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Why You Should Avoid Using Spreadsheets for Fixed Asset Management, Part 3

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 24, 2015 10:30:00 AM / by Oasis Solutions Group

The third article in our series aids customers in readying their organization for a new solution. sagefixedassets.com’s article “Preparing staff for the adoption of fixed asset management software” outlines best practices to help ensure a successful project. Once a fixed asset inventory management system is selected for implementation, management is aware that processes can be made more efficient by the use of the new system. By creating official fixed asset processes, prioritizing the implementation project company-wide, and maintaining oversight, management can be assured of a full acceptance of the new software.  If you have a fixed assets question or topic that you’d like more information on, please let us know.

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Why You Should Avoid Using Spreadsheets for Fixed Asset Management, Part 2

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 17, 2015 1:30:00 PM / by Oasis Solutions Group

Second in our series of fixed assets posts relates to implementing different inventory systems. In the following blog.sagefixedassets.com article we learn of inventory system methods for fixed asset management. The two inventory systems most small to midmarket companies utilize are the periodic method and the perpetual method. Smaller businesses will find certain benefits to running a periodic inventory system, with periodic physical inventory count being completed to update the asset accounting. While middle-market companies may find this method less efficient. The perpetual inventory system, rather, constantly records and updates the movements and uses of any given equipment or furnishing. If you have a fixed assets question or topic that you’d like more information on, please let us know.

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APPcronym of the Month!

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 6, 2015 3:51:11 PM / by Oasis Solutions Group

We live in a world full of acronyms. New acronyms pop up seemingly by the hour, most of which are brought on by our social media fueled society and the need to say more in less key strokes. The same is true with the technology industry. With IT acronyms like ”EIGRP or Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol” or “TOFU - Trust On First Use” its easy to see how one can get confused. Oasis wants to help you keep up with the latest APPcronyms. 

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Why You Should Avoid Using Spreadsheets for Fixed Asset Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 5, 2015 10:30:00 AM / by Oasis Solutions Group

In accompaniment to our recent Sage Fixed Assets customer webinar, we’re sharing a series of blog posts from sagefixedassets.com.  Our first article, below, highlights why customers should move away from maintaining fixed assets in standard spreadsheet software, from all-too-human errors to duplication, and no edit trail to terrible decision-making.

Next in the series will cover how key your inventory system is to your fixed assets system, by always knowing what’s there. The third is preparing your staff for adoption of fixed assets management software, providing pointers on an effective move to a new solution. With the series wrapping up with an article that elicits consideration of your business’ need of a fixed asset manager, for overseeing equipment use with your company’s growth. If you have a fixed assets question or topic that you’d like more information on, please let us know.

why-companies-should-avoid-using-spreadsheets-for-asset-management by blog.sagefixedassets.com

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Sage 100 Tips & Tricks - Freeze Inventory...

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2015 8:39:35 AM / by Oasis Solutions Group

Freeze inventory before physical count is updated or count entered will ADD TO quantity on hand

If Inventory is not frozen, counts are entered and there is a Zero Quantity on Hand when the items count is entered, then Physical Count Variance Register Update will ADD THE COUNTS to, not replace, the existing Quantity on Hand of Inventory Items.

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Why Keyboard Shortcuts can improve your efficiency

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 16, 2015 10:54:00 AM / by Oasis Solutions Group

Okay, I am going to start this off by saying that I know I am an anomaly.  Maybe it’s because my hand-eye coordination is so bad.  Or maybe it’s because I am a lazy typist.  Regardless, over the years I have noticed that my typing habits tend to be more efficient and more accurate than your typical computer user. I won’t bore you with the details, but I’m sure some of you old time computer users can relate, since we grew up on computers that did not have the benefit of mouse control.

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New SageCRM 7.3 tackles Sales Challenges with new Business Accelerators

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2015 7:00:00 AM / by Jason Barnes

Sage, a world leader in business management software, has just released the latest version of its popular Sage CRM solution.  Sage CRM 7.3 offers an exciting new balance of performance and ease of use. With a host of new features and enhancements as well as a contemporary user experience (UX) and intuitive design, Sage CRM 7.3 raises the bar for all mid-market CRM solutions.

The following are only a few of the new features and benefits found in Sage CRM 7.3:

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Cloud Computing? Learn how to Secure Your Data in the Cloud!

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2015 11:06:00 AM / by Oasis Solutions Group

Most of us by now have adopted cloud computing in some way, shape, or form.

From the get-go, the concept of cloud computing sounded many security alarms. Now that the cloud is becoming more secure and widely adopted, organizations are leveraging the cloud like never before. I myself have enjoyed many aspects of becoming a ‘cloud based individual’; the flexibility it brings, the ability to access whatever I need ‘on the go’ and the benefit of never having to maintain, upgrade or deal with hardware (and sometimes software) again.

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Leveraging the cloud for your company’s Budgeting & Financial Reporting

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2015 9:42:10 AM / by Michael Drury

Over the last several years, many companies have been asking us how we can help them with their initiatives to move to cloud based applications.  Over time, we have added to our portfolio of products to include cloud based applications for CRM, ERP/Accounting, Human Resources, Payroll and Budgeting and Reporting.

Our spotlight on cloud applications this month is Adaptive Insights.  Adaptive Insights is the provider of the Adaptive Suite which is a Business Intelligence and Budgeting & Forecasting application that was developed and delivered via the cloud.

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BizInsight Time Saver Tip – Quickly copying your Month-To-Date column to create a Year-To-Date column

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 26, 2015 8:18:00 AM / by Oasis Solutions Group

If you are designing a report that contains both Month-To-Date (MTD) and Year-To-Date (YTD) columns, you can quickly create the YTD column from your MTD column. 

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