Last year Microsoft came up with Dynamics AX7, making the ERP software cloud-first. But that was not the only new feature. It has also tweaked or added a whole new set of features that put Dynamics at the forefront of ERP solutions in the market today. More importantly, it also shows Microsoft’s commitment to its ERP platform.
The new updates allow for better collaboration with integrated applications and automation of back-office services. It is also scalable, which makes it quite economical. ERP solutions can be so expensive. So, the choice of paying for what.
Some of the new feature in AX7 are:
Cloud-first, AX7 is not just cloud-enabled. It is cloud-first. Built on Microsoft’s Azure platform, it gives a business incredible flexibility in its day-to-day working, data analytics, and collaboration. The cloud provides access to very useful and plentiful Microsoft’s services. Microsoft has also taken some concrete steps to ensure the security and reliability of the cloud.
Not only does it come with uptime guarantees, but it also has a stricter security framework in place. The result is a dependable ERP solution that also has the safeguard of multiple security measures. Like Azure, the cloud is also built to be completely scalable.
The importance of creating a mobile-enabled ERP service cannot emphasize enough. Employees may not be carrying pen and paper, but they will surely be carrying their smartphones! Mobiles have become our communication devices, business managers as well as marketplace. Hence, the AX& mobility is of particular note. You can now access Dynamics AX from your tab or smartphone. Microsoft has also ensured that it has excellent portability and remains efficient across different platforms.
The app has three main segments — workspace, pages, and actions. You can insert data, edit it, and then access it in a usable format. Although, in the beginning, you do need to create custom forms, the entire process is certainly easy and can carry on without any technical knowledge. The provision of custom forms enables organizations to customize the app according to their purposes.
The fact is that most people are not tech-savvy, even when they think they are! They are only amenable to tech nitration when they work on platforms that are easy as a breeze and do not require a diploma! It is why the AX7 superior UX (user experience) is so important. Any ERP’s success depends on the number of people using it and their commitment to the project.
An easy interface only ensures that more and more people will do so. The cloud-first technology also ensures that there is no tedious installation, frequent updates, and backup issues.
The changes reflect not just ease of use. The UX now allows two browsers and access from multiple screens. It can help you manage your tasks while allowing collaboration with others just easy.
LCS (Lifecycle Services):
The Lifecycle Services has always been among Dynamics’s most admired commended features. This time Microsoft has improved it by making it more efficient. It is now working towards a more predictable and high-quality implementation by bringing simplification and standardization of processes and operations.
The goal here is to streamline and create near automation in managing an app lifecycle. It is again an Azure-managed platform. At the same time, its purpose is to foster collaboration by ensuring that different parties can work on it.
The ultimate aim of an ERP solution is to help you make sense of data. It is only possible through some sort of intelligence function. Power BI uses machine learning, AI algorithms, and R integration to combine, analyze and present data in a format that is understandable and actionable instantly.
The AX7 gives one access to the CRM’s Power BI through the collaboration of ERP with CRM in the Dynamics. You can connect through PowerBI.com to integrate the reports, metrics, and other data. In return, you get a rich visualization of data in the form of graphs, charts, etc. It is both easy to read and follow.
In keeping with the dynamism of the platform, the changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX Development Consultants reflect Microsoft’s commitment to improving its platform. As a result, we get an ERP solution that is faster, more efficient, intelligent, easier, and manageable.
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