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Herschel Downloads Pass 3000 Mark!

By |February 26th, 2018|News|

26 Feb 18 Update - Just hit 3000+ downloads..... ---------------------------------------- 01 Dec 17 Update - Just checked Freshdesk and discovered we have now had 2000+ downloads. Once again, thanks for trying Herschel. ---------------------------------------- 22 Aug 17 - A big "thank you" to everyone who's downloaded Herschel since we started our modest Google AdWords campaign in [...]

“Hedgehog Close” video needs your vote! Plus a Christmas present idea.

By |November 24th, 2017|News|

Forget those sickly Christmas videos on TV. Instead vote for the cutest video of the year - "Hedgehog Close" by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society. You can view it and vote at www.britishhedgehogs.org.uk/vote-hedgehog-close-2018-charity-film-awards/ And, yes, those funky "hedgehog highway" signs would make great Christmas presents for anyone with a garden. You can order them (at a [...]

Clive Osborne Using Herschel – Yet Again

By |November 16th, 2017|News|

Back in the 1980's I visited a small electronic sub-contract assembly company in Newbury. It was called Osborne Electronics, founded by Clive Osborne, who was now looking for a stock control system. Something simple and cheap. He started using Herschel. Over the next decade Osborne Electronics, with a little bit of help from Herschel, grew [...]

Free Support For Charities And NGOs

By |October 12th, 2017|News|

We've been contacted by the Bo Children's Hospital Foundation in Sydney, who hope to use Herschel to control the pharmacy in their hospital in Sierra Leone. They were pleased to learn the Herschel software was free, and we're going to give them free support as well. You can learn more about the charity here: http://www.bochildrenshospital.org.au/index.php [...]

Am I allowed to say I’m SO glad Herschel isn’t a cloud app?

By |July 28th, 2017|News|

Update: It seems BA's little mishap cost GBP 58 million! When we were developing Herschel version 12 we did an in-depth investigation of making it a cloud-based application. Our conclusion was a locally hosted version would be faster and allow us to make the most of our "Minority Report" inspired multi-window approach. One thing we [...]

Herschel Version 12.0027 Released

By |June 27th, 2017|News|

A new update to Herschel is now available here. We're gradually working our way through the wishlist of items requested by you, our users.  If your suggestion isn't included, please be patient - we're working on 12.0028 at this very moment. Here’s the list of changes in 12.0027: Collection of Crystal Reports added to solutions [...]

Our new Shop is open for business!

By |March 22nd, 2017|News|

We've improved and streamlined our online shop and rationalised our product range. You can see it here. It's quick and easy to order our various support options and services. Support is now paid annually, to reduce paperwork and administration. All payments are now made using PayPal - although you don't need a PayPal account to [...]

Herschel Version 12.0025 Released

By |February 3rd, 2017|News|

A relatively exciting new update to Herschel is now available here. This version fixes several bugs and adds more functionality to smooth things along. Here’s the list: Various incorrect captions and text corrected. Link to example spreadsheet added to plan module's forecast tool import page. Example plan spreadsheet also added to version 12 install. Optimise [...]

Give Your Old Computers A New Lease Of Life

By |April 17th, 2016|News|

We’d been putting off upgrading our PCs for over three years.  Moving everything to new hardware was just too much hassle.  I spoke to our local computer guru and he suggested replacing our hard disks with SSD drives. The new drives were fitted within a day and the results have been incredible.  One PC which [...]

Herschel Freshdesk Support Goes Live

By |April 6th, 2016|News|

After months of toil, our new Freshdesk support site is now fully working. If you’ve signed up for Herschel support, just send details of any problems to support@herschel.freshdesk.com – a ticket will be automatically raised, allowing you to track the progress of your query. There’s also a dedicated knowledgebase, packed full of implantation guides, detailed [...]

Herschel Support Is Moving To Freshdesk

By |August 1st, 2015|News|

So we can give our customers the best possible support, we’re moving to the award winning Freshdesk support platform. Freshdesk is an incredible cloud based service, which means you’ll be able to access it from any of your devices. We’re also creating an advanced Freshdesk knowledgebase, which you can quickly search for instant answers.