Making the Transition to Microsoft Dynamics AX Takes More Time Than This Manufacturer Anticipated
Cole Hersee Co., a Boston manufacturer of switches and connectors for the automotive and boating industries, figured it was way ahead of the curve when it decided to move from an outmoded early-1990s computer platform to Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 a little over two years ago, in advance of its release in early 2006.
But a few problems intervened, and the 300-employee company last year was forced to put off its year-end 2007 adoption goal. It is just now on the verge of adopting AX 4.0 company-wide, says Thomas Conklin, the firm's IT manager. Among the problems that slowed things up: