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Chris Firra

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Travel and Expense Report Evolution

Posted by Chris Firra on Wed, Mar 19, 2014

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Tags: Sage 300 ERP, Intacct

Windows XP and the Meaning of Life (or End of Life)

Posted by Chris Firra on Fri, Mar 07, 2014

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Tags: Sage 300 ERP

A First Step with Intacct Smart Events

Posted by Chris Firra on Mon, Feb 24, 2014

Recently, I've learned about what I believe are two of the best features of Intacct Platform Services, Smart Rules and Smart Events.  These tools add logic, data validation and control to the core Intacct applications without writing complex code.  With this entry, I want to share my experience with Smart Events.  To learn more about Smart Rules, I'd suggest visiting the excellent blog posting by Joe Zhou from our sister company, CodePartners, entitled How to Create Intacct Smart Rules.  

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Tags: Intacct

Sage 300 ERP in the Cloud

Posted by Chris Firra on Fri, Jan 31, 2014

An on-line version of Sage 300 ERP has now been available for over ten years.  Side-stepping the semantic question of whether Sage 300 Online is truly a "cloud application", it is certainly a true statement that the on-line application has been since its inception a hosted version of the award winning on-premises accounting software, offering all of the same functionality.  Because it is remotely accessible using a MS Windows computer and internet browser, it offers all of the benefits of a SaaS-based, cloud application.

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Tags: Sage 300 ERP, Sage 300 Online

Connected Services = Productivity

Posted by Chris Firra on Wed, Jan 22, 2014

We live in an age when each new software product has an “API” or application programming interface that allows connectivity with other devices and systems.  The API concept powers the latest home and consumer electronics features that we love such as remote control of NEST thermostats, online exercise tracking like FitBit bands, and a host of functions on smart TVs.  Likewise, modern accounting systems utilize their APIs to communicate with “connected services” that extend the functionality of the core products.

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Tags: Intacct