The Difference Between Fishbowl Anywhere and Fishbowl Go

Fishbowl has been introducing a lot of new products lately, two of which have similar names, so they might get confused: Fishbowl Anywhere and Fishbowl Go. I want to dispel any confusion that might exist about these two products because they are definitely quite distinct in their function and purpose. So let’s define exactly what they are and do, and you’ll be able to clearly see how they differ.

Fishbowl Anywhere and Fishbowl Go

Fishbowl Anywhere is a plugin that makes Fishbowl available on any Internet-connected device, Fishbowl BlogFishbowl Anywhere is a plugin that makes it possible to access the complete Fishbowl desktop software on any device. So you can open a Web browser and access your Fishbowl Manufacturing or Fishbowl Warehouse client on any desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. This lets you turn any device with Internet access into a Fishbowl-connected inventory management tool in order to:
  • Remotely perform just about any task you could if you were in Fishbowl at the office
  • Place orders
  • Check real-time inventory data
  • Sync data with your accounting file in QuickBooks or Xero
Fishbowl Go is an online, mobile solution for warehouse management, Fishbowl BlogFishbowl Go is a mobile app that can be downloaded onto smartphones and tablets with the Android OS to handle the physical side of inventory management. You can use Fishbowl Go to:
  • Cycle count inventory to check and revise product quantities
  • Receive new orders and scan them in
  • Scan items out and pick them for outgoing orders
  • Record inventory moves within and between warehouses
  • Retrieve detailed part information with the scan of a barcode

The Differences

So basically: 1. Fishbowl Anywhere grants access to the main Fishbowl software on any device while Fishbowl Go is a separate app that transfers data to and from the main Fishbowl software. 2. Fishbowl Anywhere works on any Internet-connected device while Fishbowl Go only works on Android devices 3. Fishbowl Anywhere has a high-level inventory management focus while Fishbowl Go is a more rugged solution that helps with the down-and-dirty daily details of warehouse management. I hope this clears up any confusion that might have existed. Just remember that you can go anywhere with Fishbowl Go and Fishbowl Anywhere!