Over the past year I was following up and keep myself updated regarding the new version of MS Dynamics AX, last month Microsoft have launched MS Dynamics AX 2012.
If you are Functional Consultant used to the previous version MS Dynamics AX 2009 you will find very interesting changes in this release MS Dynamics AX 2012, that will give you more power in the implementation phases, in addition to customer adoption to MS Dynamics AX 2012.
In this post I am sharing the high level first look at MS Dynamics AX 2012.
First changes are in the interface which has been changed to be simpler and user friendly at all levels.
|Action Pane (Standard)|
|Action Pane (Strip)|
Second changes are in logical distribution of business functions among modules, which gives control which complying the basis of segregation of duties at end user level, in addition to new modules which serve important business functions.
There are some functions have been separated to another modules such as AP in MS Dynamics AX 2009 was coving AP – Financial activities, and Purchasing activities, in MS Dynamics AX 2012 AP is covering Financial activities, and Procurement module is covering Procurement activities.
AX 2009 Module
AX 2012 Module
|General Ledger||General Ledger|
|Fixed Assets (New)|
|Bank||Cash and bank management|
|Accounts Payable||Accounts Payable|
|Procurement and sourcing (New)|
|Accounts Receivables||Accounts Receivables|
|Sales and Marketing (New)|
|Inventory Management||Product information (New)|
|Inventory and warehouse management|
|Expense management||Travel and expense management|
|Project||Project management and accounting|
|Compliance and internal control (New)|
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