Get business insights with Microsoft Dynamics Business Analyzer whether you are in the office or on the go

Earlier this month we released an update to the Microsoft Dynamics Business Analyzer app that helps people to quickly discover, drill down and share data about the performance of their business, helping them make business decisions fast. The app is tailored for specific roles (CFO and Practice Manager) and provides pre-configured business insights and a…


Enabling project information exchange between Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Dynamics AX

In Service Industries there are moments-of-truth when organizations either achieve or fall short of excellence in client service. Nowhere is this more evident than in the execution of handoffs between client service professionals, and particularly between pre-sales pursuit and post-sales service delivery teams. Internal miscommunications and misunderstandings of project scope, cost estimates, and fee proposals…


A Shift to Effective Demand Forecasting With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Demand forecasters increasingly want systems that combine simplicity and agility, yet are powerful enough to handle a high volume of transactions. The forecasting systems in high demand are those that are intuitive, complement existing user knowledge and capabilities to do more with less, and are flexible enough to adapt to changing marketplace requirements. Organizations require…


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3: a preview

It’s all about Amazing Customer Experiences Over the past few years Microsoft Dynamics AX has evolved to be the default enterprise resource planning (ERP) choice for many organizations. Our focus on innovation and business value to our customers has grown our Microsoft Dynamics AX community to more than 20,000 customers across more than 36 countries….


Introducing cumulative update 6 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

We recently released a second cumulative update for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. This cumulative update 6 (CU6) introduces a new numbering sequence. Microsoft continues its commitment to customer success through a regular release cadence of cumulative updates which is comprised of rollups of released hotfixes, regulatory updates, and existing business process enrichments. Customers investing…


Preview of Windows 8 Apps for Microsoft Dynamics AX released in Windows Store

In March we introduced a set of mobile device experiences for Microsoft Dynamics AX. We continue to make progress in rolling out these experiences, as we’ve recently released a preview of three Windows 8 apps for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 in the US Windows store. These preview versions are meant to get our customers…


Financial Reporting – Even better with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, and now available in 36 languages

We’ve recently added several valuable new capabilities to Management Reporter, our financial reporting solution, and have increased the translations to a total of 36 languages. If you’re not familiar with Management Reporter, now would be a great time to check it out! For those in the financial community that do reporting and performance management every…


Enabling Power View on Multidimensional Models for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 includes the ability to use Power View, an ad-hoc data exploration and visualization experience in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, to create compelling data analysis based on multidimensional models (a.k.a. SQL Server Analysis Services cubes). However, at the time of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 release in December…


How to gain additional value from the Microsoft application platform with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

CIOs are tasked many times with balancing the introduction of new technology (along with its new capabilities, functionality and business promise) with their existing IT investments. One lesser known but significant aspect of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 is that it can be introduced into an existing Windows Server environment with a minimal impact on…


A sneak peek of new mobile apps

Last week at Convergence we unveiled the mobile application experiences for MS Dynamics AX 2012 R2. We have heard a lot of excitement about these new applications and through this blog post we would like to provide you with a sneak preview of these new applications through some videos for the people who could not…