NetSuite Marketing Automation

Presentation slides available at bottom of post

Our board president, Cory Anderson with AvidMax, will walk us all the way through the Netsuite Marketing Automation system starting with capturing a lead, marketing to leads, and then analyzing a marketing campaign. This meeting will be focused around email marketing but will give a general understanding of Netsuite campaigns that can be applied to other campaign types. Any Netsuite user that would like to understand NetSuite’s powerful marketing functions and how they can put them to use to generate leads, customers, and sales. Only a basic understanding of marketing principles is necessary to be able to use the information presented.

Marketing Automation
-Lead Capture
-Subscription Management
-Preparing Email Campaigns
-Executing Campaigns
-Lead Nurturing Campaigns
-Campaign Analysis
-Alternative Options for Automated Marketing

Budgets in NetSuite – 3 Ways!

We will review 3 different ways to provide budgets in NetSuite: using standard NetSuite functionality, using the multiple budgets included with Advanced Financials and OneWorld, and using Adaptive Planning (a complementary NetSuite product). Presented by Paul Thompson of Hein & Associates (now Moss Adams) and Dana Larson of Eide Bailly.

Simple budgeting included in the standard Financials module

  • How to add a simple budget in NetSuite
  • How to import a budget from a spreadsheet
  • Available classifications for my budget

The multiple budgets that are included with Advanced Financials and OneWorld

  • How multiple budgets work
  • How the local vs. global budgets in OneWorld work

Adaptive Planning – the complementary product

  • Benefits of using Adaptive Planning?
  • What functionality can be gained by adding this to NetSuite

Custom Fields and Records

Sam Stetler of SolidFire will be presenting. Custom fields and records are a perfect solution for keeping track of your own data in NetSuite or for viewing data of one type, in transactions of a different type. To demonstrate the functionality, we will build a very basic real world contract tracking system during the presentation. This information should give you a jump start to making NetSuite more useful for your end-users and hopefully make you the office hero.

Custom Fields – basic to advanced

  • How to create custom fields
  • Understanding custom field types
  • Understanding List/Records and Record is Parent field
  • Custom fields validation and defaulting options, including saved searches
  • Custom fields sourcing and filtering options

Custom Records  – basic to advance

  • When custom records should be used
  • How to create custom records
  • How to provide user access to custom records through global search and through center menus
  • Custom record form customization
  • Creating child and parent records
  • Searches and reports on custom records

As this was prior to recording meetings, please download meeting notes below.

Inventory Round-Table

This meeting will be a round-table troubleshooting, best practices, and problem solving session focusing on inventory issues. Come armed with your questions, problems, and your knowledge with managing your inventory in NetSuite. In this group session, we will try to help you find a solution and provide best practices. We’re e not guaranteeing solutions, but we will definitely do our best. And while you’re there, you can help other members with their issues and learn from those discussions! Past board member, Steve Cramer of Eide Bailly, and current board member, Margie Komninos of PlantScan, have each been using NetSuite Inventory for over 10 years — including many of the topics listed below

  • Assembly Build/Unbuilds
  • Assembly Item Records and Bill of Materials
  • BOM/Component Where Used Inquiry
  • Work Orders
  • Bin Management
  • Serialized Inventory vs. Non-Serialized Inventory
  • Inventory counting
  • Inventory Adjustments, Inventory Worksheets
  • Inventory Transfers
  • Landed Cost
  • Multiple Location Inventory
  • Multiple Units of Measure
  • Reorder Point

As this was prior to recording meetings and it was a round-table there is not a slide deck. However, there are meeting notes. Please download meeting notes below.

FloDocs/Strongpoint – Automated Customization Documentation

Mark Walker of Strongpoint (previously FloDocs) will be flying in from Canada to present to our group.  Strongpoint/FLODocs™is the leading documentation and customization management tool for NetSuite. Strongpoint/FLODocs™ automatically documents customizations in your account. The unique tools enable you to understand the customizations in your account and to develop easy to understand process documents right in NetSuite.

  • Introduction – Why do we need automated documentation?
  • How it works  – Set it up and forget it.
  • Cleaning up your account – how to identify and remove unused customizations.
  • Change Management -Find out what is going to break before you change it.
  • Compliance – being ready for auditors.
  • Process Documentation – less is more and more achievable.

Advanced PDF/HTML Templates

We are pleased to have Daniel Matyas present. He is the NetSuite product manager for Advanced Printing (Advanced PDF/HTML) .  Although part of this sounds very technical, we believe that everyone can benefit from this discussion.

  • Feature Introduction – goal of advanced printing; feature activation; customization of standard templates
  • Main Screen – properties dialog
  • Printing Template Editor – new element & styles tabs; standard elements & interactions; interactive tabs; field drag & drop, UI Freemarker interactions; header/footer, table insert/remove/edit; adding new fields, field selector; Freemarker syntax
  • Source Code Editor – iteration over sublist items
  • Printing from SuiteScript – data source creation; load template from file cabinet; create PDF as downloadable
  • Unsupported Functionality

As this was prior to recording meetings, please download meeting notes below.