The Microsoft Dynamics 365 updates for the 2020 Release Wave 2 are near!
For that reason, in this entry, I will briefly display what I consider the eight most important updates that will be released in October 2020 for Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management.
It allows you to schedule the calculation of cash flow forecasts, which eliminates the manual process and helps ensure that the cash forecasts are generated at the ideal times.
This was added to the process automation framework. It’s used to schedule the cash flow calculation job and monitor its status while the job is in process.
Enables businesses and users to configure regulatory reports, e-invoices, payment formats, tax rules, and others, which are often affected by shifting legal requirements, into one centralized service.
Globalization feature functionality was built to support packaging related artifacts into a bundle that defines a product-functional capability and supports the following capabilities:
Editing capabilities and resolution of a prior data model issue will be added to the financial analytical workspaces.
The enhancements to Financials Power BI include the following:
Globalization for Bahrain is now available out-of-the-box. The country-specific functionality includes:
Globalization for Hong Kong SAR is now available out-of-the-box. Globalization functionality includes:
Globalization for Kuwait is now available out-of-the-box. Globalization functionality includes:
The globalization functionality for Oman in this release includes:
Globalization for Qatar is now available out-of-the-box. Globalization functionality includes:
The new production floor execution interface provides workers with a new user experience for shop floor execution. It will help workers manage and record production activities. It helps improve throughput, decrease scrap and defect ratios, and reduce work in progress.
The new interface serves the same function as the current job card device but is optimized for touch interaction and with enhancements that improve user experience, including:
Introducing a new standard inventory dimension (Version) and two new generic inventory dimensions (InventDimension11 and InventDimension12).
A product dimension intended to help you maintain and track multiple versions of a product throughout the supply chain. It will behave similarly to the existing product dimensions of size, style, color, and configuration, so you could also choose to use it for purposes other than tracking product versions.
String-based inventory dimensions increase the number of generic inventory dimensions from 10 to 12. This enhances the application capabilities through extensions providing more flexibility for partners and ISVs.
Enable shippers to manage their inbound process actively using the new landed cost and inbound transportation management solution. The feature provides many benefits, including:
To ensure changes will be kept in the next master-planning run.
As part of the lead time calculation, safety margins will be included.
Demand from forecast can include forecast sub-models.
To avoid supply suggestions for service items, service items will automatically be filtered out during master planning.
Demand from purchase requisitions will be included.
Plans include planned intercompany demand from other companies (legal entities) where batch jobs need to be coordinated manually to provide the desired result.