Production Sequencing in D365 (With Screenshots)

Posted on: April 24, 2019 | By: Robert Joynt | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

  In today’s competitive production environment many manufacturers are running as lean as possible. It is important to always be looking for ways to minimize expenses. When producing different variations of a similar product, a great way to minimize expense is to minimize setup times. The more time that you can spend producing a product, rather than setting up to produce a product, the better. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance...


Purchase Order Approval through Mobile App in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: April 23, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Authored by: Chris Rusing In today’s world, you can do almost everything on your phone through mobile applications.  Whether it’s paying bills or ordering a car to give you a ride, the power to do any of these tasks is at your fingertips.  Now, that same power and functionality is available for your Microsoft ERP system.  The Dynamics 365 for Unified Operations is a mobile application (available on both iPhone...


Derived Dimensions in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: March 29, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Authored by: Chris Rusing Financial dimensions have always been a staple of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations for many years and in prior versions of what was formerly simply known as AX.  The ability to add as many dimensions as you want, use dimension values from records created in the system, and build powerful account structures are a few of the reasons why the functionality is so...


The Basics of Demand Forecasting in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: March 27, 2019 | By: William Scheetz | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Forecasting demand is a significant business challenge and can be highly disruptive when done incorrectly or inadequately.  The inability to predict an influx of sales orders and other dependent demand will likely lead to the detriment of production planning.   From there, production planning problems can permeate into other areas of the business, potentially leading to capacity and production line scheduling issues, among others.  Although accurate demand forecasting may be a...


Inventory Revaluation in D365FO: Scenario with Costs

Posted on: March 27, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Authored by: Dave Occhionero Inventory revaluation is a process in AX/D365 that is commonly misunderstood.  There are many scenarios and processes within D365 that impact the results of what the inventory revaluation calculates and displays.  In this blog post, I wanted to document a scenario that is focused on a very specific costing scenario, with the hope that some of the fundamentals outlined below can apply to your costing setup....


Customer Return Overview in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Part 1

Posted on: March 22, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Authored by: Kevin Gallagher Overview Processing customer return orders in D365 is a bit of a cumbersome process, but by the end of this blog, you should be able to wrap your head around the basic return process. To fully process a return order, there are two separate orders that need to be handled in the system. The first is the return order (also called an RMA), which is an...


Reduce Workplace Stress with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: March 21, 2019 | By: Sarah Hoagland | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations gives users the opportunity to reach goals from anywhere at any time. Providing employees with flexibility can increase productivity and improve work-life balance. D365FO gives you the opportunity to equip employees with these benefits while still maximizing profit and productivity. Flexibility Giving  your employees the flexibility to work from anywhere at anytime if they can’t make it to the office will reduce stress...


Dealing with the Loss of the One Voucher Functionality in D365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: March 15, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Authored by: Rosey McAdams As many of you may or may not have heard Microsoft will soon be discontinuing a functionality called One Voucher.  This functionality that was available without restriction in prior versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and AX has, as of the March 2019 release, been turned into a General Ledger parameter that is turned off by default.  While using the one voucher functionality is discouraged by Microsoft,...


Self-Service Database Exporting from LCS for D365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: March 4, 2019 | By: Jarrod Kraemer | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Authored by: Craig Leska - Sr. Technical Consultant If you back up your Tier2 UAT database frequently, you probably used the command line interface to do it. Example: “SqlPackage.exe /a:export /…other arguments” -you would be happy to know the LCS team rolled out a self-service option. You can now request this through LCS under the environment details Maintain section. Select Move database and then Export database. Acknowledge the terms and...


Elevate Your Financial Performance with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Posted on: February 21, 2019 | By: Sarah Hoagland | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations can help you increase your financial performance and boost your ROI. Within the Dynamics 365 software, your organization has extensive security in the Microsoft cloud. Your organization also has access to real time data that can be synced through Outlook and other Microsoft applications and software. Read on for more information about how Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations can elevate your...