Top Deacom Blog Posts of 2016

With the new year right around the corner, we wanted to take a minute and reflect on some of 2016’s most popular Deacom blog posts. So, which ones did you like the most? Making an Impact at Deacom If you work closely with the Deacom team, you may hear the term “impactocracy” used in conversations. … Continue reading “Top Deacom Blog Posts of 2016”

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!”

Eliminating the ERP System Disconnect

ERP systems should keep all areas of the business connected, not disconnected. This manufacturer identified a solution that streamlines communication throughout the entire operations – without modules and customizations. The traditional ERP system model is built upon the idea of bolting together third-party modules to deliver necessary functionality. The challenge of this approach is most … Continue reading “Eliminating the ERP System Disconnect”

Deacom HQ: From Construction Zone to “Bigger, Nicer, and More Secure”

Deacom’s impressive headquarters is attracting media attention. Last November, Natalie Kostelni from the Philadelphia Business Journal to took a tour of Deacom. This tour was not just of our office space but a journey starting from the basement where Deacom, Inc. was founded in 1995, through the construction zone of our soon-to-be new headquarters. Fast-forward … Continue reading “Deacom HQ: From Construction Zone to “Bigger, Nicer, and More Secure””

Breaking Free of Outdated Food Manufacturing Software

Take action to prevent your food manufacturing business from getting stuck in old technology. Today, many manufacturers find themselves operating with the same ERP software they did a decade ago – maybe even longer. But life was different then: the company was much smaller, the product line was a fraction of the size, consumer demands … Continue reading “Breaking Free of Outdated Food Manufacturing Software”

Meeting Growth Expectations of the Nutraceutical Industry

Nutraceutical market expects huge growth in next 5 years but how are you preparing? The global nutraceutical market is expected to reach more than $278 billion in 2021, according to a report from Transparency Market Research. Yet the criteria to meet certain regulations and certifications are becoming more complex to achieve. The nutraceutical industry’s fast-paced nature … Continue reading “Meeting Growth Expectations of the Nutraceutical Industry”

ERP Performance – Retrieving Data and The Mailbox Example (Video)

In this 2nd excerpt from an internal programming discussion on Deacom’s ERP software, Jay Deakins talks about the impact that retrieving data out of the database has on performance. The mailbox example he provides is a great analogy for a way to improve the structure of data retrieval within the system. The full transcription follows: … Continue reading “ERP Performance – Retrieving Data and The Mailbox Example (Video)”

Making Things Twice as Fast – Performance Improvements in ERP Software (Video)

Following the overarching concept that everything programmed into Deacom’s ERP software can be made to work twice as fast, this excerpt captures the guidance provided to the internal development team on where to focus their efforts when looking to improve the performance of the system. The full transcription follows: I’ll start with a statement that if each one of you … Continue reading “Making Things Twice as Fast – Performance Improvements in ERP Software (Video)”

Moving On Up (Video)

This year marks the next chapter in Deacom’s story: A big move to an even bigger, new headquarters. In this video, Jay Deakins, Founder and CEO of Deacom, Inc., talks about the progression of this Philadelphia-based ERP software provider from its humble beginnings in the basement of his house, to the newly renovated 37,000 sq. … Continue reading “Moving On Up (Video)”

Frost & Sullivan Awards Deacom With Customer Value Leadership for Chemical Industry Award

Each year, Frost & Sullivan, a leading analyst firm, recognizes businesses that are best in class in three different areas: understanding demand, nurturing the brand, and differentiating from competition. Those that stand out from the rest and deliver on customer and business impact are presented with the Customer Value Leadership award. After an in-depth research and evaluation … Continue reading “Frost & Sullivan Awards Deacom With Customer Value Leadership for Chemical Industry Award”