Author Archives: Amanda Tomaini Lamela

Sage Summit 2016: More news coming soon

I was having one of those days where I couldn’t find anything to blog about. That doesn’t meant that there aren’t a world of topics out there. It’s just my mind wasn’t spitting out any ideas. My media sources weren’t helping either. I usually can find a spark from articles… Read more »

Study: Sage X3 cloud gained more than 170% ROI

A few weeks ago, a math discussion in the office between a rocket scientist (Greg Laffety) and a person who is really, really good at math (me) went something like this: Greg: Something can be 300 percent better. Me: I know, but — I don’t know. It doesn’t … Greg: What?… Read more »

TUG Conference: Now Featuring 100% Sage CRE

We interrupt this blog post to bring you an important message from TUG: Are you a Sage 100 Contractor or Sage Estimating user? Have you longed to be a part of a user group community like your friends who use Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate? Why not give TUG a… Read more »

A plea from Sage Summit 2016: Register for sessions now

Remember what it was like registering for classes in high school and college? In high school, if you weren’t participating in a program like band or ROTC, it was a race to select the best elective classes so you weren’t stuck with one you didn’t like. In college, it was… Read more »

Sage Summit and Cultivate’16 registration now open

Have you ever spent so much time on a massive project that once it was finished, you weren’t sure what to do? That’s how I felt yesterday once I realized I was finished with Phase 1 of the new Practical Software Solutions website. Oh, don’t get me wrong: There was plenty… Read more »

Practical has a new website! What do you think?

After four months of planning, designing, coding, and testing, the new Practical Software Solutions website is now live. We’ve worked hard on making sure our visitors will have a much better experience no matter what device you’re using. A lot has changed over the past six years since our last website… Read more »

Sage Summit 2016 registration opens March 8

Have you ever been so focused on a project that it seems like time slips away and everything else on your calendar seems like a surprise? That’s how it’s been for me the last three months working on our website redesign. Somehow I blinked and we went from December to… Read more »

Pardon our dust: New website coming soon

Don’t adjust your monitor: You’re not seeing things. For the first time in three years, I changed The Practical Blog’s theme. I wish I didn’t have to change it, but it took me a while to figure out that our blog’s slow loading times happened because our former WordPress theme… Read more »

Changes to Form I-9 could benefit horticulture industry

Over the past few years, we’ve kept up a conversation about HR compliance in the horticulture industry. Even though we’ve been involved with horticulture only for the past 10 years, we’ve seen a dramatic shift in laws ranging from health care to immigration that would never have affected the horticulture… Read more »

DemandLink provides seasonal retail forecasting

Last summer, I wrote about how Practical Software Solutions formed a partnership with DemandLink to integrate its retail forecasting and replenishment tool with Grower Vertical for Sage ERP. Even though DemandLink was born out of the horticulture industry, DemandLink’s depth of real-time data works great for any manufacturing or distribution… Read more »