Without pretending that my Shakespeare recital abilities go far beyond the above paraphrase, I am using the title of this post to ask a fundamental question about how we go about implementing a central feature in Dynamics AX namely Available-to-Promise (ATP). For a number of reasons many companies would like to avoid using reservations during […]Read More To ATP or not to ATP? That is the Question…
With Dynamics AX 2012, at last we have a genuine platform for making Dynamics AX a fully functioning component in a service oriented architecture. This article is only focused on the services capabilities of Dynamics AX. If you would like to read more about designing and deploying a service bus, this book by David A. […]Read More Set Your Services Free
This post on the Microsoft SCM development team blog caught my attention. For years we have struggled with the problem of not being able to move a pallet once reservations were made against it. This new pallet relocation feature now supports the common scenario of pallets transfers between locations allowing for far more efficient warehouse […]Read More Pallet Relocation
Following on from my last post where I discussed the pros and cons of multi-instance deployment I felt that the next natural subject would be to discuss whether an integrated suite or a best-of-breed strategy is more appropriate when it comes to deploying Dynamics AX. When I write best-of-breed, what I really mean is using […]Read More Best-of-Breed vs. The Integrated Suite… What’s Best?
Dear Reader of my blog: My heartfelt thanks for reading my thoughts and your kind feedback. Almost 200 people have read my posts since Saturday, so to me that proves that you share my enthusiasm for Dynamics AX! Certainly makes it worth spending a Sunday afternoon writing about deployment topology 🙂 I would like to […]Read More THANKS!
Over the years, I have been involved in a lot of discussions with colleagues and clients about the deployment topology of Dynamics AX. Should we deploy as single-instance or multi-instance? For many people the answer was a no-brainer: single-instance, because logically it should provide the lowest TCO, if we only have one system. However, in […]Read More The Single-instance vs. Multi-instance Debacle
Hello and welcome to my first post on this blog. In this blog I will be sharing my views on a number of issues relating to the world of ERP in general and Dynamics AX in particular. The topics will range from general issues to more specific and technical issues. The topics I write about […]Read More Why is ERP so unsexy?