Products and Categories
One of the most common things to bring in from dynamics AX into your
eCommerce system (and vice versa) is the catalog of products and
categories, as well as any associated fields.
Whenever you integrate Dynamics AX to bring data into an eCommerce
platform, there is generally a base set of data. It typically
includes product information, metadata, attributes, any media or
documentation, dimensional weight, etc. There are also pricing data.
It could just be simple pricing, or a quantity-based price discount,
or a more complex customer-specific discount. So, all of this
base-level data must be pulled in from Dynamics AX.
Once the data is in the eCommerce database, it is essential to
enhance the data to make it web friendly. Moreover, all the data
living in an eCommerce system needs to be preserved whenever there
are any new updates. These might include new products or updated
information for existing products such as price change, warehouse
location change, etc. All this data needs to be updated in
real-time. Therefore, the extended information must be preserved.
Essentially, the question is, can your chosen platform customize
business logic and set up specific data transformation rules? If
yes, then it would preserve data were necessary between the