Author Archives: Amanda Tomaini Lamela

Guest Post: Labor, Activity Data Key to Productivity Measurement

This guest blog post about data comes to us via the ADP blog Spark and written by Jim McGeady. Collecting and analyzing the right data can be crucial to manufacturing firms when production and profitability have been impacted by changes and uncertainty. Today’s work environment is as unpredictable as ever,… Read more »

Going Paperless Can Solve These 4 Problems for Manufacturers

DocLink helps you go paperless and to automate tasks in any department – accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources, legal, IT and more – streamlining operations and improving visibility and control over your entire document lifecycle. By eliminating manual processes for many day-to-day tasks, you’ll benefit from better communication with… Read more »

5 Things Growers Can Do in the Event of a Food Recall

Product recalls are becoming more common in the food and beverage industry. Here are five supply chain tips growers can use for dealing with a product recall: 1. Stay on top of changing regulations Product safety regulations are complex, vary among different countries, and change frequently—almost always becoming stricter. This… Read more »

Guest post: 6 Mistakes B2B Companies Make with eCommerce

This week, the Pixafy Team provides a guest blog post highlighting common mistakes companies make setting up an eCommerce platform. More and more B2B businesses are leaning into eCommerce as a way to increase market share, facilitating online purchasing for today’s B2B customers whose buying behaviors and expectations are changing…. Read more »

4 Ways Your Company Can Conquer the Data Conundrum

As digital transformation sweeps the business sector, large organizations rush to implement and update solutions that ease data collection in hopes of using it to gain a competitive advantage. Unfortunately, even though data remains a strategic necessity for innovation, much of it goes unused. This truth persists across all industries… Read more »

Sage Inventory Advisor improves with addition by subtraction

Life in general is pretty routine. That’s one of the reasons why forecasting and replenishment software, like Sage Inventory Advisor, exists because manufacturers usually can wind their watches by previous years’ activities. If your company manufactures mittens, you will see an uptick in productivity during the cold season and slowdowns… Read more »

Sage Year End Center provides best place for help

For most of the business world, Year End is quickly approaching. In a perfect business world, ledgers would be tied up in a neat little bow and a New Year would start off with celebration. More often than not, Year End causes tons of stress for the same reason it… Read more »

Tuesdays with Practical Finishes 10th Year without Finite Capacity

This month marks the end of our 10th year hosting Tuesdays with Practical, our online user group meeting series for our Sage ERP customers. It’s still hard to believe it all started with a small idea from two of our customers while attending Sage Summit.  It was my first year working at Practical Software Solutions. I… Read more »

Sage Returns to Live Events with Sessions for X3, CRE

So much has changed in the 18-odd months when much of the world started closing. For the most of this time, things felt like normal in our work lives. Most everyone at Practical Software Solutions came to work every day, as we provided important IT services to manufacturers and distributors. Our customers were some of the people who made it their business to… Read more »

Part 2: How did Sage Sessions CRE Online stack against other events?

Yesterday, we looked at how the general and breakout sessions went for the Sage Sessions CRE Online. Today, we’re going to talk about the digital event’s support and roundtable sessions, plus how it stacked up to other digital events in 2020. Sage Sessions CRE Online featured excellent mix of sessions… Read more »