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Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age? Part Two: Market Impact
Microsoft Business Network (MBN) has the potential to deliver the never really (or hardly ever) realized benefits of early dot-com era Internet trading

axapta edi  management (CRM) solutions: MBS Axapta , MBS Great Plains , MBS Navision , MBS Solomon , Microsoft CRM , and related services. The main takeaway was that MBS continues to invest in its current offerings to provide customers with the enriched functionality they need to remain competitive in today's evolving marketplace and exploit their existing information technology (IT) investments by streamlining business processes, and by more easily accessing the information they need to make educated business

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Global Software Aspirations


Exact has established a global infrastructure and network of offices offering direct support, sales and services, with the aim of providing customers a consistent level of service.

axapta edi  Dynamics AX (formerly Microsoft Axapta ), Epicor iScala or Sage ACCPAC . They have also acquired a bunch of local brands, like Macola, Microsoft Solomon and Navision , Epicor Vista and Avante , or Sage Line and MAS . As for whether carrying these different ERP offerings might hinder Exact's ability to create a truly integrated offering similar to that of Microsoft or Sage, this doesn't appear to be Exact's immediate goal. Exact does not want to hastily converge these into a single product and force users Read More

Microsoft Dynamics AX: The Chosen One Among Microsoft Dynamics ERP Equals? - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series positioned all four Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) product lines and concluded that Microsoft Dynamics AX [evaluate this product] has been selected as the ace in the Dynamics ERP lineup and a global “platform” player in selected industries. In other words, the product has been providing an industry-enabling layer upon which certified partners can

axapta edi  Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta )  product including the current Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 release. The final part of this blog series will peek into the product’s near future and analyze its traditional strengths and still outstanding weaknesses. What’s in Store for Microsoft Dynamics AX? The official name of the next Microsoft Dynamics AX version has not been announced yet. In any case, the next product release will reportedly include additional simplicity improvements to the  user Read More

Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part One: Event Summary


While the recent initiatives by Microsoft Business Solutions to piecemeal bolster its product lines' SCM capabilities should benefit users, a lot more cohesive SCM strategy is needed for Microsoft to truly permeate the SCM mid-market.

axapta edi  a built-in module, while Axapta might have had deeper forecasting software, but not sophisticated enough to support collaborative inter-departmental processes. While forecasting might have had a poor reputation in manufacturing, recently there has been an increased awareness that with good collaborative planning and forecasting software, which would support collaborative sales and operations planning (SOP) processes, many manufacturers could improve their business performance. Like with the production Read More

Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Three: Product Differentiators


Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.

axapta edi  graphical development suite for Axapta ). It is also a single-code product, with the same look and feel for both small and midsize customers, which has long differentiated the product from its competitors and MBS siblings (e.g., MBS Great Plains vs. Dynamics , Epicor Vista vs. Vantage, Best Software Peachtree vs. MAS 200 , etc.) that currently offer separate products for the lower and upper ends of the mid-market. MBS Solomon Standard, a lower-priced offering of the Solomon edition that addresses the Read More

When EDI Goes Native, Everything Falls in Sync with IQMS


IQMS's IQ EDI module is a natively-built solution that deals with the complexities of data synchronization among EDI documents and eliminates the need for third-party translators.

axapta edi  EDI Goes Native, Everything Falls in Sync with IQMS The Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI IQMS, a small, privately-held company operating out of Paso Robles, California (US) has marked itself differently from other enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors by offering native modules where other vendors only provide third-party solutions. Generally, embedded third-party solutions are leerily regarded, especially by small and medium enterprises because third-party batch interfaces tend to be cumbersome. Read More

RFID Workbench: Understanding the Basics


Radio frequency identification (RFID) helps actualize the perfect integration of logistical and commercial chains and its use is rising in the US and Europe among large companies; government departments; and industries. Setting up RFID requires a validation test on a defined perimeter that involves the processes that have the most direct impact on your activity to see how RFID will affect your environment.

axapta edi  Workbench: Understanding the Basics RFID Workbench: Understanding the Basics If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader . The emergence of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology as a force in the supply chain has created the need for middleware that can manage the flow of data between tag readers and enterprise applications in order to facilitate intelligent use of information generated by RFID tags. Source : SEEBURGER Read More

Mutual Drug Selects Epicor TDX


While most of Epicor’s recent wins revolve around its flagship Epicor 9 (a.k.a., Epicor ERP) product suite, the vendor recently announced that North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company has selected Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange (TDX) as its electronic data interchange (EDI) application, replacing the company’s previous EDI solution provider. Mutual Drug is based in Durham, North

axapta edi  Drug Selects Epicor TDX While most of Epicor ’s recent wins revolve around its flagship Epicor 9 (a.k.a., Epicor ERP ) product suite, the vendor recently announced that North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company has  selected Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange (TDX) as its electronic data interchange (EDI) application, replacing the company’s previous EDI solution provider. Mutual Drug is based in Durham, North Carolina, and is a wholesaler for pharmacies in North Carolina, South Read More

Secure Managed File Transfer with BizLink


Part of the BizManager product suite, BizLink is an enterprise-level electronic data interchange (EDI) solution and business-to-business (B2B) gateway. It’s designed for secure managed file transfer, regardless of disparate data types, transports, and connectivity methods. Find out how Bizlink can protect private data, and simplify the management of a complex community of external partners and internal organizations.

axapta edi  Managed File Transfer with BizLink Secure Managed File Transfer with BizLink If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Inovis is a leading provider of on-demand Business Community Management solutions that empower companies to transact, collaborate and optimize communications with every facet of their business communities. By standardizing and automating mission-critical business interactions, companies can dramatically Read More

Migration Made Easy: Switching VAN Providers without the Fire Drills


To ensure end-to-end visibility while still meeting multiple trading partner requirements in your supply chain operations, one solution is to consolidate with a single value-added network (VAN). Looking for a migration partner? Want to know more about the latest in VAN solutions? Learn the drill without tripping any alarms: use a best-practices checklist to help make your VAN migration simple and seamless.

axapta edi  Made Easy: Switching VAN Providers without the Fire Drills Migration Made Easy: Switching VAN Providers without the Fire Drills If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Inovis is a leading provider of on-demand Business Community Management solutions that empower companies to transact, collaborate and optimize communications with every facet of their business communities. By standardizing and automating mission-critical Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book Excerpt Part Two: Understanding Planning Calculations


The S&OP game plans drive coordination of supply chain activities based on planning calculations. The primary coordination engine-termed the master scheduling task-generates a set of requirements data and suggested action messages, and the system supports multiple sets of requirements data for simulation purposes. Further explanation starts with a review of all demands and supplies considered by planning logic, and then proceeds to an overview of the planning calculations.

axapta edi  Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book can be ordered on amazon.com. Part One began the discussion of Sales and Operations Planning . Part Three will present Common Scenarios . Part Four will propose Guidelines and Case Studies . Reprinted with permission from McGraw-Hill Considerations about the Master Scheduling Task Explanations about an item's planning data provided some baseline considerations. Additional considerations include the master plan policies, pegging Read More

Tackling the International Supply Chain


Effective supply chain management is vital for global manufacturers' and retailers' success. If TradeBeam GTM blueprint proves successful, the time and money spent managing suppliers to ensure inventory levels are maintained will be optimized

axapta edi  the International Supply Chain An Example of TradeBeam's GTM Solution Blueprints Collaborative Inventory Management (CIM) Another acquisition took place in early 2004, when TradeBeam , an international global trading solutions provider with over 3,000 customers and users in over 100 countries, acquired SupplySolution . SupplySolution is a Southfield, Michigan-based (US) offers a supply chain execution (SCE) application called i-Supply , which communicates inventory levels and consumption patterns Read More

The Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part One: The Pain of Integrated EDI


The real action is in merging the influx of electronically transmitted data with existing information already being processed within the ERP system, and the ensuing challenge is to make sense of this constant flood of information arriving daily in the form of EDI or XML messages.

axapta edi  Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part One: The Pain of Integrated EDI The Pain of Integrated EDI There is more to the best-of-breed versus integrated suite dilemma than mere data synchronization between two disparate enterprise applications. Electronic data interchange (EDI) capability, which for some high-volume industries like automotive suppliers has become a unpleasant required, has been made more dangerous by the level of work that must be dedicated to ensure the accuracy of incoming and outgoing Read More

Case Study: EXEX Jewelry


As EXEX Jewelry began to grow, the company’s founder realized her existing system of tracking transactions couldn’t keep pace. And increasingly, large retailers demanded that all transactions be completed via electronic data interchange (EDI) and that product information be uploaded to a centralized, third-party repository. Find out how EXEX has improved efficiency and increased product data accuracy with an EDI solution.

axapta edi  Study: EXEX Jewelry As EXEX Jewelry began to grow, the company’s founder realized her existing system of tracking transactions couldn’t keep pace. And increasingly, large retailers demanded that all transactions be completed via electronic data interchange (EDI) and that product information be uploaded to a centralized, third-party repository. Find out how EXEX has improved efficiency and increased product data accuracy with an EDI solution. Read More

Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part Three: Other Industry Gains


Many small and medium companies find themselves under pressure to deploy the same EDI system as a major customer, making it a basic cost of doing business with the market leaders.

axapta edi  and Gain of Integrated EDI Part Three: Other Industry Gains The Gain of Integrated EDI Electronic data interchange (EDI) has earned the reputation of a complex, rigid, and expensive means of document and data exchange among trading partners. However, transportation, finance, insurance and other industries have heavily leveraged EDI and proprietary communications to conduct business. Also, major manufacturers, such as automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and consumer product goods (CPG) Read More