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Author Birch, Andrew.

Title Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012.

Imprint Birmingham : Packt Publishing, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (234 pages)
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Summary ""Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012"" is a guide that will help you better understand the principles of Sure Step Methodology and enable you to utilize these in a practical and pragmatic way when implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. If you are a Dynamics AX consultant, developer, or in a customer resources or sales role that requires guidance and knowledge of the AX business solution space, or the delivery of an AX business solution that meets or exceeds the expectations of your organization, then this book is ideal for you. Basic experience of Dynamics AX and Sure.
Contents Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Authors; About the Reviewers;; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Installing and Setting up Sure Step; Installing Sure Step; Creating the Dynamics AX project; Engagement types (offerings); Diagnostic phase offering; Implementation offering; Optimization offering; Project types; Rapid project type; Standard project type; Enterprise project type; Agile project type; Upgrade project type; Project initiation; Concluding pre-sales and sales activity; Document repository; Communication plan; Project hierarchy, communications, and meetings.
Statement of Work and Project CharterFunctional Requirements Document; Non-functional requirements; Other documents; Work Breakdown Structure; WBS levels; Labor and materials tracking; Time logs; Initiating Cross Phase activities; Summary; Chapter 2: The Diagnostic; Overlapping with the sales phase; Decision accelerators; Accelerated Proof of Concept (POC) with CRM online; Requirements and Process Review; Fit Gap and Solutions Blueprint; Proof of Concept; Architecture Assessment; Scoping Assessment; Business Case; Upgrade Assessment; Case study; Prototype.
Initiating project management and governanceMulti-consultant diagnostics; Diagnostic review and Sign off; Vertical markets; Third party products; AXtension®; AxPact Additions; BI4Dynamics; Atlas; To-Increase; Dynamics Anywhere; Dynamics Software; Scalable ISV International; Red Maple™; Kick-offs; Summary; Chapter 3: Planning the Infrastructure to Support Dynamics AX; When should you start planning infrastructure; Choosing a team; Key technologies and roles to consider; High Availability and Disaster Recovery; The database -- Microsoft SQL Server; Choosing your server.
Clustering: Active/Active versus Active/PassiveSQL Server edition; Application Object Server (AOS); Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS); Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS); SharePoint and Search Server; Microsoft Lync; Active Directory; Dynamics AX Client and Office Add-in; Environments; LIVE (also called Production) environment; PRE-LIVE or UAT (User Acceptance Testing) environment; TEST environment; Development (DEV environment); Real-world example; Summary; Chapter 4: Installing the Dynamics AX Environments; Getting started; When to install your AX environments.
Installing AXBuild order; Service accounts and admin rights; Checking the basics; SQL Server and the database role; Application Object Server; Web-based AX Components; SQL Server Reporting Services; SQL Analysis Services; AX Client and Office Add-ins; Running AX for the first time; Post checklist tasks; Installing other environments; Copying the LIVE database; Installing roles; Summary; Chapter 5: Business Requirements Analysis; Overlap with the Diagnostic; Process or functional analysis; Business process engineering/reengineering and diagramming; Best practices; Master and subprocess list.
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Subject Business logistics -- Data processing.
Management information systems.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Dunkinson, Keith.
Other Form: Print version: 9781849687041
ISBN 9781849687058 (electronic bk.)
1849687056 (electronic bk.)