Tag Archives: Grower Vertical

DemandLink brings better forecasting to Grower Vertical

You probably have heard the expression, “build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” As a software company, we are always looking for new ways to improve our technology. Nearly a decade ago we began developing Grower Vertical, our add-on to Sage ERP that compensates for… Read more »

A plea to Sage Summit from the Inspire Tour

The final round of product sessions at the Sage Inspire Tour stop at the Charlotte Convention Center was over, and I returned to the main hall for the closing general session. The room was filling up again, but the table where I sat for lunch was still available. After a quick pit… Read more »

The importance of being a Sage partner

There are many things that make my job easier. I’m sure that everyone out there can relate to having the right tools for the job. I remember a couple of years ago when I got an upgraded laptop and, not too long after that, a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. Armed with… Read more »

Trade show swap highlights horticulture community

It wasn’t that long ago that I wrote a blog post about how we love working with the horticulture industry, especially because they’re so eager to help each other out and make the industry as a whole succeed. (I mean, when do you think the last time people from Coca-Cola… 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 »

Helping the horticulture industry by Growing Together

Scan by Cart at Metrolina Greenhouses

It’s very easy to look at a company, a salesperson, or a marketing person and say, “They don’t care; no matter what they’re doing, they just want to sell me something.” I guess in some cases, that may be true. We’ve all seen the stereotypical used-car salesman promising you the world…. Read more »

Ahoy! Horticulture needs to focus on HR compliance

Not long after Culitvate14 in July, Laura Drotleff, the editor of Greenhouse Grower Magazine, gave Greg Lafferty a call. It was hard for them to meet up during the trade show; but true to her word, Laura was interested in what Practical Software Solutions was doing for the horticulture industry,… Read more »

Spock, Homer, and the missing Sage Summit sessions

Have you ever had a bad experience completely destroy something you love? I love this blog. For real. I love getting a chance to let the world know what Practical Software Solutions and Sage are doing in my own voice. Almost every assignment I have on a day-to-day basis includes… Read more »

Sage Summit last-minute details

Have I told you lately how busy July is for us? We had an amazing time at Cultivate’14 last week in Columbus, Ohio. There was definitely more traffic than last year, which isn’t just a good sign for the exhibitors, but it’s a good indicator for the horticulture industry as… Read more »

What a ‘true’ ERP system for growers means

My name is Baroness Anastasia Genevieve Vanderbilt-Rockefeller, and I am the Supreme Ruler of the Known Universe. Ok, you got me. That’s not my real name. And despite my sometimes over-inflated ego, that’s not my title either — although when I tell people I’m the marketing director for a software… Read more »