Get started with Lifecycle Services for Finance and Operations apps

Functional Consultant
Solutions Architect
Finance and Operations

To install and maintain Finance and Operations apps in the Microsoft Azure cloud or on-premises, you must use Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) to manage the process. Let's get started by looking at the overall functionality and tools available within LCS.

In this module, you will:

  • Understand the functionality and tools of Lifecycle services (LCS) for Finance and Operations apps
  • Reuse existing assets, copy and share data
  • Understand Task recorder functionality
  • Create a business process model
  • Identify and analyze gaps using the Business Process Modeler
  • Run the LCS Issue Search tool and analyze results


  • General knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • The ability to use Finance and Operations apps for basic processing
  • Experience using Windows Server, Active Directory and Networking
  • Understanding of SQL Server, Domain Controllers and Web Services