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Modern ERP in a pandemic. How Acumatica Cloud and Exact Synergy can help SMBs get through this crisis.

As many U.S. households hunker down to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus, retailers and food establishments have screeched to a halt. Social distancing has quickly become the term of the year, and even behemoth companies like Amazon are struggling to meet demand for their home delivery services through Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods.

In a crisis like this one, our country needs our customers to keep running— the SMBs who manufacture, distribute, and wholesale various goods and products. But ever-growing infections and fear of the spread are straining the supply chain. This Covid-19 emergency is complicating logistics around the world. Are you feeling the weight of it yet? Are the various outbreaks in China, Italy, Spain, and elsewhere limiting the supply of certain raw materials?

Today, more than ever, your modern ERP can support your efforts to both take care of your employees and maintain production. From enhanced communications to security, we’ll explore some important ways your modern ERP helps you navigate the current situation.

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Meet Your Team: John Jones, Director of Network Services

Today, we’re chatting with John Jones, the Director of Network Services, to learn his insights on the industry and the work he does.

John, who began working in IT in the late 1980s, works to ensure we’re always up and running, providing full IT support for offsite and on premise to not only our team but also many of our customers.

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Enhancing EPR Password Security in 2020

Here's What You Can Do to Build-Up Your ERP Password Security

At its core, your ERP software is more than just another productivity solution. Exact Synergy and Acumatica solutions offer state-of-the-art security measures like two-factor authentication. They’re always protected by up-to-date security patches and are fully compliant with current industry regulations. They’re built to meet only the strictest privacy and security requirements like PCI Level 1.

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5 Reasons to Consider Exact Synergy in 2020

Improve the Way You Do Business

You're no doubt always on the lookout for newer and more innovative ways to support and empower your workforce. Ways that make communication and collaboration easier than ever, all in the name of increased productivity.

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Meet Andy, Our Business Process Consultant

Meet Andy. As a true professional and dedicated pro, it’s easy to find him working hard day in and day out for the company. Do you really know who he is and what he has to offer? We’ve asked him a few key questions to get his insight into his position here as well as what his views and goals for our clients are. Though he’s a man of few words, Andy has much to share with us.

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The Top 3 SMB Manufacturing Trends You MUST Be Aware Of

If you know where the industry is headed, you put yourself in a better position to get there before anyone else.

Thanks to the break-neck pace at which technology has continued to advance, the top trends in manufacturing are no longer ones that only the largest businesses can afford to embrace. In the past, concepts like smart manufacturing and zero touch automation required tremendous capital investment to take advantage of... but, thankfully, those days are over.

Where costs have dropped across the board, innovation has run rampant – leading to a best-case scenario for small and medium-sized manufacturing companies in particular. All of this has ushered in not only a bold new era of productivity, but profitability as well.

With that in mind, here are the three key manufacturing trends that SMBs need to pay attention to. Collectively, they just might be your best chance at cementing your competitive advantage over the next five years as well.

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The nine of nineteen: A roundup of the best ERP blogs, resources, and research from 2019

Start 2020 strong by looking back at the best ERP blog posts of 2019.

Much has been written about ERP tools over the course of the last year – so much so that you may feel like the sheer volume of information that you have to wade through is more than a little overwhelming. It seems like these days in particular, everyone has an opinion – how do you cut through all the noise and find the ones that are actually worth listening to?

Don't worry. We took care of that.

What follows is a list of what we consider to be some of the very best articles of the year devoted to a topic near and dear to our hearts: ERP technology. Some involve success stories that prove just what this type of investment can do in the right circumstances. Others outline major setbacks that we can all stand to learn from. Still others paint a very vivid picture of how far we've come and what 2020 might have in store for us all.

But all of them help to underline just what a critical asset ERP can be to any organization and why it's a category we should all be paying close attention to as time marches on.

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The Acuminator, version 2.1.1 is here!

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Exact Autumn '19 Release Is Here!

Synergy gets even more new features, better functionality; just in time for fall.

At Algorithm, one of the things that has always impressed us about the team over at Exact is the constant effort they make to innovate and break new ground on behalf of their customers. Unlike other providers who are still clinging to feature sets that are woefully outdated (to put it generously), Exact is continuously updated and enhanced on a regular basis.

Case in point: The Exact Autumn 2019 update is here, and it brings with it a host of new features that we feel you're definitely going to want to learn more about.

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Using Technology to Change Your Business Into the One It Was Always Meant to Be

Feeling Sidelined by Digital?

When people think of the term "digital transformation," they grimace. That's because they're picturing all the effort, stress and hassle involved — NOT the opportunity that it really is.

Because the truth is, your marketplace is always evolving all around you. Today's trend is tomorrow's passing fad. Your audience is always one step ahead of the curve and you need to do whatever you can to keep up. Your business needs to change — not into what your customers want today, but what they NEED tomorrow.

Digital transformation using your ERP is how you do it.

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