Author Archives: Amanda Tomaini Lamela

Meet the Sage City VIPs at the Sage City Roundtables

Sage City VIPs banner

There are some very important people who hang out on Sage City Online: Sage customers and partners. Then, among the VIPs are other VIPs — very important posters, that is. Almost every form of community has people who take up the mantel of leadership. We’re not talking about elected officials here… Read more »

Conference scams 2016: How to help fight back

Scam fight back

I’ll never forget that time my grandmother was tricked by a scam artist. It was the first time this tough country girl looked every bit of the 90-something years she’s been living on this world. It wasn’t so much the money that was taken from her after she gave out… Read more »

Business management systems are more than just software

Business Management for Metrolina

Psst … come a little closer. I’m going to let you in on a secret that’s going to knock your socks off. OK, are you ready for this? Most business management systems pretty much do the same thing. Wait, did I just say that out loud? Well, yes. I did…. Read more »

Introducing the Mentor Neighborhood at Sage Summit

Danielle Cote is an extremely busy person this time of year. The vice president of the Sage Events Team is working diligently on her team’s biggest event of the year: Sage Summit. So it didn’t surprise me that she didn’t get my e-mail the other day when I shot her… Read more »

New Features on Sage Summit 2016 Website

New Feature Mentor Neighborhood

To say we’ve been busy around here the last few weeks is an understatement. Of course, we’re always busy this time of year. Preparing for our two biggest events of the year, Cultivate’16 and Sage Summit 2016, takes a lot of effort. And this year, we’re revamping our Grower Vertical… Read more »

Poll: Top 100 Growers looking to upgrade software systems

One of the magazines we look forward to every year is the Top 100 Growers edition of Greenhouse Grower, which comes out every May. The routine goes like this: Get the magazine from the mail slot, thumb to the list, count how many of our customers are on the list,… Read more »

The Killers performing at Sage Summit 2016

Well, it looks like I owe Rhiannon Thompson lunch at Sage Summit 2016. As you may remember, I mentioned in an earlier post that one of our customers took the time to try to figure out who would be the headline entertainment at Sage Summit this year by this clue… Read more »

Customers can learn from each other at Sage Summit

At Practical Software Solutions, our customers are a bunch of apples and oranges. And I mean that in the most polite way possible that you can call your customers fruit. Of course, I’m talking about the different types of customers we have. Because we have manufacturers and distributors, construction and… Read more »

Partner-Only Day Returns to Sage Summit

While I was looking at the Sage Summit 2016 agenda the other day, I noticed all day on Monday, July 25 was dedicated to Sage partners. Sure enough, we received an e-mail shortly after from Sage announcing they’ve listened to partners and brought back a partner-only day. Why is this… Read more »

Confirmed: Paltrow, Kutcher speaking at Sage Summit

The Sage community was abuzz last Friday when our fellow Sage partner Klear Systems had the scoop on the list of Sage Summit Featured Conversation speakers. I did a bit of poking around, and my contacts at Sage were able to confirm that this list is accurate*. So with this confirmation, allow… Read more »