Understanding the Microsoft Access Database Engine Prerequisite

I’ve recently had several questions on the prerequisite for the Microsoft Access Database Engine. I wanted to provide some background on this to help understand you might be seeing this prerequisite. Here are screenshots depicting  where you may see this error: Management Reporter needs either Microsoft Office or the free Microsoft Access Database Engine redistributable…


Migrating to Management Reporter 2012

Migrating from Microsoft FRx to Management Reporter has always been a hot topic for customers and partners. It’s even more so now with the release of Management Reporter 2012.  As Char mentioned, we recently updated the migration wizard to allow for migration directly from Microsoft FRx to Management Reporter 2012.  That’s great, but I’m sure…


Preparing to migrate – a tip for cleaning up building blocks in Microsoft FRx

The Corporate Performance Management team had a great time last week presenting Management Reporter and Microsoft Forecaster at the Dynamics Communities User Groups in Las Vegas. As everyone prepares to migrate to Management Reporter from FRx, we thought we would share a tip to help streamline the process. First, check out the blog Management Reporter…


Where Can I Learn About Microsoft Dynamics Corporate Performance Management (CPM) at Convergence?

If you are attending Convergence North America this April, there are many opportunities for you to learn more about Microsoft Dynamics CPM.  These learning opportunities include concurrent sessions, interactive discussions, hands-on lab, and the expo.   Below is the breakdown of all of the activities around Microsoft Dynamics CPM at Convergence:   Concurrent Sessions and…


Microsoft FRx – Service Pack 12 released

For those customers using Microsoft FRx, service pack 12 (SP12) has been released.   You can find more information regarding this service pack at the following locations:   Microsoft Dynamics customers   Microsoft Dynamics GP   Microsoft Dynamics AX   Microsoft Dynamics SL   Microsoft Dynamics NAV   Other customers can visit the Microsoft Download…


FRx 6.7 SP11

Work is underway for FRx SP11.  SP11 will include the following:   ·         Support for Windows 7 ·         Support for Windows Server 2008 ·         Support for SQL Server 2008 in the source system   This service pack for FRx 6.7 is scheduled to release by the end of the year. 


Dynamics CPM roadmap featured in Directions on Microsoft!

In June, Directions on Microsoft added a new roadmap covering Management Reporter, FRx, Forecaster, and Enterprise Reporting.  The content they published outlines information shared at Convergence earlier this year.  We’ll be communicating more on the roadmap soon, but this is a good source for immediate content.  It’s great to see some coverage of the Dynamics…


Introduction to FRx and Forecaster

The next three posts will be quick introductions to the products our team owns.  There are four products in total: Microsoft FRx, Microsoft Forecaster, Enterprise Reporting, and Management Reporter.  We’ll start with FRx and Forecaster since these are the products our team has owned the longest.  Microsoft FRx FRx focuses on financial reporting for small…