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Orchestrated Services University : Week Four

Orchestrated Services University : Week Four We're half way through the implementation process at Orchestrated Services University. This week focuses on production, and since it's such a huge process for any brewery, we've spread it over 2 weeks. Every stage of production is tracked through OBeer, with each process broken down into individual steps. This provides detailed tracking and reporting [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|

Canning vs Bottling Beer

Canning vs Bottling Beer Canning vs bottling beer; it's the ultimate battle! Determining whether to can or bottle beer can be a difficult challenge, Each canning and bottling both have their own pros and cons when it comes to distribution, production, portability, aging and more. With the number of breweries that are on OrchestratedBeer, it’s easy to see a pattern [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|

Orchestrated Services University : Week Three

Orchestrated Services University : Week Three It's week three of Orchestrated Services University, and now that the basics are out of the way, we shifted our focused to purchasing. The first step of our journey to "Deliver Value Grain to Glass." This week we dove into purchasing, covering everything from purchase orders to A/P invoices and everything in between. OBeer [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|

Orchestrated Services University : Week Two

Orchestrated Services University : Week Two   It’s another week of Orchestrated Services University, and this week we're taking a deeper dive into the system overview. For the rest of the implementation process we will be following along with Spiral Brewing, located in Hastings, Minnesota. Amy, their president and operations manager, plus Luke, their brewer, are on track to be [...]

By | December 23rd, 2017|

Orchestra Software Gives Back

Orchestra Software Gives Back It’s the season of giving, and the team at Orchestra Software has been busy giving back to the community. With a goal of helping make a difference in the local community, Orchestra employees took the opportunity to volunteer at three different local Portland programs, as well as adopt local families to help make it the [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|

Orchestrated Services University : Week One

Orchestrated Services University Week One : Kick Off Last week we gave you an introduction to Orchestrated Services University; this week we are introducing you to the four breweries on track to go live in February! It’s now officially kick off week here at Orchestrated and this week the implementation team is kicking off the 8-week tracks for [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|

Craft Beer Trends 2018

Craft Beer Trends 2018 It’s important to stay ahead in the beer industry, and with the year wrapping up, most brewers are looking forward towards 2018. Breweries are trying to figure out what trends to watch for next year, and since the craft beer market is ever changing, staying ahead of what will be in demand is essential. While the [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|

Orchestrated Services University

Orchestrated Services University Class is in Session Yesterday kicked off Orchestrated Services University! It's a program that allows Orchestra employees, from any department, to immerse themselves in the 8-week client track with a brewery that is beginning to implement Orchestrated Beer. Every student at Orchestrated Services University is assigned to shadow a brewery that is about to begin [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|

Orchestrate 2017 Recap

Orchestrate 2017 Recap More than 350 players from breweries all over the world descended on Portland for Orchestrate 2017, in order to level up their OrchestratedBEER game. The 3-day conference, now in its 6th year, gave users the opportunity to attend 60+ industry sessions. The sessions included detailed classes on better utilizing and understanding the software, 'Ask the Expert' [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|