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Hi Folks ,
Here is a quicke, the customer wants a rapid implementation without finace for the first time .
Thus Sales and Warehouse modules.
What do you suggest ?
I was thinking to set up a dummy GL and leave it as it is. Then , in the middle of the year do a new database and migrate transactional data over to the new db/company.
without finance module means what? no item cost and price? no sales revenue? no sales cogs? just record everything only quantities?please be more specific.
In reply to Joe Marselo:
I suggest you spend half a day with them explaining how simple finance can be configured, get a COA, set up base posting groups, do not bother about bank etc and then implement it capturing base entries, then when they do turn finance on it will not be such a massive headache. My advice would be to convince them to implement finance for all of the immediate benefits against the relative little effort now compared to the greater effort later.
Steve Weaver | Dynamics AX Solution Architect - UK
This forum post is my own opinion.
I understood , yes . No item cost . simply sales and reports so they can key data into an accounting system .
Ie. Invoice, Order, Quote, Shipment, Warehousing
In reply to AdamRoue:
This may be one of the option . The problem is that they should do a cleanup of data i.e Chart of accounts item structure etc...
this would be a pre project.
In reply to faludigabor:
Well you are going to have to create something, why not get it right at the start and save yourself a load of hassle later.
You seems to go for a stepped implementation rather than a big-bang. Even though you will not be implementing Finance module I would recommend the creation of all the basic required accounts in chart of accounts. This will give you a option to scale up the implementation by including Finance module without creating new database/company. Moreover the postings can be use for demonsteration of financial impact of transactions.