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On this blog we will cover stories from all around the Exact ecosystem.


New Android Field Service App for working offline in Controlled release

Written by Sonja Bloemers - Blom on . Posted in Exact Synergy

The Android Field Service App for working offline is now in Controlled release.

Next to the App for iOS, now also the Field Service Offline App for Android is available in Controlled Release. Exact is offering an App that doesn’t require an internet connection. This enables the service engineer to perform the tasks that are essential to do his job, even when he is on the road or on a location where no internet connection is available.

The App offers the following:
• View the planning
• Get information about the job, such as the address of the customer, the contact, the phone number, etc
• View information about the configuration and problem.
• Register what he has done and enter hours and materials used and sign off the job

To be able to use this App, you need Exact Synergy Enterprise product update 254 or higher, and Android 4.0 or higher. The Android App will work on both tablet and phone. If you want to start using this new App, send an e-mail to productreadiness@exact.com.

Enforcing serial numbers for shop order receipts

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online


To some manufacturers it is important that produced serial number items can be traced back to the shop order. This trace may provide insight in the origin of the used parts (as they could have serial or batch numbers too), the employees involved, the time of manufacture and documents or remarks attached to the originating shop order. A new enhancement makes it possible to enforce the registration of serial numbers when the shop order is received.


Easily track time on-the-go using your Android Wear smartwatch

Written by Remco Kroes on . Posted in Exact Online

Tracking time is getting easier. And smarter. You’re now able to track time via your Android Wear smartwatch. With smart check-in & out capabilities! The app is context-aware and uses GPS coordinates to match your location with a client. You’ll receive an automatic notification reminding you to check-in. When you leave the client location a notification is triggered to check-out and save your time entry. 


Better manage projects, capacity and utilization

Written by Remco Kroes on . Posted in Exact Online

Last year a journey was started to enhance the getting started process and main process flows in Exact Online accounting. Among the first deliverables was a re-designed dashboard – designed with the need in mind to easier manage day-to-day tasks and have immediate insight in the financials of your company.  For professional services firms, we want to continue this journey and provide our users with a central starting point to manage key activities within these firms. Helping them to get started quickly and better manage their projects, resource capacity and billable utilization.

Mobile invoicing for Exact Online

Written by Judith van Wissen on . Posted in Exact Online


The sooner you invoice your customers, the sooner you’ll get paid – and the better your cash flow will be. Checking your sent invoices quickly and easily whenever and wherever you want can also come in pretty handy: staying up to date means staying on top. And the capability to invoice immediately is also a big help. With all the relevant figures fresh in your memory, it ensures accuracy and means your customers won’t quibble with the contents. So you reinforce your reputation for detail and invoices get settled faster.

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Improved tracking & tracing for Serial numbers

Written by Jaap Jan de Lange on . Posted in Exact Online

Serial numbers are used to identify a unique product. It is used for equipment, electrical components and consumer goods, from a forklift-truck, laptops, smartphones to e.g. bicycles and for various reasons. A serial number can determine the origin of the product, can be used to check the (service) history of a product and whether or not a warranty is applicable.

Improvements to Manufacturing Time Entry

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online


Recording time spent on the shop floor is important for updating the planning and supports actual job costing. Exact Online Manufacturing currently provides for a time entry screen for the shop floor operator and a time approval screen for the manager. We have recently made enhancements to the time transactions process and have released a REST API to create time transactions. This REST API is available to partners who develop shop floor time entry applications.