40 ways Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 users can keep improving their SCM processes
A significant number of manufacturing companies still use Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, and have not made any upgrades to AX 2012 R3 or a later software release. While most of these firms are addressing their upgrade strategy and timing, many are also attempting to improve current system usage. Based on my consulting with some of these firms, master scheduling and supply chain management remain areas where companies can continue to improve, even with an older AX system.
Unfortunately for AX 2012 customers, the current literature tends to focus on the latest software release -- Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition, termed D365FOE for short - and very little on topics related to AX 2012 functionality.
Many of my articles published in MSDynamicsWorld.com assess best practices and key choices around using AX to manage a manufacturing business. Numerous articles focused on AX 2012 (including the AX 2012 R2 version), starting with several drawn from my books about Discrete Manufacturing using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Food Products Manufacturing using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The titles of subsequent articles referred to newer software versions, but the content often applied to AX 2012 users because the functionality largely stayed the same. This became especially evident in preparing several recent articles about common functionality. One example involves the use of safety stock requirements with illustrative screenshots from both D365FOE and previous AX versions. As a result, I reviewed my previous publications to identify those with a high degree of content applicable to AX 2012 users.
This article provides a list of my previous publications relevant for AX 2012 users. The 40+ topics are ...
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