Why Vocabulary Is Key to Getting a Fast Start on Your Dynamics AX Implementation
It seems as if the first two months of most implementations are spent trying to effectively communicate high-level concepts of Microsoft Dynamics AX. Until customers have that basic understanding of the system features, they have no real basis for attempting to leverage AX for their business model, except to demand that the system do what their current system does today.
How to address this challenge, and thereby gain a faster start? This article focuses on an effective approach I have developed for my clients in manufacturing and distribution.
A key, in my experience, is a prescriptive approach, in which I seek to paint a vision for running the client's business that maximizes use of out-of-the-box functionality. This approach also provides the conceptual foundation for incremental customizations.