Habits of Amazing People: Create a Predictably Positive Experience

Be Amazing or Go Home by Shep Hyken discusses “Amazing People” and the habits they all have in common. I’m sharing In this blog series, some of these habits. So far, we’ve covered: Show up ready to amaze Understand what being amazing means Always be on stage Show up early (be on “Lombardi time”) Always… Continue reading Habits of Amazing People: Create a Predictably Positive Experience

Resilience in Retail: How to Increase It with eCommerce and the Cloud

eCommerce and cloud technologies are not new to retail, but the pandemic condensed years of digital commerce transformation into a few months or even weeks for many retailers. Retail resilience took on a whole new meaning, with retailers forced to quickly launch or overhaul their eCommerce channels to adapt to changing user requirements. The ability to… Continue reading Resilience in Retail: How to Increase It with eCommerce and the Cloud

Endpoint Security Management: How It Benefits Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Users

In the world of technology, there is always a new concept or tool or technique or trend to learn…but there is usually a reason you need to know about it. This is absolutely the case with endpoint security management. While this blog post is addressed to Microsoft Dynamics Business Central users, it applies to any… Continue reading Endpoint Security Management: How It Benefits Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Users

Community Summit North America 2021: Back LIVE and In Person!

It’s baaaaack…Community Summit North America 2021, which went virtual in 2020, is now back–LIVE–October 12-15 in Houston, Texas–and with “Everything has CHANGED…” on the home page, plus 600+ sessions, it’s sure to be quite a comeback. As always, ArcherPoint is delighted to be exhibiting and participating and will have a whopping SIX sessions led by… Continue reading Community Summit North America 2021: Back LIVE and In Person!

Retail KPIs: Why They’re Important and How to Decide What You Should Be Measuring

As we reach the end of a very unpredictable summer and pass the half-way point in the year, a great way to help finish 2021 strong along with adapting to new trends is to dive into measurables—the key performance indicators (KPI) that make sure your business is still on the path to your goals for the year, as well as preparing you for the months beyond. While there is no one right list of KPIs because each retailer should be measuring different things based on a number… Continue reading Retail KPIs: Why They’re Important and How to Decide What You Should Be Measuring

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

Protecting Your Business from Cyber Attacks: Getting Started  We all know that cyber attacks are becoming more and more pervasive, sophisticated, and damaging. A recent report in EC Council’s CISO Mag found that:   Attackers using Excel formulas (which is a default feature that can’t be blocked) to obfuscate malicious code tripled in the second half of 2020.  Outlook was most often spoofed in phishing emails, with Facebook and Office 365 coming in second and third. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

Retail Supply Chain Transparency: It’s Important to Consumers, Too

All it takes today is an internet search to learn production details. It’s no wonder, then, that consumers are questioning the cost of what they buy. Take apparel, for example. Luxury brands deliver higher quality, but at prices upwards of eight times the actual cost of production, eyebrows are raised. On the other hand, mass-production… Continue reading Retail Supply Chain Transparency: It’s Important to Consumers, Too

How to Create a Journal Entry in Excel and Upload it to Dynamics 365 Business Central

A client recently asked me for instructions on how to create journal entries in Excel and then be able to “Copy and Paste” or “Upload” the entry from Excel to Business Central (If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard “QuickBooks can do it…”). I had been addressing this before by showing a… Continue reading How to Create a Journal Entry in Excel and Upload it to Dynamics 365 Business Central

Planning for 2022: Why Your Organization Should Implement Well-Defined Processes, Including Warehouse Management

In this blog post, contributed to ArcherPoint by Brian Neufeld, Director of Marketing at Insight Works, we take a closer look at moving away from “tribal knowledge” within an organization to a system of processes. Having well-defined processes within an organization brings with it many benefits compared to relying on tribal knowledge of staff, as… Continue reading Planning for 2022: Why Your Organization Should Implement Well-Defined Processes, Including Warehouse Management