Where to Start with AP Automation - Free Upcoming Webinar

Posted by B/P News & Notes on January 17, 2019 at 2:24 PM

82% of surveyed businesses have experienced a noticeable improvement by implementing an automated Accounts Payable process. If your AP department is thinking about adding AP automation to increase efficiency and reduce cost, but isn't sure how to get started, we can help.


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Topics: AP Automation, Webinars, Business Technology, Payment Processing

Excel Tip Tuesday: How to Arrange Windows

Posted by Lisa on January 15, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Do you become an Excel contortionist, spreading new windows all over your many monitors every time you need to see data in two or more workbooks at the same time? If you need to view or compare the contents of multiple workbooks, there's a better solution. Clicking the Arrange All button from the Window group on the View tab of the ribbon will present you with several options to accomplish the same thing while saving real estate on your monitors. When the Arrange Windows window opens, you'll see several options: Tiled, Horizontal, Vertical or Cascade.

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Topics: Excel, Excel Tip Tuesday

Excel Tip Tuesday: Quiz Time! Part Deux!!

Posted by Lisa on January 8, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Welcome to 2019! I took the last two weeks off from posting thanks to the holidays, and now it's time to move forward with a new year and new Excel tips. But since you had two weeks to study the previous blog posts (that's what you were doing with your time off, right?), let's start the year off by looking back with a quiz.

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Topics: Excel

Sage 100cloud Migration Incentives Are Ending

Posted by B/P News & Notes on January 3, 2019 at 3:18 PM

Since the release of Sage 100cloud in 2016, Sage has been pushing hard for customers to migrate away from the perpetual license software model and to the subscription-based version of their software. The efforts encouraging customers to move to the subscription model have included some “carrot and stick” tactics:

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Topics: Sage 100Cloud, Sage Software

Excel Tip Tuesday: Using Templates

Posted by Lisa on December 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Even though the list of templates comes up first when starting Excel, most people just skip past it, unintentionally preferring the hard road of building new worksheets from scratch. Yet if you want a nicely formatted form, list, chart, or report but you don't have a lot of time - or ideas - Excel provides hundreds of templates at the ready to help you begin your project.

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Topics: Excel, Excel Tip Tuesday

Free Acumatica 2018 R2 Webinar

Posted by B/P News & Notes on December 13, 2018 at 2:15 PM

Acumatica has released 2018 R2, which is the latest version of Acumatica Cloud ERP, our preferred enterprise management software. We've spent some time over the past few months implementing and being delighted by the new features and functions of this new version, and we are excited to show you the many benefits in this latest Acumatica release. Version 2018 R2 is an important release with significant improvements that you won’t want to miss.

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Topics: Acumatica ERP, Webinars

Excel Tip Tuesday: Recent Workbooks and Using Pins

Posted by Lisa on December 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM

You may have dozens of Excel workbooks that you use, but chances are that there are a select few that you work with frequently and intensely. There are a couple ways within Excel to make those commonly used workbooks faster to access so that you can get your work accomplished with less clicking around.

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Topics: Excel, Excel Tip Tuesday

Knowing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Regulations

Posted by Christy Putnam on December 11, 2018 at 9:58 AM

How confident are you about all the required regulations for your business under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? We challenge you to test your knowledge by taking this brief quiz.

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Does Your Policy Checklist Include a Time Reporting Policy?

Posted by Christy Putnam on December 5, 2018 at 11:26 AM

A critical part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is making sure employees are classified and paid correctly. Does your organization have a current Time Reporting Policy that accomplishes this? Such a policy is easily as important as other standard company policies like your Leave of Absence, Code of Conduct, Benefits, or Communications policies. If you do not have one, it's a good idea to draft a written policy that clearly and thoroughly explains how and when staff should track their time. This will a likely apply to both exempt and non-exempt employees, but the application may be slightly different. Key elements that should be included in this policy include:

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Topics: Human Capital Management, HR Policies, Human Resources

Excel Tip Tuesday: How to do Absolute References FAST!

Posted by Lisa on December 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Now that you've followed Part 1 and Part 2 of our Absolute References series, you may be saying, "Yeah, but it takes a lot of time when creating formulas to type in the dollar sign ($), especially when building long, complicated formulas. Well, there’s a shortcut to fill in the dollar sign quickly and make your work super fast: just use the F4 key.

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Topics: Excel

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