Skip to main content

AXUG European Congress: How a German Company Went Global on Microsoft Dynamics AX

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW

Microsoft Dynamics AX is the ERP of choice for companies that consolidate globally on a single system. That's what X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG in Erfurt, Germany did in 2012, and the company's Global ERP Manager Thomas Doering will describe the best practices and pitfalls at AXUG European Congress 2016.

At this year's event, experienced Microsoft Dynamics AX users and partners will lead instructional sessions, showcases, and How To's, focusing on past and current versions of Dynamics AX. Hosted by the Microsoft Business User Forum and Dynamic Communities Inc., the European Congress is a user-driven conference that provides content based on user demand.

In his presentation, entitled "The Information Flow from Production Directly to the Customers: The X-FAB AX Integration Landscape," Doering will discuss his company's experience with standardizing and globalizing on Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Taking Dynamics AX global

"We have different sites, one in Malaysia, one in the US, and three in Europe," says Doering of X-FAM Semiconductor Foundries. "In the past, each site had a different ERP system and different teams at every site."

With the decision to move to a global ERP system, X-FAB also consolidated the various ERP teams. Doering was responsible for bringing the teams together to share their experiences and get the AX project running.

In his presentation, Doering will show how X-FAB consolidated and harmonized its supply chain data. The company's main objectives were to ensure X-FAB globalized access to this data inside Dynamics AX and to provide its customers a broad range of business information.

"We have been using the AX system for four or five years and I ...

FREE Membership Required to View Full Content:

Joining gives you free, unlimited access to news, analysis, white papers, case studies, product brochures, and more. You can also receive periodic email newsletters with the latest relevant articles and content updates.
Learn more about us here

About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.