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Monthly update on our ever-evolving ecosystem: December 15 – January

Posted 8 years ago in Xero news by James Coleman
Posted by James Coleman

Welcome to our monthly update on all things ecosystem. This is where you can get all the latest news on what has happened in the ecosystem last month and keep up with our ever-evolving marketplace. This blog features:

  • the Xero ‘Ecosystem Partner of the Month’
  • new Add-ons to the Xero ecosystem
  • ecosystem Partners who have enhanced their integration with Xero

The ‘Ecosystem Partner of the Month’ is… CrunchBoards


CrunchBoards helps to future-proof thousands of businesses. It lets you forecast for your business, reporting on key performance indicators and metrics. With Xero and CrunchBoards working together, you can:

  • Utilize big data for your small business
  • Pull in every transaction from Xero (not just historical information)
  • View daily, weekly, monthly and annual reporting, as well as for custom periods
  • Get automatic daily updates, so reports and performance against budget is always up-to-date and effortless
  • Dissect and view your business data anyway you like
  • Work on the move, on the mobile app or web

Here’s why CrunchBoards is our ‘Ecosystem Partner of the Month’

  • CrunchBoards has worked closely with Xero and the SME community to build a great product
  • Like Xero, CrunchBoards invests deeply in a great user experience with clear, impactful design
  • Automatic updates are awesome, keeping users up to date and on target – CrunchBoards report small businesses gained over $100,000 in revenue in 2015 using their Add-on

Offer: All Xero Partners get one free license for their practice!

The new additions to our ecosystem

From retail to financial solutions, real estate to time tracking, say hello to the exciting newcomers to the Xero ecosystem that joined in December and January.

Global integrations

  • Immongo is easy to use Point of Sale software for small businesses. It gives small businesses lightweight business intelligence, sales analysis, and inventory management. Learn more about Immongo’s integration with Xero.
  • Loaded Reports provides live Point of Sale reporting to hospitality companies, covering rostering, time sheets, inventory, budgeting and more. Loaded Reports connects to both Point of Sale and Xero to provide simple hospitality management. See how Loaded Reports integrates with Xero.
  • Handshake is a leading mobile sales order entry and B2B eCommerce platform for manufacturers and distributors. It’s great for mobile sales forces, submitting orders in the field. It’s Xero integration lets you manage product details in Xero and sync orders as sales invoices. Find out more about integration between Handshake and Xero.
  • Workato connects Xero with more than 100 web applications in minutes to get a 360-degree view of your business across CRM, eCommerce, Point of Sale, expenses and accounting. Find out more about Xero and Workato here.
  • Infusion powered by Workato is a collaboration that brings automated data syncing between Xero and Infusionsoft, saving users time and providing customer insights from transactions. Small business owners can sync customers, products, order and payments. Learn about the integration here.
  • CustomerLobby provides predictive marketing for repeat customers, as well as customizable campaigns in the form of emails and postcards. Small businesses can use the customer data in Xero to power CustomerLobby’s feedback and marketing engine. Discover Customer Lobby here.

For the US

  • Fishbowl Time & Labor seamlessly pushes tracked time for employees into Xero as time sheets to avoid duplicate data entry. See how Fishbowl Time and Labor works with Xero.
  • EZRentOut is web-based equipment rental software used by B2B and B2C rentals. Its features include web store, Point of Sale, asset tracking and more. Now small businesses can sync customers, products, orders and payments between EZRentOut and Xero, see how here.

For the UK

  • Arthur is a complete web solution for property managers and landlords with apps for their tenants, contractors, agents and owners. Arthur integrates with Xero to sync invoice and bill data, removing the need for manual data input. Learn more about Arthur and Xero.

For Australia

  • EzzyBills lets you upload scanned or PDF invoices into your Xero account in seconds. It’s completely automated, just drag and drop, email, or snap a photo. EzzyBills extracts line items, PO numbers and more. Find out more about EzzyBills and Xero here.

Our partners have been busy enhancing their integration with Xero

Panalitix – Reporting


The changes and improvements Panalitix has made:
Panalitix is now listed on the UK Add-on Marketplace with staff based in the UK ready to support accountants.
How they benefit small businesses / accountants:
PANALITIX gives power back to the accountant by enabling a live data feed from Xero. Live cash flow and budget reporting, KPIs and trends analysis are quick to set up and help accountants to offer advice based on real time information.

Abacus – Expense Management


The changes and improvements Abacus has made:
Reimbursable Expenses will support Accrual Accounting. Reimbursable expenses in Abacus will create a new “bank” account to act as a Clearing Account. Expenses sync individually, maintaining a $0 balance by issuing transfers to the appropriate bank register for reconciliation.
How they benefit small businesses / accountants:
Expenses will be associated with the actual vendor, the transaction date with the appropriate account, tracking categories, etc. – reporting can be done on a fully accrual basis.

Datamolino – Expense Management


The changes and improvements Datamolino has made:

  • Multipage scan processing – you can process a batch of invoices in one go.
  • Line item extraction and Tax summary extraction – because sometimes you need more than just the total from the invoice.
  • Online chat with their support staff, always ready to help and provide practical tips.
  • Xero Partners processing more than 1,000 bills per month now get personal phone support and special Partner pricing.

How they benefit small businesses / accountants:
Using Datamolino with Xero removes the hassle of manual data entry. The latest enhancements deliver even more speed to your bookkeeping process. Bills that you receive from your regular suppliers are processed within minutes.  This means that you can spend more time where it truly matters.

CHASER – Debtor Tracking


The changes and improvements CHASER has made:

How they benefit small businesses / accountants:
These features benefit small businesses/accountants by enhancing CHASER’s chasing functionality and integration with Xero whilst maintaining ease of use and convenience – ensuring it continues to deliver time and money savings for reinvestment in our users’ businesses.

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