Brewery POS, Payroll Interfaces & More

With so many different aspects of managing a brewery, we’re often asked if OrchestratedBEER has a POS solution, a payroll solution or even an expense management solution. The reality is that there are plenty of existing solutions out there that are entirely focused on providing breweries like yours with very specific solutions. Whether it is Micros, Aloha, Digital Dining, Square, or [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|

Breweries Share Examples of Simplified Brewery Software

OBeer customers Conner Helton, Controller of Avery brewing and Paul Burgis, GM at Golden Road Brewing Co. recently met up with Orchestra Software President, Brad Windecker to attend one of the biggest business technology conferences in the U.S The slogan for this year's conference was “Simple”. That’s it. The 3-day show focused on business software innovations that help businesses simplify operations. Paul [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|

Brewery Account Manager Dashboard Concept

Our reports guru, Mike Beovich, recently posted a new idea/concept for an Account Manager/Salesman Dashboard. We value our customer feedback and utilize it often to improve future releases of OrchestratedBEER. It's part of what makes OBeer a customer-centric software system. Here's the concept that came straight from our user forum: "I'm looking to create a new dashboard report for account managers & [...]

By | December 11th, 2013|

Brewery Accounting Simplified

http://youtu.be/AISnin_fBW0 This blog and demonstration explains how OrchestratedBEER's automated accounting features take the busy work out of your accounting. Before we dive into the accounting process, there are a few things to note about OrchestratedBEER’s platform: Accounting is the backbone of the solution (and your business) OrchestratedBEER follows proper accounting practices (GAAP compliant) OrchestratedBEER does not integrate with other accounting systems like [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|

The Transition from QuickBooks to Brewery Software

The transition from something simple and easy to use like QuickBooks to a new robust ERP platform can sometimes be a painful process without the right solution. Yes, some of the horror stories about projects dragging on for 2 years are true. Most of these stories however come from scenarios where a generic manufacturing ERP system was stretched to fit certain needs [...]

By | May 22nd, 2013|

QuickBooks for Breweries: Good or Bad?

Over the last few years we've literally talked to hundreds of small and large breweries alike. Of those we talked to, a vast majority said they were running QuickBooks - and for good reason. QuickBooks is easy to use, it's cheap, and the interface is fantastic with all those pretty buttons that inspire a sense of accomplishment when you click them. [...]

By | April 10th, 2013|

Can Breweries Survive on Spreadsheets Alone?

There’s an obvious difference between doing something and doing something well. We’re talking about the business of spreadsheets – the lifeblood and foundational management system on which a majority of breweries are built (we’ll save the Quickbooks portion for another blog). You can do a lot with spreadsheets, and some of them are complex, intertwined systems of linked cells and tabs that [...]

By | October 5th, 2012|

Brewery Accounting Software

We often talk about centralizing your information in order to become a centralized brewery. Why wouldn't you want all your infomation to be accessible (to appropriate employees) when they need it most? Managing complex brewing processes can get pretty complicated when you start interfacing with multiple pieces of software - especially on the accounting side. A true ERP system is one that [...]

By | July 2nd, 2012|

The Value of Brewery Management Software

Part 1 of our 3-part webinar series addressed when to adopt brewery software and addressed instances in your brewery indicating when you should start looking for an all-in-one system. Part 2 focused more intently on the warnings signs of growing pains and how OrchestratedBEER can help your brewery streamline processes using brewery software. Our third and final session of the series focuses [...]

By | June 29th, 2012|