Reflections on Microsoft Dynamics AX

Reflections on Microsoft Dynamics, ERP Projects and Product

Moving to a new blog.

  I had this blog for a long time when I worked at a different role in Microsoft. For the last...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 09/30/2014

Adobe reader message InformationSource previews after upgrading to Win8.1

I had a couple of people ask me about this one after upgrading to Windows 8.1 when using...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 12/10/2013

InformationSource login with IE11

Update. December 5th 2013. The login framework for InformationSource had been updated so you no...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 10/03/2013

Back to Basics - Accounting Concepts Part 1.

  We live and work in a complex world. Complexity comes from the growth of societies and the...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 12/08/2012

Roles and Tasks (Part 1)

  In the last post I said I would talk about actors in an ERP project. Running a project like...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 12/02/2012

People Make ERP Projects

  As part of my job I work with customers and help them with their ERP project implementations...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/18/2012

Liking my new Microsoft Surface

  I managed to get a new Microsoft Surface on the weekend and it’s an amazing little piece of...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 10/31/2012

Hello Again

Well Hello Sometimes you put your head down and work, work, work and don't look up to see where you...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 09/17/2012

  I had a few questions about the links for the new demo VMs on Customersource. Refresh 4...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/16/2010

Posting documents to SharePoint

  I had a question about saving documents to SharePoint on the demo VM. If you get an error and...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/15/2010

Using RunAs on the Demo VMs

  I’ve had a few people ask about using RunAs on the new demo V Ms Refresh 3.5 and Refresh 4....

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/14/2010

Refresh 4 – Hyper-V Services

  On the Refresh 4 VM you will find that the Hyper-V services are set to manual. This will...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/13/2010

Refresh 4 – Using Remote Desktop Services

  So it’s been great to see how many people have managed to get the new VMs down and are up and...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/11/2010

Refresh 3 – NumberSequence code error

  If you have using the Refresh 3 then you might have a problem with numbersequences. Here is a...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/10/2010

Refresh 4 – Turning off SSL on the workflow website

  I’ve had a few questions on this one. So if you can’t get the workflow running in the Refresh...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/10/2010

Refresh 3 – File Part 22 from Partnersource

  I’ve had a few emails about trying to get the file part 22 for the Refresh 3 Demo VM. The...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/10/2010

Refresh 4 – Web Part Script Message on Role Centers with KPI-BO WebPart

  I’ve had a few questions about this one. In the Refresh 4 image we have SharePoint 2010, SQL...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/10/2010

Refresh 4 – Partnersource page

  I’ve had quite a few questions about access to the video posted on the Partnersource page and...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/09/2010

Refresh 3.5 – Configuring Desktop Profiles

  In the intro videos posted with the new demo VMs we pointed out that Refresh 4 is the VM we...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/09/2010

Refresh 3.5 AX Client Config.

  Now the partnersource links are running seems quite a lot of folks have got the VM down and...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/04/2010

Announcement of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Demonstration VM – November 2010 Refresh

  Today we are announcing an update to the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Demonstration Toolkit...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/03/2010

Two updates on the Technical Conference 2011

  I just posted two updates to the DAX blog with some news on the Microsoft Dynamics AX...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 10/02/2010

Session content for the Technical Conference 2011

  I’ve been a little quiet on the blog for a while as I’ve working on a couple of projects for...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 09/27/2010

Blogging on the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2011

  I’ve had a number of request from bloggers about doing a blog post on the up-coming Microsoft...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 08/16/2010

Full registration open for Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2011

  I posted a couple of weeks ago about the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2011 that...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 08/11/2010

Worldwide availability of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail

  This past year has been a incredible year for additional solutions for Microsoft Dynamics AX....

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 08/03/2010

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Microsoft Dynamics AX

  I don’t normally blog about customers but at WPC2010 the week before last Junction Solutions...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 07/26/2010

Updated Service Industries (PSA) AX2009 VM Refresh 2 V2

  We have posted an updated VM for Service Industries. This is a full VM update that includes...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 07/23/2010

Microsoft Demo Showcase 2.0

  For those folks not at WPC2010 last week there was an announcement by the Microsoft partner...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 07/22/2010

Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2011

  Last week at WPC2010 we announced that we would host a technical conference in January 2011....

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 07/21/2010

AX2009 Standard Demo Data

  I had a question about getting a copy of the AX2009 demo data for use in testing. You can...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 06/16/2010

AX4.0 VM

  I’ve had a few people asking about getting a new AX4.0 VM because they still use it to...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 06/16/2010

  I had a note from Andy in the US field who asked about this but also sent a solution. If you...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 06/16/2010

VPC2007 performance on laptops

  I saw this note on an internal thread and thought the folks in the partner community could...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 06/16/2010

VM Versions, Expiry

  I’ve had a few questions about the expiry date of VM images. The Refresh 2 image that was...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 05/26/2010

Convergence US 2010

Convergence US just wrapped up for another year. It was a busy lead up to Convergence so I’ve been a...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 05/01/2010

No mouse with Win2008 RTM under Hyper-V

I had a question about this form Peter in the UK and I’ve run into this a few times so thought I’d...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 03/11/2010

Updating dates in the demo data

I’ve had a few questions lately about updating the dates in the demo data so that the Role Centers...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 02/14/2010

Quick update on videos being migrated to Microsoft Azure storage

Just a quick update as I posted last week on the display of videos on the blog. I’ve had a lot of...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 02/10/2010

Notes on the updated VM posted to Partnersource

I just wanted to provide some notes about an update of the Demo VM we have recently posted to...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 02/04/2010

Videos on the blog

I had a couple of pings from folks that they can’t access the videos on the blog. There is change in...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 02/01/2010

Short hold

I’ve had a few folks trying to access the demo VM from the partnersource page. There is a short hold...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 01/15/2010

Hyper-V VM starts going to “Paused-Critical” status

As folks are starting to move to use Hyper-V there will be some new messages and things that you...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 01/14/2010

Hebrew language

I had a question about the Hebrew language on the demo VM. In Hotfix Rollup 3 the Hebrew language...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 01/07/2010

Questions about BitLocker

I have a few questions from a few field folks because in Microsoft we are rolling out the usage of...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 01/07/2010

Project Time Sheets Period Code

I’ve had a few questions on this and posted a few notes on using Project Time Sheet on the demo VM....

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 12/14/2009

Project Time sheet entry

Just an FYI as I’ve had a few notes from a few different people about the timesheet entry on the...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 12/01/2009

Arabic Region

I had a note from a Khurram that brought this to my attention. In the Hotfix Rollup 2 package it...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 12/01/2009

Enabling Terminal Services on the demo VMs

I’ve had a few questions on terminal serving into the demo VMs. I posted a note explaining how to do...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/24/2009

External networking and home networks

I had a question from Kerry in Canada about having trouble getting the demo VM setup to use external...

Author: Lachlan Cash Date: 11/23/2009

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