Dynamic Communities Magazine

Dynamic Communities creates technology-centric communities to exchange ideas on how to best maximize industry knowledge through user-produced education, enriched networking, and conference attendance.

This online magazine will be comprised of educational, freeform articles that are updated on a regular basis. The purpose of this magazine is to provide Microsoft Business Application-based knowledge through every day users and expert community contributors.  Are you ready to get published - see your name in the spotlight? 

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One Version, Automated Regression Testing & What They Mean for D365FO Customers

Microsoft’s current update strategy is an attempt to get all customers on the latest version of Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations. Learn exactly what this means if you’re using D365FO and about Microsoft’s free automated testing tool, RSAT.

Payment Processing Automation in Dynamics 365 Finance

A step-by-step view of Process Automation in Dynamics 365 Finance including how you can schedule for different times based on your needs and how to reduce manual journal creation.

Data Entity Best Practices for Synchronized Data within Dynamics 365

When designing data entities that will be synchronized between the CDS and Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management (SCM), there are certain best practices you should follow to ensure the integrity of your data.

Using Azure Machine Learning with D365 Finance and Operations

Azure Machine Learning can bring in leap bound features in Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations in various areas. Starting with inventory forecast, it could also benefit financial and other areas. A time consuming mundane activity of forecasting thus gets propelled by AML and Dynamics 365 together.

Vendor Collaboration in D365 Finance and Operations Cross-Apps

This article shares a visual of what it takes to enable and leverage vendor collaboration in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations cross-apps. 

Overcoming Six Hurdles in the Project Management Accounting Module

Six hurdles stand in the way of your organization effectively using the Project Management and Accounting module (PMA). This article outlines those hurdles and explains how to overcome them.

Originally published in H1 2018 D365UG/AXUG Magazine

An On-Premises Perspective: What You Need to Know About Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

This article examines two of the biggest considerations when upgrading to the on-premises version of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations -- storage and sizing.

Originally published in H1 2018 D365UG/AXUG Magazine

COVID-19 Pandemic Shines Light on Need for AP Digitalization

The importance of automating invoice processing to efficiently manage cash and payments has become even more critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations users in Accounts Payable are still mostly relying on manual methods to process invoices, according to a study by research and advisory firm Levvel. This article covers how AP departments can achieve effective automation. 

To Infinity (or the Cloud) and Beyond in Public Sector

This article offers a detailed, first-person account of the city of Redmond's journey from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365.

Originally published in H1 2018 D365UG/AXUG Magazine

On-Premises Vs. Microsoft Edge Vs. the Cloud

This article discusses three potential methodologies for deploying Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations -- cloud, edge and on-premises -- and outlines the potential advantages and disadvantages of each.

Originally published in H1 2018 D365UG/AXUG Magazine