Importing and exporting functionality maximizes the productivity of your staff. Why enter information manually that was already entered in another system?
Most of your author information is already stored in your accounts payable system. Likewise, your title information is already stored in your inventory system. Why spend days entering this information manually when you can import it in minutes?
Below are the typical file imports and exports that a royalty system should support.
- Payment information. After royalty invoices are paid you want to import from your accounts payable system the date and reference number (i.e. check number) for each royalty payment.