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What is a Server?

“In computing, a server is a computer program or device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called clients.” – Wikipedia In a business setting, servers are often required in order to run specific compu[...]
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Dx3 Canada Invites You To Speak With Leading eCommerce Innovators

For many (if not all) businesses today, the opportunities created by advancements in the digital and tech world are ever growing and ever changing. There are endless possibilities to increase revenues and cut costs with new technologies and the ability to[...]
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What is an API and How Does it Apply to Business Management?

API is a term frequently used when discussing integration between software applications. Even if you’ve never heard the term before, you’ve certainly been affected by API technology in some capacity – such as when ordering product online from Amazon[...]
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5 Things to Know Before You Speak with Distribution Software Vendors

Evaluating software is a time consuming and resource-laden task.  With so many options in the market, it can be difficult to narrow down your search and distinguish between all the systems available. When you do finally create a list of potential distrib[...]
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Cost Benefit Analysis for Business Process Automation

Having previously discussed the concept of business process automation (“BPA”) and how to identify bottlenecks that BPA can potentially resolve, let’s now turn our attention to the costs of implementing BPA, and the cost versus benefits[...]
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Business Process Automation – Identifying Bottlenecks

Building on the previous blog post about Business Process Automation (“BPA”), let’s now explore some ideas on how to identify processes that could (or should) be automated, and also how to evaluate the potential benefits of doing so. [...]
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Blue Link’s A.R.M Contest Winners Announced

Throughout the month of March, Blue Link ran a competition open to all of our customers called the A.R.M Contest. Automated Report Maintenance, or “A.R.M” for short, is a rules based automated data and email update tool found in Blue Link Software. We[...]
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Business Process Automation – is it for you?

If you work for a large organization, chances are that you’re quite familiar with the concept of Business Process Automation (“BPA”). However, many smaller businesses may have heard the expression but are either not sure what it exactly [...]
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Dx3 Canada – Your One Stop Shop for All Things Digital

Dx3 is Canada’s leading technology, digital marketing and retail tradeshow event, dedicated to helping Canadian businesses get digital and remain current on Canada’s cutting edge technology sector.  Already in its 5th year, the two day event held in [...]
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Bookkeepers and Accounting ERP Software can help keep an Owner’s Mind on Growing the Business

As any business owner will tell you, there is no such thing as a traditional ‘9-5’ work day, as working hours extend far beyond into the evenings and weekends. In most start-ups and small businesses, the available resources are slim at best, and the o[...]
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6 Costly Software Selection Mistakes

For many wholesale and distribution companies, replacing internal inventory and accounting ERP software is like going to the dentist; necessary, but potentially painful. Even for those businesses who consider the software purchase as a strategic investmen[...]
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SaaS and On-Premises Software Disaster Recovery Plan

You can’t predict when your offices will experience an event such as a power failure or a bigger disaster, such as flooding, however you can protect it to minimize the damages that can occur as a result of such a situation. Many companies rely on th[...]
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3 Trends Driving Growth in the Wholesale/Distribution Industry

Distribution businesses have become increasingly complex with ample opportunities to serve many different customers globally. In the United States alone, wholesale/distributor sales equal approximately $3.2 trillion, which also accounts for roughly 7% of [...]
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Blue Link ERP – Product Spotlight Video

News Release: Blue Link speaks with TechnologyAdvice.com about Blue Link’s Inventory and Accounting ERP software. The following summary post is from TechnologyAdvice.com, a website that provides reviews and rankings of business software, includi[...]
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Reduce Bad Data with Accounting ERP Software

Accounting processes are an integral part of business management and include managing your company’s accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and dealing with banking.  Depending on the size and sophistication of your business, you may be a[...]
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