The Custom Reporting ODBC Connection that came out with QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 2011 is a wonderful feature that allows faster access to more information than ever before. However, if you’ve ever tried using it with Excel, you may have been frustrated to learn that it doesn’t always work as expected.
Intuit has just released the QuickBooks 2011 R7 update for the U.S. versions of QuickBooks. Here is an overview of what the update contains. There are quite a few changes, and I’m not sure that I’ve found them all. Some of these are bug fixes, some are changes based on customer feedback.
This month, I am going to discuss one of my favorite topics – business metrics. I came across a small interview of Cisco CEO John Chambers, in which he discussed one of the larger strategies for Cisco’s partner community; he stated that the future role of the consultant will be more about ‘business outcomes’, as [...]
Getting useful reports from QuickBooks, in the format that you want, can be a real chore. Your options are to use the built-in QuickBooks reports, struggle with a complicated data access tool, or use a complicated add-on product that has limitations. This is all going to change because a product that I’m really excited about, [...]