Tag Archives: Sage 500 ERP

Sage Summit 2017 epilogue: Tell Sage what you think

Sage Summit 2017 feedback

I have a confession to make: I write really long blog posts. If you got through my wrap-up of Sage Summit 2017 — congratulations! You read a 2,000 word essay! The funny thing is I still didn’t have enough room to get in everything that I wanted to say about… Read more »

Sage Summit 2017 wrap-up: On honesty and being yourself

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There was an interesting booth on the trade show floor at Sage Summit 2017 in Atlanta. Set up like an instant photo booth you see at the mall, it allowed attendees to record 30 seconds of “sage” business advice to their peers in return for some very nice swag. Despite my… Read more »

Sage City Roundtables Return Again To Sage Summit 2017

Sage City Roundtables 2016

For more than six years, we’ve hosted a monthly online user group meeting. But it didn’t take a fortune teller to know we were going to have record attendance in our last two meetings. There’s a simple reason for it: Our customers gave the main presentations in both meetings. In… Read more »

Sage Summit 2017: The Return of Sage 500 ERP

Sage 500 at Sage Summit

“… some things that should not have been forgotten were lost. History became legend, legend became myth and for four and a half years, Sage 500 passed out of all knowledge …” With apologies to the screenwriters of The Lord of the Rings, and a slight apology to Sage, there’s good… Read more »

Sage Summit 2017: Registration and other information

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It’s that time of year again: Spring is in the air, flowers are in bloom, and I get to tell all of you to start registering for Sage Summit. But this year’s a bit different. OK, that’s not entirely true. This year is completely different. Registration for Sage Summit 2017… Read more »

Industries of the Blind walks the path of lean manufacturing

Industries of the Blind Made in IOB

It’s said you can never truly understand a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. Last Thursday, I walked about 500 feet in the shoes of a blind person, and I got a pretty good notion of what it was like to be visually impaired. Luckily for me,… Read more »

2016 Year-end Center coming soon to Sage City Online

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I received an urgent message from one of my contacts at Sage last week: The end is near! Jennifer Fennell, the Senior Program Manager for Online Support and Learning Services for Sage, was referring to the end of 2016. While many people start dreaming of the holidays and time off, accountants, HR… Read more »

Ideas become successes at Sage Summit 2016

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How many times have you had an idea and never told anyone for fear of it being laughed at or ridiculed? Maybe it was an idea for something brand new, or an idea of how to make something better. So earlier this week I found the perfect example of why… Read more »

Meet the Sage City VIPs at the Sage City Roundtables

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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 »

Sage Summit 2015 recap: A letter to Jann Guthridge

Dear Jann, When you wrote to me on July 23 to tell me you and George Koerner couldn’t to make it to Sage Summit 2015, we were in a bit of disbelief. Sage Summit without Jann and George? You’ve been attending with us for so long that it wouldn’t be the same… Read more »