What Craft Beer Slow down?

By | July 27th, 2016|

While OBeer customers fared well according to the BA’s 2015 annual production report, the overall growth of the craft beer industry appears to have slowed slightly. BA Chief Economist Bart Watson insists there’s more behind the craft beer slow down: “As the industry matures and moves into the mainstream, slower growth is a natural part of that maturation,” The facts behind the “craft beer slow down” Courtesy: Brewer's Association We all know [...]

2014 OBeer User Conference Recap: Top 10 Takeaways

By | November 21st, 2014|

The 2014 OrchestratedBEER User Conference has come and gone. We had informative sessions, copious amounts of craft beer from OBeer customers, peer-to-peer interactions, brainstorming as well as access to all that Portland has to offer during some the post-conference hangouts with our users. Here are the top 10 takeaways from the 2014 OBeer User Conference in case you missed it: 1. The Future of OrchestratedBEER: “Simple Solutions to Complex Problems” The opening Keynote was [...]

Brewery Software Brings New Jobs

By | July 23rd, 2013|

Craft beer is trending right now in every facet of the word. There are so many breweries sprouting up across the country that you would think the concept of "market saturation" is non-existent. Consumers notice the craft beer variety multiply on local grocery store shelves while breweries monitor the shrinking shelf space.  "Whatever the market will bear" has yet to be reached in entirety so far.  Until that point comes, however, the market will [...]

OrchestratedBEER Surpasses 50 Brewery Customers

By | June 28th, 2013|

We've just hit another milestone by surpassing 50 craft brewery customers as of June. 56 breweries have now joined the OrchestratedBEER community. That means 14% of the top 50 regional craft breweries in the U.S. are now using OrchestratedBEER to manage their business processes. You don't have to be a huge regional brewery to consider OrchestratedBEER. In fact, 53% of our customers utilize our OnDemand solution in the cloud and produce less than 15,000 [...]

OrchestratedBEER Expands to New Office Space

By | May 31st, 2013|

OrchestratedBEER is moving to a new office location to accommodate a growing workforce and increasing customer base. Perviously located in the industrial district of NW Portland, OrchestratedBEER develops brewery management software for the craft beer industry.  Our brewery management software enables breweries to run more efficiently by centralizing their entire business processes into a single software application, including accounting, inventory, sales, purchasing and production planning. The five-year-old software company has grown its team from [...]

OBeer Extends Global Network With Second Canada Partner

By | March 6th, 2013|

OrchestratedBEER is proud to announce its latest partnership with Vision 33, a fellow SAP Gold Partner Based in Vancouver, B.C. With six offices located throughout Canada, Vision 33 provides business management software implementation services by incorporating best-in-class Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions. Orchestra’s approach to entering the Canadian craft beer market relies on partnering with local SAP partners like Vision 33 who have an in-depth understanding of the local business environment, laws, regulations and common [...]

OrchestratedBEER 2012 Year in Review

By | December 21st, 2012|

We've had an extraordinary year of growth and success complete with new business partnerships, new product functionality, and most importantly - we've created 7 new jobs to accommodate growth! Here's a recap of 2012 happenings at OrchestratedBEER: OnDemand Introduced at CBC - May, 2012 This year's Craft Brewers Conference provided the stage on which OrchestratedBEER launched its newest software offering - Software as a Service (SaaS). SaaS is the latest offering providing everything a [...]

SAP Recognizes Orchestra as “Future” of Small Biz

By | December 11th, 2012|

Orchestra LLC and OrchestratedBEER are receiving some well-deserved attention within the enterprise software community after being showcased recently at SAP’s small and midsize enterprise (SME) Summit in New York City. SAP announced at the Summit that channel partners like Orchestra are now collectively producing 33 percent of SAP's sales, which will bring SAP well within range of its goal of obtaining 40 percent of sales through channel partners by 2015. SAP relies on partners [...]

4 Ways to Remain Competitive in the Beer Industry

By | July 23rd, 2012|

(2016 Update: What Craft Beer Slow down? - 8 Ways Breweries Can Remain Competitive) With US Craft volume share increasing by 5.68% in 2011, the pie is growing but so are the number of forks. In fact, the number of “forks” are growing 3 times the rate of the “pie”. The number of operating breweries is due to increase as this industry continues to prove its fruitfulness. Here are some questions to ask [...]

Manage Growth in a Brewery

By | February 6th, 2012|

According to yearly statistics published by the Brewer's Association:"Growth of the craft brewing industry in 2010 was 11% by volume and 12% by dollars compared to growth in 2009 of 7.2% by volume and 10.3% by dollars." If you are not able to manage growth your business may stall, and you might also fail. In this Orchestra Team blog, we'll take a look at the issues around managing growth in a brewery in today's [...]