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xTuple Partners, Front and Center

xTuple Partner definitionHave you noticed a new addition to the top navigation of our xTuple.com homepage? This is an area we reserve (as do most companies) for the most important, most sought after information on our website. With the New Year, we've decided that alongside the very things that define us – our products and solutions – belongs a direct link to information about xTuple Partners: http://www.xtuple.com/partners

xTuple Partners fall into a few broad categories including: Value Added Resellers or VARs, Business Development, Technology and e-Commerce,

Each Partner type plays an important role in the xTuple ecosystem, and it's our Reseller or VAR Partners who are especially valued as sales, marketing and development extensions of our organization.

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Calling All Accountants and CPA's...We Want to Talk to You!

People often discover xTuple by searching phrases like "Quickbooks Alternative." It's interesting how few choices there are for companies who've outgrown entry level accounting packages like Quickbooks or Peachtree but don't have (or want to spend) $100,000+ on mid-market solutions like Microsoft Dynamics, Sage or Epicor. Read more »

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Washington D.C. training - and early bird special!

Once a year, we schedule our two most popular training classes, Implementing and Managing xTuple and Power User Training, in back-to-back weeks in an effort to make our training more accessible for the many people traveling great distances to join us. Once a year, users and partners alike come from all parts of the world to pack in as much xTuple information as possible, all in one trip!

Well, this year we've made it even easier and more exciting by holding our August training event in Washington D.C.! For many, this means a more direct trip, especially if you're flying. There are two major airports to choose from, and we've negotiated a discounted room rate at the same hotel where the training will be held, the Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/Courthouse Plaza. Located one block from the D.C. metro and easily accessed from either of the two airports, it's a convenient and centrally located hotel option.

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Report Writer Training, Coming to You Live and In Your Office

Back by popular demand, our most requested remote training event on OpenRPT. If you're interested in learning how to make cosmetic changes to reports, add fields to existing reports, create custom reports and much more, you don't want to miss this class! The class will run in two three-hour sessions back-to-back later this month.

OpenRPT, the free report writer software that comes with all xTuple editions and is available as a standalone product, is a powerful tool for generating reports from your xTuple data.

Join xTuple's Director of Product Training, Mike Atherton, for this unique remote training course which starts with a review of the basics of the industry-standard Structured Query Language (SQL) and concludes with the creation of a new ad hoc report using OpenRPT.

Here's what you can expect to learn: Read more »

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Fixed Assets Web Training - Join Us and Receive $100 Credit!

In addition to our awesome classroom training sessions including the upcoming 202 Advanced Topics class, xTuple will be offering a Web-based Training event every month of this year. This is a terrific opportunity for you to take a deep dive into all sorts of functional areas of the application. Each session will be lead by an expert on that particular topic from the xTuple community, partner group or xTuple itself. Check the xTuple Events Page often for updates and additions to the Web-Based Training event schedule.  Read more »

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CPE Credits Now Available with ALL xTuple Training!

Just in time for the new year,  xTuple is now registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of  continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors! Read more »

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xTuple around the world!

Here at xTuple, on a wall behind our support team are maps with lots of colored pins. We have a detailed map of the United States and a World map. The world map isn't new but many of the pins in it are. The pins signify partners and customers. Kind of 'old school' but fun, in a non-techy sort of way!

Here's the Google maps version:

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It's that time of year again, get 50% off new tax forms now through January 29

Get ready for tax time with pre-printed Checks and 1099s. Visit www.xtupleforms.com to order:

  • Pre-printed 1099s for printing vendor 1099 forms directly from xTuple ERP.
  • Personalized Checks personalized with your company's logo and information, pre-printed for use with xTuple.
  • Enter promo code P119C-182 at check out to receive 50% off tax form purchases.

To use the custom checks and 1099s, you'll need to get these new free report definitions from the xChange:

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Looking at ERP? Think TCO!

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a significant factor in choosing an Enterprise Resource Planning solution.  But it's another one of those TLA's (Three Letter Acronyms) that not everyone seems to completely understand.

So what do I mean by TCO? It's the sum of all the costs associated with implementing a major software application.  You should factor in not only the cost of the software (if you're purchasing a commercial license), but also any additional costs which may follow as a result of your decision (whether you know it or not).  Carefully reviewing the details of an ERP purchase may uncover  “hidden costs” in acquiring and operating software that might otherwise not be apparent.

Here are some things to consider... Read more »

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xTnet: New CRM Now Available for Partners

We're excited to be launching a new tool for our partner network today. Called xTnet, it's a new way for us to work with our outstanding partners. Among the many important initiatives for xTuple this year is growing our partner network.  Building upon our already solid foundation of partners in locations around the world, we're  committed to working with local, expert consultants because we know that having a trained and qualified expert on-site is what's best for our customers. Read more »