What is Axapta?

Designed for midsize and larger companies, Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Microsoft Axapta) is a multilanguage, multicurrency enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. With core strengths in manufacturing and e-business, there is an additional strong functionality for the wholesale and services industries. The links on this page will provide you with further details about Microsoft Dynamics AX


Axapta (Dynamics AX) Training

We provide consulting services for Microsoft Dynamics - Axapta. Our team has worked with Axapta for many years and possesses a level of knowledge only gained through contact with the product at every stage of the project life-cycle. Our experience extends across all core modules and most additional modules from finance to production, from fixed assets to product builder and CRM.


ERP Implementation Methodology

Simplified Implementation with Maximized ROI

These implementations have always followed a guiding principle to provide immediate value to the customer while also ensuring that we achieve the highest level of expectations. Examples of these metrics are:

  • Meeting go-live objectives - on time and on budget
  • Deliver solution fit to customer requirements
  • Minimizing risk
  • Delivering best-in-class business consultation
  • Delivering industry leading process improvements
  • Limit customization and attempt best use of package implementation

All of these attributes lead to a major business benefit to our customers. Our objective is to provide a successful implementation - however measured. The basis of Enterprise Pals implementation services to is built on a combination approach: a very strong 6-step implementation methodology coupled with utilization of customer resource and subject matter expertise. The benefits of the Enterprise Pals implementation methodology are:

  • Secures management involvement, governance and oversight
  • Controls project costs and schedules
  • Provides a high degree of project visibility and documentation
  • Provides a system and business process architecture and platform that will support future improvement initiatives
  • Limits risk
implementation

The methodology consists of the following phases

Phase 1:Diagnostice

  • Establish Customer/Enterprise Pals project management process and team
  • Evaluates a customer's business processes and infrastructure
  • Prepares a proposal

Phase 2: Analysis

  • Analyzes the current business model
  • Produces a gap/fit analysis
  • Creates the requirements documentation

Phase 3: Design:

    Documents:
  • Feature design
  • Data migration design
  • Test criteria
  • Technical design

Phase 4: Development

  • Develops the features.
  • Tests the features and functions.
  • Creates and tests the user documentation.

Phase 5: Deployment

  • Sets up the production environment
  • Configures the system
  • Migrates data
  • Tests the system
  • Trains the end-users
  • Gets the system up "live"

Phase 6: Operation

  • Clears pending issues
  • Finalizes the user documentation and knowledge transfer
  • Conducts a post-mortem of the project
  • Provides on-going support

The activities involved in this phase are on-going activities performed after project close and throughout any future involvement with the client.

Phase 7: Optimization

  • Analyzes the system to determine how it can best be optimized for the customer's needs
  • Performs the optimization
  • Tests

The purpose of this phase is to help the customer refine the benefit they get from the business solution. Many times, after the implementation project is complete, customers desire minor changes to their system. This phase understands that need and supports the Customer for Life scenario.

Phase 8: Upgrade

  • Reviews the customer's business processes
  • Aligns the business processes to new functionality
  • Sets the systems in place to support the upgrade
  • Creates value to maintain a Customer for Life scenario
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