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…


How to connect Modern POS to Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 instance in Azure

  Deployment Scenario For smaller footprint stores, Dynamics AX for Retail CU8 includes option of AX Back office, Retail Server, Async Server , Channel Database, Async Client, Real Time Service being hosted in Azure or Data Center and Modern POS in the store. This blog is based on the AX 2012 R3 CU8 Demo VM provisioned on Azure with Dynamics Lifecycle services. The components  Retail…


Basket prediction at Contoso – using Azure ML with Dynamics AX

This post picks off from one of my previous posts, see link below. Company background Contoso is a food delivery B2B company who prides itself on its’ customer obsessiveness. Basket prediction The purpose of Basket prediction service at Contoso is to minimize the order taking time, to make the experience for the customer on the…


Updates to Business process management tools on Lifecycle services LCS

With Dynamics AX 2012 R3 we have shipped 147 new standard processes out of the box. In subsequent monthly releases we have shippedfollowing more 124 processes for Retail Industry 39 processes for Professional services library in following process groups We will continue to add to these libraries in monthly releases. Why are we doing this? Earlier…


Planning your chart of accounts in AX 2012 (Part 1 of 7)

One of the most important things to think about when implementing a new ERP system is the design of the chart of accounts. Thedefinition of a chart of accounts can be different across applications and can mean different things to different users. An account number may or may notinclude the concept of a legal entity…


Managing a Dynamics AX 2012 implementation using Lifecycle services

OK, so you got a new assignment to implement Dynamics AX. You have heard very often everyone tell you about how important it is to focus on business issues and not product or technical issues alone. So you collect the business challenges that you can lay your hands on and let them marinate for a…


Compile… oh no!

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/axtools/archive/2013/04/25/compile-oh-no.aspx Good to read if you have issues with compile..