Microsoft Dynamics is the next ERP
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Updated October 04, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics is the next ERP

Score 10 out of 10
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Software Version

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Modules Used

  • Production Control
  • Master Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Project Accounting

Overall Satisfaction with Microsoft Dynamics AX

My company implements Microsoft Dynamics, and I have seen how this tools helps them to address different needs, from the product design, to procurement, planning, manufacturing execution, sales and shipping.
  • Managing Lean Manufacturing works well in DAX, because it can help to control a lean manufacturing process for several types of orders, runners, repeaters, and strangers. It can also work with mix models, discrete manufacturing with lean manufacturing.
  • Intercompany transactions is a very useful functionality that automates and simplifies transactions between companies of the same enterprise group.
  • User friendly and integration with Microsoft tools such as Excel, SSAS, SSRS
  • Easily integrates with other software
  • Quality Management there is a lot of functionality needed from quality reporting and control, action follow up and sampling.
  • Fixed Assed service management, there is much to develop for maintenance control.
  • Discrete manufacturing scheduling utilities, for example scheduling production orders by the sales order they are pegged.
  • Enterprise portal need a lot of improvement
  • Integration with Microsoft office has a lot of space for improvement.
  • Lean manufacturing has several opportunities to expand on scheduling and floor execution
  • Product life cycle management
  • Integration with Microsoft CRM
  • Integration with other ERP systems
  • Positive: Faster implementation time
  • Positive: Easy to customize
  • Positive: Low cost of maintenance
  • Positive: Easy to integrate with other systems
  • Positive: There is a great base market of Independent software vendors with vertical solutions
  • Negative: Does not make the best use of the database engine
  • Negative: Lacks more functionality on Database sharing between instances.
Oracle business suite 11i. DAX is simpler and easier to install and customize.
Microsoft Dynamics continues to evolve by bringing more functionality to the customer. Also there are several independent software providers that offer a wide range of solutions for vertical markets.
Appropriate: For small and medium companies, for enterprises that are a cluster of small or medium companies, for companies that are using lean manufacturing. Less Appropriate: For big enterprises.