Driving Business Transformation by Reenvisioning Your Customer Experience

Note: This article is updated at Drive Digital Transformation by Reimagining Your Customer Experience. You probably hear a lot about the Mega-Trends (Cloud, Mobile, Social, and Big Data), or the Nexus of Forces (the convergence of social, mobility, cloud and data insights patterns that drive new business scenarios), or the Mega-Trend of Mega-Trends (Internet of…


How Digital is Changing Physical Experiences

Note: This article is updated at How Digital is Changing Physical Experiences. The business economy is going through massive change, as the old world meets the new world. The convergence of mobility, analytics, social media, cloud computing, and embedded devices is driving the next wave of digital business transformation, where the physical world meets new…


Azure App Service Plans (ASP)

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-10-azure-website-hosting-plans-asp.html There is a great overview of Web Hosting Plans here, so this blog is not about what they are but 2 experiences I have had with them. Why do I think they exist now How I recently cleaned up my subscription with them For someone…


Mapping a custom subdomain to an Azure Website

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-10-mapping-a-custom-subdomain-to-an-azure-website.html Mapping a custom domain name to your Azure Web App (Website) is based around a very important principle.  The principle being that you need to add a CNAME with a HOST = awverify.  This is how we confirm that you are indeed the owner of…


Mapping a custom naked domain to your Azure Website, a URL with no www

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-10-mapping-a-custom-naked-domain-to-your-azure-website-a-url-with-no-www.html A naked URL means that there is no www before the domain name and domain extension.  For example, http://www.benjamin.perkins.me which I use often to troubleshoot and experiment with mapping custom domains to my Azure Web App.  An example of how to do map a custom domain is…


Mapping a custom domain with a special character to an Azure Website

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-10-mapping-a-custom-domain-with-a-special-character-to-an-azure-website.html Azure Web Apps have not always supported the mapping of custom domain names with special characters in them, but it looks like it does now.  I was able to map a custom domain with a special character to my Standard mode Azure Web App. To…


Mapping a custom domain to a Traffic Manager on Azure Websites

This article has been moved to its new location here:https://benperk.github.io/waws/2014/2014-09-mapping-a-custom-domain-to-a-traffic-manager-on-azure-websites.html I wrote an article here about using Traffic Manager with your Azure Web App, please take a look at it to get more context for this article.  When you create a Traffic Manager, for example, with a name of EUROPE, similar to that shown in Figure…


Windows Updates for New Russia Time Zones Now Available

As I highlighted last month, the Windows team in OSG have supported the new Russian time zone changes. What with the changes to the Ruble symbol and now the eleven new time zones and move away from daylight saving time, perhaps I should rename my blog… As noted, the target release date was September 23,…


Setting up the production output location

This new functionality is available with KB 2995954 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support an efficient process for putting away produced products, it is now possible to define an output location specific for a production or a batch…


Setting up the production input location

This new functionality is available with KB 2995227 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support an efficient process for raw material picking in production, it is now possible to split warehouse work for raw material picking per route…