The ASI Technology Blog

Why You Need Business Intelligence … Software

If you’ve never had a business intelligence (BI) software tool before, you might be wondering why you might need one. It’s all about information … and how to present it. The great thing about the constant presence of technology in business now is that we have an...

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Tight Labor Markets Require Change in Technology

In February, the Federal Reserve stated that “the labor market appears to be near or a little beyond full employment.” Full employment has many implications for the economy and it has a major implication for businesses that are looking to hire or retain employees. It...

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5 Traits of a Great Inventory Management System

For most companies, inventory represents a hefty investment of capital. Products remaining idle and collecting dust in the warehouse are costly. Not only does a business pay to produce laggards, it must also pay to warehouse and maintain them. Good inventory...

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Sage 100cloud Migration Promo Ending Soon

The Parity pricing and $0 Migrations offer introduced back in January 2018 (for renewal customers in the U.S.) will end on September 28, 2018. After that, migrations from Sage 100 “Classic” (perpetual license) to Sage 100cloud (subscription license) will revert to...

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Sage 100/100cloud 2018.2 Now Available

Sage 100 and Sage 100cloud 2018.2 is now available. This latest product update features a central hub for time entry, anytime access to Sage contacts, new data analysis and planning features, and enhanced manufacturing features. Key Enhancements Here’s a look at a few...

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Acumatica 2018: Radical and Disruptive Technology

Is it possible that radical and disruptive technology can be a good thing? Yes! Think about smart phones, blockchain, the internet, and many years ago, the PC. These technologies changed the world as we knew it in a radical way. These technologies change everything....

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6 Personal Traits Required for Strong Financial Leadership

Business success requires strong managers who lead the way to help others to accomplish their goals. Yes, being a go-getter, decision-maker, and resource-finder is important. But, all of these need to be built upon a foundation of strong personal leadership traits....

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Finding Answers to Important Inventory Management Questions

Controlling inventory is always a challenge for warehouse managers of growing businesses. Meeting that challenge is necessary to achieve profitability and business goals. The more your business grows, the more it can feel like your inventory is out of control. Too...

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3 Stock Control Tips for Greater Profitability

In the daily struggle manufacturers and distributors face in making sure you have enough product on hand to meet or exceed customer demands, it can be hard to take a step back and look at high-level ways to improve profitability. Are you in control of your inventory?...

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Smaller Manufacturers Compete with the Big Guys with Cloud ERP

When small to mid-sized manufacturers need to compete against the “big boys” in their field, they need to find something that gives them an edge. Often, their competitive advantage is focusing on a specific niche, industry, or customer base. But, another way to even...

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New for 2018: Acumatica Distribution Edition

Acumatica ERP 2018 – the Distribution Edition is cloud ERP software that helps you manage supply chain and logistics better. Warehouse management, inventory management, sales, and purchase order management can be integrated with the company’s financial and sales data....

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Using Your CRM to Prepare for GDPR Regulations

If you sell product in the European Union (EU), you need to prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR, which goes into effect on May 28, 2018, is one of the most significant changes to EU privacy law in 20 years. The GDPR replaces the...

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