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Yasu Fujita

Use Case: Can I delete this field?

NetSuite Accounts can become overloaded with unused customization such as fields.  These extra customizations can have performance impact both from a system and from an end user perspective.  A cluttered account is more difficult to use, maintain and change.
However, cleaning up unused customizations can be very difficult since it is hard to determine if something has not been used and if deleting it would cause something else, like a search or script to break.  Finding all the dependencies of  a customization is critical to avoiding mistakes that can prevent your system from working properly.

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5 Best Practices to Visually Document SuiteScripts

Visually depicting the scripts and creating hierarchical diagrams help you to create comprehensive documentation that people of varying levels of technical experience can understand. Script documentation in NetSuite is critical for business continuity and improvement. However, script documentation is rarely developed and when it is, it is very difficult for anyone to understand. A long text document requires the reader to visualize and track the information about the script in their minds, which can be very difficult.  Consequently, businesses have a very hard time fixing and improving their scripts.
Our clients have found  it very useful to have some script information depicted as visual diagrams. It enables them to see how the script fits into the process from a business perspective and then drill down into more detailed levels to understand the nuts and bolts of how it works.

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