Software for the Smart Treasury

IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDR).

This week a question arose in the office about IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDR). The last time we had to deal with SDRs was for Asia Development Bank back in the days when Wayne Carey was playing for North Melbourne. “The SDR is an international reserve asset, created by the IMF in 1969 to supplement […]

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CTM 20 Year Anniversary

On Monday 15th January 2018 we will release Version 18 of the CAPIX Investment and Treasury software solutions. This will be the 20 year anniversary edition of our treasury technology. In 1998 we signed our first six clients, including Bunge Australia, Mars Foods and Australian Dairy Corp. Since then CAPIX Treasury Manager™ (CTM)​​​​​ has grown […]

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Getting Ready for IFRS 9

The hot topic this year in corporate treasuries is International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9, which addresses the accounting for financial instruments. IFRS 9 will require financial assets to be measured at amortised cost or fair value. IFRS 9 was promulgated by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). It contains three main topics: classification and […]

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Security – Windows Defender

Often when computer security concerns are raised in the public media we receive calls from clients about the best way to secure their data and devices. Our standard advice is to make sure that all Windows devices are upto date with all Microsoft Updates installed and that Microsoft “Windows Defender” is enabled. We’d like to […]

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CAPIX Email Outage

We have had trouble sending and receiving emails today. Last year we migrated to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud service for email. Unfortunately today there is a global outage for the Office 365 email service. Might be necessary to resend any emails from today tomorrow. Please phone with any software support issues to the Help […]

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Microsoft Cognitive Services

As a Microsoft Partner we get early previews on new technology, which we find exciting in the CAPIX office. Recently Microsoft have been promoting their “Cognitive Services”, in particular the Speech Recognition capabilities that are being incorporated into Windows 10 and the Bing Internet services. At first we sat around scratching our heads, trying to […]

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New Office Phone System

CAPIX is switching over to a new VOIP phone system using Microsoft Skype for Business this week. As we do more work overseas we’ve moved to a pure-IP VOIP system to better support our international clients and improve connectivity for travelling staff. The new video features should also be great for training sessions! Our office […]

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Holidays

Another year is coming to a close. We hope that your 2016 has been a year of dreams fulfilled and opportunities seized. Help Desk services will continue to be available over the break. From all of us at CAPIX Software, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. […]

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Windows 10

CAPIX released a 64 bit version of our investment and treasury software some two years ago to an underwhelming response. At the time our various clients had moved to the 64 bit Windows operating system, but were committed to still using the 32 bit version of Microsoft Office. We could understand the rationale for this, […]

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Software Source Code Escrow

Every few years a client will ask for a Software Source Code Escrow agreement, which we are happy to support. What usually happens though is that after a few years clients tire of paying the Escrow fees and let the agreements lapse. At one point we had more than twenty clients with Software Escrow agreements, […]

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