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The global pandemic has disrupted every business, and the implications are still unfolding. Change is happening and comes from all areas.  Your business software needs to mature as your business does to face the change and challenges ahead.We wanted to share some of the take-outs based on a recent Forrester Technology study** (partnered with MYOB) to get you thinking. Doing Business As Usual is costing mid-market businesses.  Inefficient and/or ineffective business and people mana...

October 8, 2021

Advanced v 2021.1 upgrades

MYOB begin the rollout of the latest version of MYOB Advanced this month (version 2021.1). All current MYOB Advanced Sites have been notified of their upgrade date. We have included an overview of some of the key improvements for you below. User interface improvementsKey actions have been moved from the Actions menu to the Form toolbar, eg: on the Sales Order Screen the Create Shipment option is now on the Form toolbar.  Additional actions can also be moved to the Form toolbar to impro...

September 9, 2021

Exo Release version 2021.2 and API security

Part of MYOB’s commitment to continuous improvement includes the ongoing regular release of new versions of Exo.  The latest Exo Release is 2021.2 and includes the following new features:Sales Order Extra Fields visibility based on Order Type (Quote, Order etc)Custom Extra field capability added to Inwards Goods, Opportunity History Notes and Stock Location Information screensBusiness Alerts now available on Inwards GoodsAbility to hide tabs on Contacts, Debtors, Creditors, GL, Stock and ...

September 8, 2021

Support available in all COVID lockdown levels

Helm will be providing Support Services during the current enforced COVID Alert-level shutdown as normal - our team are operating from home with secure remote connectivity to our systems and yours as required.The best method to contact us for support is to email: support@helm.co.nzYou can also contact individual Helm Support team members directly should you wish via their email and/or mobile phones (we recommend not ringing the Helm office landlines during the shut-down period).Support and ...

August 24, 2021

MYOB Advanced Payroll

MYOB Advanced Payroll is the latest cloud-based HR and payroll solution from MYOB.  It is very flexible and perfect for complex businesses that require organisation-wide insights to make quick, educated business decisions. If you would like to find out more about how MYOB Advanced Payroll can benefit your business, call Helm today or view the Advanced Payroll PDF. “At the core of the platform are two product suites Advanced Business and Advanced People. Combine them and you have an integr...

July 25, 2021

Customer Service Success

Helm are proud to be ranked in the Top Four in Excellence in Customer Experience across the entire Australia / New Zealand Business Partner Community.  A huge thank you to our customers for your support in our success....

July 25, 2021

Exo v2021.2 available now

Exo’s latest point upgrade has enabled some exciting new features – that many of our clients have enquired about in the past. As this is a ‘point upgrade’ for those of you who have been upgraded to 2020.3 already (as most clients have) this upgrade will only take 30 – 60mins (depending on the number of user PCs Helm assists with & the new features you want enabled). The feature list is included below. If you would like to learn more about this or discuss a potential upgrade please get ...

July 8, 2021

IT changes on the horizon? Talk to Helm first

To avoid disruptions or unexpected surprises, we highly recommend talking to Helm before you make any IT changes that could impact your Exo database. A five minute conversation with one of our consultants could save you headaches down the line.IT changes with impacts include:Server moves / migrations or Server upgrades3rd Party application changes such as Accounts Payable or Scanning softwareAny new integrations with Exo – including CRM and Data visualisations. We will ensure any IT changes yo...

July 5, 2021

SmartFreight Webinar Recording

Helm partnered with SmartFreight at the end of April to provide a Demo on the capabilities of this clever shipping tool. If you missed out on this webinar, or wish to revisit some of the content we have included the link for you HERE.SmartFreight can integrate your MYOB Exo Business orMYOB Advanced Business ERP application with over 650 Global Transport providers and enables you to control your shipping process like never before.Below are just some of the NZ Fr...

April 13, 2021

MYOB Advanced Construction Edition

MYOB continue to evolve their products to meet the changing needs of businesses around New Zealand and Australia.  The latest MYOB Advanced offering is tailored specifically for those in the Construction industry. MYOB Advanced Construction Edition is a cloud platform that gives you access to business-critical information anytime, anywhere. Whether you’re involved in site development, home building, or other construction and related services you rely on timely project data as yo...

November 19, 2020

Exo 2020 Licensing Special

Special Pricing for Exo Licenses MYOB is offering Helm clients the following discounts on the purchase of additional Exo User licenses from now until 18 Dec 2020*:20% discount 1 - 2 licenses30% discount 3 - 4 licenses40% discount 5+ licensesTerms & Conditions apply. Contact Dean as soon as possible to arrange for your additional license requirements....

November 19, 2020

Exo v2020.3 Released

MYOB’s commitment to the ongoing development of MYOB Exo Business continues with the recent release of the 3rd update to the application this year; v2020.3.  Added to the software is the following: Further updates to the user interface of the various Exo Business modules as has been occurring with the earlier 2020 releases.Labels for the five dates in the Job Details window are now editable display names.The addition of functionality to facilitate the production of a Statement of Cas...

November 16, 2020

Latest integrations and Advanced efficiencies

In these peculiar times we have all understood the importance of embracing technology to provide reliability, flexibility and accuracy wherever we work. The Helm team have been busy deploying new systems, future-proofing existing platforms and helping to streamline the processes of our clients so they get the most out of their software. MYOB Advanced has some exciting new features coming soon that can help your business thrive including 2 new industry specific editions:MYOB Advanced – Man...

September 29, 2020

MYOB Advanced Field Service Management

The MYOB Advanced Field Service module delivers a complete set of functionality for Field Service operations. Streamline your processes to reduce response times and costs - giving you a competitive advantage. The Visual Calendar Board gets the right people with the right skills to the right service or job every time. Quickly capture service needs to shorten the time between call receipt and job assignment. Track resource commitments, match tasks to the best available resources and generate w...

September 26, 2020

New MYOB Advanced Release 2020

The new release of MYOB Advanced is right around the corner. You will be notified of your MYOB Upgrade date closer to the time. We wanted to take this opportunity to let you know about some of the exciting new features available in the upcoming release in October/ November 2020.Franchise ConnectorThe Franchise connector allows franchisees running MYOB AccountRight or MYOB New Essentials to share General Ledger data with a franchisor running MYOB Advanced.Ability to change Supplier on a Purchase ...

September 26, 2020

Feature updates in 2020 Releases of MYOB Exo

MYOB is continuing the ongoing development of MYOB Exo Business.  After focusing on the underlying SQL database in the 2018 and 2019 releases MYOB has returned attention to the User experience of MYOB Exo in its 2020 Releases. The key focus of the 2020.1 and 2020.2 Releases have been the introduction of a new, cleaner-looking interface....

September 26, 2020

Early adopter's praise Helm’s hosting server

We are talking to a number of our clients about migrating away from their old on-premise server and into the new multi-tenant hosting service for their MYOB Exo Business systems.The Focus Genetics team have been one of the early adopters of this service:“Migrating to the hosted service was a seamless transition. We now have peace of mind that our finance system is secure.” - Suzie Clifford of Focus GeneticsThe multi-tenanted hosting service option provides:Lower costs through economies ...

September 25, 2020

MYOB Advanced People

Advanced People is the integrated HR/ Payroll application on the MYOB Advanced Cloud Platform that has been successful in Australia for a few years.  Helm is currently participating in the MYOB Partner Advisory Group on the Pre-Release to the New Zealand market; release currently expected in early 2021.MYOB Advanced People is fully compliant with NZ law including the Holidays Act and allows for comprehensive Holiday Pay management – the most comprehensive Holiday Pay capabilities tha...

September 18, 2020

Small actions that have big impacts

When you have a staff member taking over a new role, it is important they have comprehensive training to support them in their new position. Staff handovers are ideal – but not always possible. When staff leave an organisation they walk out the door with a lot of knowledge on the most efficient ways to use your systems. If you have a change in staff – this is a great time to address training and have a ‘Health Check’ to refresh any training, reporting or process requirements for your bus...

August 24, 2020

How much do you rely on Microsoft Excel?

Most of our clients use MS Excel as part of their business management reporting, it's a great tool and has excellent data manipulation capabilities, and most businesses have expert users on hand.  But is delivering key management information to the stakeholders of the business via Excel compiled reports high-risk or efficient? You and your Excel experts will ultimately decide in respect of the risks, and Helm can certainly help with the efficiencies.  Microsoft applications like Excel ...

July 31, 2020

Is there a cloud alternative to MYOB Exo?

Recognising the demand as business needs change MYOB decided some years ago that MYOB Exo would remain a server-based application.  In recognising changing demand for businesses whose needs are now different, or who want a true cloud-based application, MYOB released in 2015-16 a fully functional cloud-based ERP solution, MYOB Advanced Business, which has gone on to be the market-leading application in its class throughout Australia and New Zealand for businesses like the iconic Tuatara...

May 21, 2020

Introducing Helm’s multi-tenanted MYOB Exo Hosting service

With many businesses now migrating much of their core business applications to ‘off-premise’, cloud-based environments, Helm has joined up with one of Hawke’s Bay’s leading team of IT Services professionals to offer robust, secure hosting of MYOB Exo Business systems for businesses looking to remove the ongoing requirement to maintain and operate their own server infrastructure.This allows those businesses to include their core MYOB Exo Business application in a suite of business applica...

May 21, 2020

Connect confidently, anytime, anywhere

Did your systems inhibit your transition to remote working? The speed with which the COVID-19 pandemic impacted business continuity was quite startling and completely unprecedented.Did your business have the right systems to ease your transition into the enforced remote working environment, or have your systems added complexity to the issues already faced?Has your team had seamless access to the aspects of your systems they require to maintain ‘business as usual’ while in lock...

April 25, 2020

Work smarter in a new contactless environment

In recent weeks the need for most of us to work remotely has meant we are needing to ensure our systems can support this ‘new’ working environment.  Having all of your applications fully integrated not only delivers efficiencies for you, your team, and potentially other stakeholders of your business, (clients/suppliers), but also ensures you can continue to work seamlessly. With the possibility of working like this continuing for some time yet, now is an excellent time to assess how you...

April 25, 2020

End of Year Processes 2020

To assist you with ensuring that the transitioning of your End of Year processes with your MYOB Exo Business systems is as smooth as possible, the Helm team has compiled some simple notes to guide you. We encourage you to refer to your own month end processes first - as each business has a different process and Exo set up. The instructions below will help you with those next steps. If you have any questions for our team on your Year-End roll over - or indeed any other aspects of y...

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