Spotlight: Sage HRMS

Migrating From Sage Abra Suite You may have heard by now that the retirement of Sage Abra Suite (and Sage Abra Suite Canada) is looming sometime in the near future. While the product hasn’t been officially retired yet, now is the time to start planning your migration before potential problems crop up. Let’s take a look at why Sage Abra Suite is going away and what you should consider doing about it.   FoxPro Retirement In January 2015, Microsoft ended support for Visual FoxPro – the underlying technology architecture that runs Sage...

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Spotlight on Sage HRMS

A Closer Look at Sage HRMS 2015 Just released, Sage HRMS 2015 delivers new integrated payroll, benefits, recruiting, and employee self service features designed to maximize every dollar you invest in your employees. Let’s take a closer look at some of the new capabilities in this latest version.   Human Resources Enhancements The new Employee Quick Find feature allows you to easily search for employees by entering just the first few digits of an employee’s ID, first name, or last name. Sage HRMS also now automatically hides HR/Employee...

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Spotlight on Sage HRMS

A Closer Look at Reporting Options You probably already know that Sage HRMS comes with loads of standard and custom reports. Whether it’s for government compliance, payroll analysis, or strategic evaluation of your workforce, here’s a look at some of the reporting and analytics options you should know about.   Starting with the Basics With over 100 pre-configured reports on Employees, Time Off, Payroll, compliance reporting, and Training, Sage HRMS probably has a pre-formatted report to meet the basic needs of most companies. Simply...

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Useful Resources for a Successful Year End

Here’s a collection of tips, document downloads, and video tutorials that we think will help you with a smooth year-end closing process and to get you ready for a fresh start in 2015. Overview of Year-End Procedures For some, just the thought of year-end closing can evoke anxiety. But if you watch this video, you’ll learn about general month-end and year-end procedures that will have you well on your way to a stress-free year-end closing process in Sage 300 ERP.   Creating a Backup Using Database Dump The most important thing you can do...

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Closing Procedures Checklist

Year end processing in Sage 300 ERP (formerly “Accpac”) is designed to be fairly straight-forward. But understanding how to coordinate the process within each of the modules and in the proper sequence is important. It also requires a bit of judgment based on your specific system configuration and business processes. This article provides a checklist for general period end and year end closing processes. Period End Processing Before you can begin year end processing, you’ll need to run through your period end processes first. So here’s a...

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A Closer Look at Sage Source

Did you know that as a Sage HRMS customer, you and your employees can access payroll history, publish company announcements, and extend the functionality of your HRMS system using Sage Source? Sage Source is an easy-to-use, cloud-based workspace that can be accessed using any web-enabled device. It’s a free benefit that’s available to all Sage HRMS customers on a current Business Care plan. Let’s take a closer look.   Sage Source Features Sage Source empowers your business by delivering cloud-based employee services that were once only...

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