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If you're considering a move to Dynamics 365 for Operations, are you prepared for the impact on your EDI integration strategy? 

Most organizations that process EDI in Dynamics AX utilize embedded code to handle EDI. Changes like the elimination of the AIF and the introduction of the public cloud option will raise critical new challenges for Dynamics 365 customers.

Watch this on-demand webcast, hosted by MSDynamicsWorld.com, as the experts at Data Masons share experiences successfully integrating EDI data into Dynamics 365 for Operations while streamlining related processes. Companies that do not yet have integrated EDI for Dynamics AX but are considering it for Dynamics 365 can also learn about best practices that have improved other companies’ deployments.

Glenn McPeak, Principal at Data Masons, discussed:

    • The expanded integration opportunities introduced in the Dynamics 365 for Operations platform can improve efficiency and open up new integration opportunities.
    • How the Dynamics 365 cloud-based, entity driven integration model perfectly fits the Data Masons integration framework.
    • How to manage the upgrade process including planning and budgeting for Dynamics AX Users running Vantage Point EDI.

Watch the On-Demand Webinar  "Upgrading from Dynamics AX to D365"  

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Algood Food, Dynamics AX customer, shares the business advantages of working with Data Masons.

Louisville, KY based, Algood Food understands the importance of a good EDI partnership. Manufacturing peanut butter, jams and preserves since 1995, this family-owned business first implemented web EDI in the 2000s. Kelly Kane, MIS Manager says that was a big deal back then, but it also came with some challenges.

Kelly shares, "Data Masons has really helped me bridge that [technology] gap and...help[s] us get data in an efficient manner. I can just pick up the phone and I am talking to Nick or Steve or one of the guys on the support team and they are helping me through the issues, right then and there!"

In this short video Kane shares that they have seen a great return on their Data Masons investment and that they look "forward to our continued work together as a team".

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Dynamics AX customer Stack-On finds increased cash flow, smoother invoicing and improved efficiencies with Vantage Point EDI - VIDEO

Vantage Point EDI and Dynamics AX customer, Stack-On, a commercial and residential manufacturer of storage solutions, has been using Vantage Point EDI with tremendous success. Watch the short video to learn how Stack-On went from being flooded with orders and challenged with trying to manually keep up, to having a system which offers:

  • an increase in efficiency
  • smoother invoicing
  • increased cash flow
  • significant reduction in errors
  • a surprisingly easy implementation
  • and is a very easy and intuitive program to learn and use, just ask Jim Sanders!

 Watch the video...

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Considering a move to Dynamics 365 for Operations?

If so, are you prepared for the impact on your EDI integration? Data Masons are Certified experts in EDI for Dynamics AX and are best equipped to provide the critical information you need for migrating from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 and upgrading your EDI solution.

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During this on-demand webinar, MSDynamicsWorld.com and Glenn McPeak, Principal at Data Masons, discuss:

    • How the elimination of the AIF and public cloud impacts integration.
    • The expanded integration opportunities introduced in the Dynamics 365 for Operations platform.
    • How the Dynamics 365 cloud-based, entity driven integration model fits into the existing Data Masons framework based on the AIF and SQL Views oriented integration model.
    • New cloud deployment options for Vantage Point EDI.
    • The upgrade process, planning and budgeting for Dynamics AX Users running Vantage Point EDI.  

 Watch the webinar at your convenience, then let's discuss your move to Dynamics 365 and how we can help simplify the impact on your EDI application.

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Microsoft Dynamics AX General Manager Christian Pedersen hosted the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Global Launch event last week, keeping the excitement alive in the community. The event focused on showcasing the new capabilities that come with this release, which is a predecessor to the critical architecture and interface update planned with the next major release.

For a recap of AX 2012 R3 in the news, MicrosoftDynamicsWorld.com has provided extensive coverage on AX 2012 R3.

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Press Release:

[April 7, 2014] Sarasota, FL – Data Masons Software, LLC., a leading provider of Integrated EDI and XML solutions for Microsoft Dynamics® customers, announces integration of its Vantage Point EDI solution with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 scheduled for release on May 1, 2014. The only EDI solution Certified for Microsoft Dynamics AX, Vantage Point EDI’s innovative technology model allows for day one integration with this release from Microsoft.

kentPreviously inducted into the Microsoft Dynamics AX R&D Council, Data Masons has worked with Microsoft to insure that the company’s technology development and delivery strategy supports Microsoft’s focus on delivering amazing customer experiences with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. Data Masons also joined its Microsoft Dynamics AX customer Kent Corporation to participant in the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Private Beta Program. This experience demonstrated how businesses, such as Kent Corporation, can simplify their supply chain, increasing accuracy and productivity when combining this release with integrated EDI technology.

Kent Corporation will join the panel of Microsoft Dynamics AX customers speaking at the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Launch Event on April 10,2014. Kent Corporation will participate to talk about its re-imagined customer experience through Microsoft Dynamics AX.

“We’re excited to see our customer, Kent Corporation, receive recognition from Microsoft on their significant success with Microsoft Dynamics AX. We’ve enjoyed working with the team at Kent to achieve their business goals as they continue to strengthen their investment in the Microsoft Dynamics AX platform. Kent’s experience not only exemplifies the success of Microsoft’s customer-focused strategy with this latest release, but also our long-standing commitment to providing the Microsoft Dynamics AX community with day one EDI integration support with industry-specific EDI technology,” stated Dennis Bruce, Director, Business Development at Data Masons.

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As part of the Microsoft Dynamics AX R&D Council and participant in the R3 Private Beta Program, we’re excited to be attending a R3 Testing Event this week in Redmond! For 4 days, we’re joining other invited Dynamics partners to have hands-on access to the R3 release, while surrounded by experts on the various features of the release.

Our constant focus is on delivering “EDI Made Simple” to the Dynamics community, and attending this week’s event is another way for us to insure our motto rings true for the upcoming AX 2012 R3 release. Whether it’s a first time AX implementation or a current user upgrading to the latest release, we’ll have them covered from day 1, and that brings a tremendous sense of satisfaction to our team.

And we’re not alone, I believe there are over 120 Customers and 250 Partners & ISV’s learning and working on R3 through the Private Beta Program – all to deliver the best possible product to you come May 1st.

Please join us for the larger AX 2012 R3 Global Online Launch Event on April 10th. Register to Attend Today!

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For your calendars, November 12 - 14 in Redmond, is the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference. The event focuses solely on Microsoft Dynamics AX and provides a targeted environment for learning and networking among partners. More specifically, the technical event provides partners with the opportunity to stay up-to-date on upcoming capabilities to be released, and to connect and interact directly with the people that build Microsoft Dynamics AX. Attendees can also interact with Microsoft experts, including colleagues from SharePoint, Office, BizTalk, Visual Studio and other areas of Microsoft.

It's full access to technical expertise! Registration is not yet available, but you can submit your questions regarding the event and sign up for email alerts at http://www.microsoft.com/dynamics/AXtechconference/.

 

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AX collabThe Microsoft Dynamics AX User Group announces a new dimension to the User Group’s member benefits, AXUG Collaborate.

This new online community extends the value of User Group membership by offering a new one-stop-shop for all things AXUG, such as connecting with other members, keeping up on Dynamics AX news and AXUG events, and sharing Dynamics AX insights.

Frank Vukovits, Director of Programming at Dynamic Communities Inc., commented, “AXUG’s members are a driving force within the community and with AXUG Collaborate, they can leverage another channel to accelerate their learning, sharing and networking. While our education and networking programs have been successful, the addition of AXUG Collaborate will give members unique 24/7 access to the people and resources that can prove invaluable to their professional development and their businesses. "

Features of AXUG Collaborate include:

  • Connect 24/7 with users who think and work like you
      • Gain anytime access to your AXUG resources, including your Regional Chapter
      • Engage in discussions with other users in the same role or industry
  • Learn from the expertise of others in the community
      • Ask questions, get answers, and share files via the AXUG Collaborate discussion boards
      • Stay in tune with the latest Dynamics AX news, blogs and social activity
  • Share your expertise with other Dynamics AX users
      • Offer your knowledge and experiences to help others resolve challenges
      • Earn recognition for contributions you make to the community

As an AXUG Partner Member, you already have a profile on AXUG Collaborate. Simply log in using your Windows Live ID and update your profile to get started.

And if you’re not an AXUG Member to access AXUG Collaborate then it’s simple and worth the membership by signing up here!

Happy Collaborating!

 

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Data Masons Software, LLC., a leading provider of Integrated EDI and XML solutions for Microsoft Dynamics® customers, today announced integration of its Vantage Point EDI solution with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. Certified for Microsoft Dynamics AX, Vantage Point EDI’s innovative technology model allows for day one integration with this release from Microsoft. Data Masons’ technology development and delivery strategy supports Microsoft’s focus on providing solutions that help organizations work smarter and faster to meet business requirements today and in the future.

“Data Masons provides our Microsoft Dynamics AX customers with a reliable, comprehensive EDI solution that meets their specific needs. Data Masons’ deep expertise in EDI allows Sunrise Technologies to stay focused on our primary offering of the ERP implementation throughout the sales cycle, implementation, and even post go-live support. We trust Data Masons to do an outstanding job for our clients,” stated Heather Essic, Director of Business Development for Existing Customers at Sunrise Technologies.

“Data Masons is fully-committed to providing the industry’s leading EDI integration and compliance solution for the AX community. As Microsoft continues to strengthen the AX platform...Read Complete Press Release