Quest IV’s HR/IV software gives your HR department the information it needs to operate optimally and strategically. The software’s depth of function harnesses payroll, positions, benefits and health and safety information while keeping them integrated with the rest of your business applications. With HR/IV you can instantly access, analyze and query all of your HR, payroll and benefits information from one consolidated and time-sensitive database. HR/IV interfaces into many ERP solutions including JBA’s System 21, Discovery Management, Mapics, and Data National to name a few.

HR/IV consists of the following 5 AS/400 based modules:

  • Payroll Processing
  • Personnel Administration
  • Position Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Benefits Administration


Macola ES is the only ERP solution designed for the mid-market with native Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities, including powerful exception management tools. It’s a state-of-the-art ERP solution that truly helps manage and unify the entire enterprise. Using Macola ES, processes and exceptions are defined by management, automated, and used to enable far more consistent and efficient execution of business policies. With Macola ES, most customers find that they improve their revenue per employee ratio while delivering higher levels of customer service and accuracy.

Macola ES includes applications that manage accounting, distribution and manufacturing activities as well as workflow, document management, human resources management, customer relationship management and project management. Macola ES is a revolutionary application that is web-based and operates in a Microsoft SQL environment. It is easy to implement and use and has the ability to accommodate rapid growth and change requirements. ES provides unprecedented levels of organizational visibility, control and measurement. Exact Software’s greatest innovation with Macola ES is that we enable our customers to innovate!

Financial accountingManufacturingDistributionKnowledge managementDocument managementWorkflow managementCustomer relationship managementHuman resources managementProject managementPayrollCustomer service managementProcurementWeb portals (customers, employees, resellers, suppliers)


e-Synergy unites the workplace and reveals the costs, inefficiencies and redundancies hidden by the complexities of your business.

e-Synergy’s Web-based collaboration platform unifies the people, processes and knowledge that matter most to your business, creating an accurate, up-to-the-moment view of your organization’s personnel, finance, workflow, documents and asset information, enhancing decision-making, analysis, scenario planning, and ongoing management across your entire business.

Benefit from e-Synergy is derived by its emphasis on the whole business as well as the interdependence of its parts. The e-Synergy platform integrates and consolidates corporate data into a single database, allowing all members of the value chain to view and modify information based on their access and roles within the system.

e-Synergy energizes the traditional corporate infrastructure by providing an active portal view into the workplace: for employees, business partners, suppliers and customers.

  • CRM – centralize every aspect of your business around your customers and prospects
  • Document Management – constant business and knowledge retention across your organization
  • HR Management – manage your personnel with security, roles and rules based access
  • Project Management – seamlessly connect budgets, resources, documents and tasks to projects
  • Reporting – real-time reporting and analysis for informed operational decision making
  • Workflow – increase operational efficiency and replace manual, unsecured processes
  • Wireless – anywhere, anytime access via a common Web-based browser from desktops around the world


Both internal demands and competitive pressure have necessitated a consolidated view of the workplace, leading to event management solutions becoming mandatory in today’s business environment.

Most event management solutions define the events important to your organization, but with Exact Event Manager, from Exact Software, you get to define not only the events, but the actions you would like to take in response.

With Exact Event Manager , you can define specific events within your ODBC compliant data source that need monitoring. If the event occurs, or passes, it can trigger multiple responses, ranging from automating Exact e-Synergy workflow, to sending an email, pager message or even generating reports.

Benefits derived from Exact Event Manager include:

  • Eliminate manual tasks and human error
  • Generate early awareness and detection of problems
  • Align individual actions to priorities
  • Provide immediate and accurate information to key personnel
  • Ensure real-time inventory management, order tracking and billing
  • Increase focus on revenue priorities and cost reduction initiatives
  • Improve management and efficiency throughout your organization


Exact Software’s Macola Progression Series business management solutions, Accounting, Distribution, Manufacturing, and e-commerce, are designed to meet the business application software needs of the small to midsize enterprise. Listed below is an overview of Progression Series 7.6 solutions designed to give you the tools to help grow your business.

Progression e-Commerce These e-Business components let you inexpensively reach out to customers around the globe—and around the clock. e-commerce delivers industry-leading tools for building sales, reducing costs and making your company more efficient in a Web-enabled world.

Accounting The Progression Accounting Solution is the financial backbone for a complete e-Business solution. The accounting solution provides seamless integration and comprehensive drill downs to provide quick and easy access to all of your financial information.

Manufacturing Exact’s Progression Series provides a comprehensive suite of applications designed for the Make To Stock, Make To Order, Assemble to Order and Mixed – Mode manufacturing environments. Material Planning & Control (MPC) The intent of MPC is to provide a manufacturing planning and control system that includes full material planning capabilities. The MPC solution is for companies that are quick turn, material intensive manufacturers. MPC is a solution that allows the company to gain the benefits of material planning and control without the cost or effort to maintain a more traditional shop floor environment.

Enterprise Manufacturing Progression’s Enterprise manufacturing suite of modules includes full material and resource planning, manufacturing execution and analysis targeted at companies that are operation intensive, work- in- process environments where both material and labor contribute significantly to the cost of goods sold.

Progression Integration & Customization Tools Lets you access our products’ powerful customization capabilities, and offer seamless integration with industry-standard tools and applications.

  • Designer
  • Flexibility (PDF)
  • Progression Workflow Explorer

Progression Support & Maintenance Services Exact’s Maintenance and Technical Support plans are designed to meet the unique requirements of every business. Whether you’re a full-blown manufacturer using the full complement of e-Business solutions or a business with only a limited number of modules, Exact has the plan you need to maximize your Progression Series investment and keep your system running at peak performance.

Exact Forms Exact offers more than basic business forms. In addition to custom printed forms, Exact also produces envelopes, window envelopes, and letterhead in laser and continuous feed labels customized to meet your business needs.

Progression Human Resources & Payroll Progression provides a choice when selecting Human Resources and Payroll solutions. If your needs are simple and you place a priority on integration, then the Progression Integrated Payroll and Human Resource solution is for you.

Distribution The Progression Series Distribution solution meets the needs of expanding businesses. Superior inventory control, accurate customer order processing, efficient procurement functions, and data collection applications provide real time information to insure information is accurate to the second.

Advanced Materials Management The Progression Advanced Materials Management Solution helps your organization run more effectively by automating business processes and managing quality, product cost and material usage.

Business Intelligence Tools Queries and reports provide critical, at-a-glance views into the business at a given moment. Exact offers Business Intelligence tools to give users the ability to access information to make better business decisions.

System Manager The Progression Series System Manager is the module behind the scenes administering and integrating your e-Business solution. System Manager controls critical system wide features such as security, reporting periods, tax periods, form design and user defined searches to name a few.

When you purchase Exact’s Progression Series, we offer you a choice between two of the most dominant databases in the market today: Microsoft SQL and Pervasive Software. Both of these databases are industry-standard, ODBC compliant, and provide a secure and stable platform to manage your business. System Manager – Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft’s version of SQL functions as a relational database tightly integrated with the Microsoft Windows NT & 2000 operating systems. SQL Server offers unparalleled advantages to manufacturers and distributors, especially in the areas of:

  • Performance – accesses data very quickly and efficiently
  • Scalability – take advantage of the flexibility to add more users or more processors to meet your growing business needs.
  • Ease of Use – Ease of installation, centralized management capabilities, and wizards that automate common administrative functions all add up to improved ease of use.
  • Security/Reliability – when security is important, Progression SQL excels at providing multiple layers of security.

System Manager – Pervasive SQL Developed by Pervasive Software, the Pervasive SQL database is one of the most widely deployed database engines on the market, Progression’s applications have been available on the Pervasive database since 1989. Pervasive is ODBC compliant, and it provides users with a wide range of flexibility and data integrity. Fully supported in both 16-bit and 32-bit environments, Pervasive SQL is excellent for small to mid-sized firms that desire a high-speed, low cost database.