Standard Rate of VAT for Microsoft Dynamics Customers

In November 2008 the Chancellor stated that the standard rate of UK VAT will drop from 17.5% to 15% on 1st December 2008, until end of Year 2009.   The guidance documentation for partners and customers is now up and live and up on our public facing website.   The standard rate of VAT will…

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What’s new in Dynamics AX 4.0 Trade and logistics

This webcast will cover the following features:   –         Multiple Ship to –         Enhanced delivery date control –         Direct Delivery –         Transfer Orders –         Release Sales Order Picking   Registration: Delegates can book their places on this webcast via the Microsoft Partner Learning Centre using a .NET passport/ Windows Live ID on: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/details.aspx?publisher=12&delivery=247302   Dates…

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Dynamics AX Performance Team's Blog is now live!

The Dynamics AX Performance Team’s blog is now up and running. The first entries will discuss SQL Server 2005 configuration and Best Practices for Dynamics Ax and they’ll be covering a much wider range of topics over the coming months, such as Dynamics AOS configuration, X++ profiling, and leveraging new features of SQL Server 2008….

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AX Build Numbers Explained.

  In AX 4 the application and kernel version details in help/about do not appear to show you which service pack is installed, this can make it difficult to tell which updates a particular system is running. Although the service pack isn’t shown it is possible to tell which service pack and updates are installed…

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AX Updates – Kernel/Application/Service Pack.

The variety of different updates available for AX can be confusing for a newcomer to the product, so here is an explanation of what they all are: –          Application Updates – aka the DIS layer. This is a cumulative release of all hotfixes to date delivered in an aod (application object data) file. This is…

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Webcast: The Basics of Lean Manufacturing

ABOUT THE TOPIC: Microsoft are introducing a lean Module within Dynamics AX. This webcast outlines a basic description of Lean Manufacturing with explanations on the working structure and processes of this new module. Agenda – Short history of Lean Manufacturing – Basic standards for Lean Manufacturing – Workflow within Lean Manufacturing – Benefits and risks…

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An explanation of AX Application File Extensions

Dynamics Ax uses several file name extensions for the files that are installed as part of Microsoft Dynamics Ax.   You can use the following naming conventions to understand the function of these files:   •             The first letter represents the owner of the file.     A: Application  K: Kernel                •             The second…

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All you need to know about SQL Server build numbers:

If you are using the SQL Server database option with any of the Microsoft Dynamics products you will know that the SQL Server engine is a critical component of the overall Dynamics solution. Many of the issues we work on can be traced back to the behaviour of SQL Server rather than anything specific to…

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Webcast: SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning for Microsoft Dynamics AX

ABOUT THE TOPIC: This presentation will cover the following areas SQL Server 2005 Setup Data Storage Memory Best Practices Indexes Locking Monitoring Database Maintenance Troubleshooting Q & A Dates & Times: Thursday February 21st, 2008: 5:00pm – 6:00pm CET, 1 hours Location: Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 (upon registration you will receive login details). Delivery…

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