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Aug 27 14

Kissinger Associates Brings on Web Software Engineer

by James Gechter

Cosme PantinKissinger Associates, Inc. is very happy to announce the addition of Cosme Pantin to the company’s roster. Cosme joins Kissinger in the position of Web Software Engineer. In his role with the company, Cosme is contributing to the successful design, development and execution of web software projects and other software development initiatives.

Cosme brings an extensive background of web programming knowledge in PHP, MySQL, Javascript, Jquery, and other languages, having completed numerous programming projects in his career history as a Senior Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Network Technician, and Freelance Developer. He is already bringing his skills to the management of IN-SYNCH Web-Stor projects and other web programming projects. Cosme is also involved in developing new product and service offerings for Sage 100 ERP and beyond.

Cosme serves under Aimee Goodwin, Kissinger’s Professional Services Coordinator. He joins the Kissinger services team as part of the company’s on-going expansion to deliver website integration solutions through the Sage business partner channel.

Aug 13 14

One Video, Two Solutions

by James Gechter

Before every Sage Summit trade show, participating exhibitors stress about who’s going, what equipment is needed, how the booth graphics look, handouts, giveaways, etc. However, as a Silver Sponsor for Sage Summit 2014, the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor team (comprised of Kissinger Associates, ROI Consulting, Clearnine, and Simplicity Consulting) also had to present a video in the booth during the event.

SPOILER ALERT: Everything worked out! Here’s a look at the finished product:

And while the video lasts just over a minute, there was much more time and energy invested in the production.
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Aug 5 14

And the winner of the Phantom Drone Quadcopter giveaway is…

by James Gechter

Marsha Roudabush! Congratulations, Marsha!

The Phantom Drone Quadcopter giveaway was just one of the attractions at the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor booth at Sage Summit this year.

Phantom Drone Quadcopter from IN-SYNCH Web-Stor

If you missed us at Summit or didn’t get to attend, check out our Facebook page for photos, the new IN-SYNCH Web-Stor video featured at the booth, and the press release with details.

We are super excited for Marsha to take this heavy duty bad boy out for a spin. And if she gets a GoPro to go with it, we might see some cool video!

You can learn more about IN-SYNCH Web-Stor at web-stor.com and more about DJI’s Phantom Quadcopter here.

Jul 30 14

Over 100 Years of Sage Integration Smarts

by James Gechter
IN-SYNCH Web-Stor team

When you visit IN-SYNCH Web-Stor (booth #720) at Sage Summit 2014, you’re surrounded by a lot of Sage software experience. Like more than a century of Sage software experience, when you add it all up. It’s a fun fact, but it’s also a serious differentiator for the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor product line.

When all the years spent working with Sage are added up among the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor principals, it totals 108 years of experience!  (And the 108 years is before you add in the other technical people and staff of each company.)

Where do all those years come from?

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Jul 23 14

IN-SYNCH Web-Stor Roundtable at Summit

by Nicole Zandier

Join us for lunch at Summit!

Representatives from Silver Sponsor IN-SYNCH Web-Stor will be hosting a roundtable discussion that includes an overview of the newly launched IN-SYNCH Web-Stor product line on Wednesday (7/30) from 12:00 – 2:00. We’ll be having lunch and discussing:

  • The history and make up of the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor product line
  • Why customers prefer our method of integrating into Sage 100
  • The opportunities that a trusted e-commerce integration solution offers both partners and clients
  • Anything else you’d like to discuss!

This is a great session for seasoned partners and those looking to find out more.  There are only 8 seats available, and they’re filling fast! If you’d like to participate in an informative discussion with us and your peers over lunch, Sign up today!

Oh, and you don’t have to wait for Summit- Submit your questions or anything that you’d like to learn more about in the comments section below.

Jul 22 14

Some Clips of Big Names Speaking at Sage Summit

by Cherie Powell

The countdown is on and Sage Summit is right around the corner! This year brings a re-designed Summit experience with lots that is new. For the first time ever, Sage Summit is being promoted as an opportunity for anyone who wants to learn and share ideas, whether they use Sage products or not. Adding to the excitement of the event is the top-notch list of speakers who will share their time with Summit attendees at all kinds of speaker sessions and learning opportunities.

Here’s a rundown of the featured speakers who will be “wow-ing” the audience with insights from their careers and success:

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Jul 18 14

Enter to Win a Phantom Drone Quadcopter!

by Nicole Zandier

OK, this is pretty cool and we’re excited to share it with you: We’ll be giving away a Phantom Drone Quadcopter from DJI at the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor booth at Sage Summit! Would you like to be the lucky visitor that stops by and wins it?

Phantom Drone Quadcopter from IN-SYNCH Web-Stor

Just “fly in” and maybe you’ll be able to fly it out!
Visit the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor booth (booth #720) at Sage Summit and enter the drawing for your chance to win.

DJI’s Phantom Quadcopter is the gear of choice for next-generation filmmakers, extreme sports enthusiasts and R/C hobbyists. (Know anyone who wouldn’t have fun flying it?) Despite all the advanced functions, it’s easy to learn, so if you’ve never before owned an outdoor helicopter, this is the place to start.

This model is a heavy-duty drone, with a mount that’s able to carry a GoPro or DSLR camera. And with innovative features such as Intelligent Orientation Control, automatic navigation back to home, and a sleek, integrated design, you’ll see for yourself why the Phantom is the rig used by pros and beginners alike. You can get more details here.

So, if you’re coming to Summit, make sure you stop by booth #720 to check out a demo of IN-SYNCH Web-Stor’s cart connectors and e-commerce platform, enter the drawing, and then fly on outta there. :-)

Jul 17 14

New Cart Connectors Added for IN-SYNCH Web-Stor Connect

by Nicole Zandier

Yep, we added three more!

IN-SYNCH Web-Stor Connect now offers ready-to-go connectors for three more carts: WooCommerce, OpenCart, and osCommerce. These newest additions join our already-long-list of cart connectors to bring the total to 20 and counting! And remember, IN-SYNCH Web-Stor Connect can connect any cart, so just ask us if you don’t see yours!

Here are the new carts you can connect in a jiffy with IN-SYNCH Web-Stor Connect:

WooCommerce

WooCommerce Logo WooCommerce is a WordPress-based plugin that lets WordPress users add e-commerce capabilities to their current WordPress site. The plug-in is free and gives users a smart dashboard with robust reports and statistics. It is also customizable, offering several different themes, along with additional extensions that allow the user to manage their online inventory and integrate payments and shipping with major vendors.

OpenCart

OpenCart Logo OpenCart is an open source “turn-key” e-commerce solution that is free to download. The solution has order management and multiple payment gateways already built in, and provides users with lifetime free support and software updates. OpenCart also offers their users a high degree of flexibility and customization with additional themes and extensions available for purchase.

osCommerce

osCommerce Logo osCommerce is another free, open source e-commerce solution that has over 7,000 free add ons. The company been around for 14 years and have over 260,000 users. This solution is self-hosted and gives users access to exclusive promotions from their partners including a free 3 month introductory offer to Sage Pay.

 

For more information about IN-SYNCH Web-Stor Connect for Sage 100 ERP (or to learn more about IN-SYNCH Web-Stor 100, the e-commerce platform built for Sage 100 ERP), please contact your Sage reseller or visit www.web-stor.com.

 

Jul 10 14

Kissinger Enhancements – Compatibility with Latest Sage Product Updates

by Diane Schultz

Here’s the latest on the compatibility of Kissinger enhancement products with the following Sage 100 ERP Product Updates, released on June 30, 2014:

  • Sage 100 ERP 2014 Product Update 3 (5.10.3.0)
  • Sage 100 ERP 2013 Product Update 7 (5.00.7.0)


Checking Compatibility
Before installing Sage Product Updates, you should check the compatibility of any customizations you have, and all your third-party software, including your Kissinger Enhancements (lists below). If you need a compliance fix for our software, you can obtain it by logging into the Customer Portal or Business Partner Portal, and then clicking on the enhancement/s that need the fix.


Compatibility with Sage 100 ERP 2014 Product Update 3:

 

Compatibility with Sage 100 ERP 2013 Product Update 7:

Sage Product Update Tips

Review the Read Me files and Release Notes
You’ll find these located in the Sage Customer Portal. These files list all the enhancements and corrections included in the Sage product update, as well as friendly reminders.

Make a back up!
Don’t lose that data.

Are You Using Sage 100 ERP 2014 Yet?

You can get more information on the latest version of Sage 100 ERP  by contacting Kissinger.

May 28 14

Kissinger Associates and ROI Consulting Announce IN-SYNCH Web-Stor

by James Gechter

Leading Sage Development Partners Join Forces to Launch IN-SYNCH™ Web-Stor™

Marks Debut of Complete, Optimized E-commerce Integration Solution for Sage 100 ERP

 

Centerport, PA – Kissinger Associates and ROI Consulting today announced the launch of IN-SYNCH™ Web-Stor™, an optimized e-commerce integration solution for Sage 100 ERP. As the channel’s first one-stop solution for synchronizing and integrating virtually any website shopping cart with Sage 100, IN-SYNCH Web-Stor brings a complete solution to a market previously limited to the use of developer tools and customizations.

IN-SYNCH Web-Stor“We are so excited to make this announcement today because of the opportunity this solution represents for Sage 100 business partners and their clients. The IN-SYNCH Web-Stor team has been working hard to really knock this one out of the park,” remarked Darryl Kissinger, president of Kissinger Associates, Inc.

IN-SYNCH Web-Stor uses the market-leading IN-SYNCH™ data synchronization module published by long-time Sage Software Development Partner, ROI Consulting. Kissinger stated, “We have partnered with ROI and put IN-SYNCH at the heart of our offering because it is an outstanding tool for synchronizing data. We’ve also included a long list of ready-to-go shopping cart connections and Sage 100 integration advantages to ensure IN-SYNCH Web-Stor covers all the bases with everything a company needs.”

Bob Richter, CEO of ROI Consulting, Inc. explained, “We have been integrating websites to Sage 100 with IN-SYNCH for the past 16 years. Our customer base has grown, the market is maturing and we wanted to build on our success. The IN-SYNCH Web-Stor brand was born from our desire to do more for our partners and their customers by bringing everything they need together in one solution that is optimized, implemented quickly and impeccably supported on an on-going basis. By partnering with Kissinger Associates we made that happen, and more.”

IN-SYNCH Web-Stor offers Sage 100 integration with popular website shopping carts and ecommerce sites, including Amazon, AspDotNetStoreFront, Commerce Hub, Commerce V3, eBay, Magento, Magento Go, Miva, Network Solutions, PDG Cart, Pinnacle Cart, Shopify, Volusion, X-Cart, Yahoo Cart and Zen-Cart. Users can also select the IN-SYNCH Web-Stor cart and storefront, built specifically to optimize integration with Sage 100 ERP item, pricing, and customer account features.

ROI Consulting, Inc. is the publisher of IN-SYNCH and will continue working directly with the company’s established Sage 100 partners and customer base, third-party partner and website provider relationships. Kissinger Associates will focus on increasing IN-SYNCH Web-Stor market share through the company’s established channels and existing client relationships, as well as providing expanded service and support resources.

For more information about integrating your web store with Sage 100 ERP, please visit www.web-stor.com.

About Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Kissinger Associates is a leading provider of ERP integration solutions for Sage 100 ERP. Founded in 1985, the company’s mission is to help small and medium-sized businesses use integrated software solutions to maximize effectiveness and competitive advantage. As a Sage Gold Development Partner, Kissinger publishes EDI Advantage and other ERP integration solutions for Sage 100. Kissinger has been using the company’s core values to serve Sage Business Partners and their clients with integration solutions since 1989. Kissinger’s growing team of professionals works out of the company’s corporate offices in Centerport, PA. For more information, please visit http://www.kissingerassoc.com.

About ROI Consulting, Inc.

ROI Consulting, in business since 1997, is a market leader in developing website integration for Sage 100 ERP, including the IN-SYNCH application. The company is a Sage Software Development Partner. Principals of ROI Consulting, based in Bellevue, NE, have long-established careers in the Sage 100 ERP space spanning 25 years. Bob Richter has in-depth experience with implementing, developing and supporting Sage 100 ERP and extensive experience with integration solution development. Ruth Richter is a former employee of State Of The Art, original publisher of MAS 90 Accounting Software, working with channel partners and their clients. For more information, please visit www.roi-consulting.com.