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New Release Scheduled for February 2017 Fans of Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3) look forward to February 2017 the way children look forward to Christmas because that’s when the newest version is released. Last year’s upgrade was so popular that Sage’s customer base grew by 29% globally. The 2017 update may prove to be their best yet. Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3): Why all the fuss? If you’re wondering why all the fuss about Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3), let’s take a quick look at what it does and how it helps businesses. You may find it’s exactly what you’ve been searching for all these years. Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3), also called Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3), is a system that supports shared, collaborative business information. The system features centralized data, integrated business processes, mobile access, and more to provide a robust yet scalable suite of business productivity tools. With Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3), you can: Save time: Centralized data and resources help you get more done in less time. Check inventory, approve expenses, set reminders, track time, and much more using the convenient on-screen tools. […]

What’s new in the world of Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300) for 2017? Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300) offers a powerful ERP system to help your business achieve its goals in 2017. If you’re new to the world of Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300), download our free white paper to learn more. Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300): New for 2017 One reason customers love Sage software so much is that the company really listens to customer feedback and each upgrade reflects customer requests and input. Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300) is no exception. The 2017 updates include numerous features to increase productivity and save time. Mobility enhancements: Eighteen additional web screens and enhanced layout make it easier to use Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300) on your mobile devices. Optimized entry field layout makes it easier to enter information on your mobile device. Optimize and forecast inventory: Enhancements to this popular feature in Sage Inventory Advisor Basics use color-coded models for easier inventory management, enhanced graphs and charts, and more to help you assess current inventory and manage existing assets efficiently. Measure lead time performance, supply performance, and more. Batched credit card […]

Food manufacturers and others should take note of these important accounting trends, and check out the new financial reporting standards detailed afterward. Both may help your business in the new year. Accounting Trends: Data, Analytics, and the Accountant Accountants have always been the number crunchers of the company, but there’s an emerging trend of marrying both accounting data and other data from within a company to inform business decisions. ERP systems such as Sage EM (formerly known as Sage X3) and Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Sage 300) provide companies with powerful data. Accountants are in a unique position to help them harness and analyze that data. Income sheets, balance sheets, and cash flows remain important reports for any company. In addition to those standbys of the accounting world, new data reports added to these basics can provide an enhanced picture of the company’s financial health. An in-depth analysis of all of the data can give your company’s managers the information they need to make smarter business decisions Accountants and financial professionals have the skillsets to analyze complex data problems and distill valuable information from them. By adding your skills to the data picture, you can help drive good decisions. The Right […]

Using Manufacturing ERP Software to Meet the Next Revolution Manufacturing ERP software paves the way for companies to enter into this new fourth era of manufacturing. Yes, we’re entering a brave new world of manufacturing, powered by technology, driven by data, and serving a global community. The Industrial Revolution kicked off manufacturing as we know it today, but we are now entering uncharted territory. The first wave of manufacturing was, of course, that famous revolution that saw innovations in manufacturing everything from clothing to shoes. New steam and water-powered engines fueling vast weaving machines made manufacturing faster, producing less expensive goods for public consumption. The second wave of manufacturing was ushered in by Henry Ford, who positioned the assembly line as the new method of manufacturing consumer goods quickly and inexpensively. Now we are leaving the third wave of manufacturing and entering the fourth. The third brought us automated systems: information technology, computerized processing, and robotic assembly lines that transformed how manufacturers build products. The fourth wave or revolution of manufacturing uses cyber-physical systems to bring goods to customers with more precision and accuracy than ever before. It’s an exciting time for manufacturers throughout North America and, indeed, throughout the […]