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New Paprika and i2 Version Release

For those of you that haven’t heard, Paprika version 8.0.1 has been out for about a month now and our early adopters are already making use of its new features. What’s more, the i2 version 2.11 release is imminent.

Here are a few things to look out for when upgrading to the latest versions of Paprika and i2…

 Paprika version 8.0.1:

  • Automatic Bank Reconciliation - Allows you to import into a Paprika CSV file, which you can download from your bank.
  • WIP COSA Revaluation Report - This provides information for revaluing deferred and accrued job costs held in control accounts on the balance sheet.
  • Accrued and Deferred Income - Posting to separate Nominal Accounts - It is now possible to post Accrued and Deferred Income to separate nominal accounts by the addition of two new fields in Business Unit (Department) Maintenance.
  • Client & Job Status - Brand & Client group can be made compulsory.
  • Client Group & Brand added to browsers, analysers & imports – See our past 'Feature of the Week' here.
  • Job Estimator - Option to turn off forecast creation via Fee Type - In Job Maintenance if you add a future Scheduled Completion date, this will enable the Forecast pane in Job Estimator.
  • RFQ - Promote to Order - An Order Entry button has been added to the RFQ program which opens up Order Entry and duplicates all the information across for quick and easy entering.
  • Single Data Multi Company - New method for identifying Lead Entity on Journal Entry
  • And more…

i2 version 2.11:

  • New Job Estimator - The new and improved version now includes features such as Templating, Scheduling (Task Creation) and Fee Calculator.
  • New Job Maintenance - The new and improved version has adopted the more modern look to match our Task Maintenance program.
  • Planned Time Viewer – The Planned Time Viewer program is used to view planned time for members of staff. Time is now graphically displayed on a grid to make it easy to see the planned activity of any staff member at any time.
  • Leave Request and Leave Approval – See ‘Paprika’s Feature of the Week’ here.
  • Layouts - PDF Upload – You can now upload PDF’s to use as the background image for all i2 layouts.
  • And more…

 If you haven’t already done so, please check out the latest release notes which are available on the wiki.

Paprika has enabled us to change the way we report profitability, creating tighter controls over risk to ensure profit margins remain on target.

Selwyn Pye, Head of Financial Operations, Iris Worldwide