Forecast consumption on second level for phantoms


The innovation in AX 2012 to add forecast consumption by "any transaction" was very important. It closed the gap for the Assembly to Order business scenarios.These scenarios require forecasting on a level below a configured end product. The forecast is maintained on major subas...

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Category: Planning (246)

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Orders to release - shortage information


THe shortage screen (yellow triangle screen) for prod orders is a success but it could use some enhancements in the bottom. - when a component of the Prod BOM is not on hand, but there is an order on the way, we would like to see that order number and the day it is going to arrive. This...

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Category: Production Control (377)

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Orders to release - shortage info


This screen is a success but could use another enhancement in the bottom: - becuase the shortage is based on explosion, reserved quantities of a component are not seen. This can be remediated by adding a field in the bottom grid that shows the reserved qty in the Warehouse on the Prod B...

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Category: Production Control (377)

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Under Review

Item templates, templates in general


The user interaction with existing item templates is just not acceptable. Updating and deleting of templates has no normal user interaction. You can't save, there is no save button, you can't confirm a delete. It is a rather programmer -like experience. The user has no idea whether his ...

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Category: Product Information Management (303)

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Job card device -- needs assistant functionality


The new Job card device in MFG execution is a winner but it is missing quite a few things the old operator terminal had. One of them is the "assistant" function. Two people working on the same job together. Although the job card device SEEMS to support it, because two names show ...

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Category: Production Control (377)

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Declined

Project resources screens not navigating properly


Attached the details of simple suggestions to improve the resource assignment screens in project module. For a long time I thought they did not work. Turns out it is a matter of the wrong fast tab being open when you come in. The other improvement is the "retention' of user settings for...

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Category: Project Resource Management (589)

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Under Review

BOM lines export to EXCEL with all BOM's of the hierarchy from BOM Designer


The EXCEL export option is available when on the BOM designer. It has three options. The third option makes sense.  The user expects that the third option "Export BOM LINES" would result in an EXCEL with all the BOM lines (multi level). Nothing exports. We sugges...

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Category: Product Information Management (303)

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Dimension display


Dimension display menu choice is not always under an inventory pull down menu. In the Purchase line and the Sales line we have an example. In addition it is sometimes in the top of the screen above the action bar, then other times in the middle right above the line, in a blue col...

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Category: Inventory (554)

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Under Review

Inventory lead time-- let's rename it


Customers are always confused by the terminology in the default order parameters. middle section "inventory". If I put a lead time here, what does that mean? In item coverage the language used is not so ambiguous : purchase, production or transfer That is more like it. We need the same clarity...

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Category: Inventory (554)

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Project WBS and the scheduling calendar


Each project that wants an WBS has to put a scheduling calendar in first. If you forget, you get an error message. Once you are creating tasks in the WBS however the system converts your estimated hours into working day using hard coded 8 hours. (I am all for 8 hour work days, that is n...

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Category: Project Resource Management (589)

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Under Review