On Monday, February 20th, Microsoft announced the release of Microsoft® Dynamics™ Snap, a new collection of software programs that snap in to Microsoft® Office. These four new programs enable information workers to easily coordinate and manage data in Microsoft Dynamics applications using the familiar interface of Microsoft Office programs.

These applications enhance the productivity of Information Workers as it enables them to access and use business processes and data from back end applications like Microsoft Dynamics Axapta and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, directly from within Microsoft Office Applications.

The Snap-in’s available for Microsoft Dynamics AX 3.0 are:

Business Data Lookup Snap-in

Timesheet Snap-in

Vacation Management Snap-in

You can use the following link to access further information on PartnerSource.

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/newsevents/news/newsgeneral/MicrosoftDynamicsSnapLaunch.htm

A fact sheet, white paper and implementation guide are available from further links on the above site. As a minimum you will need to be on AX 3.0, SP4 before installing the Snap-ins.