thought leadership, press coverage and awards

Coverage and awards

Ideas, media coverage, and awards.

Ideas, press coverage, and awards

Sage ERP X3 version 7 brings advanced mobility to SMBs.

Sage ERP X3 version 7 is featured in this article from Search Manufacturing ERP, including feedback from customer Vacuum Engineering & Materials.

How you can become a "super accountant"

Sage is mentioned in this AccountingWEB article that addresses the need for accountants to expand their suite of services beyond tax preparation and how to go about it, such as adopting the cloud.

Seven inspiring quotes for your worst business days

When you're having a bad day, these inspiring quotes from Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey's article in wework may help.

Five ways to face your business problems head on

Every business owner runs into challenges. This article in American City Business Journals from Vice President of Marketing for Sage One Jennifer Boutwell discusses five ways to face a problem.

Tips for bloggers going to Sage Summit and a roundup

Blogger Jonathan Yaniv attended Sage Summit 2014 and drafted this post based on his experience at the event, focusing heavily on the keynote presentations and panel discussions.

SAN members recognized

We’re proud of these SAN members who were recognized at Sage Summit 2014 – LG4 logiciel comptable for their Top Recommender of Small Business Solutions by a Sage Accountants Network Member Award and Soma Small Business Solutions for their Top Recommender of Sage Payment Solutions by a Sage Accountants Network Member Award. Congratulations!

Plan mobile technology expansion for increased productivity

Results from the second annual Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices were featured in this CIOs article discussing the importance of mobile technology in employee productivity.

Five ways to face your business problems head-on

The American City Business Journals featured Vice President of Marketing for Sage One Jennifer Boutwell's article on ways entrepreneurs can handle problems.

Five tips to budget for mobile

Executive Vice President and General Manger for Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner contributed this article on ways business owners can budget for mobile technology to Accounting Technology.

Sage strategic partnerships drive SMB growth

Sage North America recently announced a series of strategic alliances with several leading Canadian brands, and in this article, Computer Dealer News provides details around these partnerships.

Sage introduces Sage 300 Online

Accounting Technology and Technology Evaluation Centers covered the availability of Sage 300 Online, a full business management solution designed to help give small and medium-size businesses a more complete picture of their operations while increasing collaboration.

Amazon's first foray into the smartphone market and what it means for business

Results from the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices were featured in this Business Review USA article. Executive Vice President and General Manger of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner was quoted on the impact of mobility in business.

Sage North America builds new solutions and focuses on cloud, mobility, and big data

Small Biz Technology covered two announcements made from Sage Summit 2014, one being the availability of Sage 300 Online and the second being the upcoming release of the Sage One mobile application.

Eleven factoids you may not know about Sage

Rieva Lesonsky with Small Business Trends wrote about 11 lesser known Sage facts and how small business owners can learn from them.

Summertime tips for small business owners

USA Today columnist Steve Strauss mentions Sage Summit in a recent "Ask the Expert" column. Steve tells business owners to perform a SWOT analysis for their business twice a year, based on advice he heard at Sage Summit.

If strategy is the cake, culture is the oven

Blogger Bill Sheridan writes about building a winning culture, using one of the Sage Summit keynotes as inspiration on the topic.

Spotlight: Black Mermaid's Soaps says bathing is beautiful

Sage One customer Black Mermaid's Handcrafted Soaps and Products is featured in this Small Business Trends small business spotlight. Owner Denise Zannu discusses how her business got started and how she continues to be successful.

Hammond's Candies finds sweet success with move to Sage ERP from Microsoft

Sage 100 Advanced ERP customer Hammond's Candies is featured in this Search Manufacturing ERP article about its switch to Sage from Microsoft and the benefits this has brought to the business.

Your brain unplugged: Proof that spacing out makes you more effective

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article about the science behind why spacing out is healthy for creative thinking and productivity to Forbes.

Sage ERP X3 helps you do more, faster and from anywhere

Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Accounting Today covered the launch of Sage ERP X3 version 7, a global business solution for midsized companies.

Dear Graduates: you can have a happy, healthy career

Jennifer Warawa, vice president and general manager of Sage Accountant Solutions, contributed this article to Harvard Business School's student newspaper, The Harbus News, discussing how graduates can have a career they love and own their path to success.

Streamlining the mansonry industry

Masonry Magazine uses information from the Sage Construction and Real Estate "Information Technology Trends Summary Report—North America Construction" to discuss how masonry companies can streamline their businesses by investing in information technology.

Why design thinking should be at the core of your business strategy development

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article to Forbes on how implementing elements of design thinking into a company's strategy can help problem solving and collaboration.

Mid-market businesses grow with the right hiring

Executive Vice President of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner contributed this article to Entrepreneur on how midsized companies can attract the right talent to grow and why it is important to adopt tools and technology to keep employees engaged.

Award-winning women

Each year, CRN honors women of the channel, recognizing females for their accomplishments over the past year and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry. Congratulations to Sage EVP of Marketing Gabie Boko, Vice President of Sales for Sage ERP X3 Donna Armstrong, and Director of Partner Programs for Sage Small Business Solutions Diana Waterman for being recognized this year!

The art of essentialism

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article to Forbes on how adopting the essentialist mindset can help entrepreneurs focus on what they truly care about and not regret forgoing the tasks or activities that are not as important.

Seven ways to train yourself to be a forward thinker

American City Business Journals published Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith's article with tips on how to become a forward thinker to avoid pitfalls and achieve growth through innovation.

Picking your start-up or a corporate job? Don't—do both

Lawton Ursrey, Sage product marketing manager for Sage One, contributed this article about why entrepreneurs don't have to make a choice when it comes to having their own business or working at a large company to Forbes.

Business lessons I learned from my mother

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on lessons his mother taught him that apply to business to Mompreneurs and FOXNews.com.

Six ways to simplify your small business life

Sage One Product Manager Mike Savory contributed this article on ways busy small business owners can simplify their efforts, like taking advantage of data in the cloud.

How small businesses can combat high gas prices

Garden Center Magazine published Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi's article on how small businesses can better handle rising gas prices.

How to keep your employees from getting bored

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on how to keep employees engaged in the workplace to American City Business Journals.

Streamlining the masonry industry

Masonry Magazine uses information from Sage Construction and Real Estate’s “Information Technology Trends Summary Report—North America Construction” to discuss how masonry companies can streamline their businesses by investing in information technology.

Edison Awards

Sage Construction and Real Estate wins the 2014 Edison for their Job Ready program. They win for innovation for business optimization under the overall category of innovative services. They're in good company—Levi's, Paint Handy, Kohler, LIFX, and Motorola Solutions.

Bruce Croxon's top tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Former "Dragons' Den" star Bruce Croxon shares his thoughts on the recent Sage State of the Canadian Start-up Survey 2014 with The Globe and Mail. Bruce delivered the keynote at the Vancouver stop of the Sage Inspire Tour, and Hello Vancity shared some of his insights, as well as thoughts from Sage Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sage Canada Nancy Harris.

When winter is this bad, businesses better have a plan

Yahoo! Finance Canada shared some of the findings from the recent Sage Weather Survey, where Canadian small businesses revealed how the unusually harsh winter of 2014 affected their business.

Before you launch your crowdfunding campaign, read this

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article about the benefits of crowdfunding and what entrepreneurs need to know in order to successfully launch a campaign to Forbes.

Four tips for women to excel at work during Women's History Month

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko contributed this article to Tell it to Al with tips on how women can succeed at work in honor of Women's History Month.

How does she do it? Sage Mompreneurs survey says Canadian moms in business do it all

HispanicBusiness.com discussed results from the recent Sage-Mompreneur® Study, which looked at the lifestyles of female business owners who are balancing the role of mom and entrepreneur.

Why this is the worst time to be thinking about taxes

Sage Chief Financial Officer Marc Scheipe contributed this article on why small businesses need to plan for tax time all year round to Financial Post, Forbes, The Globe and Mail, and WeWork.com.

How important is technology in construction?

General Manager of Sage Construction and Real Estate Solutions Jon Witty discussed the importance of technology in the construction industry with GlobeSt.com.

VP of Sage advises students

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko spoke with The Flor-Ala, the student newspaper of the University of North Alabama, providing career advice for future graduates.

Mobile goes mainstream

Sage Vice President of product development for Sage Payment Solutions Don Weary contributed comments to this QSR Magazine article on mobile payment options in the fast food industry.

Four tips for developing lasting, in-person connections

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed tips on how to connect with people to make relationships more meaningful and rewarding to The Business Journals.

Bruce Croxon's top tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Former "Dragons' Den" star Bruce Croxon shares his thoughts on the recent Sage State of the Canadian Start-up Survey 2014 with The Globe and Mail. Bruce delivered the keynote at the Vancouver stop of the Sage Inspire Tour, and Hello Vancity shared some of his insights, as well as thoughts from Sage Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sage Canada Nancy Harris.

Five reasons your start-up needs an accountant

The Huffington Post provides information from a Sage 2013 Survey about accountants. In the article, they outline five reasons why small businesses needs accountants.

Think you can escape the guidance of an accountant? If your goal is to have a thriving business, think again.

Sage Vice President and General Manager of Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa contributed this article on the reasons entrepreneurs should work with an accountant to Exchange Magazine, Financial Post, and The Globe and Mail.

Manufacturers' optimism grows

Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner contributed this article discussing the results of the Sage Manufacturing Survey; the results indicate manufacturers have increased confidence in the economy in 2014.

How to bring the Olympian mindset into the office

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on how corporations can replicate the characteristics of Olympians in the workplace to The Business Journals.

Avoiding social media blunders

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko contributed this article with tips on how companies can be successful in social media to Destination CRM.

Ten tips for planning your IT investments

Vice President of Strategy and Customer Retention for Sage Construction and Real Estate Solutions Dennis Stejskal contributed this article with advice on how a business can start and implement the IT planning process to Contractor Magazine.

What coworking can really do for you

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey provides insights into the value of coworking for an entrepreneur in a recent Forbes article.

Sage launches subscription invoicing aimed at small business customers

The launch of Sage One Invoicing, a new solution that allows entrepreneurs and small business owners to create and send professional invoices and receive payments from clients online, was featured in a Small Business Trends article.

Little things that often go unnoticed but make a big difference in your business

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article on why the smallest details are so important for entrepreneurs to master to Forbes.

Sage celebrates International Women's Day

Vice President and General Manager of Sage in Canada Nancy Harris and Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko both wrote articles in honor of International Women's Day, a day that is used to recognize the women who have helped open doors for future generations. Nancy contributed a piece to Mompreneurs® discussing how Canadian women can empower themselves in the workplace, and Gabie contributed a piece to Women's Lifestyle on the women who have inspired her and tips for success.

Today in small business: online revies matter more than most owners think

Gene Marks mentions Sage One Invoicing in his New York Times blog.

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Nine reasons why entrepreneurs should hire an accountant

airing.com, linking to The Globe and Mail page it appeared on earlier this week.

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Super Bowl ad survey: Many small business owners prefer to sit it out

The results of the Sage Small Business Advertising Survey and the Sage Small Business Advertising Survey were featured in several publications in January and February 2014. Small businesses said they find local advertising more valuable than having an ad during the Super Bowl.

Sage business survey reflects surge of optimism for 2014

Plastics Today discusses results from the recent Sage Manufacturing Survey, with the overarching takeaway that manufacturers and distributors are decidedly more optimistic about the economy than in 2013. This article was published February 7, 2014. Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner was interviewed by WSVA-AM 500 radio discussing the survey results.

Get more done with microfixing

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article describing a learning discipline he uses calls "microfixing" to Forbes. This article was published January 21, 2014.

Imitate Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" finalists to retain your best employees

Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on how small businesses can use tactics by the "100 Best" to keep and recruit top talent to bizjournals.com and Businesstips.com. These articles were published in January and February 2014.

Small business resolutions for 2014

Sage Executive Vice President and General Manager of Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi provides New Year's resolutions for small business owners to several publications, including: Business News Daily, Fox Small Business, and Fullstart. These articles were published in December 2013 and January 2014.

Six audiobooks for entrepreneurs to listen to in 2014

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article with detailed audiobook recommendations for entrepreneurs to Forbes December 24, 2013.

Software can reduce construction overhead

Vice President of Product Management for Sage Construction and Real Estate Solutions Dennis Stejskal discusses the guarded optimism the construction industry is experiencing with GlobeSt.com. This article was published December 18, 2013.

Ten tips on how to be a better entrepreneur in 2014

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article on ways to be a better entrepreneur to Entrepreneur.com, including "take an improve class." This article was published January 10, 2014.

Three steps to becoming an industry expert to grow your business

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article with detailed audiobook recommendations for entrepreneurs to Forbes December 24, 2013.

Customer experience lessons we can learn from the government shutdown

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article around customer service lessons small businesses can learn from the recent government shutdown to Sales and Service Excellence. This article was published in December 2013.

How to work from home

Sage Canada Senior Vice President and General Manager Nancy Harris contributed this article on how to successfully manage working from home to Advantage Magazine. This article was published in the January-March 2014 issue.

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