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say they’ll release Foresight Financials 6.7 for use on Macs and Windows “early” this spring.
The business management system is targeted to small and 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;
Accounting: which has “in-balance” batch posting and posting session audits, Profit Center and Department tracking. GL Account drill-down histories, and budgeting data;
Inventory: a real-time tool for tracking Multiple Warehousing, Serialization, Lot tracking, Product classes;
Productivity Tools: which includes an integrated word processing, label editor and spreadsheet modules bundled are available at no extra charge. A Planner/Task Management system is also available.
The 6.7 update adds features to the General Ledger, CRM, A/R, A/P, Inventory and Purchasing modules. An Enhanced Security feature limits user access to specific screens. A new Receipt System improves the flexibility of dealing with payment and account types. Lot Selection from Sales Order beefs up control over inventory and product sales. An overhauled Commissions feature is designed to offer simplified management of Sales Commissions. A Credit Hold feature allows for better account management with automatic “credit hold” option for customers who exceed user-defined credit terms, according to Dan Beckett, president and CEO of Foresight Solutions. Finally, a brand new Promotions/Discount Feature makes managing special discounts simple, he added.
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.