Here’s a round-up of some important Sage 100 (formerly MAS 90 & MAS 200) news you might have missed over the past few weeks.

Sage 100 2017.2 Now Available

With this newest release, Sage 100 and 100c customers get improved payment options with Sage Exchange and a Sage 100 Direct Deposit service processing window. In addition, there’s now a wizard that helps set up credit card, ACH payments, and direct deposit options.  With these enhancements, Sage 100 continues to make payment processing fast and hassle-free.

For full details about all the changes and bug fixes, check out the release notes. Sage 100 2017.2 is available for download on the Sage Customer Portal.

New Service Status Website for Connected Services

If you’re using a Sage 100 online connected service like Direct Deposit, you’ll want to bookmark the following new website:

There you’ll find the latest availability status so you can quickly determine whether a service is currently down. You’ll also have visibility to scheduled maintenance so you can plan ahead to avoid potential processing delays or interruptions to your workflow.

Sage Intelligence Training: Getting Ahead with Sally

Sage has launched the third installment of the popular Sage Intelligence Sally Series. You’ve learned the basics and now it’s time to get ahead of the competition.

It all began with part 1 of the series entitled Starting Out with Sally.  Sally is a fictitious business owner that leads you through practical ways to make sense of the numbers and improve your reporting skills with Sage Intelligence. Part 1 included 5 videos that have been archived here on YouTube.


The second installment, entitled Gearing Up with Sally, kicks things up a notch as Sally guides you through the Financial Report Designer. The reporting techniques focus on Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, and Dashboards. Part 2 includes 5 videos which have been archived here on YouTube.

This third time around, entitled Getting Ahead with Sally, she focuses on designing reports from scratch using the Sage Intelligence Connector module. As she creates a dashboard combining Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable in a single view, you’ll discover how to define the specific data you want for your reports – making this series slightly more advanced than the previous two. In this series, the following topics are covered:

Part 1: Connecting with the Connector
Part 2: Get your game on with the Graphical Join Tool
Part 3: Stepping it up with SQL
Part 4: Expressing yourself through custom Expressions
Part 5: Visualizing the result in Excel

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