by Clement Wang
It’s the second week of the month, which means that it’s time again for the next Zuora release.
This month we are rolling out the next major release of Z-Force, along with major improvements to Z-Payments. Here are some major highlights:
Z-Force Quotes with Renewals
Z-Force is our 100% native integration with Salesforce.com and continues to one of the most heavily used modules. This release takes makes major improvements to the Z-Force Quotes module, allowing users to:
This upgrade of Z-Force Quotes supports Renewals as well as any upsells or change orders that may accompany renewals.
Payment Operations: Credit Balances and Improved Usability: This month we put the finishing touches on our Payment Operations initiative which allows users to manage the entire set of transactions that are typically encountered by subscription businesses (including payments, refunds, invoice item adjustments, invoice adjustments). With this release, we introduce the ability to hold a credit balance on a billing account.
This feature allows users to:
Best of all, this feature is fully integrated with the rest of our payment operations functionality. Our improved user interface allows users to easily understand the invoices outstanding on an account and any transactions that affect the invoice. Invoice charges are grouped by subscription for easy tracking, while tax details and discounts are associated to each invoice item to clearly show relationships to individual invoice items.