With Sage Accpac 6.0 on the horizon but not yet released, we thought we’d take a moment to share a few tips to help you get the most out of your current version 5.6. So let’s jump right in.
Get employees up to speed using the “What’s New” Anytime Learning course designed specifically for Version 5.6. This online tutorial walks you through all of the great new features and provides ideas for putting them to work in your business. Best of all, this course is offered at no additional cost to you.
Take THAT to the Bank
System Manager Bank Services in Version 5.6 is significantly improved with a more straightforward way to reconcile your accounts and finish month-end in record time. The new user interface is simplified for greater flexibility and more efficient daily task management. You can also take advantage of new functionality such as bank security resources for separation of duties, an improved reversal process, and a bank entries posting journal.
Better Inventory Management
You’ll discover fantastic improvements in inventory management including, an optimized Inventory Valuation report, a new Internal Usage form, additional costing and transaction creation options, Item Inquiry and Drilldown functionality, and a new field to track posting dates for transactions. Version 5.6 also takes Serialized Inventory and Lot Tracking to the next level as this functionality has been completely redesigned to improve workflow and performance and add customer requested functionality.
Leverage the Power of SageCRM 7.0
Earlier this year, Sage announced that the new SageCRM 7.0 was available for customers running Sage Accpac 5.6. With SageCRM 7.0, you’ll bridge the gap between your front and back offices with features like the “AR Collections Manager.” It’s a fantastic feature that makes it easy to prioritize and manage customer collections and rapidly convert outstanding invoices into cash in the bank.
Go to http://www.sageaccpac.com/products/crm to learn more about SageCRM – an important part of the Sage Accpac Extended Enterprise Suite.
Voice of the Customer – Loud and Clear
Many of the new features added in Sage Accpac 5.6 were the result of customer-requested enhancements collected via surveys, interviews, and onsite observations. One of the most important tools that Sage uses is an innovative idea management website at www.sageaccpac.com/feedback. So go online today and ensure that your voice is heard!
Excel Tips and Tricks
The new Sage Accpac Intelligence module is an Excel-based reporting and analysis tool that draws data directly from your Sage Accpac database. If you’re interested in a resource full of fantastic tips and tricks in Excel, email us and we’ll send a copy of the “Excel Tips & Tricks Booklet – Volume 1”