• Announcing ABS Cloud for TRAVERSE
  • Since 1981
    Applied Business Services has been
    the difference between an answer and
    a solution for all your accounting needs.
    TRAVERSE Budgeting Module
    and Global Software's Spreadsheet Server
    is their extensive knowledge
    and responsive customer service.
    When I call for help, I get answers right away ...”
    -Julie, Controller, Goodwill Industries
  • New! On-Time Web Solution
    Time & Attendance for Today's Business
    that integrates with any payroll solution.

TRAVERSE Cloud - Managed by ABS
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New Enhancement Available: GL Attachments for TRAVERSE
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Welcome to ABS / Applied Business Services, Inc.

Applied Business Services, Inc., founded in 1981, develops, markets, and supports accounting and business software applications for small to mid-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. 

We understand that each organization has their own unique needs - and we're here to help you meet them! Whether you are a small startup company or a large, non-profit, whatever your budget, whatever your platform - we can help you find the right solution for your organization.  We develop customized solutions to meet our clients' unique needs. We also create our own software applications that integrate with the product lines we support. Some of these include a piece-rate payroll system, a laundry management application for Community Rehabilitation Providers, and a web-based school activity fund solution
ABS is a top Business Partner and developer of the TRAVERSE® and Open Systems® product lines. We are also recognized as a National Certified Training Center for TRAVERSE software. Our trainers can also implement and support BlackbaudTM software.

Sign up for a Free Web Demo to view our award-winning products, such as TRAVERSE software.

Custom Modification Service

We can create custom modifications to serve your organization's specific needs. To order a custom service or learn more about what we can do for you, please contact us or call 800-451-7447.


  • TRAVERSE Partner

  • OSAS Partner

  • OSI Strategic Partner

  • National Registry of CPE Sponsors

  • Concur Solution Partner

  • Microix Software Partner

  • Global Software Partner