CCS Gulf Newsletter Issue 01/17

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Feature Watch     

Your BFF (BuildSmart Feature Flash) 

Don’t forget to run updates on Accounts, Procurement and Wages every Monday to ensure your are always on the latest version using latest functionality.
  • The Subcontractor’s reconciliation screen when linked to a Candy package will now display icons for the materials on site, escalation and other line items
  • Two new date fields for Received Date and Response Date have been added to the Subcontractor reconciliation header. 
  • A new user defined report has been added that will print an overview of all standard purchase order change orders processed between a date range, showing the initial and final requisition numbers as well as the starting and final value for the order. 
  • If park and post is activated and transactions are processed to a bank account the system will now split the journals created per bank.
  • New User Defined Reports and Exports added for Period End Overview, Debtors Invoice Overview and Un-posted Subcontractor Reconciliations.
  • The date format on all reports has been changed from dd/mm/yyyy to dd/MMM/yyyy i.e. 31/10/2016 will now reflect as 31-October-2016.
  • New automation scripts have been added for Outstanding Orders by Contract and Unreconciled Deliveries by Contract.
  • A new user defined import has been released for Bulk Stock requisitions, this allows a user to import Stock issues from a CSV file. 
  • An accruals column has been added to the Creditors Age Analysis report.
  • It is now possible to add attachments into Job Cards.
  • 6 New User Defined Reports/Exports have been released these can be setup via the user Defined Scripts page and cover the following:
                    - Contract order Items
                    - Candy Tender Savings per Order item
                    - Plant Rates
                    - Procurement Stats
                    - PO Approval Times (Average time to approve + a detailed approval time report)
  • A new user defined report called Transactions after year end has been released.
  • A button has been added to the Requisition Plant Hire screen to allow the direct import of returns via a CSV file.
  •  A year option has been added to the contract snap shot tool to allow the generation of the snap shot for a previous year.
  • A new Central Approval screen has been added into Accounts, all Procurement Approvals across all organisation can now be Approved/Rejected from this screen as well as directly in Procurement.

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CCS Gulf events

Executive Management Business
Breakfast - Doha - October 2016

Candy User Seminar - Get TIME on

your side - Qatar - November 2016

Candy User Seminar - Get TIME on
your side - Oman 
- November 2016


Candy Technical Thursday
Al Naboodah - January 2017

CCS Gulf End of Year Awards
The Gugu Boat - December 2016

CCS Sponsors

Big Project ME Construction &
Awards of
Excellence - November 2016

Construction Week Awards
of Excellence - December 2016

Big Project Consultants &
Architects Golf Cup - October 2016

CNCF Golf Day - November 2016


Upcoming Events

BuildSmart User Group Meeting
Dubai - 05 February 2017

Candy User Seminars
KSA & Bahrain -  Dates TBC
Egypt - Dates TBC


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Version 2.01 c56 now available
(Released on 23.01.17)

Procurement: Version 17.0119
Accounts: Version 17.0119

Payroll: Version 16.1204
(Released on 23.01.17)


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