Use Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management to Improve Scheduling Engine Performance

Posted on: August 31, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management's resource scheduling engine feature is used when scheduling routes for planned and released production orders. This feature might get a little complex as solution time grows exponentially when there is an increasing number of decision variables. This blog will give you a general understanding of the scheduling engine and how a specific setup can have influence on the performance. For further help or information...


The Basics of Revenue Recognition in Dynamics 365 Finance

Posted on: August 31, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Revenue recognition identifies the specific conditions in which revenue is recognized and determines how to account for it. It is imperative to have proper revenue recognition to ensure the integrity of a company's financial reporting. Essentially, revenue recognition is used to standardize the revenue policies used by companies which allows external investors to easily compare the income statements of different companies in the same industry. Since revenue is one of...


How to Reconcile Freight in Transportation Management Using Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Posted on: August 29, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Accurate freight reconciliation becomes more crucial than ever as inflation continues to set in. Reconciliation software such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Supply Chain Management can help automate freight reconciliation tasks. Using technology such as this can help minimize strain on resources and improve accuracy. Freight reconciliation in Dynamics 365 can be done manually, or it can be set up to occur automatically. This blog will go into more detail...


The Migration to Planning Optimization for Master Planning in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Posted on: August 29, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

The built-in master planning engine that you are currently using in Microsoft Dynamics 365 is scheduled to be made obsolete soon. Microsoft is replacing it with the Planning Optimization Add-in for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. This blog will give some insight about the impact of this change on new and existing deployments. The new add-in enables master planning calculations to occur outside Supply Chain Management and its Azure...


Dynamics 365: Release Enhancements Plan October 2022

Posted on: August 29, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

The 2022 release wave plan for Dynamics 365 brings new innovations that provide you with significant capabilities to transform your business. This month’s release contains the following exciting new features in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Supply Chain Management for these apps: Finance, Supply Chain Management, Guides, and Project Operations.  Dynamics 365 Finance drives automation and predictive analytics capabilities.  New Feature: Split billing in subscription billing Business Value: allows users of Recurring...


Dynamics 365: Release Enhancements Plan September 2022

Posted on: August 28, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

The 2022 release wave plan for Dynamics 365 brings new innovations that provide you with significant capabilities to transform your business. This month’s release contains the following exciting new features in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Supply Chain Management for these apps: Finance, Supply Chain Management, Guides, and Project Operations.  Dynamics 365 Finance drives automation and predictive analytics capabilities.  New Feature: Enhance vendor invoice data entity for OCR integration Business Value: aims...


A Look into the Customer Payment Insights Feature in Dynamics 365 Finance

Posted on: August 20, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

It can be difficult to predict when customers will pay their invoices. This lack of insight leads to less accurate cash flow forecasts, collections processes that start too late, and orders that are released to customers who may default on their payment. To solve these problems, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance will be introducing the Customer payment insights feature. This feature will help organizations predict when a customer invoice will be...


Microsoft deprecated XSLT Positive Pay format, what should I do next?

Posted on: August 20, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

If you have been experiencing issues using the XSLT format for Positive Pay, that is because Microsoft deprecated the XSLT format as of March 14, 2022. XSLT has previously been the standard Positive Pay file format in D365. According to Microsoft, the reason for this new adjustment is because XSLT needed to be deprecated in order to "improve security and data protection within finance and operations apps". Since this format...


Understand how to use engineering change management in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Posted on: August 17, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics AX/365, Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing

Engineering change management is a systematic process of creating, reviewing, and approving engineering changes to a system. The primary goals of an engineering change management process are to ensure minimal disruption to products, quality improvements, reduction in waste, and cost-effective implementation. Today's manufacturers require strong product data management, version control, and engineering change management to succeed in a world of constantly shrinking product lifecycles, increased quality and reliability requirements, and...


The Basics of Budget Planning with Dynamics 365 Finance

Posted on: August 17, 2022 | By: Hope Jin | Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing, Microsoft Dynamics AX/365

Budget planning is a critical part of running a business. It allows you to oversee and better understand whether your business has enough revenue to pay its expenses. With the Budget Planning feature in Dynamics 365 Finance, an organization can configure budget planning, and then set up budget planning processes to meet its policies, procedures, and requirements for budget preparation. By understanding the concepts and terminology that are used in...