February 2020

February 2020

February Feature Releases

1st February Release Items

New Map4Me experience

  1. Lightyear's data extraction technology offers a lot of flexibility.  We can extract line items with product codes and quantities, Line items with just descriptions or just summary data if that's all you need.  We also extract data from Supplier Statements.   Up until this point, users have communicated their data extraction requirements via manual notes in the Map4Me process flow.   We have now introduced a new Map4Me process to ensure users are able to give us specific data extraction instructions and avoid any unnecessary back and forth

Impos Partnership Launch

  1. We have launched a strategic partnership with Impos (https://impos.com.au/) a leading provider of Point of Sale solutions to the Australian Hospitality sector.  You can now select Impos as an inventory integration from within Lightyear's Inventory settings section and the export format will be defaulted to the correct Impos format meaning seamless integration of thousands of product purchases within a few clicks.

Send PDF attachments to QuickBooks Online

  • You can now send a PDF copy of your bill directly to your QuickBooks Online account automatically when it is exported to Lightyear. Just enable the option in Accounting Software Settings

Bug fixes & Improvements

  1. Receipt Images now export as attachments to API softwares
  2. We now bring back 'Chart of Accounts' numbers if they are active in QBO.  Within QBO, Admin's can elect to use Account Numbers as well as 'names'.  
  3. Exported Inventory items are now displaying the green exported icon when searching bills in the Archive
  4. UI updates to make navigation easier of the menu options on the left. This includes: 
    1. Super Admin functions being relocated to the top of the menu within Parent accounts 
    2. Company Profile and Refer a Friend have now moved to the User menu in top right corner
14th February Release Items

OCR into Full Availability

  1. Following an extensive OCR Beta period, we are not activating all new registrations for our OCR extraction capability.  

Send attachment to Quickbooks Online

  1. Users can now elect to send the invoice attachment to QBO as a file.  This will attach the file to the Invoice record in QBO.  This setting can be activated from the Accountancy Software Settings.

Bug fixes & Improvements

  1. You can now download the document directly from Panel 3.
  2. You can now elect for categories/jobs/classes to not auto-populate at line level.
  3. Improvements to our multi-site ID feature - We will now fuzzy match the multi-site ID feature to ensure we are picking up the correct Identifier even if there are minor differences in the data extracted from the invoice and the data set against the multi-site ID.


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