Inventory management spreadsheets

5 Tips for Inventory Management Using Only Spreadsheets

Inventory management is a critical aspect of any manufacturing business, whether you’re a small startup or a medium-sized enterprise. Properly tracking your inventory ensures that you have the right amount of raw materials and finished products at all times, preventing overstocking or understocking issues. While there are advanced inventory management systems available, many businesses begin…

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Growing Pains: Good Problems to Have (But They’re Still Problems to Solve)

Many manufacturing businesses often begin their operations with manual processes and spreadsheets, which serve as cost-effective solutions in the early stages. However, as these businesses grow and evolve, they often face a host of challenges related to the limitations of manual processes and spreadsheets. This article explores these challenges and provides effective solutions to help…

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7 Ways Manufacturers Can Leverage Technology to Thrive in a Challenging Economy

The manufacturing industry is no stranger to economic challenges. Whether it’s fluctuating demand, rising production costs, or global uncertainties, manufacturers continually face pressures to do more with less. In such an environment, leveraging technology becomes critical to achieving efficiency, reducing costs, and staying competitive. But enough telling you what you already know, let’s look at…

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5 Things to Consider When Preparing for a Custom Software Project

Congratulations!  You’ve done the research, evaluated the ROI and decided it’s time to move forward with a custom software project.  So now what?  There are many moving parts to software development that might seem overwhelming.  More often, not knowing what the next steps are can be the most imposing part of getting started.  We’re here…

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System Integration Series: 3 Common Types

System integration is designed to optimize an organization’s productivity by allowing separate applications, tools and software to work as one convenient, interconnected entity. It also increases operational responsiveness—specifically, the ability to respond to changing conditions and customer interactions as they occur. At Dorian Solutions, our developers tailor your custom software to your business needs, ensuring…

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What is Agile Development?

There are many different ways to approach software development.  Each is typically heavily influenced by the development team. However, the goal is always to make sure it best serves the customers’ needs.  At Dorian Solutions, we use the Agile Development methodology.  Before we dive into what sets Agile software development apart from other methods, let’s…

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A Custom Web Application Development Company is Key

No matter what industry your business falls under, you should know the basics elements of technology. You want your business to function efficiently, right? It’s best when a work environment has order, organization, and technology to help streamline your business through-and-through. When you use custom software development and/or custom web applications, that’s exactly what your…

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Why You Need Digital Marketing AND Digital Branding

The way that businesses are advertising themselves has changed significantly over the course of the last 30+ years. There are new outlets, platforms, and terms being used due to the digitalization within the world of marketing nowadays. Digital marketing and digital branding being two of the most prominent ones. Digital branding is typically used to…

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Benefits of Tailor-Made Software

If your business is starting out or in need of a productivity boost, you’ve probably looked into software solutions that can help your operations thrive. You could either choose a boxed, off-the-shelf software or invest in a custom software developed to your company’s specificities. You’re possibly wondering, “Do custom software solutions really outdo off-the-shelf software?…

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What Matters In Branding With Digital Marketing

First impressions can last a lifetime. Nowadays, your brand must make a good first impression digitally. Marketing strategies have changed significantly throughout the decades. Why? Americans spend half of their day, typically more than 12 hours every day, interacting with media devices and immersed in technology. These devices can range from television, internet, desktop, radio,…

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Let The Email Drip Campaigns Flow

Whatever business you are in, you need some sort of sales strategy. Whether it’s the sales of services, products, or you simply want more subscribers – emails are an essential part of an effective prospecting campaign. So, what are your strategy options? That’s a great question, and we’re glad you asked. One of the best…

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What Is A Brand Book?

At the beginning stages of your business, branding is typically not at the top items on your list. Most new and/or small businesses will put it towards the middle or at the end of their to-dos.  Once you get to that part of your to-do list, you may have no idea where to even start.…

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