Influencing the Dynamics roadmap really works… From idea to Fall release!

I love how, for a while now, the Dynamics product teams are open for customer and partner feedback via the ideas.dynamics.com community. In it's early days, I believe product team adaption of, and visibility on, the platform was low, but this has definitely changed over time. In my experience, posted product ideas generally get looked... Continue Reading →

Two features that have improved document management in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

When you are working with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, sure you can come along a long way storing data that is relevant to you using the standard available entities and fields. However, there's always relevant data you want to have insight into not matching your standard process, let alone your standard solution. An... Continue Reading →

Yes, it’s here! The Copy configurations feature (and a look at other improvements related to Data Management)

Once a feature, then deprecated. Looking back in time... Back in AX 2009 there was a function to copy a company, basically enabling you to copy a specific legal entity to another legal entity. One can imagine this is very useful to copy a golden configuration or use the configuration of a specific company as... Continue Reading →

Features not (yet) implemented in on-premises deployments

With the introduction of the local business data, or on-premises, deployment option, Microsoft has published a list of 'Features not implemented in on-premises deployments'. Some examples of features on this list are not the least of features. I new already about the Power BI integration and analytical workspaces, but included are also the mobile apps,... Continue Reading →

New workspaces available from the Dynamics 365 for Operations Spring (July 2017) release

The Spring release (July update) offers a set of new workspaces. Some are just a nice way of getting a quick overview around a specific business process. Others, such as the data validation checklist or the configurable business process, have very interesting functionality behind them with broad use-cases. On both the data validation checklist and... Continue Reading →

Platform update 8: Table browser is now in read-only mode

From Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition platform update 8 (June 2017) onwards, the table browser is now in read-only mode on runtime environments (Sandbox Tier-2 and Production). This means that from that update onwards, system administrators have no option to alter data in their acceptance or production environment. Statement from Microsoft: "The table... Continue Reading →

What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition July 2017 update (a.k.a. Spring release)

As per Microsoft's release roadmap, twice a year (half-yearly) a major update is released, in spring and in fall. Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition platform July 2017 update is what we unofficially know as 'Spring release'. This update is the second major update since the RTW (Release To Web) release and comes... Continue Reading →

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