DMCC Business Apps FAQ

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What is DMCC Business Apps Manager?

Developed exclusively for DMCC members, DMCC Business Apps Manager is the simpler, more affordable way to seamlessly connect your essential business applications. Giving you one place to view and update your key business data, in a single step, via a centralised software service.


How will DMCC Business Apps Manager help me and my business?

You can save a lot of money on your IT solutions.  No need to pay for servers and expensive laptops – just use the cloud and it is available 24/7/365.


What are the apps that are available now?

  1. gulfHR for UAE compliant HR/Payroll
  2. Microsoft Office productivity suite
  3. QuickBooks for accounting
  4. Shopify for eCommerce
  5. vTiger for CRM
  6. Appointedd for online bookings


What apps are coming?

There are many apps planned for future release.  Additional accounting and CRM tools, event management, email and marketing and many more.
Most importantly, a VAT app will be integrated that will work out what transactions are taxable, as per local regulations, and then apply the amount to the invoices. It will also update your books.


What if I want to use a different App?

We have many new apps coming.  Are you after a specific app?

If so: Send the app details to businessapps@dmcc.ae and we will get back to you.
If not: What are you looking for?  We may have a number of apps that can suit your business.  Send the details to businessapps@dmcc.ae and we will follow-up.


I use Xero.  I don’t want to use quick books.  Can I use other Apps?

Xero is available but we have not released it immediately.  It will be available very soon. 


Is my information secure?

Yes.  All your data is securely encrypted and managed on the cloud. The platform is fully compliant with the most secure standards in the world. Your data is only visible to you, or your employees, that you allow to use the individual apps.


How long do I have to sign up for?

It is pay as you go. You can cancel at any time.


Why should I use DMCC Business Apps Manager instead of all the apps directly?

You can sign up for all the featured apps directly through DMCC Business Apps Manager.  We charge the same price as the app providers.  With our platform you also get data sharing between all your apps, so you no longer need to input data manually into different apps.  

Your data can be displayed in customisable dashboards, so you can get a quick overview of business performance. 

We’re also constantly developing new features and enhancements to help you run your business.  


What does it cost?

There is a platform fee is of USD20. This gives you all the data sharing and dashboard reporting.  Then you just pay for the apps you may want to use.  
You pay on a month by month basis, so you’re not tied into any long term contracts. You can cancel at any time. 


How much is the storage fee?

There is no storage fee on DMCC Business Apps Manager.  Some apps do charge for storage but this is published when you subscribe.  Most App fees include storage.


How do I pay?

Payments are automatic at the end of every month via your nominated credit card. You can cancel at any time.