MICROSOFT DYNAMICS

ERP ASSIGNMENT
10/20/2012

SUBMITTED TO: DR. NEETU GANAPATHY

SUBMITTED BY: SREERAJ K R 11055

giving the client better visibility into and control over what's going on in the business. collaboration and communication tools connects the many moving parts of your organization. and often it is referred as Microsoft Dynamics NAV.MICROSOFT DYNAMICS Microsoft Dynamics is a line of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software applications developed by Microsoft. This was a character-based accounting solution targeted towards the SOHO (small office/home office) market. the various existing Microsoft Small Business Solutions products were rebranded as follows:      Microsoft CRM becomes Microsoft Dynamics CRM Microsoft Business Solutions-Great Plains becomes Microsoft Dynamics GP Microsoft Business Solutions-Axapta® becomes Microsoft Dynamics AX Microsoft Business Solutions-Navision becomes Microsoft Dynamics NAV Microsoft Business Solutions-Solomon becomes Microsoft Dynamics SL .the largest acquisition ever made by Microsoft.000 customers worldwide. In 1987 the company changed its name to Navision and the product was renamed to Navigator. Origin: In fact. Navision was originally founded in 1983 by Jesper Balser. In 1984 "Beauty of Simplicity" was adopted as the first company slogan. A unique combination of business intelligence. the Navision software product line has grown steadily and today has approximately 35. Denmark. In 2002 Microsoft acquired Navision for $1. According to Microsoft. Today Navision has been the fastest growing accounting system solution offered by Microsoft. Microsoft Dynamics is a business solution from Microsoft that delivers comprehensive business management functionality for small and midsize businesses. the origin of Microsoft Dynamics NAV dates back to the eighties. Since then. Consider that in 2001. 2005 press release announced that this product will be called Microsoft Dynamics. Peter Bang and Torben Wind in Copenhagen. In 1984 the product was launch as "PCPlus" in Denmark & Norway. Microsoft Dynamics applications are delivered through a network of reselling partners who provide specialized services. In the meantime.4 billion . even though the rest of the accounting software industry had been slumping and recoiling from the impact of the Y2K bug. Navision's growth rate was an astounding 32%. Thus. and more than 400. A September 6. Microsoft Dynamics is the result of the acquisition of Navision by Microsoft in 2004.000 individual users.

financial forecasting. wholesales. speed up procedures and targets. keep track of customer’s activities. Enables to increase the number of customers. customers and business partners to access data. creating sales prognoses. organize business and subsequent sales.Modules: Microsoft Dynamics NAV has specific functions and tools for retail companies. project managing companies and also Civil Service organizations. from surveying. Portals: Provides employees. control inventory and automate purchases. payables. MS Dynamics NAV solution is created to fully support not only locally operating companies but also those who operates in several countries Microsoft Dynamics covers the following business activities: Audit and analysis: Enables to manage budgets. fixed assets and cash flow. receivables. Project management: Enables to control resources. E-commerce: Enables customers and vendors place a contract with your company anytime through webs or direct access between yours and their system. create and consolidate reports and find trends and relations in any part of the company. Human resources management: Enables to manage human resources. keeping track of time and expenses and organize contracts and billing. Customers and suppliers chain: Enables warehouse operations in one or more places. orders and purchases. and accounting throughout your organization . Financial management: Controls general ledger. set and keep track of service calls. Customer services: Enables to create and manage servicing contracts. display the schedules and optimize working capacity between resources. create and start marketing campaigns. sales. applications and services through the web viewer and enables them more effective cooperation. Manufacturing: Enables to coordinate the whole process of manufacturing from product configuration and planning requirement due to the capacity to scheduling and factory management. order processing. purchases. inventory. planning due to the demand and online partnership with vendors. Transacts applications and payment. The various modules incorporated in Microsoft Dynamics ERP are:  Financial Management o Gain greater visibility into finances and give people across your organization the tools they need to improve financial management. Ecommerce and managing of warehouses. staffing and employees registrations to ability development and wages processing and employees advantages. distributing and service corporations. Managing of customer relationship: Enables to manage groups of customers. manufacturing. Retail sale: Carries out the retail operations from sales to delivering. Distribution: Enables keeping track of inventory. create predictions of costs and budgets.

and customers  IT Management o Leverage existing IT systems and deploy familiar Microsoft technologies to support your organization and your people even as business needs change. you can move as much or as little functionality as you want to the cloud . partners. and use RoleTailored information without support from your IT department  Performance Management o Keep a finger on the pulse of your organization with performance management tools that can help you monitor and measure business results. align performance to goals. and manage organizational performance with planning and budgeting applications that work with your enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to measure business results and provide flexible reporting capabilities  Project Management o With project management and accounting capabilities from Microsoft Dynamics ERP. and improve your bottom line  Human Resource Management o Meet your organization's human resources (HR) and payroll needs and realize the potential of your most valuable assets—your employees  Collaboration o Work together more effectively and enhance communication with employees. measure. You can work with a network of channel partners to implement a solution that meets your industry-specific needs  Cloud Computing o Make cloud computing a flexible component of your ERP solution—on your terms. Financial Planning and Budgeting o Monitor. share. your people have the tools they need to improve profitability and accomplish project goals on time and on budget  Supply Chain Management o Streamline supply chain operations to get the right goods to the right place at the right time with custom solutions that can be tailored to specific business and industry needs  Business Intelligence o Foster better decision-making for people across your organization—from warehouse personnel to financial analysts—with self-service business intelligence (BI) that makes it easy to access. With a hybrid model of on-premise and off-premise resources.

supply chains. distribution. The latest version is Microsoft Dynamics C5 2010 . giving you better visibility into and control over what’s going on in your business. core ERP functionality for financial.0  Microsoft Dynamics C5 (formerly Concorde C5) can assist with finance. services and public sector). Packages: Microsoft Dynamics ERP includes five primary products:  Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta: Microsoft Dynamics AX is the complete ERP solution for enterprises that provides a purpose-built foundation across five industries (manufacturing. The latest version is Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009  Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Solomon IV) can help project-driven organizations obtain reports and business analysis and automate projects across company divisions and locations. The latest version is Microsoft Dynamics AX  2012 Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains Software): Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) software delivers comprehensive out-of-the-box business management functionality. The latest version is Microsoft Dynamics SL 7. Microsoft Dynamics SL is designed to help you easily manage complex project accounting. which has great reputation of being a provider of one of the most successful accounting system solutions. analytics and electronic commerce for small and medium-sized enterprises. The latest version is  Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision): Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a business solution from Microsoft that delivers comprehensive business management functionality for small and midsize businesses. Microsoft Dynamics NAV enables you to make proactive and informed decisions that have a direct impact on your productivity and bottom line—increasing margins and improving your cash flow. retail. along with comprehensive. manufacturing. It connects the many moving parts of your organization. “Navision Financials”. human resources and operations management. It empowers your people to anticipate and embrace change so your business can thrive.Domain Expertise: Microsoft is a well-reputed name in the software industry and its expertise in developing software products and solutions is unquestionable. All of this is packaged in a single global solution giving you rapid time to value. from operations management and financial management to human resource management and manufacturing. Microsoft gained the expertise to provide one of the best finance modules in the ERP it develops. When Microsoft acquired Navision.

a leading energy organization. In addition. saw an opportunity to capture a place for itself in the polymer market. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4. Windows 7 Enterprise operating system.0 SP2. With Software-as-a-Service model. and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Sparsh: o Sparsh Nephrocare. IOCL worked with Microsoft in association with its partner Mahindra Satyam to deploy a fully functional Customer Acquisition. had an IT infrastructure made up of disparate systems. all the assets at Sparsh are integrated. and Microsoft SQL Server 2008  . one of the pioneers in the sanitaryware segment in India. Retention and Enrichment (CARE) platform. two IIT Bombay graduates. aim to provide top quality. Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0. the goal was to avoid any problems during future expansion. The techno-savvy owners decided to deploy the latest technology to efficiently remove issues faced by other centers in India. Microsoft Commerce Server 2009. optimized and holistically managed to respond with agility and speed. The CARE solution consists of an integrated stack of Microsoft business applications including Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007.0. The solution guarantees zero downtime keeping in mind the requirements of a healthcare centre  Large Industries/Organizations:  Cera Sanitaryware: o Cera Sanitaryware. To achieve this. The company revamped its core infrastructure and desktop solutions with a platform of Microsoft technologies that includes Window Server 2008 R2. (IOCL). Sparsh collaborated with Affordable Business Solutions (ABS) to implement Hosted Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009. Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009. which they needed to operate effectively. an energy major operating as the largest company in India in terms of turnover. Wanting to take advantage of a fully integrated system. affordable and accessible dialysis treatment to the masses. This made it difficult for employees to access real-time business data. Cera teamed with Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner CorporateServe Solutions to implement a Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV 2009 solution Indian Oil Corporation: o Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. wanted to boost the reliability of its IT infrastructure and provide employees with latest technologies. Microsoft Dynamics AX 4. Microsoft Forefront Security software.Implementations (in India) Small Industries/Organizations:  IREDA: o Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA). set up by Saurav Panda and Gaurav Porwal.