Here are some recent developments, product updates, and other important news about Sage 100 including:
- Sage 100/100cloud 2018.2 Now Available
- Sage 100cloud Migration Promo Ending Soon
- Sage Sessions Live Events Coming to a City Near You
- How-to Training Videos for Sage 100 Now Available
Let’s take a closer look.
Sage 100/100cloud 2018.2 Now Available
Sage 100 and Sage 100cloud 2018.2 is now available. This latest product update features a central hub for time entry, anytime access to Sage contacts, new data analysis and planning features, and enhanced manufacturing features.
Here’s a look at a few key enhancements that come with Version 2018.2:
Sage Contacts w/Office 365 – You can now access customer contact data from any device that can access Office 365, anytime and anywhere.
Time Track Entry for TimeCard – This enhancement allows you to update all modules with time-related entries using a modern time entry portal.
Reprint SO from History – Now you can reprint a Sales Order from history in its original state for audit or conflict resolution. In addition, you can add notes and memos from history.
Sage Budgeting & Planning – Now included in Sage 100cloud, you’ll immediately begin improving your budgeting and forecasting process using an easy to follow step-by-step implementation wizard (see our full Sage Budgeting and Planning article on page 1).
Release Notes and Upgrading
Download the release notes for full details of enhancements across the application as well as product fixes implemented in Version 2018.2. Be sure to contact us if you need help with an upgrade to this newest product update.
Sage 100cloud Migration Promo Ending Soon
The Parity pricing and $0 Migrations offer introduced back in January 2018 (for renewal customers in the U.S.) will end on September 28, 2018. After that, migrations from Sage 100 “Classic” (perpetual license) to Sage 100cloud (subscription license) will revert to standard pricing.
With this promotional offer, you can migrate to Sage 100cloud, at the time of your renewal, for no more than the cost of your current Sage Business Care plan (or use $0 migration transactions where applicable).
Added Benefits of Sage 100cloud versus “classic” Sage 100 may include:
- Modernized Web-based Interface
- Enhanced Notes Capabilities
- Sage Intelligence Report Manager and Designer
- Sage AP Automation
- Sage Inventory Advisor Basics
- Sage eCommerce (Coming Soon)
- Sage CRM
- Other Modules and Product Enhancements Available only for Sage 100cloud
Contact us if you have questions about the promotion or want to discuss a migration to Sage 100cloud.
Sage Sessions Live Events Coming to a City Near You
Earlier this year, Sage announced that in lieu of hosting a big annual Sage Summit event like we’ve seen in years past, the company has decided to take the show on the road and get closer to customers on their home turf.
The newly-formatted “Sage Sessions” tour is comprised of a series of live regional events throughout the U.S. and Canada. Similar to Sage Summit but more compact, Sage Sessions is a single-day event featuring a keynote, breakout sessions, product demos, and a lunch & mingle reception that provides networking opportunities. Each stop will also feature a scaled-down trade show and opportunities to speak with product experts from Sage and third parties.
There are currently 10 stops scheduled in the U.S.lo and Canada as follows:
Los Angeles – Feb 13
Chicago – April 25
Toronto – May
Dallas – May
Atlanta – June 5
New York, NY – July 24
Seattle – August 7
Vancouver – October 16
Pricing is $29 for early birds (up to 1 week prior to the event) and $49 standard after that.
How-To Videos Available for Sage 100
The folks over at Sage have been hard at work creating a series of new “how-to” videos for Sage 100. The videos, posted on the Sage North America YouTube channel, can be found within the Sage 100 Support and Training playlist. Some of the newer videos on the playlist include:
- How to Backup Data
- How to Reconcile the Purchases Clearing Account
- How to Correct an Out of Balance General Ledger
- Overview of Period and Year-End Processes
- How to Update Tax Tables
Click below to check out the full list.
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