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TOPAZ Elements has numerous modules (13 at last count!) that can be used effectively in a variety of combinations. It is true to say, however, that the Census module (along with the Protocols module) represents a sort of “hub of the wheel.”  The Census module allows you to create and manage the animals that are …

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TOPAZ Reporter allows you to design and run an infinite range of reports based on your Elements data. To output a simple listing report is quite easy, but often we see customers with very specific report requirements, and sometimes these reports can be rather tricky to produce. This is a reflection of the balance between flexibility, …

TOPAZ Reporter – Design Services Read More »

We’ve posted a lot recently about TOPAZ Reporter, the new features included, and some ideas of strategies to help you make useful reports. But, you really need training to use the tool itself. Reporter allows you to select data from a relational database and present it onto a page (real or virtual), but it can do …

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TOPAZ Reporter is a very powerful ad hoc reporting tool that can be used to construct a very wide range of report types covering almost all the data captured by Elements. So, how do you use it? #1 Get Training The first requirement is to get training! TOPAZ Reporter is quite easy to use for …

How to Use Topaz Reporter (5 Easy Steps) Read More »

TOPAZ Reporter is a module of the Elements suite that provides a very powerful, ad-hoc report-building tool and gives you access to data from all the other Elements modules. In the last year, we’ve added some great features to Reporter such as: Additional staff information. This was requested at our annual User Symposium meeting when we asked …

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Providing reports for users of software applications can be a difficult compromise for software developers. There is no point collecting data if it cannot be reported in a useful way, yet every user has their own ideas and requirements for reporting.  There is also, to some extent, a trade off between the flexibility of a system, and …

Strategies for Reporting Read More »

One of the main features in the new version of Elements is the inclusion of Vet Management data into the TOPAZ Reporter module.  For any users who are unaware, TOPAZ Reporter is a very powerful report design tool that customers can use to develop their own reports and dashboards.  The Reporter data resides in a separate database …

Elements v4.3 brings together Veterinary Management with TOPAZ Reporter Read More »

TOPAZ officially releases v 4.3 of Elements on Friday July 27th.  We’ll be working with customers to implement the upgrade over the coming weeks. Version 4.3 continues our recent focus on enhancing both the Veterinary Management module and the TOPAZ Reporter module.  In this version, you will be able to access Vet Management data within Reporter, to …

Elements v 4.3 Read More »

We’ve talked a lot recently (in blog posts, on the website) about the Veterinary Management module of TOPAZ Elements and there’s been a lot of interest in how this module can help with compliance, animal care and communication within the vet team and with researchers.  We have a couple of case studies on the website that …

Veterinary Management Webinar Read More »

About a year ago we undertook an exercise to define “personas” – descriptions of semi-fictional users of our Elements software that get used as part of marketing discussions and other customer-focused conversations internally.  They were based on a number of interviews with current TOPAZ users.  It was an interesting exercise, particularly when it came to understanding the …

The VM Module and AAALAC Read More »