Microsoft continues their biggest product and service launch year with the release of
Existing Dynamics AX users have played a major role in influencing Microsoft’s research and development decisions on which features and product areas to focus on. The motivating factor behind defining the key priorities and focus areas for the Dynamics AX 2012 R2 release was the desire to enhance the users’ ability to solve business priorities.
Here’s just a few of the great enhancements:
Updated budget planning - In Dynamics AX 2012 R2 you can now track the top down and bottom up budget costs, including views for different levels of the organization. You also can use your organizational hierarchy as the basis for a budget plan and view budgets from every level of the hierarchy. Dynamics AX 2012 R2 can also budget payroll costs, variable costs and spending, integration with financials, and HR in terms of dollar and people deployments.
Improved Business Intelligence (BI) – Microsoft continues to enhance BI capabilities in Dynamics AX. This release sees updated key performance indicator (KPI) content available in different role centres. Additionally Power View, a new feature, will allow users to discover new insights through its interactive technology. For example, customer credit ratings can be merged with accounts receivable data in an interactive chart, allowing dynamic filtering of accounts based on size of the account and credit risk
Better human resource sharing and scheduling - Human Capital Management features have been improved to now include employee lifecycle management including the tracking of position changes and tighter budget integration.
You can read more about the upcoming features on the
While these enhancements will improve how Dynamics AX runs today, you need to have the assurance that there are future development plans. At the Dynamics AX User Group (
Review the complete Dynamics AX Roadmap to see what’s in store.