A Look at Future Releases

by Vrakas Blum

Here’s what Sage has in store in terms of new features expected over the next several months:

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Formerly Known As…

by Steve Marek

A customer recently said he was not interested in Sage 100cloud as he wanted to use on-premise software. It highlighted the misconceptions many have due to the name changes Sage 100 has been going through. Sage 100, Sage 100c and Sage 100cloud are virtually all the same products. Sage as a company introduced Sage 100c with “c” standing for connected. The difference between Sage 100 and Sage 100c is just basically how you pay for it. Sage 100 is a purchased model with annual maintenance payments; and Sage100c is a subscription model to better align with the rest of the software industry. Functionally, they are both the same product. However, to encourage migration to Sage 100c a few extras were added – free DSD Multibin, enhanced lookups, access to Sage 100c Manufacturing, access to AP automation, Sage Intelligence and exclusive 100c only future products. The “c”, (connected) means that there are add on products that Sage 100c can connect to such as Sage Inventory Advisor, AP Automation and the former Sage Payment Solutions.

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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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