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Case Study – Community Living team get their weekends back with new AP Automation In our latest case study, we look at the challenges the team at Community Living were facing with their accounts payable (AP) process, and how BES provided a solution that turned the system on its head.   Community Living (CL) provides a wide range of support services to people living with intellectual disabilities. The main ... Read More.
Protect your most valuable asset – your Financial System While fraud remains the largest recurring concern for organisations, data breaches also pose a significant risk and should be addressed as such. Just recently, 533 million people had their information compromised as part of a Facebook data breach (nearly 7% of the entire planet). While leaked phone numbers and personal data might not seem all ... Read More.
Case Study – Powering Ahead: Rowing NZ’s New ERP Solution Rowing NZ is the national sports organisation for all rowing in New Zealand, representing the interests of school, university, club, masters, para and indoor rowing around the country. The primary objective of Rowing NZ is to foster and promote the sport of rowing in New Zealand in all its forms and classifications. They have 26 ... Read More.
Security and fraud update – 2019 The following general business systems security information was shared at our customer event in August 2018. Looking for secure IT systems There are three basic principles to look for to make sure you have secure IT systems: Dependability: Is your equipment high-quality, expertly configured and monitored 24/7? Responsiveness: Does your IT company respond immediately when ... Read More.
Sage 300 2019 released – Cloud and On-Premises options available Since Sage released the latest version of its flagship product, Sage 300 2019, in August we’ve put it through its paces and we’re very pleased with the results. Sage 300 2019 can be installed on your local network (On-Premises, which many of our clients will already be familiar with) and also run in a browser ... Read More.
Tech tip: Upgrading your Sage 300 system Upgrades are required to ensure system compatibility and support. Each upgrade brings new features, as well as performance and stability improvements that increase your competitive advantage. While upgrades can sometimes be challenging, when handled correctly they are a painless experience. Here at BES, we’ve put considerable effort into streamlining the Sage 300 upgrade process for ... Read More.
Tech tip: Protect your passwords Password hacking is one of the most common ways people can gain access to your private personal and business information. Here are our top three tips for protecting your passwords: Choose the right type of password. You don’t need a complicated one with symbols, letters and numbers (after all, you want to remember it). Instead, ... Read More.
The GDPR – What it means for you You may have read several emails from a variety of organisations letting you know they have updated their privacy policies and terms of use in relation to the European Union’s data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR is a set of guidelines and responsibilities for businesses who hold or process personal ... Read More.
Case study: Brinks streamlines accounts payable workflow Established in New Zealand in 1954, the Van Den Brink Group has grown to become one of the country’s largest food producers. The group’s interests are primarily in poultry meat production, dairy farming and property investment. The group is best known for its Brink’s Chicken brand, which delivers a range of fresh and frozen products ... Read More.
Case study: Integrated systems improving capability for leading packaging supplier Timpack, New Zealand’s leading supplier of timber-based packaging solutions worked with Business Enabling Systems (BES) on a project to integrate its pallet manufacturing software, PalMate, with business management software Sage 300 to better streamline its business processes. With seven branches nationwide and its head office in Hamilton, Timpack supplies packaging solutions, predominantly pallets and bins, ... Read More.
Protecting your business from fraud You only need to take a quick look at the articles on New Zealand’s Serious Fraud Office website to see just how common fraud offences are in our own backyard. Headlines run the gamut: from investigations of large-scale insurance and mortgage fraud, to cases of individuals defrauding their workplaces of hundreds of thousands of dollars. ... Read More.