting a process where the finished good serial number is generated under the following conditions: It is assigned by…

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Using the Work Policy for warehouse processes in production

Warehouse processes don’t always include warehouse work. By using the new warehouse work policy introduced with KB3184505, you can omit work warehouse processes in production for specific products and locations. Below figure shows a scenario how the Work Policy can be used (double-click on the figures to make them bigger). In this scenario, we have two…

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