Dynamics Technical Conference February 2016 Deep Dive Training

  Happy New Year! I hope everyone is back refreshed and ready for an exciting year of Dynamics AX ahead. Over the break our readiness team announced training which will be taking place the three days after the Technical Conference in February in Seattle, Washington.   If you haven’t yet registered for the Technical Conference…

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Announcement: Upcoming Advanced Solution Architect workshop for AX2012 R3 in Finland

We have Advanced Solution Architect Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 scheduled for November 9-11 in Finland This three-day instructor-led workshop is designed for solution architects working for partners that are engaged in large, complex or multi-location projects where systems integration is a key requirement. The participants of this workshop are expected to have experience in…

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Extensibility in Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 (CRT, RetailServer, MPOS) Part 2 – New data entity

Overview This blog is to expand the knowledge you gained in part 1 of the series (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/axsa/archive/2015/02/17/extensibility-in-dynamics-ax-2012-r3-cu8-crt-retailserver-mpos-part-1.aspx). In case you get stuck, I recommended that you make yourself familiar with part 1 first. Some of the information from there is required and assumed. The steps are based on the Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 VM…


Announcement: Upcoming Advanced Solution Architect and Development workshops for AX2012 R3

We have several advanced-level workshops just scheduled for May and June: Advanced Solution Architect Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – June 2-4, 2015 – Bellevue, USA – May 12-14, 2015 Advanced Developer Workshop for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3– Oslo, Norway – 18-21 May, 2015 More information and registration links…

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AX Retail: Create a test site using ecommerce checkout controls

In Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 we released checkout controls. In order to create and browse test website using these integrated controls please follow these steps: Go to Demo VM Go to “my documents” and then open folder “retail SDK CU8” Open solution file located at “\Online Channel\Clients\Web\Storefront\ Web.Storefront.sln” in VS 2013 Create strong name key…

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Power BI and Dynamics AX: Part 5: PowerBI.com and On Premise Data (Preview)

  This is the final part of the Power BI and Dynamics AX blog series for now, the earlier posts focused on the current functionality available within Power BI for Office 365. This blog post is going to talk about new functionality, that at time of writing, is only available in preview. This the topic…

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Sprinkling a little bit of IoT around Contoso’s Dynamics business process to make it more intelligent

I am increasingly hearing Dynamics customers asking about IoT solutions from Microsoft. This article describes a recent experience at a Dynamics AX customer, hope you enjoy.  Internet of Things is growing at a phenomenal pace and there are so many mind boggling predictions about it that it can be hard to follow. To make things…

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Power BI and Dynamics AX: Part 4: Data Refresh and Q&A

  This is part four, continuing from Part 3: Create and Publish Visualisations. This post will focus on Data Refresh within PowerBI and how to get started with Power Q&A. At this point in the process we have extracted data from Dynamics AX using Power Query, transformed our data, created a visualisation using PowerView and…

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Power BI and Dynamics AX: Part 3: Create and Publish Visualisations

  This is Part Three, continuing from Part 2: Extract and Transform. This post will focus on the creation and publishing of visualisations. At this point in the process we have a workbook, with a transformed data model – we are ready to create a visualisation to present our data. This post isn’t meant to…

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Power BI and Dynamics AX: Part 2: Extract and Transform

  This is part two continuing from Power BI and Dynamics AX: Part 1: Introduction. This post will focus on the steps involved in extracting data from Dynamics AX into PowerQuery and transforming that data ready to be exposed in your visualisations, or used in PowerQ&A. Extracting Data via OData The first few steps of…

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