Edgewater Fullscope Blog

Let's Keep it Simple: Data Migration

Sep 25, 2015 5:00:56 PM

September Blog Series: Innovation

Insights From: Vincent Ip (Fullscope Software Developer)

Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP introduced the Data Import/Export Framework (DIXF) feature in 2013 to simplify the process of data migration. The basic DIXF feature contains 150+ entities for end users to import data. These existing entities cover the majority of the important tables of data that can be imported into Dynamics AX. However, in order to import UOM conversions related data into AX, you must use the Custom Entity wizard feature to create a custom entity for the unit of measure conversions table.

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How Much Time (& Money) Do You Waste During an ERP Data Migration?

Jun 23, 2015 5:00:19 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Insights From: Gaja Mohandass (Fullscope Senior Consultant), Marty Bullock (Fullscope Dynamics AX Engagement Manager), Shannan Tanner (Program Manager at The Shepherd Color Company)

How much time has your manufacturing business lost to an ERP data migration? For many, the process of entering large sets of data into a new system can add months onto an implementation project. It's tedious and comes with other challenges like manual entry errors and productivity downtime. Data migration is one of the most critical activities in an implementation, and poor data quality or missing data at system start up can cause an ineffective or failed implementation.

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Empower Your Mobile Manufacturing Workforce with Dynamics AX

Jun 11, 2015 5:00:16 PM

June Blog Series: A Case For…

Today's workforce is becoming increasingly mobile, and according to the blog Mobile ERP: It Doesn't Have to Hurt! and Forrester Research three out of every 10 workers are considered fully mobile. With 30 percent of workers working remotely on a regular basis, it is growing increasingly important for manufacturers to provide its teams with the mobile tools they need to get the job done.

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