With Orchestrate2016 right around the corner, we wanted to provide a little preview of what attendees can expect this year: A little Orchestrate history Orchestrate is an annual 3-day conference in Portland, OR focused on the business side of craft beverage manufacturing. It’s also the largest annual event for Orchestrated users to gather in one place to learn, collaborate, network and contribute [...]
Simplifying brewery compliance is a growing area of importance. We've teamed up with industry leaders like ShipCompliant to help simplify, streamline and automate the mundane processes to save time and money.
The OBeer 4.4 release focused on some new additions like automated retail transfers to tasting rooms as well as allowing users to mass update information in order to keep up with the fast paced business. 4.4 also marks the official launch of our latest mobile application: Inventory. We’re especially excited about this new app (which people have been begging for months) which [...]
8 Key Success Factors Needed to Be Competitive in the Beer Industry The craft beer industry continues to grow in 2018. In Brewers Association’s 2018 industry report, there was a 13% increase in the number of breweries in the US in 2018 compared to 2017. Compared to ten years ago in 2008, the number of breweries in the US has [...]
We just released OBeer v4.3 which also includes a stunning new update on the mobile side as well. Version 4.3 of the app is sure to initiate some fist bumps in the brew house once brewers get a taste of all the new stuff, (even the tank visuals got new digs). The OBeer Mobile Production App extends production capabilities out to the brewery [...]
OBeer 4.3 has just been released, which focuses on the Brewer persona and lab/QC folks. As with past releases, OBeer 4.3 was driven by user feedback through direct interactions, ideas & recommendations posted on the OBeer forum. OBeer 4.3 focuses on the following updates: New & improved Production Scheduler Mobile Production app (stay tuned for separate blog update) New QC Analysis tool [...]
June marks the annual release of the Brewers Association’s updated production numbers, which provide the industry’s official measuring stick for craft beer industry growth. The growth appears to have slowed compared to prior years, but BA economist Bart Watson says there’s no need to panic. With natural maturation comes increased competition. Quality beer in today’s market is pretty much a given. You [...]
CBC 2016 is long gone which means we’ve had time to catch our breath and reflect on the whirlwind of activity we experienced in the city of brotherly love. Here’s what we learned at CBC 2016 1. CBC 2016 Was the Biggest Yet 13,600 attendees and 835 exhibitors to be exact. Some felt the Expo was less crowded, most likely [...]
Keg tracking is a growing concern for breweries of all sizes. Here are 3 ways breweries can address the keg tracking challenge.
We'll be at CBC 2016 again this year in Philly. Here's a quick list of can't-miss events, from our booth to our customer panel, to the pre welcome reception happy hour. Be sure to add these events to your calendar.