Check Out the New Fishbowl Enterprise Website

Have you heard about the new Fishbowl Enterprise website? It has lots of information about what an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for midsize businesses should contain. It turns out you don’t have to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to gain access to a top-of-the-line ERP. Fishbowl Enterprise gives you everything you need for a much lower price than other solutions. (more…)

Do You See What I See… in Your Supply Chain?

In honor of Christmas, I would like to use the famous carol “Do You Hear What I Hear” to guide my discussion of supply chain management. I’ll use several lines from the song to show how important it is to see, hear, know and listen to what’s going on in your supply chains. (more…)

Fishbowl Inventory in a Nutshell

Have you seen the new Fishbowl corporate brochure? Not to brag or anything… but Rick Weiss, our Director of Marketing & Design, did an incredible job putting this together. He added futuristic touches that make the pages pop and sizzle. Oh, and I wrote the copy. No big deal. (more…)

Midsize Business Is the Real Source of Job Growth

Did you know that most of the hiring that’s happening in our economy isn’t coming from either the small business or big business sectors? It’s actually coming from an often-overlooked segment of the economy: midsize businesses. It’s kind of like Goldilocks and the Three Bears. One end of the business spectrum is overheated and the other is too cold and trying to heat up, but the part in the middle is just right for growth. That’s what I learned in a recent segment of National Public Radio’s (NPR) program “Talk of the Nation.” (more…)

Why Many Businesses Are Coming Back to QuickBooks

QuickBooks dominates the financial management software market for small businesses with 20-500 employees. Entrepreneurs love QuickBooks’ user-friendly setup, which allows them to keep their finances in order without having to be accounting experts. (more…)

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 has been on the Inc. 5000 list for four years running. We’re on a roll! (more…)

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. (more…)