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Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012 by Andrew Birch, Keith Dunkinson

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Project initiation

Project initiation is expected to occur between the Diagnostic and Analysis phases. On a larger project, each phase requires some initiation activity of its own and it is particularly common to initiate the Diagnostic phase separately from the Implementation project as the Diagnostic phase is often part of the decision making process. The appointment of a project manager to commence end-to-end planning activities can occur anywhere in this cycle which obviously influences initiation as discussed in the following sections.

Concluding pre-sales and sales activity

It is desirable that all sales and pre-sales activity is concluded prior to kicking off the main project, although some overlap is common. It is, unfortunately, not ...

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