• Sage 500 - How to find unposted batches before you upgrade

    The Sage 500 Database Upgrade Utility checks for unposted batches before the upgrade actually begins.  All batches in all companies must be posted or deleted to get past the message informing you that you have unposted batches.

    The T-SQL query I modified…

  • SQL Server 2014 trigger problem

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard R2 was upgraded to SQL standard version 2014 on 64-bit machine. Upgrade was successful without any error, but when users tried to save Purchase Order, message 'Append' is not a recognized option  appeared and …

  • Upgrade Path

    Hi. I am using Sage 500 ERP version 7.4 and would like to upgrade to Sage 500 ERP 2016. Can I directly upgrade to the latest version? If not, what is the upgrade path to install the latest version? Thanks.

  • Project Accounting in 500 ERP 2016

    Our company is in the manufacturing industry and we're currently using a heavily customized version of 7.3. We are looking to upgrade to 2016 and potentially re-implement the software altogether and strip away most of the customizations as they no longer…

  • Former Sage 500 partner now at 500 customer looking to network with other customers in Northeast

    I am a former Sage 500 partner with over 15 years of experience , certified through last year in Sage 500, 300, CRM and with experience in HRMS, IT Management and Business Intelligence.

    If you have needs you'd like to discuss, feel free to contact me…

  • Upgrading Sage 500 ERP from v7.4 to 2014 or 2016.

    My company is currently running Sage ERP (MAS) 500 version 7.40.2.0 and we are considering upgrading to either version 2014 or 2016. The purpose behind this project is to enable us to upgrade the hardware where we're running the ERP and hosting the database…

  • Best practices for upgrading from Sage/MAS 500 v7.4 to MAS v2014.1

    My client is planning to upgrade from MAS 500 v7.4.4 to v2014.1. 

    Can anyone offer pointers to best practices, checklists, installation and test procedures & plans.  Plus, anything special to pay extra attention to?

    Thanks in advance,

    BruceB

  • Work Smarter Not Harder

     As I was thinking about this week’s blog, I was reminded of one of my favorite stories growing up … Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer. Now depending on whether you read the book or saw one of the many movie interpretations of the passage, the…

  • Take Control of Your Business

    I was reminded this week how important it is to be able to feel that one has a measure of control in life and in business. One of the worst feelings for anyone, and for a business owner in particular, is the feeling of being out of control. Perhaps you…

  • Finding Peace of Mind -- Is My Data Secure?

    I must reluctantly begin this post with an admission that in my heart of hearts I wish for the days of naiveté. After all, I grew up in a small town like many of you in an age when we didn’t even lock the doors at night. Crime was something that happened…

  • How Does Car Maintenance Relate to Your ERP?

    Remember when you bought your first new car? She was all shiny and new; and you took such good care of her. You took her in regularly for her oil changes and you rotated the tires. You made sure the brakes were in good shape and you got a tune-up even…