Author Archives: Amanda Tomaini Lamela

Practical Named In 20 Most Promising Sage Providers

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Have you ever done a good deed and been instantly rewarded for it? I’m not sure if there is such a thing as instant karma, but sometimes coincidences work out that way. Last Friday, I published a blog post about our friends over at DemandLink being named one of the… Read more »

DemandLink earns recognition for forecasting, replenishment

DemandLink

Being in business — whether you’re an entrepreneur, a small business, or a Fortune 500 company — is not a solo journey. Even if you’re business for yourself, the people you meet along the way form a network of support. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, your contacts become your friends. Over… Read more »

Golf tournament helps provide jobs in construction industry

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Sometimes, life is redundant in the most interesting ways. Sometimes it’s mundane, like a workday morning routine (dress, take dogs out, fix breakfast, brush teeth, kiss husband goodbye). Other times, the same theme keeps coming back, like employment in the construction industry — or lack thereof. The topic was put… Read more »

Sage Spotlight: Watch your eggs with Sage Alerts and Workflow

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Each month, Sage will spotlight complementary products to its manufacturing and distribution business management solutions. From their own products to third-party products, Sage will highlight ways of making your Sage solution even stronger. This month, Sage Alerts and Workflow is in the spotlight. Don Farber from Vineyardsoft Corporation writes this… Read more »

Guest Post: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets Tax Act

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before, but the Sage Fixed Assets team have a way of making one of the most boring processes in the business world sound incredibly interesting. The proof I usually give is the “Here’s a Tag” video they made with Del Papa Distributing a few… Read more »

Sage Spotlight: Sage Intelligence provides fast business insights

Sage Intelligence Time

Starting this month, Sage will spotlight complementary products to its manufacturing and distribution business management solutions. From their own products to third-party products, Sage will highlight ways of making your Sage solution even stronger. This month, Sage Intelligence is in the spotlight. Sandra Smith, a product specialist with Sage, writes… Read more »

Sage Summit dropped for Sage Sessions in 2018

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I know I may have said this once or twice (or 50 times), but Sage has a habit of listening to its customers’ feedback, especially when it comes to its big events. So when Sage announced last week that it was foregoing Sage Summit this year in favor of a… Read more »

AmericanHort Launches New Website, Social Space

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This may seem odd, but I’m not totally on board with social media. I know, I know — how can I say that while I’m writing my second blog post this week, and will send it out on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn the moment it gets published? Fair enough. Let… Read more »

Construction Companies Struggle To Fill 6-Figure Salary Jobs

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What if I told you there was a six-figure job available, just waiting for someone to come fill it. And what if there were thousands more just like it, with nobody qualified to fill those positions either. That’s the odd situation the U.S. construction industry finds itself in heading into… Read more »

A Christmas Poem: A Visit from St. Vincent

Christmas 2017 - St Vince

Practical Software Solutions will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, as well as Tuesday, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. As we get ready to celebrate Christmas and the New Year, please enjoy this homage to “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” ’Twas the week before Christmas, when all… Read more »