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AXtension Visual Planning

by AXtension
  • App Type

    On-premises Application
  • Business Need

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Works With

    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2013 R3
  • Industry Focus

    Architecture, Engineering & Construction

AXtension® Visual Planning is a powerful Microsoft Dynamics add-on that helps Project Managers accurately manage more projects in less time and allows for maximized use of available resources. The result is more accurate project delivering, measureable results in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Overloaded Project Managers struggle to manage several projects as their organization grows and spreadsheets, paper based systems and planning boards are no longer sufficient. Companies utilizing extensive project planning with scarce resources need simple, functional, fully integrated tools that help them manage their projects more effectively. These organizations need a tool that provides insight into planning tasks, resources and materials, task by task and across several projects. Moreover, Project Managers need to balance resource usage and project duration to comply with project objectives. A planner simply needs to identify conflicts, capacity and item requirement issues as early as possible. When a plan is modified he requires immediate visual results and alerts.

AXtension® Visual Planning:

•Enables project managers to create a Work Breakdown Structure and plan the activities effectively.

•Enables project planners to plan activities and/or (sub)tasks for workers and resources and retain insight into their capacities.

•Is an integrated enhance­ment to standard Microsoft Dynamics AX Project that integrates your project supply chain (purchase orders, sales orders, item requirements and production orders) with the task planning.

•Unites all of its powerful elements in a simple visual GANTT chart overview, which is fully integrated with supporting information.

•Supports planning baselines and multi-scenario views, enabling an easy comparison between potential planning options, with full visibility of work-breakdown structures.

•Supports planning across multiple (sub)projects and even across multiple companies within an Enterprise.

•Gives the project manager visual alerts of non-conformities in the planning.

•Gives the project manager insight into the progress of the project based on posted hours.

Production planning module for Discrete Manufacturing

AXtension® Visual Planning now offers an additional module allowing you to visually plan production orders using visual Gantt Control.

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