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Stop Missing Out: 5 Ecommerce Tips for Manufacturers

Stop Missing Out: 5 Ecommerce Tips for Manufacturers Manufacturers and distributors without ecommerce capabilities are missing out. Traditional strategies loom large in the B2B world with paper contracts, phone deals and dedicated face-to-face sales people. While we would never advocate giving up any of those time-tested sales strategies, we think you can get fresh new …

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The Global Edge, Manufacturing as a Strategic Partnership?

The Global Edge, Manufacturing as a Strategic Partnership? Can global manufacturing create more strategic partnerships? Recent reports are citing the surge in American Manufacturing. And with these reports will be the need to evaluate partnerships and global positioning. The Boston Consulting Group recently published a report about the boom of export manufacturing in the United …

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How to Create a Sales Order from a Quote in Epicor 9

Create a Sales Order from a Quote in Epicor 9 Here’s a tip for creating a sales order from a quote in Epicor 9 when the customer is not allowed to have duplicate PO numbers: If you want to create a sales order from a quote in Sales Order Entry (Actions – Get Opportunity/Quote) when …

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“Women in Tech” Part Two: A Datix, Inc. Developer Weighs In

Michelle Marcus, a developer at Datix, Inc., shares more about her career choices in part 2 of her women in tech blog series. See part 1 here. Over my career, I have found that working for a variety of companies has worked to my advantage because I now have a large network in the IT …

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“Women in Tech” Datix, Inc. Employees Weigh In

With so much in the news about women in tech we wanted to have some of our own ‘women in tech’ weigh in. A quick perusal of LinkedIn and you will see articles about this topic.  Case in point, Vivek Wadhwa wrote a poignant article about Silicon Valley’s tech scene writing that fellow power brokers, “believe they …

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“Women in Tech” Part One: A Datix, Inc. Developer Weighs In

What made you want to work in a technical position? I had always been interested in computers growing up for two reasons: my Dad was a Project Manager over mainframe computer projects and home video game systems started to become popular in the 80s. I quickly got hooked on playing video games at my friend’s …

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Epicor is Positioned as a Gartner Magic Quadrant Visionary

Congratulations are in order for Epicor Software Corporation. As an Epicor partner, we are proud to work with the best. They announced this week they were positioned as a Gartner Magic Quadrant “Visionary.” Gartner Magic Quadrants is a research methodology and visualization tool for monitoring and evaluating the progress and positions of companies in a …

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Top Ecommerce Provider Znode becomes Sitecore Technology Partner

Online shopping just got a whole lot better. Not only for customers, but for companies and developers too. This month Znode, an ecommerce platform, became an official Sitecore Technology Partner. Znode/Sitecore Integration Now, the leading.NET ecommerce software provider, zNode, and the best .NET CMS (Content Management System), Sitecore, are coming together to offer personalized shopping …

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Customer Centric CEOs Should Have a ‘Generosity Gene’

Science has been confirming the notion that people are hard-wired for generosity. Certain parts of the brain light up when we donate to a worthy charity, concluded a study by neuroscientist  Jordan Grafman, PhD., of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. This type of giving and the positive response it garners is not limited to donating …

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How Your B2B Company Can Gain Brand Advocates

Your B2B Company Can Gain Brand Advocates So your company is not Coca-Cola you’re a B2B distributor, you sell aerospace components or manufacture rubber and plastics. How can your company gain brand advocates? Brand advocates, says Social Media Today, are defined as individuals that promote and embody a brand’s core values and ethics. External agents …

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CRM Social Collaboration

  CRM Social Collaboration Giant multinationals to mid-size regional businesses are tapping into the power of social CRM. Carolyn Baird, global CRM research leader at IBM was quoted in 1 to 1 Media saying the integration of social media with CRM strategies is “the next frontier for organizations that want to optimize the power of …

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Better Data With Updated Epicor ERP Feature for Microsoft Office Excel

Epicor, with more than 20,000 customers worldwide, has perfected the art of the ERP system. They make updates to their current software when it makes users’  lives easier. The time saving and hassle reducing XL Connect is now available for Epicor 9.05. So what does this mean for my business? Biznet reviewed the product saying: …

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