xTupler #44 | December 2016
Dear Community —
If you’ll indulge me in a bit of year-end optimism, let me quote former U.S. President Gerald Ford: “Our long national nightmare is over.” I’m referring, of course, to the tumultuous presidential election just concluded (whew!), and the indications that economic activity appears to be picking up around the world. So perhaps a better message from the 1970s might be "We've Only Just Begun."
You can begin 2017 strong — with the latest xTuple version 4.10 (now in final release), and the xTupleCommerce Customer Web Portal, maybe hosted in our Amazon cloud service. Take a look at your special year-end offer at the bottom of this email.
And thank you, as always, for your business, your support, and your commitment to the global xTuple community. All our best for a happy and healthy holiday season!
IN THIS ISSUE
- Year-End Special Offer
- xTuple University
- Staff Feature
- Partner News
- Product News
- Where's Wally?
- Customer Corner
- xTuple ERP 4.10.0 Final
- Your Company Ready to Go Digital?
- Customer wins manufacturing accolade
- Can FREE software run your business?
- Partner recognized for excellence
- PartnerCon16 Honors
- Moving to Cloud–What are speed bumps?
- Why move to the Cloud?
Spotlight on Support
xTuple ERP Product Manager Ben Thompson has written a deep-dive "What's in it For Me?" on this latest major release. 4.10.0 final delivers many new features and technology changes. Updates include Dashboard extension, Simple Sales Order Entry window, VAT/GST Taxation enhancements, Workflow Management into the Desktop Client, FeatureMob2 items, and more.
Ben provides you with graphic examples, webcasts and new product guides ...
Unlike air miles, you earn complimentary xTuple Training Credits when purchasing an annual Support Contract. So, you might be wondering, "How many Training Credits do I need to get an xTuple class for free?"
The topic: how to satisfy and develop closer relationships with customers (and prospects) to build a more loyal following, repeat business and referrals. Josh shared his digital "secret sauce" to fostering such intimate, loyalty-based relationships with your customers ... PLUS he's written an e-book you can download.
Magna-Power Electronics designs and manufactures robust programmable DC power products that set industry standards for quality, size and control. Their highly reputable, market-leading power electronics products can be found around the world feeding power to national laboratories, universities, and a wide range of industrial sites.
As xTuple is headquartered in Norfolk, Va., home to the world’s largest naval base, it gave us immense pleasure to learn that the newest generation of the largest and most technologically advanced surface warship — U.S. Navy destroyer USS Zumwalt — hit the high seas with Magna-Power DC power supplies on board....
Women of Distinction Magazine recognized xTuple Partner Janet Bradsher as a “Distinguished Professional in Her Field” in their Top Entrepreneur’s Edition.... Read More
Joined: March 2016 | Social: LinkedIn
CV: Research Assistant for ODU's Center for Accelerator Science; B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Computer Science from ODU.
Personal: Single with no pets (yet), live in Chesapeake. Enjoy video games, programming, and other nerdy stuff.
Hobbies: Video games, watching anime and various Internet activities. As a U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) member, I enjoy chess when I can find someone to play against. Also enjoy working with and thinking about math, science, and philosophy.
Why technology as a career? I enjoy the challenge, the problem-solving aspect of programming software. Writing code and getting it to work is often like a sort of puzzle.
Why xTuple? The flexibility and casual atmosphere.
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