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What’s New in 
Acumatica 5.0 
Gabriel Michaud 
Director of Product Management
A Look Back at Previous 
Releases 
Acumatica 3.0 
Acumatica 4.0 
Acumatica 4.1 
Acumatica 4.2 
March 2012 March 2013 Augus...
Application/ERP 
Improvements
Single Sign-On 
At a Glance 
• Supports Windows Azure ActiveDirectory, 
Google and Windows Live ID 
• Once logged in anywh...
Improved User Experience 
At a Glance 
• Brand new design that’s 
cleaner, smoother, 
flatter – but very familiar 
• List-...
Universal Search 
At a Glance 
• Rebuilt from the ground up to 
use the full-text search engine 
in SQL Server / MySQL 
• ...
Exchange Integration 
At a Glance 
• Seamless and transparent synchronization of 
contacts, tasks, appointments and e-mail...
B2B Ordering 
At a Glance 
• Allow your customers to view 
inventory, place orders, and check 
order status 
• Select whic...
Improved SO/PO Link 
Enhancements 
• Use SO-PO link on order types requiring allocation 
• Automatically place a hard allo...
Multi-Warehouse Allocation/Purchasing 
At a Glance 
• Place orders to a central warehouse and 
redistribute the inventory ...
Discounts & Pricing Engine 
Enhancements 
• Discount and pricing engine 
now extended to Accounts 
Payable / Purchasing 
•...
Replenishment 
Enhancement 
• You can now configure 
which quantites should be 
considered in the 
calculation 
Benefits 
...
Redesigned Expense Claims 
Enhancements 
• Enter expense receipts 
individually and combine 
them later into an 
expense c...
Lead and Contacts Duplicate Validation 
Enhancements 
• Validate records on entry or in batch 
to identify duplicate leads...
Business Process Wizard 
At a Glance 
• Configurable wizards guide 
you through the configuration 
and implementation proc...
Platform 
Improvements
MySQL Support 
Enhancements 
• The application can now be 
installed on MySQL database 
servers 
• Snapshots created in th...
Mobile Application Framework 
At a Glance 
• Acumatica “Player” application for iPhone 
• Fully native and built using pla...
Versioned Web Services API 
Enhancements 
• Predefined web service 
endpoints can be created 
• Select which fields and 
a...
Redesigned Customization Manager 
Enhancements 
• Completely Redesigned 
• Drag-and-drop layout editor, 
similar to Visual...
That’s Not All!
Wrap-Up 
Key Takeaway: Acumatica 5.0 is our strongest 
release yet! 
Next Steps 
• Beta Availability 
• Documentation 
• F...
THANK YOU 
Gabriel Michaud 
gmichaud@acumatica.com 
Skype: gabrielmichaud 
@gabrielmichaud
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What's New in Acumatica 5.0

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The new release of Acumatica dramatically expands the ways in which customers can leverage cloud ERP, by significantly expanding our features and capabilities to support a broader set of business scenarios. This presentation will provide you an overview of the key new features in Acumatica 5.0.

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What's New in Acumatica 5.0

  1. 1. What’s New in Acumatica 5.0 Gabriel Michaud Director of Product Management
  2. 2. A Look Back at Previous Releases Acumatica 3.0 Acumatica 4.0 Acumatica 4.1 Acumatica 4.2 March 2012 March 2013 August 2013 April 2014
  3. 3. Application/ERP Improvements
  4. 4. Single Sign-On At a Glance • Supports Windows Azure ActiveDirectory, Google and Windows Live ID • Once logged in anywhere, no need to type your credentials again • Automatic provisioning of new user accounts possible Benefits • Facilitates embedding of Acumatica into external apps, or embedding of external apps into Acumatica • Manage a single set of credentials for your whole organization • Add multi-factor authentication
  5. 5. Improved User Experience At a Glance • Brand new design that’s cleaner, smoother, flatter – but very familiar • List-driven user interface • Predefined filters now show up as tabs on lists • Mass records update
  6. 6. Universal Search At a Glance • Rebuilt from the ground up to use the full-text search engine in SQL Server / MySQL • Works with help and entities (60+, extensible) • Results are ranked according to relevance Benefits • Lightning-fast, even on large databases • Find data easier than ever with natural language search
  7. 7. Exchange Integration At a Glance • Seamless and transparent synchronization of contacts, tasks, appointments and e-mails with Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 • Synchronization policies can be assigned to individual users to control synchronization • Works with any e-mail client; no plug-in required Benefits • Improve collaboration • Access your CRM no matter where you are, no matter which application or device you use
  8. 8. B2B Ordering At a Glance • Allow your customers to view inventory, place orders, and check order status • Select which products and warehouses are visible from the portal • Provide extended description, images and category info for your products • Fully integrated with Acumatica Customer Portal – no external ecommerce or synchronization needed Benefits • Extend Acumatica beyond your walls • Relieve your sales people of simple order taking and answering of questions on availability and status
  9. 9. Improved SO/PO Link Enhancements • Use SO-PO link on order types requiring allocation • Automatically place a hard allocation following receipt of a PO linked to a SO • Link a single SO line to one or more existing POs • Mark partially shipped lines for PO Benefits • Use SO/PO Link in a larger number of scenarios than before • Ensure inventory purchased and promised to a customer cannot be shipped to another customer
  10. 10. Multi-Warehouse Allocation/Purchasing At a Glance • Place orders to a central warehouse and redistribute the inventory to your warehouses automatically upon receipt • Allocate inventory located in remote warehouses and automate transfer to shipping warehouse • Improved transfer receipt process Benefits • Eliminate lost sales resulting from stock-outs by providing alternative options • Reduce holding costs and transportation costs
  11. 11. Discounts & Pricing Engine Enhancements • Discount and pricing engine now extended to Accounts Payable / Purchasing • Maintenance of sales and purchasing prices redesigned Benefits • Easily upload new prices from Excel and update your prices • Keep history of an unlimited number of prices • Speed up entry and maintenance of customer and vendor prices • Provide accurate and up-to-date prices for purchase orders, including volume prices
  12. 12. Replenishment Enhancement • You can now configure which quantites should be considered in the calculation Benefits • You may now take into consideration the quanitty on sales orders and quantity on kit assemblies for preparing your replnishment
  13. 13. Redesigned Expense Claims Enhancements • Enter expense receipts individually and combine them later into an expense claim • Expenses made in a foreign currency can be submitted and reimbursed to employee
  14. 14. Lead and Contacts Duplicate Validation Enhancements • Validate records on entry or in batch to identify duplicate leads, contacts and accounts • Configure multiple parameters can be used for duplicate validation; each parameter is given a weight, and each parameter can be transformed to facilitate comparison (trim/lower-case, split words, extract domain name) Benefits • Save time and money by identifying and merging duplicate leads • Maintain high data quality standards with a clean database
  15. 15. Business Process Wizard At a Glance • Configurable wizards guide you through the configuration and implementation process • List of tasks to be completed varies based on licensed & enabled features, as well as previously completed tasks • Individual tasks can be assigned to users • Wizards can also be created for recurring tasks, such as period closing procedures Benefits • Implement Acumatica faster by following recommended best practices
  16. 16. Platform Improvements
  17. 17. MySQL Support Enhancements • The application can now be installed on MySQL database servers • Snapshots created in the application are portable between SQL Server and MySQL • Deployment on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is now possible from the configuration utility Benefits • Significantly reduce licensing and hosting costs
  18. 18. Mobile Application Framework At a Glance • Acumatica “Player” application for iPhone • Fully native and built using platform-standard tools • Extensible by ISVs and partners • Initial release will offer Expense Claims, Tasks and Approvals Benefits • Acumatica at your fingertips anytime, anywhere
  19. 19. Versioned Web Services API Enhancements • Predefined web service endpoints can be created • Select which fields and actions should be exposed in your web service • Easily remap a field or action in your web service to it’s internal counterpart Benefits • Make upgrades easier • Ensure compatibility of integrations with multiple versions
  20. 20. Redesigned Customization Manager Enhancements • Completely Redesigned • Drag-and-drop layout editor, similar to Visual Studio editor • Backward-compatible with customizations made in previous versions Benefits • Customize the application more easily • Create completely new forms and add smart panels to existing forms
  21. 21. That’s Not All!
  22. 22. Wrap-Up Key Takeaway: Acumatica 5.0 is our strongest release yet! Next Steps • Beta Availability • Documentation • Feedback & Suggestions • Controlled Release • How to influence the next version -> http://acumatica.uservoice.com Questions?
  23. 23. THANK YOU Gabriel Michaud gmichaud@acumatica.com Skype: gabrielmichaud @gabrielmichaud

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