DEACOM DISCOVER 2017 Details Revealed!

Today is a big day for the Deacom team and community: the release of DEACOM DISCOVER 2017 details. Every year, attendees look forward to this 3-day user conference to hear about new software developments, network with industry peers, strategize with Deacom experts, and learn about the future plans for the software company. Plus, we put … Continue reading “DEACOM DISCOVER 2017 Details Revealed!”

Can Your ERP Handle Pharmaceutical Serialization?

Serialization has been a hot topic in the pharmaceutical industry and will continue to pick up speed as the DSCSA deadlines continue to rollout. Next up: November 2017 when all pharmaceutical manufacturers must serialize down to the unit level. Consider this: A contract manufacturer of aspirin needs to produce one pallet of product for their … Continue reading “Can Your ERP Handle Pharmaceutical Serialization?”

Case Study: Silver Spring Foods

What if you could reduce your physical inventory variance by 99%? Silver Spring Foods, a US food manufacturer, did just that, proving that they had not yet reached their perceived max capacity. THE CHALLENGE The world has changed a lot since 1929 and so has the way Silver Spring Foods runs its business. The food manufacturing … Continue reading “Case Study: Silver Spring Foods”

Artisan Spotlight: Matt Riesenbach, ERP Product Specialist

Drumroll please… And our newest Artisan of the Month is: Matt Riesenbach, ERP Product Specialist! Matt has proven to be one of the best examples of a team player. Always willing to lend a helping hand to get projects off the ground or keep on track, no task is too small or difficult for Matt to … Continue reading “Artisan Spotlight: Matt Riesenbach, ERP Product Specialist”

“Healthy” Takes on New Meaning

Just when you thought you were eating healthy foods, the meaning is about to change! Considering the official definition hasn’t been updated in 22 years, we can’t help but wonder: What took so long? Last year, KIND Snacks received a warning letter from the FDA requesting the removal of the term “ healthy ” from … Continue reading ““Healthy” Takes on New Meaning”

3 Tools to Help Navigate Contract Manufacturing Challenges

The dynamic nature of the contract manufacturing business has the potential to create chaos on the production floor. When customer forecasts and order volumes shift daily, managers are challenged with juggling production schedules and controlling inventory. Though they may share industry focuses with other pharmaceutical, food, or chemical manufacturers, to name a few, running a … Continue reading “3 Tools to Help Navigate Contract Manufacturing Challenges”

Celebrating National Manufacturing Day

Happy #MfgDay16! Today is National Manufacturing Day – a day to not only celebrate American manufacturers, but also advance the public’s perception of modern manufacturing. American manufacturing businesses are incorporating technology in more innovative ways than ever before. Production floors host a variety of robots, automated machinery, and ample screen technologies, contradicting the traditional perception of … Continue reading “Celebrating National Manufacturing Day”

Artisan Spotlight: Chris Conroy, Senior Solutions Architect

The votes are in and the bobblehead has been completed. Nominated by their fellow Deacom artisans, September’s Artisan of the month is… Chris Conroy, Senior Solutions Architect! Since joining the team nearly 10 years ago, Chris has played a significant role in helping Deacom get to where we are today. Each day he continues to make … Continue reading “Artisan Spotlight: Chris Conroy, Senior Solutions Architect”

Coming Soon: Artisans at Work

We always get asked: “What is it like to work at Deacom?” Well, you’re about to find out in our upcoming Artisans at Work video series. Last week some Deacom Artisans stepped in the spotlight to share what it is like to work at Deacom. These videos are currently in production and will be featured on our brand … Continue reading “Coming Soon: Artisans at Work”

3 Reasons You’re Failing Your CRM

You have a CRM system in place. The database is full of prospects. Sales notes are entered when needed. Weekly reports are generated. Thats all that matters, right? WRONG! A CRM is no small investment so businesses should maximize its value. The challenge is that what they think they are doing right, may actually be what is hindering … Continue reading “3 Reasons You’re Failing Your CRM”