Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 finance and operations apps feature comparison
When you are deciding whether to migrate to the Dynamics 365 suite of cloud apps from Dynamics AX, consider the new and improved functionality that they have to offer. Depending on your current version of Dynamics AX, the gap may seem very large, and business users might be worried about the difference in how to do the same work. In this article, we share tips and links to help organizations deal with the migration process.
Comparing Dynamics AX 2009 to Dynamics 365
Before comparing functionality, here's a comparison of the user interfaces for Dynamics AX 2009 and Dynamics 365 finance and operations apps.
Get productive in Dynamics 365
The following articles can help business users feel comfortable in Dynamics 365.
- What's removed or deprecated in Dynamics 365 finance and operations apps
- Get familiar with the user interface
- Learn how to use the search functionality to navigate to pages
- General keyboard shortcuts
- Keyboard shortcuts for missing account analysis
The release planner app helps you get an overview of what's coming in the next release wave. Stay on top of what's coming here.
The following list helps you get started with key changes over the past few years.
- Customer portal for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
- Inventory management improvements
- Warehouse management outbound workload visualization
- Inventory Visibility Add-in for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
- Work breaks and tracking updates for landed cost
- Procurement and sourcing enhancements
- Fixed assets integration with Asset Management lifecycle
- IoT intelligence core insights
And many more...
Why make the move to Dynamics 365?
|Security||Flexibility||Reduce your IT maintenance|
|Leverage Microsoft’s billion-dollar investment in data center security. Create robust security and access controls for apps and data with built features included in Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management including:
||Gain benefits with monthly subscription model, including:
||Reduce costs on company’s server maintenance, including:
|Cross-platform support||Stay up to date with new functional enhancements||Business intelligence|
|Ensure seamless business operations from anywhere at any time through Dynamics 365—powered by a native HTML5 browser-based user interface that:
||Take full advantage of Dynamics 365 evolving features and newest functionality:
||Access real-time insights with Dynamics 365 with built-in predictive analytics—powered by Microsoft Power BI:
See for yourself
Watch the Dynamics 365 enhancement video that compares Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 modern functionalities, product enhancements, and modules. Then check out the Dynamics 365 enhancement deep-dive videos for finance, supply chain, and technology.
Get started today
Start your migration journey with Microsoft. Engage your Microsoft account manager or partner to see if you qualify for various offers, including the Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM migration assessments. For migration questions, join the Dynamics 365 Migration Community to connect with experts, Microsoft's partners, fellow customers, and resources.
On-premises migration program overview
Standard migration assessment
Business-ready enhancement plan
Moving from Dynamics AX to Dynamics 365 online
CRM platform assessment tool
Video: Dynamics 365 migration program
Dynamics 365 release plans