DEACOM DISCOVER 2017 User Conference (Video)

This coming April will mark the 12th year in a row that we’ve hosted the DEACOM DISCOVER User Conference. In this video, Scott Deakins, Chief Operating Officer of Deacom, talks about what we’re planning for the upcoming event and what our customers can look forward to throughout the three days. The conference is designed to … Continue reading “DEACOM DISCOVER 2017 User Conference (Video)”

The Three Tiers of ERP Providers (Video)

How Deacom fits into the market segments of Tier 1, 2, and 3 ERP providers In this whiteboard session, Jay Deakins, Founder and CEO of Deacom, discusses what differentiates the three tiers of ERP providers and how Deacom fits into these market segments. He talks about the typical customer size that each of the tiers … Continue reading “The Three Tiers of ERP Providers (Video)”

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)”

What is Process Control (Video)

In this follow-up video to our first whiteboard session, Why Deacom Exists, Jay Deakins goes into more detail on how Deacom’s ERP software brings process control to its batch and process based customers. The video highlights some of the control points that are required through the entire formulation to shipment process and provides examples of where QC holds can … Continue reading “What is Process Control (Video)”

Why Deacom Exists (Video)

In this whiteboard session, Jay Deakins, Founder and CEO of Deacom, discusses the single-system approach that DEACOM ERP software takes to address the specific needs of batch and process-based manufacturing companies. The video begins by discussing the differences between what discreet manufacturers typically need in an ERP system vs. the more complex requirements of batch … Continue reading “Why Deacom Exists (Video)”

Making an Impact at Deacom (Video)

This video is a portion of a company status update that Jay Deakins, founder and CEO of Deacom, Inc., gave to the team on February 26, 2016. In the clip, Jay discusses a new word that’s been floating around the hallways and is being used to describe Deacom’s culture: “Impactocracy”. Its definition is simple: In … Continue reading “Making an Impact at Deacom (Video)”

Forecasting Production Capacity in DEACOM (Video)

  I recently sat down with Sheridan Bulger, Deacom’s development and support manager, to get a behind-the-scenes look at a new production forecasting enhancement being built into our ERP software. As he explains in the video, DEACOM has had the ability to do forecasting from a sales perspective for quite some time. Showing a beer … Continue reading “Forecasting Production Capacity in DEACOM (Video)”