The Top Digital Innovations and Construction Trends to Watch For in 2022

Navigating Disruption with Improved Insights from Technical Advancements To say the pandemic disrupted the construction industry is an understatement, but it did fare better than, say, the travel/tourism and automotive industries. Even so, construction firms continue to struggle with unresolved supply chain, labor, and raw material constraints. Navigating these disruptions has forced construction businesses to fast-track their digital transformation plans. This is confirmed by a 2021 Construction Executive (CE) article,… …

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Announcing the Release of Acumatica Acuminator 3.0.0

Acuminator now supports Visual Studio 2022 in addition to the two previous versions of Visual Studio, 2017 and 2019. Also, Acuminator now supports preview versions of Visual Studio. You can download it in the Visual Studio Marketplace. If you have previously installed the beta version of Acuminator 3.0.0, it is better to remove it before installing the new version. Acuminator 3.0.0 includes new enhancements and bug fixes in static code… …

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Why Construction Companies Are Switching from Sage 300 CRE to Acumatica

It’s challenging to let go of a product or service if you’ve used it for a long time. There is comfort in familiarity. Unfortunately, familiarity also encourages complacency. Becoming complacent in today’s hyper-competitive construction industry does not lead to success. As a construction professional relying on Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (Sage 300 CRE), a well-known and oft-chosen construction software, it may be time to gauge your complacency levels… …

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The Top Distribution ERP Trends for 2022

Energize and Innovate Your Business with This Year’s Top Distribution ERP Trends We’re already months into 2022, and the excitement about a fresh start has ebbed. This is normal. However, because the year itself is anything but normal (the COVID-19 pandemic, inflation, labor shortages, supply chain issues, etc.), businesses need to rev up their energy and innovation efforts to remain competitive. There are two ways to accomplish this: by staying… …

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How ERP Can Help Navigate the Manufacturing Materials Shortage

Navigating Manufacturing Materials Shortages and Supply Chain Disruptions with ERP Months have turned into years as manufacturing materials shortages and a massive supply chain disruption—both fueled by the pandemic and the recent geo-political conflicts—continue to plague manufacturers and consumers alike. Rising demand for products has turned from a blessing to a curse. Manufacturers are unable to meet demand because they can’t acquire the raw materials needed to make their products…. …

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Acumatica Receives 5-Star Rating in the 2022 CRN Partner Program Guide

Every year, CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, releases their list of the top partner programs from industry-leading technology vendors, and for the last 5 years, the Acumatica Partner Program has been on it. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve received the prestigious 5-star rating in the 2022 CRN Partner Program Guide once again. “CRN’s Partner Program Guide delves into the strengths of each organization’s partner program in… …

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Eagle Fence Distributing Tackles Supply Chain & Pandemic Challenges with Acumatica

If Keith Ford, president of Eagle Fence Distributing, LLC, had been asked ten years ago what his top worry was, he would have listed software. And for good reason. Eagle Fence had been operating on multiple, disconnected instances of Sage 50 since 2008, and the company had a litany of problems because of it. Keith and his team decided to replace Sage with a cloud software solution. At the recommendation… …

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Coffee & Code: Episode 10 – Developer Tools

In this episode, we have Sergey Nikomarov, a Senior Developer on our Platform Engineering team along with some of our Acumatica Developer MVPs talking about their favorite developer tools.  We also shared some tips around debugging and useful settings in Visual Studio were also covered. Below the embedded video recording, you will find an comprehensive list of links to many of the tools that were discussed in the episode. Enjoy… …

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Zipped Up Acumatica – Manipulating Files Part 1 .Zip

Introduction In our years ( ASI LLC ) developing solutions within the Acumatica framework we have experienced multiple instances in which files of one type or another need to be generated and manipulated within the system. An example usage which we will review in this article is the archiving of files attached to a document within an Acumatica instance -or- the attachment of files from within a .Zip file to… …

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