Sage 300 Road Ahead

In our conversations with customers, we are frequently asked where Sage 300 2017 and Sage 300 are headed.  We thought we’d make this presentation that Sage program manager Jacqueline Li gave in September at the Sage Summit available.  We hope you find this document useful in your evaluation of the Sage 300 platform.

Key points

  • Customer needs and expectations are evolving but business cannot be disrupted
  • Deliver on modernization by bridging the gap between on-premises and the cloud to create a hybrid cloud solution:
    • Modern-looking user interface
    • Mobile access across multiple devices
    • Full integration of payments and payroll services
    • Functional enhancements delivered as Features as a Service
    • Cloud services to connect with the ecosystem
    • Improved integration, customization, and upgrades

What does it mean to you?

  • More efficiently execute today’s tasks
  • Automate more manual activities
  • Work more effectively with your ecosystem
  • Solve more of your business problems
  • Extend help to more users inside and outside of the building

Features of Sage 300 2017

  • Increase company-wide business visibility with notes
  • Optimize and forecast inventory
  • Process incoming payments faster
  • Customize and improve the user experience

Supported versions of Sage 300

  • Sage 300 2017
    • Works with Payroll version 7.3
  • Sage 300 2016
    • Works with Payroll version 7.2
  • Sage 300 2014
    • Works with Payroll version 7.2

Here’s what’s coming to Sage 300

  • Generate financial reports from the web screens
  • E-Invoicing
  • Accounts payable automation integration
  • Pulling bank transactions to Sage 300
  • New Sage CRM integration using Sage 300 web screens
  • Ability for 3rd party developers to add controls to existing web screens

About Sage 300

Sage 300 ERP, formerly known as Accpac, has origins going back over 30 years to 1976, when the company was known as the Basic Software Group. The product was founded in Vancouver by Don Thomson, Ted Comfoltey, Keith Wales, and Norm Francis.

About Caron Business Solutions

We focus on helping companies achieve the next level of performance through deployment of the right-fit solutions from Sage. Our services include needs assessment, solution design, user training, go-live assistance and support. We have offices in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and in Kelowna, BC.

For more about Caron Business Solutions and Sage 300, see Unify Your Business With Sage 300 (formerly Accpac).