BusinessMan 2 Released - CRM Software and Inventory Management

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[] Saltash, United Kingdom - Computech has updated BusinessMan 2, its popular business contact management and sales tracking software. BusinessMan tracks and manages customer information, sales, vendors, suppliers, products, marketing, and even human resources. It is both a customer-relationship manager, keeping all customer documentation in a FileMaker database, and an enterprise resource planner with scheduling, communication tracking, call handling and financial tracking capability, as well as providing an integrated e-mail client.

The BusinessMan Complete Business Management System has been developed in-house utilising the knowledge gained from more than 17 years of developing business solutions. "The first release BusinessMan was very well received and now with version 2 launch we have added even more features. Many of the new features have been added in consultation with our existing customers and I see this new release cementing the BusinessMan product into the marketplace." says Garry Thompson, Managing Director of Computech.

BusinessMan Enterprises allows companies to manage all aspects of their business from prospect first contact to invoice. It is a comprehensive, modular, ERP system with powerful CRM capabilities, quotations and invoicing modules, suppliers and stock modules, a fully integrated email client and also a fully featured and integrated resource scheduler.

Key new features added to the new Version 2 of BusinessMan are a new graphical drag-and-drop category based stock inventory and products system, including customer / product discount groups. Estimates and orders can be built using drag-and-drop of inventory items, ensuring all the right elements are chosen.

Unlimited Jobs or work orders can be generated from sales orders and scheduled for time management. Time sheets, purchase orders and other costs are recorded against the job and the customer order to get accurate costs for each sale. Comprehensive security and auditing prevent the accidental modification of data and full traceability of modifications and user actions.

Multi-currency estimating, sales order processing and purchase order processing is now evident in addition to document management and human resource management modules. Sales and purchase ledgers have been added to allow integration into popular accounting systems such as Sage, Quick Books and other open systems.

Version 2 now has enhanced resource scheduling with custom grouping for all the resource scheduling or planning activities. The addition of financial and sales and financial "Dashboards" allow a quick look view for outstanding deliveries, quotations, sales to date, sales snapshot figures, sales graph Quick View, purchase order status, goods awaiting despatch. Each snapshot is contained in an easy to read view within the specific modules and can be drilled down to get to specific information and searched at a group or individual sales person level.

Stock inventories get a new drag-and-drop system in v2. Users can build estimates and orders, including discounted orders, via drag-and-drop migration of inventory items. Auditing improvements prevent data modification while adding user tracking. The update also adds custom grouping for resource scheduling, sales, and purchase ledgers, with Sage and Quick Books support and financial dashboards for quickly viewing sales status information, purchase orders and product inventories.

In addition, Computech offer complete customisation of BusinessMan to suit individual business needs, plus other software services such as web applications, integration and now with the release of 'FileMaker Go' for the iPhone and iPad additional mobility is now possible for the BusinessMan product.

BusinessMan is a comprehensive solution that provides a framework for all businesses. It is aimed at a price point that will allow companies of all sizes and types to allow for any additional development to ensure it fits all their business processes, without needing to invest huge sums of money required to develop a totally bespoke solution. BusinessMan allows you to run your business the way YOU want to and not the way the software tells you to. Never before has there been such a complete package that allows companies to achieve their software needs without breaking the bank. Just what is needed in these turbulent times with financial constraints?

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.5.7 or higher
* 512MB of RAM required on Mac OS X 10.5 systems
* 1GB of RAM required for Mac OS X 10.6 systems.
* 38.8 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
The software ships with copies of FileMaker Pro and, with multi-user licenses, a copy of FileMaker Server Advanced included. A single license sells for $800 (USD), while a five-license package costs $5,080 and a 20-user license can be purchased for $12,740. Larger packages can be purchased directly from Computech. Computech offers a one-to-one live demonstration of the BusinessMan System by appointment.

Located in Saltash, United Kingdom, Computech IT Services was established in 1990. Since then we have gained considerable experience in many areas, from PC assembly to software development and from network design and implementation to general information systems consultancy. Our mission is to provide the best value for money for all the services Computech IT Services and its partners can provide. We have accreditations such as Master Certified Novell Engineer, to BSC (hons) in Computer System Engineering. We have provided complete business solutions, software solutions and services for many types of small, medium and corporate businesses. Copyright (C) 1990-2010 Computech IT Services. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


Mike Holman
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