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Sage Line 50 – Products & Categories

 We had an interesting case with stock values recently. One person ran the report and got €150K and another person, in the same company. ran the same report and got €100K. This had a great effect on monthly profit reports!!! We checked the data and all was well. We checked that there were no searches on anyones data in case data was restricted. After a day of checking we eventually discovered the issue which may be of interest to you. In most cases when you run a Stock/Product report it defaults from Category 1 to Category 999. This particular client imported some extra stock items and did not allocate a Category and hence Sage determined that they were Cat Zero. So when you ran the report the same as you [...]

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Finally the end of Take 5 Accounts software.

  Sage have announced that they are no longer supporting or offering price support to Take 5 Accounts Software or to Take 5 Easypay payroll systems. So if you are still using Take 5 (Take Five) software then you need to change to something else as this system has not been maintained by software developers for over 10 years. We recently had a case were the revenue demanded that a company stop using Take 5 as it was not reliable!! We were then asked asked to work with this company to transfer /import all the data from Take 5 to Sage Line 50. Client is now happy that they are on a fully supported updated package and while there were issues learning a new system the client sees a number [...]

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Microsoft Office 365

There is a lot of momentum with the switch from “On Site Exchange Email” to Microsoft Office 365. However, when you are so involved and committed to the product like Compuland are you can  forget that not everyone “gets the concept”. Also there is so much infomation available about 365 that we could overburden our clients with data……but in our experience viewing videos of peoples experience with 365 is the only way to fully understand the product. Microsoft have created a website where they are hosting hundreds of videos about 365 and they are always adding more. If I may suggest go to this link and add to your favourites and periodically browse through these videos….either to learn about 365 or to see how other users are making the most [...]

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