Kreg is pleased to announce the pending release of Version 6.01 (V6.01) of our Management Control Systems (BUD, PAY, REV, MCA, CAP and Report Blaster). This release includes the ability to include graphs and data on the same report, as illustrated below. This functionality does require end users have Excel 2007 or higher.
We will be hosting 3 webinars presenting an overview of the major changes contained in V6.00 with sessions held as follows:
- December 11th from 2:00 – 2:30 PM
- December 17th from 10:00 – 10:30 AM
- January 8th from 1:30 – 2 PM
The example below demonstrates this new graphing feature. In this example, a monthly variance report utilizes Conditional Formatting features introduced in V5.02 applied to the MTD and Year-to-Date variance percent columns. The red flag indicates a variance exceeding the criteria for acceptable variances. An explanation and intervention is required to correct the situation. The YTD Operating ratios graph at the top of the report is designed to grab the manager’s attention and focus on those operating ratios in the department.
In order to take advantage of this new capability and upgrade to MCS V6.00 you must be currently running Version 5.02 of Kreg’s Budgeting software, license the enhanced report writer and all users must be running Excel 2007 or higher to produce and view the reports with graphs. (Please note Microsoft stopped supporting Excel 2003 in April 2010.)
Other new and notable features included in this release are:
- New grid program;
- Report Writer modifications for selecting reporting periods, locating report titles using a new search feature, file description included in the get files form;
- Mixed data view added for exporting data for upload to your GL;
- New View across centers with notes included;
- Import Chart of Accounts information from Excel files; and
- Install process updated to download programs from the Kreg website.
Sign up for our webinars by visiting the Kreg website www.kreg.com, clicking the Corporate button and selecting Seminars or by clicking http://www.kreg.com/corporate/seminars.
For any clients running V5.02 or lower and/or those who do not license the enhanced report writer please contact me directly to learn how to upgrade to the latest version. I can be reached at 804-320-3461 or jcolbert@Kreg.com.
Group training webinars will be offered in January, 2014 to facilitate installing the new version prior to your next budget process. Information on these group training sessions will be provided soon.
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