FRONTLINE SYSTEMS SDK Frontline Systems' Solver Platform Software Development Kit provides an alternative to developing spreadsheets, enabling developers to write simulation applications for the Frontline software suite.
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All of Frontline's products in Version 6.5 incorporate a new software license manager that simplifies the process of obtaining licenses, transferring them to new employees, sharing concurrent user licenses over a network, and checking out licenses from the network for remote or temporary use.
Price: $1,495 each for a single user. Frontline: (888) 831-0333.
OFFICE TOOLS PRO 2005
The SQL version of Office Tools Pro, a practice management package, provides users with enhanced database management and increased speed.
The application includes contact management, time and billing, scheduling, document image/management, due-date reporting, and project tracking.
Features incorporated are the office messenger, call dispatch, and pop-up reminders. Document management and customizable project modules are also available. Price: Starts at $200, plus $125 per additional user. North 40 Systems: (888) 667-8440.
BookaMark 2.02, a Windows bookmark manager, organizes records into themed categories for quick access to provide users with a centralized location for their favorite bookmarks.
Any bookmark can be assigned a hotkey combination to open it, without the user needing to leave the browser window. Clicking on any record displays bookmark properties, while double-clicking opens the bookmark.
Folders can also be added and removed. A free trial version is available for download at http:// belkasoft.com/ download/bbm202.zip.
Price: $19.90. Belkasoft: contact@ belkasoft.com.
Version 10.2 introduces distribution requirements planning and customer relationship management to the Traverse product line.
DRP is an MRP-like planning tool for non-manufacturers that helps businesses balance future supply and demand with forecasting, scheduling, and sales goals. The new version also offers multicurrency features and enhancements to the inventory and service director applications. A digital dashboard provides users with a snapshot of key business indicators and can be customized using the more than 25 pre-defined business metrics.
Price: Starts at $500 per module. Open Systems: (800) 328-2276.
SAGE FUNDRAISING 50
Sage Fundraising 50 Version 6.0 for nonprofits introduces the Recurring Gifts and Online Gift processing modules to the line that was formerly known as MIP Fundraising Paradigm.
The Online Gift Processing module automatically consolidates online donations and other data gathered from online giving services into the Sage Fundraising 50 management system. Recurring Gifts processes bank drafts and credit-card gifts, in addition to creating export files for bank processing.
Price: $2,900. Sage Software: (800) 811-0961.
The Ajax Dashboard in NetSuite Version 10.6 lets users dynamically change data without having to regenerate the entire HTML page, significantly improving performance.
Price: $99 per user per month, plus $49 per month for each additional user. NetSuite: (877) 638-7848.
Property Tax Management System Version 3.4, a completely redesigned module, enables corporate tax departments the ability to establish a fair market value for their property, create and accrue tax estimates, and process property tax bills.
The new version offers applications for both personal and real property tax management. PTMS Version 3.4 provides a variety of options for determining fair market value for real property and tracks every step of the process from initial assessment to determination of final value.
Price: Starts at $10,000 up to $60,000. Tax Compliance: (858) 547-4100.
Jian's analysis software, Scenario Master, performs what-if scenarios on the fly for financial planners. The Excel add-on tool can calculate scenarios in any cell.
Scenario Master adds real-time scenario analysis for the average spreadsheet user. Planners and forecasters can conduct analysis by pulling down and clicking on the desired scenario. The resulting spreadsheet uses the source data from Scenario Master's various integrateable links. From there, users can devise various outcomes by manipulating the data. Scenarios can be added to existing spreadsheets without changing the spreadsheet's structure.
Price: $39.99. Jian: (800) 346-5426.
Everest Advanced 2.1 manages all business, financial, and online operations from a single point through features such as automatic stock assignment, real-time credit card processing, and batch-payment processing.
Improved POS support and e-commerce options include end-of-day reconciliation reports and improved pricing flexibility for retail POS registers. Its enhanced accounting capabilities consist of additional AR and AP aging reports that can be generated into multiple formats designed to expedite collections.
Price: Starts at $6,500. iCode: 800-382-0725.
EPICOR FOR RETAIL
Epicor for Retail business software is designed for retail outlets to provide point-of-sale, warehousing, distribution, financials, customer relationship management, and business analysis.
The system includes the Epicor Enterprise POS, which extends sales order and accounts receivable functionality in the retail sales environment. It offers data entry and integration with Epicor Enterprise and supports multi-site operations with high numbers of transactions.
Price: $15,000. Epicor: (888) 937-4267.
SOUTHWARE REVISION 11 EDITION
The Revision 11 Edition of the SouthWare Excellence series defines users' roles, along with providing portals that access the functions assigned to each user.
Portals designed for twenty different roles, ranging from CEO and CFO to receptionist and systems administrator, have been provided in the initial release of Revision 11 of the accounting software line.
Price: Starts at $10,000. SouthWare: (800) 547-4179.
ACT PREMIUM FOR WEB
Act Premium for Web 2006 and Act Premium for Workgroups provides real-time online access to centralized customer data by remote, traveling, and onsite sales professionals and workgroups.
Using .Net technology, the Web-based system uses a centrally administered server that resides behind a company's firewall and updates customer data in real time. It can be deployed in single-server or multiple architecture scenarios.
Price: $399.99. Sage Software: (866) 308-BEST.
MISYS SMALL BUSINESS MANUFACTURING
MISys Small Business Manufacturing gives users of Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting modules for inventory control and revision control in addition to add-ons such as advanced purchasing, bin tracking, production control, and master production scheduling.
The system has the Microsoft Office look-and-feel. It also offers hundreds of standard reports, as well as the ability to create custom reports to generate the critical information and corrective action required to oversee a manufacturing operation.
Price: Starts at $1,500, plus $270 subscription fee. MISys: (802) 457-4600.