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Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer Tool

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer Tool for Microsoft Dynamics Management Reporter for Dynamics ERP.

This application may be downloaded from the Microsoft site and installed as a separate application on your network. This wizard-like application will allow budget administrators to copy data from the Microsoft Forecaster database into Microsoft Dynamics ERP systems including Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. Data transferred to the ERP system may then be used in reports by Microsoft FRx and by Microsoft Management Reporter.

 

You may download the Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer Tool RTM for Microsoft Dynamics Management Reporter for Dynamics ERP using the link below which will take you to the Microsoft download page. You must have a CustomerSource or PartnerSource account to access this page.

Download Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer Tool for Management Reporter

Please ensure that you install any Management Reporter Service Packs and updates to be sure you have the latest version of the Data Transfer Tool.

 

More Details

The Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer tool transfers data from a budget stored in Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 to an existing or new budget within the general ledger module of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP, or Microsoft Dynamics SL.

Supported Microsoft Dynamics ERP systems:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Feature Pack 1
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
  • Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011

Transferring the budget data from Microsoft Forecaster into your general ledger allows for easier actual vs. budget reporting in Microsoft Management Reporter and Microsoft FRx. The transfer also allows you to have a fully functioning budget within the general ledger that you can use with other modules.

System requirements

Before installing the Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer tool, verify that your system meets the requirements listed below.

Requirement Details

  • For Microsoft Dynamics AX
    • Microsoft Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Feature Pack 1
    • Microsoft .NET Business Connector 5.0
  • For Microsoft Dynamics GP
    • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010
    • Microsoft Dexterity Shared Components 11.0
  • For Microsoft Dynamics SL
    • Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
  • Microsoft .NET 4.0 or higher

Note: The Microsoft Forecaster Data Transfer tool does not need to be installed on the same machine as the ERP database.

 

 

Please email or call us if you need assistance with using this application.

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