Microsoft Dynamics AX retail roadmap aims to integrate sales, commerce, service with more flexible tools, analytics

Tablets as the new cash registers and smartphones as the new shopper's assistant: These were some of the concepts Microsoft officials showed off as they discussed the roadmap for Dynamics AX for Retail at Convergence 2015 in Atlanta this week.

AX for Retail 2012 R3 CU8 is the latest version of Dynamics' leading retail software, one that offers offline and caching features, an e-commerce platform for ISVs ,and Azure integration. But, said Ashvin Mathew, Microsoft GM Dynamics Retail & Commerce, the next version of AX for Retail (codenamed "AX 7") will continue the company's drive toward both mobile and cloud.


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