Does your organization want to deliver amazing customer experiences and engage with customers on their terms? At the heart of every successful business are the people who make those things happen. Because Human Resources (HR) plays a critical role in keeping employees happy, we've added several valuable new capabilities to our Human Capital Management (HCM) solution, including HR and Payroll analysis cubes:

Answer the important questions. Need to know total headcount? Turnover percentages for the month, year, or quarter? With the latest release, you can use tools like Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, Power View or others to create custom reports based on the data in the HR and Payroll analysis cubes. As you become more familiar with the data in the cubes, you’ll be able to find answers to more and more of your questions, easily.

Visualize the data. Power View provides quick and easy visualization of your data. You can access the same measures and dimensions (just as you would by using Microsoft Excel or SQL Server Analysis Services). Then, you can quickly visualize raw data, and organize it to make charts that correspond to one another, and save the charts to a library. You’ll be able to access that library in a list format or place any chart from the library into any Role Center.

HCM data with PowerView

Quick and easy visualization of your data with PowerView.

Get more support for budgeting, regulatory reporting, taxes, benefits, and personnel actions. In addition to the awesome new reporting and analytics capabilities, take advantage of the following new features in HCM:

  • Enable position control with enhancements to position budgeting and integration to budget planning.
  • Streamline U.S. regulatory reporting with new preparation reports including, EEO-4, EEO-5, VETS100, 940, 941, Unemployment, OSHA300, OSHA300A, OSHA301, and New Hire reporting.
  • Streamline benefit updates with mass benefit expiration and mass benefit updates for benefit enrollments.
  • Simplify U.S. tax setup with mass updates of employee taxes.
  • Gain more control over hires, terminations, and transfers and promotions by using employee-based personnel actions and workflow.

Microsoft Dynamics AX HCM gives you one simple solution for your Human Resource needs. A single, unified HR system that helps take the administrative complexities out of your day and your department, freeing you up to focus on tomorrow. Plus, it’s included in Microsoft Dynamics AX and interoperates with the Microsoft tools you already use like Microsoft Office and SharePoint.

If the new HCM capabilities in CU7 sound interesting to you, we encourage you to check it out CustomerSource or PartnerSource.

Learn more. To find out more about all of the capabilities in our Microsoft Dynamics AX Human Capital Management visit our web page. To view the “Human Resource Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012” session from Convergence EMEA 2013, click here if you’ve already registered for Virtual Convergence. If you’re not registered, click here to sign in for free access to this and other sessions. Interested in a technical deep dive? Join us for the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference February 3–5, 2014, in Bellevue, Washington.

/Dan Schuster

Sr. Product Marketing Manager - Microsoft Dynamics ERP