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From Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: Budget/forecasting function in accounting
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:22:54 GMT
So this will be in continuation of https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OFBIZ-3169 right?

I agree with Pierre to have a specialpurpose component. In the same spirit, should we not
separate budget from forecasting?

http://www.accountingtools.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-a-budget-and-a-forecast.html
http://www.financialpreneur.com/?p=162
http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/articles/INF13041

My 2cts

Jacques

Le 02/04/2015 08:09, Pierre Smits a écrit :
> Hans, All,
>
> Might I suggest to separate current budget entities and functionalities
> from the accounting component into a separate (e.g. special purpose)
> component. Current accounting application is (screen-/user-experience-wise)
> already overcrowded with a lot, and adding more might make it even more
> complex to explain.
>
> Separation from accounting enables you and the rest of the OFBiz community
> to offer the budgeting functionality as an optional to potentials and keep
> the the additionals (functional documentation, manuals) as concise as
> possible, while at the same time eventual JIRA issues contained and better
> visible than when integrated in accounting.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Pierre Smits
>
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> On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 3:57 AM, Hans Bakker <h.bakker@antwebsystems.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Thank you all for your interest.
>>
>> We plan to follow chapter 8 of the data model resource book vol 1. I hope
>> you understand that we first have to find out what this customer requires,
>> then generalize the implementation and then i can present the result if the
>> customer agrees to contribute it. From that point on, comments on the
>> implementation can be implemented. The planned implementation with the
>> customer is June this year.
>>
>> Now i see there is interest, I will keep you informed of any developments.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Hans
>>
>>
>> On 01/04/15 17:32, Jacopo Cappellato wrote:
>>
>>> Interesting.
>>> OFBiz has already a "Fiscal Gl Type" field in the transactions (with
>>> possible values "Budget" etc...) but currently only "actual" type is used.
>>>
>>> Jacopo
>>>
>>> On Apr 1, 2015, at 10:09 AM, Hans Bakker <h.bakker@antwebsystems.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>   Good day,
>>>> we have a request from a customer to implement a full budget function
>>>> into accounting of which the entered values should also appear on the
>>>> standard P&L and balance sheet of a specific organization. Yes this is
a
>>>> multi company accounting implementation.
>>>>
>>>> Anybody any thoughts on this or would like to work with us? I did not
>>>> not yet discuss this with our customer if this function can be contributed
>>>> or not, i just would like to know if there is interest of the OFBiz users
>>>> in general.
>>>>
>>>> Because i will be visiting ApacheCon in Austin in 2 weeks, we could also
>>>> discuss it there?
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Hans Bakker
>>>> CEO http://antwebsystems.com
>>>>

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