Intercompany Project Invoicing in AX 2012 R3 (Part 1)

Since the initial release of Dynamics AX 2012 in late 2011, we have invested a lot to make projects easier to use in multi-company scenarios. In the 2012 feature pack, we enabled users to report time against projects in other legal entities. In the R2 release, we added the ability to resource projects with employees…


More Project Budget Improvements in R3

As I mentioned before, we made some improvements to project budgeting in AX 2012 R2 CU6 and CU7. We’ve got a few more coming in the upcoming R3 release. The first is a new option in the import form. As shown below, you can now import budget values directly from WBS estimates. Previously, you first…


Project Contract List Page Improvements

In the upcoming AX 2012 R3 release, we are making a few improvements to the project contract list page, as shown below. The first thing you will notice is the legal entity filter on the right side of the list. This is similar to the filter that we added to the projects list page in…


AX Technical Conference Post-Event SI Training

Planning on coming to the Dynamics AX Technical Conference in Bellevue, WA on February 3-5, 2014? If you are willing to stay a few extra days then mark your calendar for a post-event workshop for Microsoft Dynamics AX functional consultants working in service industries (professional services, construction, engineering, accounting, advertising, etc.) This will be a deep dive, hands-on, scenario-based workshop where…


WBS Templates in Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU7

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be reviewing some of the improvements we made to Project management and accounting in the Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU7 release. I’ll start with the newly revamped Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) template editing experience:   The first thing you will notice is that you get a full collapsible, hierarchical…


Convergence EMEA Sessions available on Virtual Convergence

I just got back from Barcelona where I was attending Convergence EMEA. I presented two sessions, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Project Management and accounting and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Increasing productivity for project-centric organizations with mobile solutions and Microsoft Office interoperability. For both of these sessions, I previewed some of the features that are coming in the…


Dynamics AX 2012 Cumulative Update 7 is released!

I’m very excited to announce that we have released Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Cumulative Update 7 (aka CU7) to CustomerSource and PartnerSource. This is the third CU released for Dynamics AX 2012 R2 (we skipped 2, 3, 4, and 5 to align with AX 2012 RTM CU numbering). For users of Project Management and Accounting,…


New AX Companion App Blog

Some of my team members created a new blog to share pertinent information for Dynamics AX companion app implementers and developers. Here is the site:  Upcoming posts with cover the updates to the Windows 8 apps to support Windows 8.1 and a post on the expected costs for use of Azure Service Bus.


Dynamics AX Project Management and Accounting Integration White Paper

We just finished a white paper available that provides an overview of the ways that the Project management and accounting module and other modules in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 integrate and connect with one another. Please let me know if we missed anything or you would like us to add more detail in a certain…


Windows 8 Apps for Dynamics AX are live

In my last post, I introduced new Windows 8 applications for Microsoft Dynamics AX. Originally, we released them in demo mode only. We have now released ‘live’ versions all of the components for this release including: Expenses, Timesheets, and Approvals have been released to the Windows Store in all markets worldwide and all 38 Dynamics AX…