Tag Archives: construction

Illegal immigration raids have attention of horticulture industry

immigration raids

Craig Regelbrugge, the vice president for government relations and research for AmericanHort, is at it again, and I appreciate it very much. In the past few weeks, Regelbrugge has written two blog posts that explain the potential impact to the horticulture industry¬†of some of the executive orders and actions President… Read more »

Construction industry outlook session at Sage Summit didn’t disappoint

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I found out on my first trip to Sage Summit that if I only registered for sessions labeled for marketing that I could miss out on learning valuable information. So ever since 2013, I make sure I read the entire list of sessions to see if anything catches my eye…. 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 »

Rowe is right: Society needs skilled labor

Sitting around the table after Christmas dinner, I was speaking to one of my dad’s cousins about possibly taking a course in classic automobile engine repair at the local community college. We both share a love of classic cars, and I’ve always been fascinated with the internal combustion engine. We… Read more »

Sage Summit 2015: It’s the final countdown

It’s nearly here! Not only are we five days away from the beginning of Sage Summit 2015, we’re nine days away from the end of July! For those of you who just went “Huh?”, July happens to be the busiest month on our calendar at Practical Software Solutions. Our two… Read more »

On 3D printing: Give technology time to mature

I’ve been keeping a closer eye on TweetDeck in the past few weeks, as we’ve got a few¬†trade shows coming up on our calendar. Our Grower Vertical team is heading to MANTS (Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show) in Baltimore next week, and Susan Burris from our Sage Construction and Real Estate… Read more »

More room for women to break the ‘concrete ceiling’ in construction

People in construction

In the course of a day, I don’t always have time to stop and read every blog post that rolls through my TweetDeck feed. There are ones where I find the headline really interesting and beneficial, so I’ll just RT the link so our followers will find valuable information. Last… Read more »

Session registration for Sage Summit now open

Update (10:51 a.m.): Team Squeaky Wheel comes through again. Jann Guthridge of Triangle Suspension Systems received an error message when she tried to edit her agenda this morning, and found the going a little tough looking for session information: “Once I logged in, I went to Schedule, then session Schedule… Read more »