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Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc. Named #1 Sage 100 Manufacturing Solution Provider in the Nation - 15 Consecutive Years

by Vrakas Blum

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Improve Efficiencies with Sage 100 Manufacturing Technology

by Vrakas Blum

Change is never easy...it helps to have Sage 100 Manufacturing technology 

Around the world, discrete manufacturers face a huge transformation for a number of reasons. The pandemic, the cascading uncertainty, instantly changing customer expectations and an ever-growing green agenda are creating pressures for businesses that struggle to adapt. Read more about what Sage 100 manufacturing technology (known as Sage Operations Management) users need to know to enact more sustainable, digital business models.

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How to Choose the Best Software for Manufacturing

by Stacy Schultz

What’s the best software for manufacturing?

In our experience, every manufacturing business is unique and it's very confusing to find the best manufacturing software to fit your requirements. All-in-one solutions, which handle other tasks apart from finances, such as planning and production, are known as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). There are many ERP options available and the selection process quickly becomes overwhelming for even the most seasoned ERP seekers. That's why we developed this list of top ERP features and functions to help leaders, like you, in your search for new accounting and manufacturing software. You already have a good idea of what you don't want from your old systems. Let's see what the best software for your business should include to make the biggest impact on your manufacturing bottom line.

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Sage 100cloud: Discrete Manufacturing Transformation Tips

by Stacy Schultz

With increased customer expectations comes the pressure to invest in initiatives to modernize systems, processes, and practices. Here, we’ve summarized the discrete manufacturer’s transformation tips to help achieve these goals for a changing world.

 

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Accuracy, Visibility, & Efficiency: Introducing Sage Production Management

by Vrakas Blum

When Sage talks to its manufacturing customers, visibility comes up as a major problem. In order to scale, business owners need to hire more people, establish more specialized organizational structures, and invest in more technologies. All of these things are important to scale, but they come at a cost: visibility into the entire business. Just as investments in people, processes, and technology are essential for growth, the complexity they introduce can paradoxically create barriers that can hinder it.

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Put Social Networking Sites to Work for Your Manufacturing Firm

by Joe Jenders

If you think social media is just for teenagers, think again. More than half of those logging on to social media sites are in their mid-thirties or older.

Traditional media outlets such as newspapers, radio and television, have long served the purpose of delivering one-way messages, like your firm's advertising. Social media, by contrast, uses web-based platforms to not only deliver your message, but to allow the recipient to participate.

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