sage - unit 10

Emilie Feels At HomeRegistered Posts: 37
Hiya ppl,

I know this is going to sound so stupid but my brain has packed in on me. Im doing my unit 10.

I have done my cost for the purchase of sage and labour hours needed to implemnet.

I am having trouble thinking of the benefits of using sage against a manual spreadsheet.

Help please


  • Bluewednesday
    Bluewednesday Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,624
    You've done the hardest bit, just think what can go wrong with spreadsheets, think reporting requirements, think validation, think back ups

    does that give you something to start on?
  • Nikdoug
    Nikdoug Feels At Home Registered Posts: 69
    I had this problem. I found identifying the benefits ok, but putting a monetary value on them was a bit more difficult.

    Think of a process such such as entering payments from Customers. Manually this needs to entered into the day books and then also against the individual customer account. Sage combines this saving X number of hours at X number of £'s. This is a benefit. Although the business won't physically save £X (unless they cut hours worked) it does indicate a saving that can be put to use elsewhere.

    Hope this helps.

  • sama
    sama Feels At Home Registered Posts: 40
    I was just doing the same thing, recommending Sage to replace the old inefficient system. Thanks for the help, and the perfect timing of it
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