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Team Zeta Acumatica Hackathon 2020

     Hank Vandersteop (4th from right) and Kyle Vandersteop (back row 1st from right) share a photo-op with Theta Team members and Ali Jani, Chief Product                                                                                                            Officer Acuamtica (3rd from right) for taking second place at Hackathon 2020. 

 

Every year Acumatica begins its annual summit with the Hackathon. Acumatica’s Hackathon brings together the Acumatica development community for a friendly competition. Developers in the community are put into teams and during a 2-day period are presented with the challenge of developing a unique solution for Acumatica on the fly.

Payroll for 2020 R1

Acumatica introduced its new payroll module at their annual summit last week in Las Vegas. The new payroll module replaces the legacy payroll module that was acquired last year from PC Bennet. Like its predecessor the new payroll module is developed on the native development platform-- built from the ground up by the development team at Acumatica with live customers. Acumatica Payroll will be officially available upon release of Acumatica 2020 R1.

Here are some of the distinguishing features in the new payroll:

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     Ali Jani- (Chief Product Officer) leads the keynote address and activities on the second day of Summit

Day two at the annual Acumatica summit brought more news and exhibition of things to come in Acumatica and in the impending 2020 R1 release. Acumatica is emphasizing a number of elements in their product strategy with particular emphasis on AI: 

User Experience - Improving user interface performance 

Automation and Personalization– Machine learning—e.g., text recognition; over time process will become more automated as tendencies are learned. Pre-built integrations

Usability enhancements to 2020 R1 include: the ability to set your own data refresh, CRM launch from directly from the menu to reduce clicks, pull in side panels with more detail, real time file image capture from mobile device 

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     John Roskill, CEO of Acuamtica starts off oepning day keynote at Summit 2020 in Las Vegas 

There was lots of big news from Day 1 at Acumatica’s annual summit. Headlining the news was Acumatica’s introduction of their newly developed and integrated payroll module (stay tuned for a future article on payroll) and its acquisition of JAAS Systems, the developer of Acumatica’s manufacturing module. There was lots of big news from opening day of Acumatica Summit 2020.

Headlining the news was Acumatica’s introduction of their newly developed and integrated payroll module (stay tuned for infrotmation on payroll) and its acquisition of JAAS Systems, the developer of Acumatica’s manufacturing module. John Roskill (CEO) kicked things off with a reveal of some of the improvements made to the Acumatica platform & global function, and module editions in version 2020 R1. Acumatica’s install base has grown to 6,5000 has averaged a year over year growth of over 70% in the past few years.

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Acumatica 2019 R2 announcement was made at last week’s roadshow in Boston and is now officially available for download to the entire install base. A pre-release was made available to customers last month for a test drive in a live environment. In this official release comes more than 100 new features and improvements. Everyone will benefit from the new features no matter the degree of utility as improvements were made to overall global functionality, platform, core financial suite as well as a number of Acumatica’s ancillary and vertical industry modules. Here are just a few highlights that are new to 2019 R2.

Acumatica R2 Beta

Acumatica 2019 R2 Beta is available for download along with the release notes. Acumatica has incorporated a number of user-friendly features as suggested by the end user community. The R2 Beta has streamlined workflows, simplified screens, involved artificial intelligence, and improved APIs to make the system more appealing to both users and developers.

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