Acctivate referral contest winner at Scaling New Heights 2015

Scaling New Heights 2015 referral contest winner

Last week marked the end of another successful Scaling New Heights conference — the seventh one to be exact. The Acctivate team was part of the action as a sponsor, exhibitor and training course facilitator, along with 1,400 other attendees of which 900 were QuickBooks ProAdvisors. Scaling New Heights draws QuickBooks consultants from around the…continue reading

Types of Inventory Systems

Inventory System Type 1- Manual

The moment a business receives their first inventory shipment, they are in need of some sort of system to keep track of it. While a pad of paper, a pencil and a spreadsheet may work that week, they soon discover that their inventory system needs are going to outgrow their simple tracking method. And so, the…continue reading

Ditch the spreadsheets for an automated inventory system

One simply does not get rid of spreadsheets

“One does not simply get rid of spreadsheets,” was recently seen circulating on social media, a version of the widely-spread meme from a scene in Peter Jackson’s 2001 film adaption of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Ok, perhaps not quite as funny as the Willy Wonka or Most Interesting Man…continue reading

Scaling New Heights 2015

Scaling New Heights 2015 conference

“Laissez les bons temps rouler!” Scaling New Heights 2015 in New Orleans on June 21-24 was definitely filled with good times. Scaling New Heights 2015 hit milestones of being the largest Scaling New Heights conference in its history with 1400 participants and the largest gathering of QuickBooks ProAdvisors under one roof. The ProAdvisors networked, attended training sessions and discovered ways…continue reading

Successful implementations from A to Z at Scaling New Heights 2015

Successful software implementations from A to Z

I guess we resist changing, because we are afraid of change.” Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?: An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life Businesses undoubtedly face a bit of fear associated with integrating a new software system into their operations. Software consultants are there to put them…continue reading

The inputs and outputs of supply chain and inventory management

Inputs and outputs of supply chain and inventory management

Supply chain and inventory management can be a complicated subject and managing it can be a big task. From suppliers to manufacturers to distributors to customers, products and information constantly flow throughout the chain and getting a handle on it all can sometimes seem overwhelming. So, today  – we’re just going to look at the…continue reading