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Microsoft Dynamics AX Mobile Apps: The Mobile First Future is Here

Microsoft_Dynamics_AXMicrosoft Dynamics AX: 4 Mobile Apps that Deliver on the Promise of Microsoft's Mobile First Strategy

Most people are "on the go" today; 67% of the people who use a smartphone for work and 70% of people who use a tablet for work are choosing the device themselves​. To adapt to this lifestyle, you need a solution that travels with you and not just on your desktop, but on your smartphone or tablet. 

If you have been following the progress Microsoft Dynamics AX has made over the years, you may have heard of their recent excitement about their “Cloud First Mobile First” strategy. Microsoft is delivering 4 mobile applications (apps) for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers that will help change the way Dynamics AX customers do business in this mobile world.  Dynamics AX 2012 customers have an increasing need to interact with AX 2012 across a broad set of devices and not be tethered to the computer to conduct business.  Recently, new technologies are creating the opportunity where mobile apps provide each employee with personalized information are specific and relevant to their job processes and are helping to improve productivity whether they are in the office or not.

4 New Microsoft Dynamics AX Mobile Aps: The Mobile First Future is Here

  1. Time Entry – Time entry allows employees to capture time worked on projects simplifying this administrative task while providing businesses the opportunity to improve working capital through decreased billing cycle times.
  2. Expense Management – Capturing and reconciling expenses while traveling allows organizations to implement polices more seamlessly and shorten time to get money back to employees.
  3. Approvals – Approvals enables business requests like budget, time sheets, submitted expense reports and purchase requisitions to be approved by managers on the go to cut down on administrative task and time spent.
  4. Business Analyzer – Microsoft Dynamics Business Analyzer for Windows Phone provides a dashboard where you can view and interact with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports without logging on to your Microsoft Dynamics  ERP solution.

Microsoft Dynamics AX mobile apps are available in the app stores that are available through your mobile device, free of charge. These apps, currently available for Windows, Apple and Android devices, can interact directly with AX 2012 by using the existing 2012 services framework and are largely touch enabled. The user just needs to be licensed appropriately for the associated processes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and customer organizations need be current on their maintenance plan.

To learn more about web apps for Microsoft Dynamics AX, download our whitepaper, Microsoft Dynamics AX - We've Got An App For That, or contact us today.

If you have any questions about using Microsoft Dynamics Mobile Apps in your business, contact us or call us at 888.725.2555

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