Product information management

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Use Product information management to define and create products and product variants. Products of the types Item and Service are used in the sales, purchase, and operational processes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. When products have been defined and created, you can authorize the products for use by releasing the products to individual legal entities.

When you have defined a product master in Product information management, you can create product variants manually or you can use configuration technologies such as the Product Builder and the Product configurator to configure the product variants.

You can also use the Product models form to build product models and attach item numbers to the product models.

Business processes

Product information management

Product information management at a glance

Important tasks

Primary forms

Popular reports

Key tasks: Define products

Product information management parameters (form)

About inventory dimensions and dimension groups

Released product details (form)

About product models

Product models (form)

Integration of Product information management

Product information management can be integrated with the following Microsoft products:

  • Inventory management

  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Microsoft Excel

See also

Microsoft Dynamics AX reports