Dynamics AX 2012 R2: Key Office 365 scenarios

Dynamics AX 2012 R2 has a number of new and improved Office Interop capabilities. They enable a number of key scenarios for Office 365 that I wanted to list here.

If you have other scenarios that you'd like to highlight or other scenarios that we don't currently support, please mention them in the comments below. Thanks!

Dynamics AX 2012 R2 + Office 365: Key scenarios

  • Send exports to SharePoint Online
    • Send static and refreshable workbooks to SharePoint Online for storage and collaboration.
  • Store document attachments in SharePoint Online
    • SharePoint Online can be used as a document storage location for record attachments.
  • Place templates in SharePoint Online
    • Store templates in SharePoint Online for use with "Generate from template".
  • Collaborate through Lync Online
    • Your local Lync client can use Lync Online as the server.
  • View documents in the Excel and Word web applications
    • Documents stored in SharePoint Online will open in the web applications by default.
    • The Add-ins won’t run, but you can view documents and workbooks.