Tag Archives: Sage X3

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

Summit 2017 wrapup Sage 500

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 »

Join us for an evening of basketball and business education

Basketball Event 1

Our customers know that when Practical Software Solutions hosts an event, we like to have a good time. Seriously … go ask them. They’ll tell you. They’ll also tell you that we take our business — and our customers’ businesses — seriously. But when we can combine the two, like our… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Customer training becomes a learning experience

Being the marketing director here at Practical Software Solutions is like being a utility infielder in baseball: You have to know a lot about many products, but you never really become an expert at one. That’s not to say that I wouldn’t mind being an expert in every software title… Read more »

Cannabis is no laughing matter in horticulture industry

It seems Laura Drotleff had the same problem I’m having with writing a commentary about a taboo subject. You want to joke about it. Laura, the editor of Greenhouse Grower magazine, dedicated her monthly commentary in October to an issue many large-scale greenhouse operations are facing: To grow or not to… Read more »