Introducing the SharePoint Product Catalog site for Dynamics AX Retail

In my previous blog, I looked at how changes made in Dynamics AX are then directly reflected in your external facing website (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dynamics-coe/archive/2013/02/04/updating-your-commerce-catalog-directly-from-dynamics-ax.aspx).  In order to start to understand how this works, we need to understand some of the components of the Dynamics AX Commerce platform.  Dynamics AX Commerce utilises two SharePoint site collections, connected…

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Updating your Commerce Catalog directly from Dynamics AX

Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R2 included the release of an integrated Commerce platform built on and using Microsoft technologies.  If you haven’t seen the details and in particular the impact on retailers I suggest you read Michael Griffiths blog here (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dax/archive/2012/11/16/the-new-retail-reality-are-you-ready.aspx)! Fundamental to the Dynamics AX solution is a centralised, true omni-channel retail product and catalog…

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