As part of its biannual release cycle, Microsoft just published the 2022 release wave 2 plans for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management.
This wave features new capabilities and enhancements that will launch by March 2023.
Here’s a preview of what’s coming in the first wave of the year.
Dynamics 365 Finance
- General availability of vendor invoice OCR, which automates the reading and recognition of vendor invoices and will continue adding capabilities for subscription billing use cases
- Integrate Tax Calculation service with Dynamics 365 Project Operations (Preview)
- Extend Electronic Invoicing service to support upcoming e-invoice legislations for France, Poland, and Saudi Arabia
Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
- New analytics and support for multiple vendors in Planning Optimisation
- Inventory Visibility, which lets companies track real-time consumption with allocated quantities in support of promotions, special events and new product introductions
- Guided warehouse implementation and configuration experiences to enable rapid reconfiguration of supply chains
- Planning Optimisation to shorten planning cycles
Dynamics 365 Intelligent Order Management
- More providers that span the supply chain lifecycle from order-taking to last-mile delivery
- Added support for various Order Tyles, including back orders, subscription orders, manual orders and purchase orders
- Ability to simulate fulfilment so companies can model and understand the impact of different fulfilment strategies
- Contextual collaboration features where an order can be shared with multiple stakeholders using embedded Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Supply Chain Centre
- New solution that enables organisations to take control of their supply chain to deliver a better customer experience
- End-to-end visibility of supply chain
- AI-based recommendations
- Seamlessly collaborate with teams and suppliers on workflow
- Works with partner solutions and existing supply chain systems
Finance and Operations Cross-App Capabilities
- Improvements to the One Dynamics One Platform workstream, which focuses on enabling Finance and Operations applications on Power Platform. Includes enhancements to One Admin, One Developer and One User experiences
- New and updated B2B experiences, including sales agreements across channels and customer-specific catalogues
- Omnichannel media management features streamline workflows
- Key point-of-sale investments include Store Commerce app availability for iOS and Android devices
- Apple Pay and Google Pay digital wallet integration
- New customer support options through virtual agent and live agent integration available for ecommerce
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