David Carter finds much to admire in the new Project Costing features in Sage Line 50 v11. But the nation's top accounts package still doesn't have a proper screen for entering purchase invoices.
When Sage announced version 11 of Line 50 last year, some project costing features were announced for "users who wanted to dip a toe in the water and analyse job and project information at a very simple level without having to go into complexity'.
This turns out to be a bit of an understatement. Talking to Sage at Softworld last week, I think it's fairly clear that in the long term their strategy is to pension off the existing Job Costing package and incorporate fully fledged project costing within Line 50.
The demise of Sage Job Costing will go unlamented among AccountingWEB readers who have...