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PowerToolz for Office365

jEyLaBs is excited to announce our move into the Office365 ISV space today.


We are proud to be bringing 7+ years of R&D experience in the Microsoft space with K2 and SharePoint to the office cloud.

We created PowerToolz for K2 as a better administration and an automated testing tool. We continue to accelerate the success of K2 for global organisations using PowerToolz.

We believe this IP and years of experience working with SharePoint and the Microsoft platform will add massive value to the Microsoft cloud customers.

PowerToolz for Office365 brings acceleration of success to the much larger office 365 customer base.

PowerToolz for Office365 has Simple yet Powerful features.It provides Beautiful and friendly scripting Experience. 

PowerToolz for Office365 comes with nifty automation capabilities that are tuned specifically for Office 365 applications.

PowerToolz for Office365 enables organisations to test, administer and manage their Office 365 apps much more effectively.

Get in touch with us to learn more. Email us at PowerToolz4Office@jeylabs.com

We are showcasing the software at Techfest shortly.

Resellers and consultants are encouraged to join our partner program. Please drop a line at partners@jeylabs.com

 

PowerToolz 3.6 Released

We have just released PowerToolz for K2 version 3.6. Among many improvements, This release brings a Key new feature called the Test result matrix report.

  

 This feature allows for comparison of historic results.

It is integrated with existing and new results for each power script. It provides a summary of all test results in a table and also in a graph form.

This can generate a report as well allowing you to save as pdf and email it to relevant recipients.

Are your Efforts making you Effective?

Most people know that the output of an activity does not necessarily correlate to the input that goes towards it.

Productivity improvement is generally defined as doing more with less than before.

Whether it is flossing your teeth, cleaning the city after NYE celebrations, processing invoices or getting a job, achieving the best outcome requires a lot more than brute force.

Doing the same things as before and expecting a better outcome is not going get anyone anywhere different.

Most people I know put a lot of effort into what they do and how they do it. Only a handful become effective at it and continue to get better over time. I meant they achieve beyond what the Cerebellum can help them with.

Sharpening the Sow is a crucial aspect to continued improvements. This involves the process of planning, execution and review.

In the business world, technology is heavily applied to automate repetitive tasks. People get bored with performing uninteresting or simple work. It is in our best interest to automate mundane aspects of any business.

People are also prone to making mistakes. Hence It is important to build automation into tasks that require absolute focus and precision. Typically there is a human-machine partnership that is employed here. Read more…

jEyLaBs Accounts Payable Dashboard

In the Enterprise, Accounts payable processes typically involve a lot of time-consuming tasks. These are mostly manual and involve cross-checking many things. Supplier details, Purchase order details, Invoice details are just a few of the pieces. Running an efficient AP department impacts cash flow.

jEyLaBs Capture Enabled Workflow for Accounts Payable Dashboard is designed to streamline these AP business processes.

jEyLaBs-AP-Dashboard

The AP Dashboard is built as a highly configurable solution. It provides a central place to securely view and manage incoming Invoices.

You can utilise mobile devices to view in-depth reports and make decisions on the go.

You can increase efficiency and reduce on-going costs by minimising errors and delays.

This is achieved by:

  • Capturing documents (scans, email, electronic documents)
  • Processing documents into business-ready data through complex OCR automation
  • Bringing data into highly optimised business process workflow for validation and approval
  • Exporting approved data to finance systems

Our solution is built upon world-leading technology platforms in ABBYY and K2.

ABBYY fulfils the data capture and document processing into business-ready data.

K2 utilises the business-ready data to execute the critical business workflows required by an AP solution. Read more…

Productivity and the Power of Purpose

Time is the only commodity that is equally distributed to everyone. We all get 24 hours to use, lose, waste or make in a day. This is the level playing field. 

How we used Time essentially means how we lived. Time it took you to read this sentence just elapsed. 

Time is life. Efficient use of time to have good experiences in life is very important.

Productivity improvements to master time with technology is what made our economies work all these centuries.

Working smart instead of hard is about how well you use your time to achieve your goals. To be happy and live our lives well, we need to balance a variety of priorities.

Thanks to Internet, People are more mobile and more connected than ever before in human history. 

Air Travel became possible only a 100 years ago. People used to sail across the oceans for months to get to other parts of the world. People posted things via mail service, drive for hours or fly to meet people. People waited in queues to get into libraries to get access to a book to read, learn or research.

Internet changed it all.

While the internet was born years ago, the internet as we know it is only about 20 years old. It is almost every where and more than 3 billion people are using it every day. 

The entire planet and all of its people will be connected in the next couple of decades if not earlier. This will make internet one of the most important things a human will need besides oxygen, water, food, cloths, shelter and freedom.

But, does this connectivity automatically mean we are more productive? Is Internet making us use our time well? 

While many things have become simple and efficient, we still have not realised the power of this quite right. 

I am passionate about helping people become more effective at work. Information handling and processing has a lot of opportunities for optimisation.

I see many of us still stuck with old ways and old tools to merely get by. I see businesses survive instead of looking to thrive. 

This has wasted a lot of time and many lives. It is important that businesses take this very seriously.

Purpose is very important to any pursuit. 

Productivity should be about living your life well through the mastery of time.

Are we there yet? Will we get there?

Why PowerToolz ?

PowerToolz for K2 is a purpose built productivity tool for K2 users.

It is developed for K2 administrators, Process Owners, Support Staff, Developers, Testers and Consultants.

PowerToolz provides deep insights into K2 applications, their composition, behaviour and environment.

You can administer, support your K2 environment and K2 applications very efficiently using PowerToolz.

PowerToolz has rich set of features designed for the various K2 user groups and their unique needs in mind.

Read more…

Book your PowerToolz Training

jEyLaBs PowerToolz for K2 has been used by many customers around the world for efficient testing, administration and management of K2 applications. The current version of PowerToolz is 3.5 and it includes mobile apps, Visual Studio plug-in, Scheduler, Test planning and many rich reports.

Our PowerToolz training course enables participants with hands-on knowledge of the PowerToolz for K2 product. This Course arms you with the knowledge on how the tool helps to automate many aspects of K2 such as testing, administration and management.

PowerToolz training course focuses heavily on how PowerToolz integrates with the K2 environment to deliver efficient automated testing.

The training is portioned into five sessions with corresponding practical self assessments to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the material covered in each session.

This is an online course delivered by our PowerToolz consultants. At the start of each session, time is allocated to provide participants to ask questions and fortify their knowledge. Both development and managerial staff are welcome to participate and contribute to the sessions. Our trainers cater for staff with various levels of technical knowledge and experience.

The course also covers functional and administration features of PowerToolz in detail. It is delivered as 5 sessions and you can pick and choose the sessions. See the details below and email us at powertoolz@jeylabs.com.au to book your Training.

PowerToolz Course Session Details
PowerToolz Course Session Details

Why Capture enabling your business is Critical?

The internet recently celebrated “back to the future” day. Still, Many businesses are transacting through manual processes and paper files.

Often I speak to businesses and query about their productivity levels. In every case, most staff would complain that they are overwhelmed by paperwork.

Paper use in business created a lot of problems. People hate paperwork because of this.

A lot of time is wasted chasing paper, picking up paper from where it was left and dealing with lost paper.

To tackle this issue, Many businesses use document imaging  and turn paper into an electronic format. This document then travels through email or file shares to reach different people and systems.

This approach is a step forward from physical paper but, it actually creates additional issues. All we have now is an electronic version (or versions) of the paper. Read more…

Could your app become addictive and more productive?

We have all seen those Notifications that keep popping up on our Smart phones. In my case Facebook, Linkedin and Buffer are the apps that send me these notifications and keep me addicted to them.

Push Notifications is a way of informing the mobile app user of any activities of interest.

In this post, I discuss a unique way of using Push Notifications to create an addictive app that is also productive.  Read more…

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