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March 23 2018

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What is Sitecore? Sitecore is a customer experience management company that develops software to automate marketing on multiple channels, as well as the management of online content. Sitecore is used to create sites that facilitate and encourage particular actions for return users. Various features unite UX with content and social media marketing, and are built […]

Hubspot Integration

December 22 2017

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Hubspot is a software solution for inbound marketing, which draws customers to a product through content, social media and SEO. It blends customer relationship management to analyse customer interactions and data, and marketing automation for emails, social media and website actions. The software can be integrated with other digital business systems including other CRMs, ERP’s, […]

Using Odoo to Manage your Customer’s Business Requirements

September 20 2017

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What’s Odoo? Odoo is a suite of enterprise management applications that can streamline and unify all aspects of business including project management, warehouse management, distribution, customer services and accounting. It’s the digital backbone of a successful online business. At Wirebox we use and endorse Odoo because it’s a high quality digital solution which is flexible […]

Budgeting for ERP

September 12 2017

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Top Tips on Budgeting the Cost of ERP Implementation Enterprise Resource Planning technology is an important part of any business’ digital management, but like most things it becomes obsolete over time. You need to update or possibly replace your ERP software, which means going to the market and looking for the most effective option. But […]

Odoo 101: Variable Attributes

February 10 2017

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What are Variable Attributes? When selling products online, such as hats, those hats may come in different colours, kinds, sizes, materials, etc. These are the variable attributes of your product, and a customer using your site will need to choose amongst these different attributes to find the product that they want to buy. Being able […]

Open Source Revolution

February 3 2017

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Open source software has allowed businesses to manage their operations more effectively and at reduced cost. Digital ERPs, or Enterprise Resource Planners such as Odoo have the facilities to digitalise and integrate all aspects of a business, including sales and purchase orders, accounting and finance, manufacturing and customer relationships and human resources. There are modules […]

Odoo 10

January 27 2017

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Odoo 10: The 7 New Updates to Learn About Odoo 10 is out, the latest version of the complete Enterprise Resource Planning software that so many choose to run their businesses with. Odoo has undergone an immense change, from the complete rewriting of some applications to the addition of tasks. A grand total of 112 […]

What is an API?

December 23 2016

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APIs, or Application Programme Interfaces, are sets of functions and procedures to allow the creation of applications in an operating system or service to access its data and features of another. Put another way, APIs allow devices to talk to one another. Just as I translated a jargonistic explanation of API’s into an easily digestible […]

Odoo 101: Barcode Scanner Connection

December 16 2016

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Many online commercial businesses, particularly large retailers, make use of warehouses and barcode scanners. Yet one of the most difficult aspects of warehouse organising is the synchronisation of data. You have to keep track of large numbers of items: what they are, where they’re going and how much they cost. Barcode scanners can be used […]

Magento and Odoo Integration

December 9 2016

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Magento and Odoo are two of the most popular open-source, community based digital platforms around for businesses. But do you need to choose between the two, or can you integrate these two systems in order to get the best of both worlds? We were asked by a customer how they could use Magento for ecommerce […]