Customize Sage 500 ERP to fit your specific business needs with flexible features and new custom applications.
Run your business the way you want to with Sage 500 ERP business management software. Modify product screens/forms, customize reports, personalize business intelligence, integrate external data, and develop custom applications that integrate seamlessly. Source code is also available for specialized customizations for ultimate flexibility.
Modify screens and forms to match your specific business processes, improve productivity and make better decisions with customized information. Customizer for Sage 500 ERP makes it easy to modify the tools you work with every day — no programming knowledge required.
Control application customizations to all users or specify users or groups, including departments, companies, executives, or mixed groups. Alter application interfaces and add fields to forms using a shortcut approach that saves you valuable time. Attach field controls to database values to add new fields to forms. Adapt form controls, tab sequences and more without changing the source code.
Create your own add-on programs or interface controls for Sage 500 ERP using Visual Basic tools, wizards, and other helpful application development solutions. Use the included scripting languages to enable business logic, define custom processes, or enhance functionality. This powerful feature also offers easy management of customizations through a server-based repository. Enable, disable, and delete customizations through a centralized customization management console.
- Easily transition to future application upgrades
- Alter your desktop and forms options for easier navigation and control
- Improve efficiency by customization your system to match the way your do business
Software Development Kit
Customize applications and finish your development tasks faster and more cost-effectively. The Software Development Kit provides Visual Basic controls, wizards and utilities to solve housekeeping and infrastructure issues, including concurrency, user interface, security controls, data handling and more. An extensive range of wizards, tools, and utilities dramatically reduces time to market for client/server business applications.
Free your development team to focus on database design and application issues. The Software Development Kit delivers solutions for all of the decisions that your development team faces, including:
- Application look and feel
- Security models
- Implementation of a reporting interface that allows the user to enter parameters for each report
- Error handling procedures
- Extracting data form the database and populating a form
- Handling a move from one record to another
- Implementing concurrency management
Get ultimate flexibility to implement your own customized solutions or modify Sage 500 ERP to match the unique way you do business. Source Code for any Sage 500 ERP module is available with full documentation and specifications. Although not necessary for most customization projects, Source Code is vital when you require extensive customization, or as a starting point for a significant add-on application. Detailed specifications help developers avoid reverse engineering and rapidly deliver a solution.
Data Import Manager
Easily import data from other applications on a one-time or recurring basis. Leveraging the open ERP platform of Sage 500 ERP, Data Import Manager enables you to quickly import the information you need to run your business.
Built with .NET and SQL Server SSIS technology, this robust database mapping tool includes a simple graphical interface that lets you map data fields and import data directly from sources such as Microsoft® Access, Excel, SQL Server, XML and more.
Data Import Manager provides powerful additional data controls to maximize your import abilities. Keep your Sage 500 ERP master file synchronized with a prospect database by setting the import to run automatically every day, every hour, or every minute. Chain imports together to ensure that an invoice import automatically follows a customer import. Even instruct the program to run a script file automatically before the import, upon successful completion of an import, or after an error occurs. Identify, correct and re-run records with errors.
- Seamlessly perform imports from specialized software packages
- Import entity or transaction information from a wide variety of formats
- Built-in defaults for required fields with ability to override
- Simplify data mapping with the wizard-based interface
- Automate error reporting for invalid data to ensure referential integrity
- Securely control user access to pre-defined import jobs