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Making Webinars Work for You in 2020

As the new year of kicks off we’ve started thinking about our webinar calendar for 2020, in terms of both new topics and fresh approaches.

If you use webinars to engage with your customers, or are contemplating doing so, you may well be going through a similar process.

With that in mind, we thought these Best Practice tips for webinars might be as relevant to you as we feel they are to us.

Read our latest News Article: Making Webinars Work for You in 2020.

Orchid Events Plus

TPAC Pre-Conference Training: 
We'll not only be attending TPAC in Richmond BC, but will be hosting two pre-conference workshops at the end of February:
  • Extender for Consultants: A 1/2 day event showing how Orchid Extender (Configurator Edition) can be used to adapt Sage 300 to meet diverse user requirements, without any coding!
  • Developer Deep Dive (Python/Extender/Sage 300 Internals): This 2-Day "hands on" workshop will give software developers a chance to write and test code as they learn. 
See our Events page for details, and follow our Twitter account for event announcements & updates.

Webinar Wednesday: 
  • We've tentatively chosen 19-Feb for our next webinar. Details will be provided in our invitation email - look out for it in early February.
  • If you missed Nathalie's December webinar showing how Info-Explorer Writeback can be used to support detailed budgeting in Sage 300, you can watch the video here.
  • Anne expanded on that theme this week, demonstrating top-down and bottom-up budgeting in Sage 300 using Orchid's Optional Tables Spreadsheet Add-in for Microsoft Excel, together with Info-Explorer Writeback. Watch the video here.
News you Might have Missed: 
  • Optimism about Sage 300: Anne made a flying visit to the Sage offices in Atlanta, Georgia last month. This article explains why we start 2020 full of optimism about the future of Sage 300.
  • 2020, the Year of Ronald Black: We didn't want to let the rollover of the calendar go by without pointing out that 2020 is a special year for Ronald. If you don't know why, read this article.
  • Australian Fires: Thanks to all who have expressed concern about the Australian bushfires in recent weeks. This article was published last week, just as much needed rain started falling in many areas.
Protecting your Privacy:
  • The new California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") doesn't directly impact Orchid Systems, but you can rest assured that we respect the privacy and security of your data. As per our Privacy Policy we only collect and use information about you for the specific purposes of providing you with services and support, or communicating with you about our products and services.
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