Sunday, 7 August 2016

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU11 is now available

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU11 is now available for download on Lifecycle Services, CustomerSource and PartnerSource.
For installation instructions, download the Installation guide for cumulative update 11 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3.
Checkout what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012  here.
Most changes are in Transportation Management, Warehouse management and Retail. There are some regulatory changes for countries like Brazil, Russia etc.
For detailed information on Microsoft Dynamics Ax 2012 R3 CU11 release, please refer to the release notes official KB document KB3157865

Friday, 10 June 2016

Upgrade to latest AX 7 version using LCS

Microsoft has released Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 Update 1. It will be interesting to see seamless upgrade using LCS - a working example of how LCS will reduce upgrade time compared to previous cumbersome process of upgrading each instance manually.

Release notes and detailed steps to update using LCS are available here.

New/Deprecated features are available at links below:
May 2016 – Platform features
May 2016 – Application features

Majority of improvements in areas like Web client, Analytics and Development - My favorite is Web client (differentiating feature in AX7) and Analytics.

Dynamics AX Road map

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Public Preview AX 7 CTP8

The public preview of Microsoft Dynamics AX is now available. 
Microsoft Dynamics AX CTP8 is available only to existing Microsoft Dynamics channel partners and customers who are currently enrolled in the Business Ready Enhancement Plan (BREP) service plan. Existing customers can find details on how to get to the preview from here and partners can find the details here

Some screenshots below. Cool and Neat Web UI. Navigation is user friendly and intuitive. Tabbed interface is same like previous versions. What's interesting is the back button functions same like any browser and takes user to previous screen.

Product Master Navigation

Products list page

Product details 

There is a slight lag while loading content and a message is shown as below - "Please wait. We're processing your request."

 Sales order details page

 Useful Links:

Sign up for a Microsoft Dynamics ‘AX 7’ subscription
Dynamics 'AX 7' Technical Preview Help Wiki
Blog post by Satish Thomas 
What’s New in Dynamics AX (Dynamics AX7)