has released Foresight Financials 2001 for use on Macs and Windows systems. The business management system is targeted to small to medium-sized businesses. Foresight Financials is distributed as a single application package, but has the following core modules:
Sales and Marketing — designed to help users analyze lead sources, track marketing data, and keep tabs on things like commissions management to full client sales histories;
Inventory — a real-time tool for tracking Multiple Warehousing, Serialization, Lot tracking, Product classes;
Purchasing — which lets users create purchase orders and track receiving for unlimited vendors and products, supporting both supply and inventory type products;
Accounts Payable — offers multiple checking account capabilities, vouchers, checks, A/P aging reports and account reconciliation;
Accounts Receivable — features tracking of invoices and aging reports;
General Ledger — sports user-definable fiscal periods, convenient drill down capabilities, and financial reports;
Payroll — for printing checks, reports, and employee data;
Job Costing — lets users manage, analyze, and report on job costing.
“The new features in Foresight Financials 2001 are based largely on direct customer input. Solving everyday problems for customers in the real world is what we are all about,” said Dan Beckett, Foresight president and CEO, in a statement.
What’s more, Foresight Solutions recently formed an alliance with
2020Software.com, a Web site for accounting software research. At the site, shoppers can browse and research products of varying price levels, and request demonstrations and additional information. Foresight Solutions plans to expand its marketing efforts through online channels in the coming months, Beckett said.
Foresight Financials Version 6.7 is a client/server system sold as a total business management package. It’s priced at US$4,995 for a server, and $500 per user.