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Lifecycle Services

Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS)

Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services helps organizations improve the predictability and quality of their Microsoft Dynamics AX implementations by simplifying and standardising the implementation process. In addition, proactive monitoring of the system can reduce system downtime.


Project Start screen in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services 
Project Start screen in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services

Lifecycle Services is a Microsoft Azure-based collaboration portal that provides an unifying, collaborative environment along with a set of regularly updated services that help manage the application lifecycle of your Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 implementations.

Business Process Modeler

Provide dynamic business process documentation of your implementation by using the Business process modeler to create, view, and modify business-process hierarchies and flowcharts.

Business process modeler helps you do a gap-fit analysis between your business processes and Microsoft Dynamics AX using a cross-industry processes taxonomy.

License Sizing Estimator

License sizing estimator helps you estimate the configuration of the different types of Client Access Licenses that an organization will need. This services supports Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and higher license sizing.

Customization Analysis

Customization analysis offers Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 customers an automated tool that validates the customer’s model files against Microsoft Dynamics AX best-practice rules. It generates reports that list all identified issues as well as a developer report that can be loaded into the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 development environment.

Upgrade Analysis

Upgrade analysis helps users plan their upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 from previous versions. Analysing data about your current environment helps to prepare the data and estimate the scale of the upgrade project.

Usage Profiler and Infrastructure Estimation

Usage profiler helps you estimate your projected or current usage of a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 implementation. You can use the data from the Usage profiler for a variety of purposes, such as estimating hardware sizing and helping to troubleshoot issues with support. Hardware sizing provides the estimated hardware needed based on the projected usage profile. 


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