Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fishbowl Among Utah’s Fastest-Growing Tech Companies

For the fifth year in a row Fishbowl has earned a spot on MountainWest Capital Network’s list of the top 100 fastest-growing technology companies in Utah. We placed No. 63. Just a few weeks ago I talked about how Fishbowl … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Fishbowl Security Basics

Hello, Fishbowl Blog readers!  This is my first of, what I hope to be, many blog posts.  My name is Aaron Wignall, and I am the IT Manager at Fishbowl Inventory.  I’m somewhat of a unique IT Manager in that … Continue reading

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New ERP/MRP Costs a Fraction of the Price of Other Systems

Fishbowl is now offering a complete enterprise resource planning/material requirements planning (ERP/MRP) system to midsize businesses. It’s called Fishbowl Enterprise. Often, companies grow to a point where their old accounting and inventory management tools don’t have enough features to meet … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation President Coming to Fishbowl

Guess who’s coming to dinner! Dr. Joe Shirley, Jr., president of the Navajo Nation, is coming to Fishbowl’s headquarters in Orem, Utah for a special visit on September 26-27, 2011. “He will provide his insights on how we can come … Continue reading

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The Secret’s Out: Women Business Owners Finding Success

In just 10 years, the business environment for women in the technology industry has completely changed. Today, rather than being seen as an oddity, women in leadership positions are becoming much more common, according to the Utah Business article “Skirting … Continue reading

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Strong Manufacturing Numbers Soothe Recession Fears

It looks like the United States may not be heading into a recession after all, according to a new manufacturing report. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index in August was 50.6. That’s down from July’s 50.9, but any number … Continue reading

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10 Generic Foods That Taste Better Than Name Brands

I love generic brands. They usually cost much less than name-brand products because they don’t carry huge advertising costs. The problem is that many generic-brand foods just don’t cut it when compared to the real thing. It’s a good idea … Continue reading

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Fishbowl Employee Bikes 200 Miles to Fight Cancer

This past weekend, one of Fishbowl’s employees, Bryan Byrge, took on the extraordinary challenge of riding his bike 206 miles across three states to raise money in honor of his mother-in-law who passed away from cancer a year ago. The … Continue reading

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INVENTORY MAN…agement Saves the Day

Welcome to the exciting conclusion of the adventures of Inventory Man! It’s been a while since I posted the last part of this story so you might want to go back and reread the earlier chapters. In part three, “INVENTORY … Continue reading

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Everything You’ve Heard About U.S. Manufacturing Is Wrong

Today I learned that pretty much everything we assume we know about American manufacturing is just plain wrong. The Industry Week article “Manufacturing at the Crossroads” dispels a lot of depressing rumors that have swirled around about the manufacturing industry … Continue reading

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