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improving IT service quality

Automation means a lot of things to a lot of people. At the application level, the two most important uses of automation are for getting more work done, and for checking that applications are available and working properly 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) focuses on this first task, while the visual monitoring solution embodied in Alyvix is suited for the second. In this blog post we'll take a look at RPA, and see how it compares to visual monitoring.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is important for utilizing business services used by many companies, even for managing typically satellite operations like warehouse management. As a user-centered set of applications, the performance of all AX modules from a user perspective is vital because of the wide array of employees whose jobs are impaired when it's not available and responsive.

In this blog post we show how to build a test case for Microsoft Dynamics AX that checks performance in the Warehouse Management module by building and using an advanced filter that retrieves values from the command line as part of its filter conditions. A related video in the Alyvix YouTube channel gives detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to construct the test case described here.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 plays an important role in the business activities of many companies. As a user-centered application, its performance from a user perspective is vital because of the many and wide-ranging types of employees who can't get their jobs done when it's not available and responsive.

We show how to build a test case to inspect and measure two common tasks within AX, filtering and detail inquiry, inside AX's Business Ledger. A related video in our YouTube channel gives detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to construct the test case described here.

Monitoring installations of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 from a user perspective is important because of the widespread use and importance of AX to business activities. We show how to build a test case to inspect and measure two common tasks within AX: invoice printing within Accounts Payable, and inventory control. An accompanying video in our channel provides further details for those wishing to construct a similar test case themselves.

You always monitor the systems and services you provide, especially your user-facing services. So why should your multi-factor authentication processes be any different? Use visual monitoring with Alyvix to regularly check that your MFA login procedure is running smoothly. We'll show you how to build a test case that logs you in to LinkedIn via 2FA, and logs you back out again. Feel free to modify it for your needs.

The Covid-19 epidemic had significant effects on Italians during the national lockdown this spring. It also resulted in significant, unpredictable effects on e-commerce throughout Italy, especially in terms of the physical delivery of packages. When web sites added slot-based reservation mechanisms to their ordering process to keep demand at sustainable levels, it turned out that Alyvix could be a big help.