‘Demand forecasting in Dynamics AX 2012 R3’ whitepaper available for download

Download the paper from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43128 if you want to learn more about: – demand forecasting in Dynamics Ax 2012 R3 value proposition and market positioning – what this forecast tool is, but also what it isn’t – functionality details – demand forecasting parameters and how to set them up – troubleshooting and improving demand forecasting performance

Product Configuration: Setting values based on system variables – example, current user ID

In this blog post we will describe how you can  set valuesbased on the current user ID by leveraging system-defined table constraintstogether with the build-in query range methods.   If you are familiar with the Product Builder configurator,you may by familiar with the User Profilefeature where you can associate a collection of default values with…


Working with Overlap in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Conducting Dynamics AX Manufacturing training for a class in Malaysia, it became clear that the current documentation on Overlap in Dynamics AX was not telling the full story. Therefore, I decided to write this blog. So, what is Transfer batch and Overlap quantity? In Dynamics AX ‘Transfer batch’ is the field used to control an…

Lean manufacturing for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Event kanbans – the single piece flow

The ultimate lean goal – the single piece flow with zero inventories – is not an illusion. Many industries have been able to replace build to stock/supermarket by assemble to order scenarios that support single piece flow. Lean manufacturing for AX 2012 provides a powerful new instrument to support these scenarios: Kanban production and replenishment…