A lot of companies, ArcherPoint included, are allowing employees to work remotely. Webinars and other virtual events are more common than ever (nearly all ArcherPoint’s events are remote, and with employees throughout the country, remote communication is part of our culture). Today, both public and private high schools and colleges are offering online classes –… Continue reading Virtually There
Month: April 2013
6 More Reasons You Should Consider Upgrading NAV
The Hidden Costs of NOT Upgrading NAV Obsolete Technology It gets harder and harder to bridge the gap between old technology and new technology the further upgrading is put off.Microsoft and Add-On Software vendors create upgrade tools that support upgrading from the current version to the new version. This is called an “Upgrade Path”. Sometimes,… Continue reading 6 More Reasons You Should Consider Upgrading NAV
Sales Tax Is No Laughing Matter – But It Has Its Moments
A colleague of mine from Avalara once asked me, “Did you ever hear the joke about sales tax compliance?” “No,” I replied. “That’s not surprising,” she said. “There isn’t one.” Anyone who has ever dealt with sales taxes can appreciate that few things in business are as dull, as complex, or as important as sales… Continue reading Sales Tax Is No Laughing Matter – But It Has Its Moments
The Missing Step
I love Spring for many reasons – more daylight, warmer weather, holidays, and my poppies are starting to bloom, all of which all got me to thinking how everything in life has an order in which it happens, some natural and some imposed on nature by us, especially where business operations are concerned. I was… Continue reading The Missing Step
If I want to build a data warehouse, do I go to Home Depot?
In a couple of weeks, ArcherPoint is co-hosting a Lunch & Learn webinar with one of our partners, BI4Dynamics, on Business Intelligence. As the guy in charge of the website, it’s my job to provide relevant content around the various events we host, so I went looking for a clear, succinct overview of the high… Continue reading If I want to build a data warehouse, do I go to Home Depot?
This is the first of what I hope to be a series of blog articles in which I attempt to share and reflect on my experience as it relates to the world of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). Jazz in the 50s and 60s tended to let the improviser “stretch out”, so to speak, or take… Continue reading Protracted Campaigns
The Two Most Abused Words in IT
Okay, okay! The title of this blog is designed to get some attention. The words chosen here are only my opinion, but I suspect most will agree that the IT industry engages in its unfair share of word abuse. During my many years in sales, I have called on more companies than I can count. … Continue reading The Two Most Abused Words in IT
Living an Agile Life
First, let me introduce myself. I’m the web developer for ArcherPoint. However, many moons before joining the ArcherPoint team, I was a developer and a project manager. My experience was based in good old-fashioned waterfall techniques…and dang it, they worked. They worked well. And I was comfortable with them. Yeah. Okay… there was that time… Continue reading Living an Agile Life