All You Need to Know: Dynamics AX Upgrade Resources

by | Updated June 4, 2020 | Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Dynamics AX

Over the past few months, our team has written many blog posts and hosted several webinars around the topic of upgrading from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations. Here are our Dynamics AX upgrade resources, consolidated for your viewing pleasure. If you have a question you can’t find the answer to or would like some assistance on your upgrade journey, let us know!

Resources on upgrading from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 FinOps

Moving to the Microsoft Cloud

Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations is a cloud-based ERP solution – but what does that really mean? Learn what to expect from the Microsoft Cloud when it comes to security, scalability, multi-tenant management, upgrades, and more. Read More

Protect Your Data with Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

One of the top reasons that corporations consider upgrading from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations is data security. More frequently than ever, we see companies suffer major data breaches when their information is located on personal servers. According to the Ponemon Institute’s “2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Overview,” the odds of a data breach are as high as 1 in 4. Read More


Comparing the Cost of Ownership – Dynamics AX v. Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

There are different advantages in the total cost of ownership between an on-premise software versus cloud-hosted. Learn how the cloud software pricing structure differs from traditional ERP software costs and where you can expect to save and spend money. Read More


Understanding the Support Lifecycle for Dynamics AX

Mainstream support for Dynamics AX is nearly its final end-date. Learn what is available to current AX users in Mainstream support, what is included in Extended support, and what happens when AX is no longer supported. This webinar will give you the support end dates for all versions of Dynamics AX. Read More


Top New Features in Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations offers more functionality and apps to fit the needs of today’s corporations. See first-hand the top new features available and how they will benefit your organization. Read More


Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

With Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, all businesses can take advantage of the benefits of ML and AI and use those insights and technologies to change the business landscape, become more efficient, and reduce manual processes. Learn the differences between ML and AI and see how businesses today are using this technology. Read More


Learn More About How to Upgrade from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365

Key Steps to Take Before You Upgrade from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

  • Preparing for your upgrade from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations is an integral part of the success of your upgrade project. Completing a detailed project plan is the first step toward moving to the cloud. The plan should be extremely detailed and include numerous steps to ensure that all functionality and data is accurately brought forward to the new system 

Four Steps to Upgrade from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

  • Upgrading from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations is a looming (and exciting) reality for all businesses utilizing AX today. Mainstream support for even the most recent version of AX (2012 R3) is ending in 2021. Upgrading isn’t a simple process, but it will be well worth it, in the end, thanks to our four steps: the new features and functionality, modern user experience, integrated business operations, and enhanced business intelligence

Preparing Your Team for an Upgrade from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations

  • The process of getting up to speed with D365 is going to vary based on your team and which version of Dynamics AX you were previously on. In this article, we’ll take a look at each role within your organization and best practices for getting that team ready for an upgrade to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations.

Check out our Why Upgrade and How to Upgrade Infographics here!

Upgrading Dynamics AX is a big decision, but keep in mind moving to Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations will be the last major upgrade as you know it. I hope this information has helped you visualize the benefits your organization might realize from an upgrade. Let us know if we can help you with planning the right time and path for your upgrade project.

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