extending the reach of your microsoft dynamics ax application with the next-gen tools

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Extending the reach of the business application to more users in the organization leads to better data management and better access to information. After a short intro on Microsoft Dynamics AX you will learn about the new MS Office Add-ins for Microsoft Dynamics AX and discover the mobile capabilities for end users within the travel and expense module.Learn how to create state-of-the-art, self-service BI solutions for Dynamics AX 2012 using SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for SharePoint, BISM and Power View.


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2. Small and midsize businesses Navision - Customizable, specialized ERP for the mid-market Great Plains - Full feature, out-of-the-box Small and ERP (primarily the US market) midsize Solomon - World class project accountingbusinesses and feature rich distribution ERP for the mid-marketEnterprise organizations AX - Tailorable, enterprise ERP Enterprise organizations 3. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is designed for enterprises with200 to 7,500 users. It includes rich industry and core ERP capabilities in a single,global solution. Supports global organizations by managing multisiteoperations through shared master data and businessprocesses, as well as country specific capabilities, in a singleinstance. Ad hoc reports and streamlined workflows with a MicrosoftDynamics Role Tailored user interface 4. Expand business opportunities, modify processes, anddifferentiate your business with comprehensive ERP softwarethat provides unprecedented agility. Natural modeling to continuously plan, visualize, and changeyour processes Flexible deployment options that can change as you grow Agile technology that makes it easy to change anddifferentiate your business 5. Drive user involvement and innovation with a businessmanagement solution that is simple to use, deploy, andmanage - and deliver easy access to data and processes. Empower employees to innovate with quick access toinformation and business processes Integrated, self-service collaboration capabilities foremployees, customers, suppliers, and partners Application life-cycle management to streamline IT processesfrom initial deployment through continuing change 6. Capabilities 7. Solution overview Industry-specific Capabilities ManufacturingDistributionRetail Services SectorPublic Sector Horizontal Capabilities Procurement SCM InventoryProjects FinancialsGRC HCM: HR & Payroll Sales and Marketing Application FoundationMaster DataReference Data Global EnginesFrameworkServerToolsClient Microsoft Technology Stack 8. FrameworkServerToolsClientServers & Tools: Workflow incl. graphical workflow editor, work item queues Services (Sites, payment and commerce) AIF Role-based security and segregation of duties Pluggable user authentication New programmability concepts (models) Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Simplified installation experienceClients: Enhanced Role Tailored user interface (UI) including new Role Centers Microsoft Office add-ins bi-directional integration (Word and Excel) Enterprise Portal based on SharePoint 2010 technology Country-context support New help system 9. Service-based integration Budget ServiceMetadata Asset Service Queries Business... Documents 10. Demo 11. Create simple adhoc report Always up-to-date Use Excelfeatures 12. Demo 13. Use data sources Build Excelspreadsheet Create matrix Update AX fromExcel 14. Demo 15. Create customtemplate in Word Upload to theSharePoint documentlibrary Use the template inAX View attacheddocument library 16. Demo 17. Extending the reach of MicrosoftDynamics AX with Microsoft BI 18. SharePoint integrated analysis tool for end-usersPower ViewCentral storage and management of PowerPivot workbooksPowerPivot for SharePoint Freely distributed Excel add-in Gather data from numerous sourcesPowerPivot for Excel Build datamodel by creating relationships InMemory data analysis (VertiPaq)WCFExpose data from AX to other applicationsODATA Query Service Enforces AX security Business logicApplicationSecurity ... Object Server SQL Server MicrosoftDynamics AX database 19. Demo