Wave 2 Release for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (2022): New Features & Improvements

Microsoft Dynamics 365

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 

Get the full details on the latest release from Microsoft.

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