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Baan & LN Integration News: Playing Telephone Can Get You In Trouble

Somehow information must be relayed from one person to another, and the “connection” (as it turns out) is pretty manual, and error prone.

How about moving into the 21st century and eliminate the manual effort. How about automating your integrations? Learn About Crossroads RMC Consulting

We have tied Baan and Infor LN to:

  • Warranty systems
  • CRM systems
  • Web portals
  • Automated batch picking systems, and so much more!

Contact me to find out how we can automate the communication between your systems, so you don’t have to worry about what got lost in translation.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (234)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Baan/LN Tip: New Mapping Scheme

After a new mapping scheme is copied from an existing one, it is possible to check transactions in a simulation mode, before activating the new scheme. However, before the simulation can take place, the new mapping scheme needs to have completed the “Check Mapping Scheme” step. When the check is completed, a transaction can be simulated by highlighting it and from the Specific menu, selecting “Map with Specific Mapping Scheme.” Any errors can be corrected without having to activate the new mapping scheme.
Monday, February 18, 2019/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (218)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Anthony Etzel- Featured Speaker at inPower 2019

Infor IDF is replacing green screens for inquiries and release LX 8.4 for file maintenance. This session will show you how to use IDF over your non-LX file. 

Many Companies have IDF and are not effectively using it. This session will cover:

  • Building a business object (Intergrator) 
    • How to create a logical expression
    • How to make a field a maintainable field with IDF
  • Views 
    • How to create custom views
    • How to navigate in IDF and create search subsets

Register for inPower today! ​

 

Wednesday, February 06, 2019/Author: Anthony Etzel/Number of views (354)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Pushing Forward In the Face of Adversity. Soundview recently suffered a major loss when fire struck on January 30, 2019.

Soundview Paper lost their main building when disaster struck. This building housed offices, their computer center and part of their manufacturing facility. The loss including hardware, networks, system data backups, etc. Crossroads RMC was contacted immediately to assist in the recovery of their BPCS V6 system. With limited backups and a full team effort, Crossroads RMC assisted in the acquisition of new hardware and are currently in the midst of helping to bring their system back to life. Soundview has secured support from various partners to make all this happen, and we are privileged to be part of the team. A lot of work has been done so far, but we have a long road ahead. Users will soon regain access by the end of this week,  and as required, Crossroads RMC will provide the necessary consulting support from our LX team to get Soundview back up and running. We are communicating with them daily, as we work thru this process.

Wednesday, February 06, 2019/Author: Frank L. Petrasio/Number of views (344)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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BPCS/LX Tip of the Week: Facility Period Close

The Facility Period Close process, as introduced in Infor LX 8.3.4, was designed to function interactively. 

The expectation was that clients with a continuous or 24-hour worldwide operation in multiple facilities would submit the Period End Close jobs for each facility as daily operations ceased or shifts ended for each facility. This process was designed to function interactively so that validations of users performing transactions that conflicted with period end processing, and resulting messages, were immediately sent to the period end user. 

This enhancement provides a batch mode for the Facility Period Close (INV930) process and allows the Update IIM Inventory from IWI (INV931) process to be submitted from the INV930B program. The enhancement also provides a batch mode for the INV931 process. For example, a user has a 24-hour operation in facilities around the world, but a centralized IT operation. With this enhancement the user can submit the individual facilities to be closed to a batch process that can be managed by a scheduler, automatically releasing each facility to be closed at a predetermined time.

Wednesday, February 06, 2019/Author: Anthony Etzel/Number of views (323)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: No rating
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Flexfab Expands Their Use of Crossroads RMC Data Collection for All LN Installations Globally

Data Collection News

Flexfab Horizons International, Inc, a global leader in the manufacture of high performance silicone and other advanced polimer products, has made the decision to expand their use of Crossroads RMC’s Data Collection Solution, RMC3, to their China location. The initial implementations in Nottinghamshire, UK and the United States took place in 2018, and the China implementation is expected to be completed by Q2 of 2019. All installations focus on improvements in warehouse management in Infor LN. Applications implemented include Receiving, Inspections/Approvals, Putaway, Stock Transfers and Stock Inquiry.

Tuesday, February 05, 2019/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (396)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Crossroads RMC partnered with Electrolux Corporation to Connect Baan IVc4 to Vertex 8.0 (O Series)

Vertex Q to Vertex O… the ABC’s of tying this to Baan IV

Crossroads RMC partnered with Electrolux Corporation to Connect Baan IVc4 to Vertex 8.0 (O Series), and was able to successfully complete this project in under 3 months. This project was completed using Crossroads RMCconnector as a web service to read the Vertex tax data and pass the information back into Baan for further processing. Triggers were created to handle the following processes:

  • Sales Order Lines
  • Print/Reprint Order Acknowledgement
  • Print Sales Invoice (Both compose and final)
  • Purchase Order Lines
  • Purchase order Acknowledgement
  • Purchase Order invoice
  • Manual Finance Invoice (Compose, print and post)
  • Post Integration transactions
  • Finalize batch
Tuesday, February 05, 2019/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (333)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Nazdaq has released Version 3.0 of B2Win Suite

Partner News

New Release of B2Win Suite: Format customer reports, email documents to your suppliers and customers, and more! 

New features – B2Win Suite - You are no longer limited with the data that comes from your canned reports! You can now add new columns to your already existing reports in Excel, based on SQL commands that bring additional data from any database (ERP or other), based on values from the report.

Existing Nazdaq customers should contact us to learn how we can convert your software to the latest and greatest Nazdaq product suite!

For more information: watch our webinar:

Webinar Recording: 48:18

Tuesday, February 05, 2019/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (248)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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