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Orchestra Software Expands to New Office Space

Orchestra's New Office Space

Orchestra Software has relocated to a new office location to accommodate a growing workforce and increasing customer base.

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QuickBooks for Breweries: Good or Bad?

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We've talked to literally hundreds of small and large breweries alike in the last few years. About 99% of those breweries said they were running QuickBooks - and for good reason. QuickBooks is easy to use, it's cheap, and the interface is fantastic with all those pretty buttons that inspire a sense of accomplishment when you click them. QuickBooks is by far one of the best off-the-shelf bookkeeping software systems available for small businesses and personal finance.  So it'll work perfect for a brewery too, right? Not so fast.

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Orchestra & Firestone Walker Provide Beer at SAP's FKOM

FKOM Beer Card

Orchestra customer Firestone Walker Brewing Company will be providing 25 cases each of its Pale 31, Double Barrel Ale and Union Jack IPA for SAP’s Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) at the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas, January 22nd–24th.  With more than 5,000 SAP employees a

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Office 365 Mailer Integration Setup for SAP Business One

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Here's a  step-by-step document which shows how to configure the Office 365 mailer for SAP Business One/OrchestratedBEER. The document explains how to setup the SBO Mailer with a generic Email address and have user specific email addresses in SAP in conjunction with Office 365.   The key to having the emails send successfully is to give the generic Email address “Send As” permissions for the user specific email addresses.  An overview of the process is as follows:

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How much does ERP Brewery Management Software cost?

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One of the most common questions we get from people is about our pricing. It usually sounds like something along the lines of: "I'm a small brewery.

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TTB Reports: How much time are you spending?

TTB reports made easy with OrchestratedBEER

Life, beer, and taxes. Taxation on beer production will always be a part of doing business whether we like it or not. Unfortunately, our beloved craft beer falls under a specific category of taxation and stringent government regulation.

You can equate TTB reports to simple checkups, or outright pulling of teeth, depending on the amount of time and effort you spend gathering data to complete the forms. The only variable you can control is the time and effort spent gathering data by putting systems in place to make things easier.

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Streamlining Processes using Brewery Management Software

If you're a start-up brewery, or maybe even a large, successful brewery with a great reputation, chances are you have some sort of management system and a set of standard processes in place to keep your back office running like a well-oiled machine.

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5 Reasons to Outsource IT

5 Reasons to Outsource IT

Most people love technology and the added conveniences of its modern advances. There are apps that can sync with your home to turn your lights off when you aren’t home and now there’s even a more sophisticated AI voice recognition program that will explain the meaning of life or direct you to the closest bar for happy hour.

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SAP Crystal Reports Expert Session

Orchestra’s very own John-Michael Davis recently co-hosted an online expert session with SAP representative Dan Love to present some tips and tricks when using Crystal Reports in SAP. These sessions are aimed to help fellow SAP partners by sharing relevant tips and tricks when running reports and other functions in SAP.

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Micro Cans for Your Microbeer?

Craft Brewery Cans vs Bottles

Micro Cans for Your Microbrew?

There’s no questioning the fact that there are several pros and cons with bottles and cans. Whether it’s for your next batch of beer or deciding what goes in your cooler for your next trip to the beach; you will likely ask yourself: “Can I bring this with me?” Or, if you’re a brewery, you may find yourself wondering: “If we can it, will people buy it?” Compromising on taste in exchange for the convenience of portability is one of many factors in the battle for beer container supremacy.