Introduction to ERP & Microsoft Dynamics AX overview


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Introduction to ERP & Microsoft Dynamics AX overview

  1. 1. Microsoft Dynamics AX Overview Saptha Wanniarachchi MBCS,MCSE,MCITP (AX)
  2. 2. What is ERP •One System utilize common database, which supports all applications. •An integrated business system that operates in real time •A consistent look and feel throughout each module. •ERP Automates the tasks involved in performing a business process
  3. 3. Why ERP
  4. 4. What should an ERP Application deliver? DynamicApplicationsTechnologiesAnd Characteristics Source: “ERP Applications: Innovation Rekindles Among the Ashes of Consolidation”, Forrester Research, June 2007”
  5. 5. Over $2.5B in acquisitions Over $1B in business applications R&D 23 years of Biz Apps Experience 297,000 Customers / >10,000 Partners Poised for software-driven transformation Business Applications and Microsoft
  6. 6. Microsoft Dynamics AX: Vision Delivered Source: Gartner: Magic Quadrant for ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies , Dec 2010 Source: The Forrester wave: Order Management Hubs, Q3 2010 “Gartner believes that Dynamics AX is best-suited for core midmarket companies in discrete and process manufacturing and distribution industries and in retail, with a presence in multiple countries” Gartner, Dec 2010
  7. 7. Enterprise Midmarket Small Business Corporate
  8. 8. A complete CRM suite including sales force automation, marketing and service management Small business financial management Retail management and point of sale Integrated contact management, accounting and online services packaged with Microsoft Office Broad business management suites including financial management, supply chain management and customer relationship management functionality Microsoft Dynamics Products
  9. 9. Delivering Value Through Innovation
  10. 10. Microsoft Dynamics AX Reaching To verticals Vertical Solutions ERP Foundation Microsoft Dynamics AX Business Process Coverage Industry Services Functionality Manufacturing Project Management Distribution Service Management Human Resource Management Financial Management Customer Relationship Management Expenses Management Inventory Costing
  11. 11. Solution Roadmap
  12. 12. Microsoft Dynamics AX Module Functionality
  13. 13. Role Tailored User Experience • <Screen Shot>
  14. 14. • Provides Microsoft Dynamics specific content • Filters on Project Type and/or Product • Available in multiple languages • Six stepped phases • Process flow navigation
  15. 15. Diagnostic Analysis Design Development Deployment Operation Decision Accelerator Offerings Requirements and Process Review Fit Gap and Solution Blueprint Proof of Concept Architecture Assessment Scoping Assessment Business Case Upgrade Evaluation Organization Solution Technology Cross Phase Processes Program Management Training Business Process Analysis Requirements & Configuration Custom Coding Quality & Testing Infrastructure Integration & Interfaces Data Migration Project Types Standard Implementation Enterprise Implementation Rapid Implementation Upgrade Sure Step Methodology
  16. 16. Balanced sheet posting of Fixed price Integration with MS Project Server Hierarchical activities User-defined project stages A Milestone for ERP solutions…... Centralized Payments Centralized Cash Receipts Centralized Customer Statements Eliminations Intercompany allocations Enterprise model Reverse Financial Entries Compliance Center Additional Financials Dimensions 3-way matching Workflow Budget Revision History 30+ Role pages Ledger Account Categories Miscellaneous Charges 1 Global capabilities 2 Record scale and performance 3 Setting the bar in innovation… Dynamics AX 2009 benchmark transactions faster with compression on SQL Server 2008 Throughput Scalability + + RoleTailored UX Unified Communication Digital Signature RealWorld SOA + + ‘etc…’ Returns management Purchase Requisition Purchase RequisitionPacking slip based invoices Service Order Gant Chart Service Consumption Reporting Streamlining Picking Process Multi Site Costing Multi Version Item Costing Activation of Refill Pallet Transport Project price groups Project Control Global Address Book Cash Advance Requests Shipment Carrier Integration Time Zone support
  17. 17. Mainframe Client Server Minicomputer Cloud Web Disruptor: Virtualization Future of Computing 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000
  18. 18. The New CIO Role: Big Changes Ahead
  19. 19. Thank You !