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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 – Selling Aides and General Information – September 2011 Edition

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 – Selling Aides and General Information – September 2011 Edition

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(Post courtesy Anne Schwarz-Nielsen)

Note: Anne has put together a list of resources on Dynamics AX 2010 that were released over the last month, separated into Selling, Technical, and Training resources. Let us know if this is a useful compilation in the comments!

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Demo Tools and materials

On this page you’ll find demo tools and materials which you can use to help familiarize yourself with the new application functionality and enhancements available in the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 release.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/marketing/marketingcollateral/demos/ax2012demotoolsmaterials.htm?printpage=false&sid=5wqhpchn3ypolll5pmb0vbnv&stext=AX 2012

Microsoft Dynamics Ax 2012 – New Pricing and Licensing Model Courseware

Now it’s time to learn how to use this new model! One of the key strengths of Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 is its focus on individual roles and their needs. We are connecting our role-tailored design to our simple licensing model, ensuring that customers buy the exact licenses required to meet the needs of their individual users.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/partneressentials/licensingpolicies/msdax2012newpricinglicensingmodel.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=licensing

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 – Menu Item Mapping

Find the enclosed a complete list of Menu Items per User Client Access License (CAL) designed to facilitate your understanding and mapping of Role-tailored tasks to User CAL types in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/partneressentials/guides/msdyax2012_menuitemmapping.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=2012

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Operations update

Find the latest information about operations and AX, for instance how to get an evaluation edition, and how to get your partner license.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/ordering/orderingnews/msdax2012operationsupdate.htm?printpage=false&sid=5wqhpchn3ypolll5pmb0vbnv&stext=AX 2012

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Step-up Calculation Information

With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Pricing and Licensing, customers have the ability to “exchange” a User CAL for a higher level User CAL by paying the difference between those two User CALs at current pricing. This process is called “Step-up”.

This page explains how a Step-up is calculated and is intended to help partners to understand:

  • How to estimate the cost of a Step-up
  • Impacts of a Step-up on the customer’s PLP
  • How to understand a Step-up invoice

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/deployment/documentation/howtoarticles/msd_ax2012stepupcalculationinformation.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=2012

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Product Availability Matrix

A very handy excel sheet that quickly lists availability for Ax 2009 and AX 2012

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/newsevents/news/msdyax_availabilitylocalizationtranslation.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=2012

Microsoft Dynamics ERP - RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Microsoft Dynamics ERP RapidStart Services allows organizations to easily configure business processes and modules thru an intuitive interview style questionnaire. Organizations can answer questions specific to their business processes and based on the responses to questions the necessary records for those business processes are created. Time of configure Microsoft Dynamics ERP can be greatly reduced, allowing organizations to spend time on value add services.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/deployment/resources/productreleases/MSDY_Rapid_Start?r=5&l=2

RapidStart Services – Configure Projects

This guide is intended to walk you through the installation components that need to be deployed on the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 installation to connect RapidStart Services to the target Dynamics AX 2012 instance.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/deployment/documentation/installationandsetup/msdy_rapidstartconfigureprojectsguide.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=2012

RapidStart Services – Provisioning users

This guide is intended to walk you through the steps of activating RapidStart Services for your organization, defining users and user roles, and the installation components that need to be deployed on the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 installation to connect RapidStart Services to the target Dynamics AX 2012 instance.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/deployment/documentation/userguides/msdy_rapidstartservicesguide.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=2012

Lean Manufacturing – Kanban and Pull-based Manufacturing White Paper for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

This document gives an overview of how to use the kanban framework in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to support lean manufacturing and pull-based manufacturing scenarios. It introduces the concepts of kanbans as a signal and kanban rules as supply policies, describes how to model pull scenarios, and provides application examples.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/deployment/documentation/whitepapers/ax2012_leanmanufacturingkanbanandpullbasedwhitepaper.htm?printpage=false&sid=ahslhang5tptviezpwuerls5&stext=2012

Comments
  • Great Post!

    All the Microsoft Dynamics AX resources in one spot.

    I have put togther what I think are the 'top 10 reasons to choose Microsoft Dynamics AX'.

    You can find it at;

    www.renown.com.au/.../Why_Choose_Microsoft_Dynamics_AX.aspx

    Hope it’s of interest.

    Michael

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