xTupler #49 — 5.0 is coming — Catch the Wave!

Preview 2019: Your business is changing. The economy is moving; optimism is on the rise. IN THIS ISSUE: xTuple 5.0 — Major upgrade for xTuple Users such as CRM enhancements (including sophisticated marketing automation), tax integrations and subscriptions! Winners Announced: xTupleCommerce License giveaway; Where's Wally? Talking IOT with Global Manufacturers; More Hot Topics; upcoming xTupleU Training.



xTupler #49  |  December 2018


Dear Community —

Well, you've probably heard by now about the upcoming xTuple 5.0. We just recently published the "alpha" release (for testing purposes only!), and we've been reaching out to people about how best to position their business to take advantage of what will be a major upgrade for all xTuple users.

In "From the CEO's Desk" I recap for you what's included in the 5.0 release, such as major CRM enhancements (including sophisticated marketing automation), tax integrations and subscriptions to name a few. And let me also tell you how xTuple is helping keep customer's ERP current, safe... and supported!

From the CEO's Desk 

xTuple 5.0 is coming — Catch the Wave!

Trying to solve sales and marketing challenges and prepare for tomorrow's unique business needs? Suffering compliance headaches, such as sales tax complexity? Big changes in xTuple to — exceed — your requirements. Here's why you should care, and what's in 5.0 for you.

 

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AND THE WINNERS ARE...

CONGRATULATIONS!

xTupleCommerce License Winners

$25,000 Retail Value (each)

Teradek
Delta "T" Systems, Inc.
Pelco Component Technologies

More to come as their new B2B Web Portals are launched!

 

ABOUT THE CONTEST  


WHERE'S WALLY? TALKING IOT WITH GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS

This November found me in Atlanta (USA) at FABTECH 2018, North America's Largest Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing event. Also attending: xTuple solution provider Phil McIntosh (Friendly Systems), Matthew Walt (xTuple's Director of Business Process Improvement), and David Beauchamp (xTuple Software Implementation Engineer/Lead IoT Developer) speaking on: “Internet of Things Meets Kanban: An Updated Take on Inventory Control and E-kanban."

— Wally Tonra, xTuple VP Sales 

 

WHERE'S WALLY NEXT?

 


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xTupleR Staffer Feature

Michael Micros, Junior Software Engineer

Joined: February 2018

Location: xTuple Headquarters

Mission: Learn as much as possible from a brilliant set of developers and co-workers, in order to provide our customers with the best possible software and user experience

CV: B.S. Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University; worked as Undergraduate researcher in biomedical field of Brain Computer Interfaces (B.C.I)

Personal: Live in Virginia Beach, sharing house with my brother, George

Hobbies: Happiest playing soccer or basketball; enjoy playing drums (when it’s tolerated by the neighbors) and playing chess on my home court, Cafe Stella

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