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About henrikmarx

With more than 20 years of experience from the application space, I have worked in a number of industries including manufacturing, distribution, professional services and retail. Currently, I am a Managing Consultant with PA Consulting helping our clients achieve more with Microsoft technologies.

What’s in a cutover plan?

In the past I have seen a lot of ERP project plans with a single-line entry called “go-live”, “cutover” or “final migration”. As I have argued in a previous post, this phase includes the cutover activity, which must be planned carefully … Continue reading

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Is Digital Transformation the End for ERP?

For many years, ERP has been the glue that has connected business processes within a company and supported business process extension to external users. In recent years, ERP’s hegemony as the “system-to-bind-them-all” has come under pressure and digital transformation seems … Continue reading

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Integration With Dynamics 365

In recent weeks I have been in a number of discussions on how to support various integration scenarios through Dynamics 365 Operations (formerly known as Dynamics AX and hereafter referred to as D365O). Let’s be clear from the outset, I … Continue reading

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ERP – What is the Right Approach?

One of the key questions asked at the beginning of every ERP project I have taken part in is: HOW SHALL WE GO ABOUT IT? Since ERP (or MRP) implementations have been around at least since the early ’70s (and probably before) you … Continue reading

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Cloud ERP… Is It the Future?

In recent years, a lot has been said and written about “The Cloud” and why we all need it. Obviously, we all use “The Cloud” in our daily lives through our smartphones (e.g. Garmin Connect, Apple iCloud Photostream etc.) or through Microsoft … Continue reading

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ADKAR as a Framework for Change?

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN PART OF A PROJECT THAT FAILED? If you have worked with systems implementation for a while, there is a good chance that you have some across a few. Some while ago, I wrote a blog post … Continue reading

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Dynamics AX Workspaces

With the new version of Microsoft Dynamics AX (previously known as AX7), Microsoft has introduced the concept of a Workspace, which replaces the Role Centre known from previous versions of Dynamics AX. In my experience, the Role Centre never caught … Continue reading

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