Set up engineering change management for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

Intermediate
Administrator
Functional Consultant
Business User
Dynamics 365
Supply Chain Management
Finance and Operations

Today's manufacturers require strong product data management, version control, and engineering change management to succeed in a world of constantly shrinking product life cycles, increased quality and reliability requirements, and an increased focus on product safety. Learn how to set up engineering change management in this learning path.

Prerequisites

  • General knowledge of how to navigate Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management processes.

Modules in this learning path

The Engineering Change Management Add-in for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management brings structure and discipline to the product data management process and enables products to be defined, released, and revised in a controlled manner supported by workflows. Engineering change management makes it possible to document, assess the impact of, and apply engineering changes throughout the entire lifecycle of a product.

Product data is an important part of any company that uses supply chain management processes. With the Engineering Change Management Add-in for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, manufacturers can use strong data management and version control.

Some setup is required to use the Engineering Change Management Add-in for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. The feature must be enabled and severities identified. Also, you need to identify product owners and configure workflows to approve engineering change orders and engineering change requests.

An engineering product in Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management is a product that is version controlled through the Engineering Change Management Add-in for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. You can convert an existing product to an engineering product.