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SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part Four: Application Analysis & Development Environment
This is a complete service management system that is comprised of four specific applications to help companies manage service contracts, track service histories

utility carts  and validation. This powerful utility can be used to Convert accounting data when switching to SouthWare from another business system. Regularly update inventory pricing from vendor-supplied electronic catalogs. Create payroll exception hour entries from data captured in an electronic time clock. Add new stock items from a vendor price guide. Create physical inventory transactions from an electronic handheld count device. Import—create or change—trading partner documents, such as orders and invoices.

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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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