Cathy Helmers

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Data Visualization & Your Production Schedule

Why We Added New Graphical Views to Our Production Planner Data Loaders   We’ve all done it. We’ve poured through our QAD production schedule details to make sure there are no glitches, no overlaps, no conflicts or resource shortages only to find we missed a critical element! Even when we download those details to a […]

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New! 32printer Version 4.18 now available

We’ve made enhancements to our popular 32printer output solution that will make life easier for you. What is 32printer? It allows you to generate professional-looking pdf documents right from QAD and convert QAD reports to Excel spreadsheets! Plus, it enables you to automatically email the documents or send to printers as needed. What’s new in […]

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32 Soft Presents at the #MWUG Spring 2019

If you didn’t get the opportunity to attend the Spring MWUG user group conference, you can watch our presentations from the conference here. Shop Floor Control: Where is That Work Order? Don Lindsey covers several aspects of Work Orders and Shop Floor Control from WO creation to release, from component issue and Back Flush to […]

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QAD Upgrade Means a Sleek New Portal

When our client, a manufacturing company, embarked on a QAD version upgrade, one of their biggest concerns was what to do with an extranet site that was being used by internal sales, external reps, distributors, and OEMs. The site was old and quite difficult to maintain, but the users relied on it so it had to stay. […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Forecasting

Recently, MRP specialist Don Lindsey presented a webinar, Forecasting—What Does the Future Hold?  This infographic was inspired by Don’s presentation. You can watch the webinar replay here.   Related resources: Using Simulation Forecasts in QAD Summary and Simulated Forecast Data Loaders for QAD  

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QAD is a Good Choice for Life Science Companies

17 Reasons Why QAD is a Good Choice for Life Science Companies by Don Lindsey Several years ago at a conference, I was talking to a colleague who was in the process of choosing the right ERP system for his life science company. He asked me to list the reasons why the life science company […]

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You Can Win! in our 50th Webinar Celebration

Wow! Can you believe we’ll host our 50th Webinar in September 2018?   Since November 2013, 32 Soft has been hosting engaging webinars about how to improve your QAD data management! Throughout these 5 years of webinars, we’ve enjoyed being able to connect with you regularly to learn about your challenges, share with you our expertise and demonstrate […]

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How Much Does a Data Breach Cost?

In a recent survey, 74% of manufacturing companies have identified cybersecurity as their #1 focus. Given the cost of the average data breach incident, its no wonder. The chart below, courtesy of StatistaCharts, reflects the average monetary cost by country You will find more infographics at Statista

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Renewed Optimism for Manufacturing

Survey reveals a renewed optimism among manufacturing firms! The 2018 National Manufacturing Outlook and Insights survey shows a bright forecast for the manufacturing sector. A whopping 81% expect revenue growth in their business this year. Most foresee the additional revenue to come from organic growth in domestic markets (72%) and new product and service development […]

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Inside the Lab: Two New Applications!

Replenishment Pick List & SO Entry Date Capacity Warning At 32 Soft, we’re developing and testing two new apps that just might be the very thing you need. Warehouse Pick Replenishment Call List identifies the pick location minimum requirements and presents a callout for replenishment of any location/item that falls below that minimum amount. Once you […]

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