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Takeaways from CRM UG Summit 2014

Microsoft CRMUG Kickoff sessionOver the course of the week, Kyle Harsha had the opportunity to meet a variety of other Partners, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Users that all operate in the Microsoft universe. Through those meetings, a number of things stood out. Here are three that really made an impression.

Dreamforce ’14 from a Developer’s Perspective

Dreamforce '14 Developer sessionGetting lost in San Francisco, eating delicious sushi, and learning more about the incredible development updates from Salesforce topped the list of memorable moments for Mike Dintaman, a developer at Datix. Dintaman attended his first Dreamforce conference where he connected with other attendees, attended engaging sessions and learned more about real-world applications from a development perspective.

Highlights from Dreamforce 2014: Day One

salesforce lightning 3Salesforce kicked off Dreamforce, its annual mega-conference, yesterday in San Francisco. Datix managing partner and founder Bryan Sapot, along with developer Mike Dintaman, attended many of the sessions, excited to see what Salesforce had in store for its customers. What were the day’s highlights? New product releases and more options for improved customer interactions. Here’s what Bryan and Mike discovered on day one.

Translating a Passion for Manufacturing into Success

On September 18, 2014, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

Translating a Passion for Manufacturing into Success It is mid-morning and the machine shop floor is alive with activity. Paul Arthur is in his element. As he stands next to the machines and listens to the owner talk, Arthur is keenly aware of the excitement in the owner’s voice and…

Innovation Starts from Within: Why Datix Hired a LaunchCode Apprentice

On July 31, 2014, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With No Comments

dna-brainDatix is always looking for ways to innovate and bring fresh, new ideas to its clients. Hard coded into the DNA of our company is entrepreneurship and the drive toward constant innovation. So it is no surprise that the company turned to an innovative, local tech talent incubator called LaunchCode to help find new developers. It is through that program that Datix met Mike Dintaman, who would become its very first development team apprentice.

Happy Holidays from Datix

On December 24, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With No Comments

Datix celebrated our end of year holiday celebration at Blood & Sand.  What’s Blood & Sand? Blood & Sand is “a membership bar and restaurant; it was conceived as a laboratory for creativity. We strive to surprise and delight the palette with some of the most exciting food and drink in…

New to the Tech Industry? Here Is My Advice

On November 7, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

My route to a career in the tech industry has not been a direct one. It’s not that I didn’t have an interest in the field. In high school I learned some basic programming and briefly dreamed of developing educational computer games as a career. But my interests were always…

“Women in Tech” Part Two: A Datix, Inc. Developer Weighs In

Michelle Marcus, a developer at Datix, Inc., shares more about her career choices in part 2 of her women in tech blog series. See part 1 here. Over my career, I have found that working for a variety of companies has worked to my advantage because I now have a…

“Women in Tech” Datix, Inc. Employees Weigh In

On October 16, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

With so much in the news about women in tech we wanted to have some of our own ‘women in tech’ weigh in. A quick perusal of LinkedIn and you will see articles about this topic.  Case in point, Vivek Wadhwa wrote a poignant article about Silicon Valley’s tech scene writing that…

“Women in Tech” Part One: A Datix, Inc. Developer Weighs In

On October 16, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

What made you want to work in a technical position? I had always been interested in computers growing up for two reasons: my Dad was a Project Manager over mainframe computer projects and home video game systems started to become popular in the 80s. I quickly got hooked on playing…

How to Implement Epicor CRM Mobile Dashboard

worker-mobile-onsite1In the past we would call our sales department and ask for details when on-site with a client. What we really needed was mobile access to our customer data. Epicor Mobile Access enables you to create dashboards targeted to mobile devices, so we took our CRM dashboard and turned it mobile.

Datix Implements Epicor CRM

Screen Datix Epicor CRM implementationAs an Epicor VAR, we believe that a single integrated system is easier to use and less expensive to maintain than multiple integrated systems. However, we suffer from the same issues many of our customers have; 3 separate systems that hold customer and prospect information. We decided we need to practice what we preach so last month we moved all sales and prospecting activities into Epicor.