The word Odoo is the acronym of On-Demand Open Object. Odoo has built its community for interaction and connecting socially with its end users, managers, support agents, consultants, and partners.
Odoo evaluated the suggestions made by its community and resulted in advancements in odoo 14 formulating it more easy and time-saving. Expected to release in October,2020……..
The improvements listed by odoo for “Odoo 14” are:
TIME SAVING ✔
It requires a lot of time in entering and processing of documents.
Odoo 14 designed in a way……. That
It requires your less time in processing and documentation. Like in execution of sales orders, stock transfers etc.
CROSS-APP INTEGRATION ✨
Odoo is integrated software. Providing apps on a single platform to its user. But what if it starts providing required features in one app?
No need of switching between apps, no need of breaking up work flow. Access your every requirement in one app! Just on one click…!
Odoo have plans to integrate “CRM with Rental” and “Email Templates with Studios”.
By doing so:
- User can access to rent anything while visiting website.
- And customize Email templates by using Studios.
Further odoo is planning to integrate ‘Documents’ with ‘Everything’ for adding up more efficiency.
SMART WARNINGS “AUTOBOT” 👍
Odoo will introduce more smart warnings in the current set of feature with Odoo Autobot.
Odoo will set up a warning for users to get activities completed.
As, if the delivery date passed of any sales order, odoo will send a warning to extend it.
Also, on the replenishment of any item in stock, Purchase or Manufacturing is pushed back.
An EASE FOR DEVELOPER
Odoo works on providing ease to developers. Refactoring odoo’s framework will provide developers smooth working
on developing a new app and customization.
CHANGES IN STUDIO
In odoo 14, studio is advanced with:
- Quicker Object Creation
- Customizable approval flow
- Computed field and buttons
WEBSITE BUILDER AND E-COMMERCE
The R&D department focuses on website building and e-commerce especially on reconstructing building blocks.
In “ODOO CONNECT” it was announced that odoo developers worked on to provide 50 + blocks set, 25+ themes, and 100% customizable header and footer. You can make new and improved ones.
Improved reporting visitors, page privacy, visibility improved, shop page configuration.
Some of the additions to websites are
“Count Down Widget”, “Chart Snippet”, “Product Catalogue” and “Popup Snippet”.
- COUNT DOWN WIDGET
Odoo will provide users with a count down widget on the website. You can put a countdown before introducing any new website or products to customers.
- CHART SNIPPET
Make charts of your choice on the website.
- PRODUCT CATALOGUE SNIPPET
Product Catalogue snippet allows us to catalog products on the website.
- Restaurant can display its Menu Card
- Furniture Company can display its Models.
- POPUP SNIPPET
You can make a popup snippet on your website.
It can be any Greeting from your side or Discount Offers.
Odoo 13 was revolutionary for the “Accounting Module”. Odoo 14 is not marking up such great changes but about 109
small developments performed to improve accounting functionalities and save user’s time.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE 📊📉📈
Business Intelligence is all about gathering information working on it and analyzes it accordingly.
Odoo bringing the best BI tools so that users can have the best strategic idea of taking decisions on systems. Introducing
spreadsheet pivot to arrange and rearrange the data…
Also, it facilitates you with remembering the fields and formulas.
BI focuses on:
- Ranking Report
- What-If Analysis?
COMPARE VIEW ARCHITECTURE
Open Views then go on action and select compare view architecture.
It will generate both views on one window.
Such as, I opened Author View and Follow us View on one screen.
How it helps?
- Easy in Comparison.
- Detect the errors easily.
- Convenient in adding the same widget in two different models.
EMOJI WIDGET 😊
Odoo 14 came up with an emoji widget. There were Char and text emoji’s enabled on with little configurations in
“View Form”. You can also enable them in project management.
INVENTORY MANAGEMENT FEATURE
Odoo will give you the facility to manage the inventory in POS. In odoo 13, the entries of pos were only posted after
the closing of the session. Odoo 14 gives you the facility to work in real-time.
- At the session closing.
- In real-time (stock will decrease in real-time after the execution of process)
No need for closing, validating, and posting required. It saves your time a lot. Also, you have a track of stock.
PROMOTIONS & COUPONS IN POS 🎉
Odoo announces promotions and coupons in POS. This feature was not available in previous versions.
Go on POS then on Configuration and then enable:
NEW APPLICATION —- DATA CLEANING 🧹
Odoo announced a new application of “DATA CLEANING”.
Data Cleaning allows you to archive and delete the duplication in the record.
- Detects the doubling in records.
- De-Duplicates it using ‘Merge’ or ‘Discard’.
NEW REPORTING TOOL 🔍
Odoo announced a new reporting tool in “odoo 14”. It is giving you the opportunity to convert your targeted data in
spreadsheet format and can prepare it to your concerns.
How it help users?
- No need of exporting data on Excel.
- Use simple tools while staying on odoo.
- Averts inconvenience in importing data.
PRODUCT PRICE LIST IN REPORT
Odoo advanced its report by giving the option to print product pricelist.
Just go on Pricelist Report and select the pricelist from the dropdown.
ACCESS DOCUMENTATION OF FEATURES FROM SETTING 🎩
No need to GOOGLE any terminology… Now, you can just Odoo it..! Isn’t it GREAT?
Odoo have added a new feature of accessing Documentation from Settings.
Access documentation from here without breaking your work flow.
How it may help?
- It will save time.
- Give the targeted knowledge.
- No need for scrolling odoo documentation for your concern.