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Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part One: User Interface and Customization
If you are implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as your ERP system, or providing Axapta-related services, this note provides an overall understanding of

axapta timemanagement  Supply Chain using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton Introduction The starting point of this book* is that supply chain management (SCM) requires effective use of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Its central theme focuses on using Microsoft Axapta for managing supply chain activities in manufacturing and distribution firms. Its target audience includes those individuals implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as their ERP system as well as those providing Axapta-related

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Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book Excerpt Part Three: Common Scenarios


The nature of a sales and operations planning (S&OP) game plan depends on several factors, such as the need to anticipate demand, the item's primary source of supply, and the production strategy for manufactured items. Consideration of these factors can be illustrated with several common scenarios.

axapta timemanagement  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 Two detailed Understanding Planning Calculations. Part Four will propose Guidelines and Case Studies. Reprinted with permission from McGraw-Hill S&OP Approaches for a Make-to-Order Product The game plan for a make-to-order manufactured item depends on the approach for anticipating demand of stocked components, the need for direct Read More

Dynamics AX


Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Navision Axapta) was created through the merger of Navision Software A/S and Damgaard A/S in December 2000, and it was acquired in 2002 by Microsoft. Dynamics AX is a multilanguage, multicurrency enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for growing or midsize and larger companies. With applications for financial management, customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), human resource management, project management, and analytics, Dynamics AX integrates with Microsoft products such as SQL Server, BizTalk Server, Exchange, Office, and Windows. Dynamics AX was designed with one database, one toolbox, one business logic, and one source code.

axapta timemanagement  Dynamics AX (formerly Navision Axapta) was created through the merger of Navision Software A/S and Damgaard A/S in December 2000, and it was acquired in 2002 by Microsoft. Dynamics AX is a multilanguage, multicurrency enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for growing or midsize and larger companies. With applications for financial management, customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), human resource management, project management, and analytics, Dynamics AX integrates Read More

Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Two: Distribution Environments


If you are implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as your ERP system, or providing Axapta-related services, this note provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a business. This section reviews the major design factors affecting system usage in a distribution environment.

axapta timemanagement  Supply Chain using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton System Usage in Distribution Environments The standardized functionality in an ERP system shapes its usage. Efforts to use the system should be guided by (rather than run counter to) its fundamental underlying design. This section reviews the major design factors affecting system usage in a distribution environment; the next section covers factors affecting usage in manufacturing environments. A distribution environment typically involves the Read More

Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Three: Manufacturing Environments


If you are implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as your ERP system, or providing Axapta-related services, this note provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a business. This section reviews the major design factors affecting system usage in a manufacturing environment.

axapta timemanagement  Supply Chain using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton, available at Amazon.com and book stores. System Usage in Manufacturing Environments The standardized functionality in an ERP system shapes its usage. Efforts to use the system should be guided by (rather than run counter to) its fundamental underlying design. This section reviews the major design factors affecting system usage in manufacturing environments. Manufacturing environments transform purchased materials into saleable items. In addition Read More

Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Mid-Market, Once and Again Part 1: Recent Acquisition Announcement


Having garnered cash amounting to the GDPs of many developed countries, software giant Microsoft has treated itself with another 'billion plus' acquisition of its long-term partner and recent competitor, Navision, a business application provider for the mid-market. Will this move fill the gaps of earlier Great Plains' acquisition and further alienate Microsoft from a slew of other enterprise applications partners competing in the same space.

axapta timemanagement  of the market, namely Axapta , formerly Damgaard Axapta . Note, however, that small manufacturing companies have typically used Navision Attain / Navision Financials for order fulfillment and accounting, rather than for manufacturing control, which resembles Great Plains product families' case as well. Navision offerings provide Financial Management, Human Resources (HR), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management, E-Commerce/Portal Slutions, Business Read More

Will A Big Fish's Splash Cause Minnows' Flush Out Of The CRM Pond? Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


The ultimate success of Microsoft CRM will be judged by its follow-up releases. While Applix’ decision to abandon the CRM space and suddenly re-focus on BPM may be regarded as a not quite deliberate move, but rather as a sudden act of taking another plunge. Is the Applix move a harbinger of the future for smaller CRM vendors?

axapta timemanagement  Plains , Solomon and Axapta products, and whether the envisioned integrated products' delivery dates in the second half of 2003 will also be delayed like in the case of Microsoft CRM's delay. Further, MBS is not yet exactly a uniformly global company, as its product offerings and channel strategy may differ notably within different markets. Not many customers can still integrate or use interchangeably MBS' Great Plains, Solomon, Axapta and Navision product lines. Thus, while MBS gets distracted by its Read More

Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary


By adding nonprofit and public sector accounting capabilities to the forthcoming MBS Great Plains 8.0 release via acquiring a former independent software vendor (ISV) partner Encore Business Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) may find a way to counteract its archrival Best Software's superiority in the target market.

axapta timemanagement  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 Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions


While most of its applications co-opetitors have been licking their wounds and dreading another financial quarterly report, cash amassed Microsoft has recently shown a flair for aptly devising and executing a strategy for its Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) division portfolio, to its partners and customers delight and to dismay of its archrivals.

axapta timemanagement  Great Plains. Solomon and Axapta will retain their brands under the MBS umbrella brand, while Navision XAL will be rolled into Small Business Manager. Dynamics and Solomon products running on Pervasive platform will from now on be called Great Plains Select and Solomon Select respectively. Furthermore, driven by its vision of achieving global leadership in business applications, a vision built on innovation, steadfast customer support and an extensive partner network, MBS announced bold new initiatives Read More

Is 'Sage' Wiser And Better Than 'Best'?


The two small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment leaders seem to have somewhat different strategies going forward (despite inevitable watching over each other's shoulder), and time will tell who will ultimately win (or maybe both will remain in a stalemate power sharing situation).

axapta timemanagement  Navision , and MBS Axapta has had a rough go from the start. Namely, it has repeatedly fallen behind schedule, in part due to the vendor's decision to significantly reduce the number of developers assigned to the project. Then, it faced further delays with the postponement of delivery of Longhorn , the parent Microsoft's next generation operating system (OS), which was to supply the developer tools and other infrastructure pieces for Green. Some of these concerns and speculations were in part allayed in Read More

Sunrise Technologies’ AFT for Microsoft Dynamics AX Is Now TEC Certified for ERP for Fashion Industries


I am pleased to announce that Sunrise Technologies’ Apparel @ Footwear Template (AFT) for Microsoft Dynamics AX is now TEC Certified, and available for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for fashion industries in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. Sunrise Technologies is a global ERP provider with headquarters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and regional

axapta timemanagement  Sunrise's executives saw the Axapta (now known as Dynamics AX) roadmap and were impressed with Axapta's advanced functionality for manufacturing and distribution. Sunrise became a Microsoft partner and reseller of Dynamics AX, focusing its efforts around the Dynamics AX ERP solution. Sunrise now has a history of more than 18 years supporting customers and helping them to “implement great ideas.” Sunrise Apparel Footwear Template (AFT) for Microsoft Dynamics AX is a full-function ERP solution that Read More

Exact Software--Working Diligently Towards the "One Exact" Synergy Part Four: Market Impact Continued


Exact has established a global infrastructure and a network of offices offering direct support, sales, and services with the aim of providing customers a consistent level of service. It is also working toward the emergence of a new category of software that tackles enterprise relationship management, groupware and workplace collaboration management, and so on. Some leading analysts have named this nascent category smart enterprise suite (SES).

axapta timemanagement  MBS' Great Plains, Solomon, Axapta, and Navision product lines. While these vendors could contend that separate products in separate countries is necessary to provide a best-of-breed localized approach, such a response might be perceived as a lame excuse resulting from a market share increase opportunity buying binge. In any case, the corporate Exact's contribution to the matrimony between itself and Macola was the above-mentioned e-Synergy , a suite of diverse web-based solutions, such as CRM, HRM, Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges


MBS is both a threat and an opportunity for the most nimble vendors, and mid-market CRM vendors might have acquired another lease of life extension in the medium term to redefine their value proposition, especially given that some have recently secured new funds and/or found solace in a partnership with IBM.

axapta timemanagement  or IBM. Also, as Axapta runs on UNIX and an Oracle database (in addition to Microsoft's platforms), it will be interesting to watch how Microsoft will handle the support for these adversarial technologies under its roof. In addition to the likes of SAP, Oracle, Siebel, and PeopleSoft, which are still above MBS' radar screen (Microsoft is not to be blamed for their lower-end of the market recent aspirations), endangered vendors exceptions though might be the vendors with established integration with Read More

Mirror Mirror on the Wall…


When speaking to our smaller customers, they are continuously expressing how they are evaluating their options in establishing the best type of relationship with their solution provider as trusted advisors to facilitate the success of their software projects. Buyers in the SMB arena are looking for the right mix between industry expertise, local support and pre-defined product capabilities. The

axapta timemanagement  acquired Great Plains, Solomon, Axapta and Navision, making their multi-billion dollar play in the enterprise software space resulting in an annual revenue stream of $1billion. Although for Microsoft selling ERP software is a small piece of their business (less than 2%), in the ERP world aimed at Small and Medium businesses Microsoft’s pervasive partner ecosystem has been aggressively capturing market share years prior to Oracle’s and SAP’s recent push in the SMB market. Furthermore, Microsoft’s Read More

Major Vendors Adapting to User Requirements


SAP and Microsoft have finally realized that their products will increasingly be evaluated by how well they interconnect, how flexible they are, and how intuitive their user interfaces are. However, these trends have already been incorporated by lesser-known vendors.

axapta timemanagement  3.0 (formerly Microsoft Business Solutions-Axapta ) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0, all from within certain Microsoft Office applications. Microsoft points to this as another example of its strategy of delivering business management solutions that fit with customers' existing information technology (IT) systems. As recently reported, the Microsoft Dynamics vision involves at least two series of releases. One of the most important goals of the first series is to deliver a user experience that is Read More