Official Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Content (update) – Where is it, and how can you find out about updates?

Hi everyone, Margo Crandall from the documentation team here. We’ve recently posted more content to support Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, so we wanted to update this blog post as well. We’ve announced the sections of content that have been updated on the AXSupport blog, so refer there for specific details. This blog post has…

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The New Retail Reality – are you ready?

Consumers today are more sophisticated, technologically savvy, and digitally connected than ever before. As a result, they are both more empowered in how, when, and where they shop and more demanding in what they expect from their shopping experiences. It is no longer enough for a retailer to be able to sell in multiple channels…

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Processing U.S. Payroll with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

In case you’ve been wondering, or exploring, what options are available to help you run U.S. payroll, we are introducing a new payroll solution in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. The upcoming MS Dynamics AX 2012 R2 release includes new capabilities to help organizations manage their talent globally. In addition to these global enhancements, this…

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A sneak peek tour: 4 Business Benefits of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

This week we’ve reached an important milestone – disclosure of the details of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to our technical community. If you’re @ the AX Technical Conference you have a unique opportunity to learn about these details firsthand. I am also happy to share that general availability of this release to our customers…

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To share or not to share… Data Partitioning in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

To share or to isolate data? Multi-divisional organizations now have the option to do either in a single instance deployment In my conversations with IT leaders in large organizations the journey to gain efficiency through synergies between the divisions is a recurring topic. For that reason, multi-divisional organizations welcomed the introduction of “global data” in…

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What’s your CFOs preferred ERP strategy?

Aligning an ERP implementation with your company’s overall business strategy can be difficult as it requires many decisions to be made. One of the critical decisions relates to ERP deployments, where one size does not fit all. There are many options to consider. Options range from a decentralized deployment where you allow your subsidiaries to…

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Introducing the Next Act: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

As we’re embarking on our next major milestone with the R2 release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, I would like to share a preview of the innovations being delivered in the R2 release with the Microsoft Dynamics community. Throughout the next few months we’ll be posting a series of blogs to disclose the added business…

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Better Together–the power of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics

At Microsoft Dynamics our vision is to help companies transform into dynamic businesses by impassioning and equipping the individuals in their organizations.  SQL Server is helping us deliver on that promise.  When combining Microsoft Dynamics business applications with the new release of SQL Server, we are giving our customers never-before-seen visualization capabilities so they can…

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Improving agility for your retail operations

Over the past two years, I’ve talked to many retail customers who’ve directly benefitted from the innovation we’ve brought to this market since the first introduction of MS Dynamics AX 2009 for Retail in August 2010. When we introduced our Retail solution we found that most solution in market still provide separate store management and…

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