from Exact Software’s Annual
Each year Exact holds an annual meeting for all its certified
dealers in the United States.
These meetings have always been well run and a source of
Here are some of the highlights from this year’s meeting.
Software now has over 2,000 employees located in 60 countries.
is used at over 100,000 sites world wide.
In North America alone it is used at over 10,000 sites.
Globe Enterprise is Exact’s accounting, distribution, and light
manufacturing product that has primarily been used internationally.
It will be introduced in North America this fall.
The main reason for the decision is to provide companies with
locations around the world to run the same software in North America as
well, and be able to obtain local support.
The Macola product family will remain the focus for sales in
North America and there is no planned upgrade path from Macola to Globe
Pack B is under development for Macola Progression version 7.6.300.
Functionality for Progression will continue to be enhanced, some
of which will be found in Service Pack C at a later date.
conversion utility for Macola ES has been utilized successfully many
times and was presented to the dealer channel in a formal program for
Exact Software’s work-flow, project management, and document
management software, continues to be the star of the show.
There are now some 4,500 e-Synergy sites world-wide.
This is a remarkable statistic given that the system was only
released a little over three years ago.
The real benefit of e-Synergy is from the better utilization and
management of people resources.
For example, studies show that without an e-Synergy type product,
it takes three internal people to support 10 external people.
With e-Synergy the ratio can go down to one internal person to
support 10 external people... really some dramatic savings.
As companies face higher employee turnover, e-synergy can reduce
training time by standardizing processes.
can be customized in a number of ways with built in functionality as
well its new series of add-on vertical applications.
For environments having very unique requirements, Exact has
released its Software Development Kit (SDK) to permit dealers and
end-customers to develop specific functionality.
EDI processing just got
Exact’s new EDI module enables users to complete the EDI
process in fewer steps and less time by providing all of the functions
in a single application. Sterling
Gentran will still be supported but all new sites will utilize the new
A new release of Exact’s
Warehouse Management System is out and includes integration to POP and
In addition, the ability to print RFID tags to a printer has been
Exact’s Advanced Scheduling
module will be released before the end of second quarter 2005 for Macola
is a finite capacity scheduling system.
new Business Analytics module will help you monitor performance
indicators you establish so that you can measure progress toward company
more information, please do not hesitate to contact Gary Baum at