Tag Archives: Tuesdays with Practical

Ideas become successes at Sage Summit 2016

Sage Summit 2016 ideas v2

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Document management plays huge role in modern business

Have you ever had deja-vu while you’re at work? During one of our latest Coffee Break with Practical Software Solutions meetings, we were discussing TimberScan for Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate. I had a feeling that I had already attended this meeting, even though this was the first time… 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 »

Team Squeaky Wheel helps improve Sage Summit

It didn’t take long for us to get feedback from our customers about Sage Summit 2014 and the revamped website. Of course, you should probably take into account that I sent an e-mail the morning registration opened to two of our customers asking them to let me know what they… Read more »

Sage Summit 2014: This is not going to stay in Vegas

*thump, thump, thump* Is this thing still on? Ok, I know I’ve been a bit remiss posting the past few weeks. There were a couple of failed attempts at blog posts, but they sort of fell lamely to the side, full of half-finished thoughts and no conclusions. (You know —… Read more »

Finding out about Sage Inventory Advisor

Jann Guthridge from Triangle Suspension Systems is awesome. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate. (Ok, I’ll stop quoting from A Christmas Carol.) During our customer meeting at Sage Summit in 2011, the idea was formed to have a… Read more »