Wednesday, 25 March 2015

CU8 Update Bring New Stuff
What’s new for Retail:
  • Mobility - Retail Modern POS (MPOS) for Windows
  • Dynamics E-Commerce  – Checkout and Publishing service
  • Retail Essentials
  • Enterprise Manageability
What’s new for SCM Warehousing and Transportation:
  • Use cross-docking to move packages of products through a warehouse while using limited or no storage
  • Set up a company policy for sales order fulfillment and create batch jobs to release sales orders and transfer orders to the warehouse
  • Allocate batch numbers in Warehouse management
  • Receive items at a different warehouse than expected
  • Use product variants in warehouse management processes
  • Use additional production processes in a warehouse
What’s new for Human Resources and Payroll:
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Changes to the Forecast positions area
  • Total compensation statements
  • Pay statements with zero earnings
  • Automatically calculate regular rate of pay earnings.
  • Generate premium earnings based on characteristics of the worker or position, or on other earnings.
  • Generate retroactive earnings.
  • Additional flexibility for benefit accrual plans.
  • Creating one or more one-time vendor accounts at the same time as creating invoices for those vendors
  • Permitting only invited vendors to bid on an RFQ on the Vendor portal
  • Controlling which details vendors see about closed RFQs on the Vendor portal
  • Publishing an RFQ to the Vendor portal and sending it to a vendor at the same time
What’s new for specific Countries:
  • China: A query for auditing user operation activities from database log
  • India: Excise Tax
  • India: Taxation in case of Associate Enterprises for import of services
  • Japan: Depreciate Asset retirement obligations (ARO) in a way that it does not affect the useful life of the fixed asset
  • Japan: Ordinary depreciation method enhancements
  • Japan: Generate Form 26 Appended table 1 in accordance of computerized method of declaration in Japan
  • Russia: Support requirements to gift card processing in Call Center
  • Eastern Europe and Russia: Support cash payments in Call Center
  • Eastern Europe and Russia: Support prepayments in Call Center
  • Sweden: Support integration with control units in Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail POS
  • Russia: Return of indirect taxes (VAT and Excise) on import of goods from the countries-members of Customs union
  • Russia: Calculation of land, transport and asset taxes for different types of periods
  • Russia: FA storno (corrective operations in FA module/FA journals)
  • Russia: GL storno (corrective operations in GL)
  • Russia: FA corrective declarations (corrective reporting on FA module/FA journals)
  • Russia: Corrective transactions in tax reporting
  • Russia: Corrective transactions in balance reporting
  • Russia: Performance solution for Tax accounting
  • Brazil: Support for NFC-e in Microsoft Dynamics for Retail EPOS
  • Brazil: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) integration for Software Express (SiTef) and Direcao
  • Brazil: Upgrade to NF-e version 3.1
  • Brazil: PIS and Cofins tax assessment for Cumulative Regime
  • Brazil: Updates in Transportation management (TMS)
  • Brazil: Updates in Call center
  • You can find the demo license for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 at the demo license section down at the bottom of this page. And this demo license works for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and R3 as well.
  • There several new Demo Scripts as well:
    • AX 2012 R3 CU8 Demo Data Scripts - HCM
      • Flexible benefit accruals
      • FMLA
      • Forecast Positions
      • Premium Earnings Generation
      • Regular Rate of Pay
      • Total Compensation statement
    • AX 2012 R3 CU8 Demo Data Scripts - PS
      • Claims Authentication
      • RFQ Amendment
      • One time vendor
      • eProcurement Vendor Registration Setup
    • AX 2012 R3 CU8 Demo Data Scripts – Retail
      • Managing Products, Categories and Assortments for Retail Channels
      • Time and attendance in a retail store
      • Buy Online and Pickup In Store
      • Kit Creation and Assembly
      • Modern POS
      • Point of Sale Reporting
      • Retail Essentials
      • Retail Monitoring
    • AX 2012 R3 CU8 Demo Data Scripts – SCM
      • RFQ Amendment
      • Claims Authentication
      • eProcurement Vendor Registration Setup
      • Batch orders and WMS integration
      • Cross docking of product packages
  • We have released the following 9 How-to-Guides to help you better utilize our solution demo package.
    • How to Connect Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with Microsoft Dynamics AX
    • How to Connect Office 365, including PowerBI, with Microsoft Dynamics AX
    • How to Fix Freezing Forms Issue
    • How to Connect Mobile Apps with Microsoft Dynamics AX in Microsoft Azure-based demo environment
    • How to Connect Mobile Apps with Microsoft Dynamics AX in local host demo environment
    • How to Update PerformancePoint Dashboard
    • How to Improve Performance via Database Maintenance
    • How to Fix Business Intelligence Cubes Measures and Dimensions
    • How to Install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Business Intelligence Studio for Visual Studio 2010
  • You can find the demo license for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 at the demo license section down at the bottom of this page. And this demo license works for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 as well.
  • We made available again Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Solution Demo Package V4.0 (aka CU7) per some partners' request. Please refer to the section: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Solution Demo Package V4.0.
  • We released the demo data backup files for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Solution Demo Package V1.0 (aka R3 RTM). Please refer to the section: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Solution Demo Package V1.0 -> Demo Data Download.


Upgraded latest and greatest Microsoft Stack
    • Windows Server 2012 R2

    • SQL Server 2014

    • SharePoint 2013 with SP1​

    • Office 2013 with SP1

  • Rich demo content enhancement for existing and new functions and features in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3