The Product Information Management area within Dynamics AX not only allows you to manage all of the core product details. It is also the central location for all the other product information such as the Product Attributes, Product Categories, External Product Descriptions and Product Structures. It also allows you to track the interrelationships between the products through this part of the system with the Product Relationships. If you want to add more control over the products lifecycle then you can use the Product Change Management Cases. All of this information is managed through this one location and then consumed within all of the other modules.
Setting up the Product and Service details are not hard either and this guide is designed to give you step by step instructions to show you how to configure the Product Information Management area, and also how some of the basic parts work to get you up and running and working with your Products and Services.
To help you all, I have published book #7 in the Bare Bones Configuration Guide series that lays the foundation for Configuring Product Information Management Within Dynamics AX 2012. The book covers all of these areas related to Product Information Management:
- Configuring Product Information Management Controls
- Configuring Products
- Configuring Dimensional Products
- Configuring Product Categories And Attributes
- Configuring Product Catalogs
- Configuring Product Relationships
- Configuring Product Change Management Cases
If you want to get a printed copy of the book, or if you want an easy way to download a PDF copy then you can now get it from Blind Squirrel Publishing. As a bonus, you will get a 20% discount off the standard list price. How generous is that? Just follow this link and it will take you directly to the book details.
If you want more information on this book then you can check it out on the Dynamics AX Companions website by clicking on the book icon below::
I hope this is useful, or at the very least interesting and don’t hesitate to drop me a note if you have any comments or suggestions on other cool things to do with AX.
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