Brandon George's Microsoft Dynamics AX Blog

Brandon George's Microsoft Dynamics AX Blog
  • AXUG Summit 2013 - Tampa here we come!

    Well once again we find ourselves ever so closer to another AXUG Summit! This time it is going to be in wonderful Tampa Florida! Who's excited about attending this year? I know I am! For several reasons, all stemming from the same point of attending...
  • Retiring this blog

    I wanted to write everyone today, to announce I'm retiring this blog starting in October of this year. It's been an amazing eight years of writing and covering the Dynamics Ecosystem. At least coverage from my perspective of the Dynamics world...
  • Going beyond BI for Mobile Users

    I hope everyone is doing well today! I wanted to write about an exciting new series I'm starting, over at the Implementing Great Idea's blog from Sunrise. Here is a shortcut to the start of this series: Mobile BI and Beyond . From the post.: "When...
  • BI & Reporting - The Sunrise Approach

    I hope everyone is doing well this fine day. I know it's been a little while since my last post and for good reason. Being back at Sunrise Technologies , my focus has been around the gearing up and forming of a new practice that focuses around business...
  • Webcast of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 & Personal BI

    Well I hope everyone is doing well this fine Tuesday. We are very close to the summer equinox and that means the longest day of the year! I love summer time, it's full of fun times, water activities as well as opining for the beach! With that, I wanted...
  • AX 2012 R2 & The Power of Personal BI

    I hope everyone finds themselves doing well this fine summer Friday. Always something about Friday's, and specifically those where the sun stays out and beckons us back to our childhood days. With that, I wanted to post today and bring to your reading...
  • Seeking new BI talent

    I hope everyone is having a blessed day! I wanted to reach out to the community at large today, to let everyone know we are hiring at Sunrise! That's right, our new BI practice is looking to fill urgent, permanent positions. If your wanting to take...
  • Spotlight: Top Reasons Companies Implement an Automated Data Collection Solution

    Companies choose ADC because their industry demands it, either by regulation or voluntary standards compliance. With our research we found the top reasons companies choose an ADC solution: Implement Industry Regulations – think of food and beverage traceability...
  • Beyond Dynamics AX with Business Intelligence

    I hope everyone is having a blessed day, and you find yourself productive in our Dynamics filled world. May is once again here, and that means we tilt ever so closer towards our solar systems star - in the northern hemisphere that is. That also means...
  • AXUG Community Site - Collaborate, learn, share & more!

    I hope everyone is doing well this fine Dynamics filled Thursday! There is a lot of great things taking place in the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem, so much in fact that it's easily to get lost in the noise at times. Enter the newly minted, and very...
  • AX 2012 R2 - Till Partition Do We Cubes Part

    Well I hope everyone finds themselves doing well this fine Tuesday. There for sure is a lot of great things going on within the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem. Spring is finally here for most of us, and everyone is well into this years projects. With this...
  • Review: "Dynamics AX Performance Optimization Guide"

    I hope everyone is doing well this fine Friday! I wanted to spend time today, giving you my insights into a recently published book. That being the title of "Dynamics AX Performance Optimization Guide." First let me say that the depth on the...
  • From Power View to Cube and back again - A Recap Friday

    Well what have we here now? Another Friday has settled upon us. Man what busy week this has been, filled with all kinds of great things. I wanted to take the time, and just post a recap of sorts from this & last weeks post. The goal and focus of these...
  • The Cube behind the Power View - Part II - Create, Deploy & Process

    I hope everyone is having a blessed, Dynamics filled week! Hard to believe that we are well into April of 2013. I do love when the days get longer, the sun is closer, and there is plenty of vitamin D to be absorbed. With this, I wanted to continue the...
  • The Cube behind the Power View - Part I - Perspective

    Recently I started a series on making the most use of Power View for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. This is a great new tool that helps further complete the personal BI story for Dynamics AX customers. It's enabled within a framework delivered as...
  • Sneak Peek at Dynamics AX 7 on Windows Blue!

    In a recent bold move Microsoft has released to select people and partners a sneak peek at Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 running on Microsoft's next OS version code named Blue. Dynamics AX 7 is the next major version release of it's flagship ERP product...
  • AX 2012 R2 and PowerView - Part II Extending

    What a great day to be alive! I know for a lot of people, including myself, today has special meaning. It's about faith, and remembering that we are finite and need our Creators grace & mercy. So I must first hope that everyone has a blessed good...
  • AX 2012 R2 and PowerView - Part I

    Well here we find ourselves well into spring and I must say it's a cold one thus far. I'm for sure ready for long, warm sunny days and all the fun that comes with it. That being said, and my battle with the norovirus behind me I wanted to start...
  • Spotlight: Is EDI Driving your business up or downhill?

    Recently I had the change to virtually sit down with Glenn McPeak - Principal Architect for Data Masons. The focus of this spotlight could not come at a better time, with Convergence 2013 kicking off for some of us this weekend! Glenn takes us into a...
  • A Sunrise over Convergence 2013

    Well it's a fine sunny, near spring day where I am. The birds and trees are starting to awaken, beckoning on the warmth as our world for the northern hemisphere tilts towards our solar system's star. This also is the time of year in which a lot...
  • AX 2012 - Going Mobile!

    Everyone is talking mobile these days. It's not new really, but if you think about the amount of devices that someone interacts with on a daily basis, it's easy to understand why mobile has such a huge focus. This includes having mobile ERP &...
  • AX 2012 - Fatal AXRDCE Exception Error Addressed

    Today, I wanted to spend a little time writing about an error that some people using AX-SSRS reports have started to run into. This is specifically related to an error that might sound something as the following.: "Fatal exception performing AXRDCE...
  • MVP Summit - A world of value in a weeks time

    Well the MVP Summit 2013 has come and gone. This year marked the 20th anniversary of MVP's , and the first year that there was any tracks related to Microsoft Dynamics AX . I can't share details with you, being under NDA , however I can say this...
  • AX 2012 - PowerPivot Date Dimension Query

    Today I wanted to spend time building on the topics that I've been covering of late. That is the value of PowerPivot and how Dynamics AX customers to create true Personal BI artifacts with it. A key topic that is important to understand when looking...
  • AX 2012 - From PowerPivot to Tabular Model

    Today I wanted to continue the focus around some of the great options that now come as part of the stack offering for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers. This builds on the BI Semantic Model , going from the perspective of personal BI through to needed scale...