Our regular Coordinator information aims to provide you with up-to-date information on WINPACCS and assist you in your role as WINPACCS coordinator within your organisation.
This issue offers important information on the following topics:
We warmly invite you to attend our next WINPACCS Customer Day on 23 October 2018 in the Town Hall (“Stadthalle”) Wetzlar. Save the date now! We’ll again be presenting a variety of interesting topics.
Besides showcasing these new functions, we’ll reveal a possible roadmap for upgrading to the new modules. There’ll be plenty of time for you to switch over. The previous versions will definitely still be in usage until the end of 2019.
Topics from our last Customer Day can be revisited at: WINPACCS customer portal. All the presentations can be downloaded there by registered users.
WINPACCS online was updated to version 2017.01 in November 2017 and to version 2017.02 at the end of February 2018. As previously, we incorporated your feedback into the new versions. Thank you very much for all your contributions!
Again we would like to share our most important news and adjustments with you:
We’re busy continually developing WINPACCS, particularly Project Controlling, the successor to WINPACCS cost control.
We’d like to offer you a platform to tell us your requirements and contribute your ideas on this topic. You are therefore invited to attend an online presentation on the concept to-date. Please drop us a short email if you’d like to join us. We’ll then send you an invitation in return.
When: 9 May 2018 from 09:30 till 11:00
Requirements for participation: Skype
WINPACCS Project Planning is scheduled for completion in January 2019. We’d like to brief you on the current status of our concept and give you the chance to contribute your ideas during this phase.
You are therefore welcome to join us for an online presentation. Please send us a short email if you are interested and we’ll send you an invitation in return.
When: 18 May 2018 from 09:00 till 10:30
Requirements for participation: Skype
Rachel Schmitt and Andrej Repin have been on board since February 2018!
Originally from the UK, Rachel Schmitt translates German texts into English for us, proofreads French translations and coordinates all our external translators.
Previously, she spent a number of years as a freelance translator focusing on development cooperation and finance, and also worked as an English trainer.
Rachel is glad to be able to contribute her previous experience and knowledge to WINPACCS and is enjoying being on the team!
Andrej Repin supports us as a software developer in developing WINPACCS.
Andrej was born in Ukraine and is a trained IT-expert. He has worked as a software developer for 16 years and has already collaborated on an mbi project as an external partner.
We’re glad to have found a competent and dedicated staff member to further our software development!
We received feedback from customers that the Spanish word “contraparte” is not a good match for translating the word “partner” throughout the whole of WINPACCS.
The previous translation “contraparte” literally means “counterpart”. This refers to partner organisations that represent the counterpart of their own organisation in the project country. WINPACCS offers for example the option of keeping partner accounting for such “contractual partners”.
For this reason, we were asked if we could adjust it and use the more fitting term “socio”. The new translation “socio” means “partner” in general. This includes all the other partners that you administer in WINPACCS.
The change will already be visible in WINPACCS online at the end of this week.
The translation “contraparte” will remain in WINPACCS cashbook 1.6, WINPACCS accounting 3.2 and WINPACCS cost control 3.4. The change to “socio” will be implemented with the new upcoming versions.
For instance, the change affects the following terminology:
|English||Previous translation||New translation|
|Partner management||Administración de la contraparte||Administración del socio|
|Partner accounting||Contabilidad de la contraparte||Contabilidad del socio|
|Receivables from partners||Cuentas por cobrar a contraparte||Cuentas por cobrar al socio|
The other language versions are not affected by the change. We already use the general term “partner” in these versions.
You’re more than welcome to use your free seminar allotment for any of these events.
Please note that as of August 2018 our seminars will be for new users and based on WINPACCS cashbook 2.1, WINPACCS accounting 4.1 and the new WINPACCS Project Controlling.
We’ll also be offering additional seminars for current users of WINPACCS upgrading to the new versions. We’ll let you know the exact dates and locations for these seminars in our next Coordinator information.
Our WINPACCS expert André Scharmann will be happy to answer any questions.
Our workshops offer the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at individual WINPACCS topics. We examine your requirements with you and work on finding solutions in a small group and a relaxed atmosphere.
Currently planned workshops:
Our experienced trainers are looking forward to passing on their knowledge and answering your questions!