Brian Sweat, Acctivate President and CEO

A chat with our President & CEO

He’s a man of many hats. “I’ve worn many ‘hats’ as the company has grown – implementation, support, training, programming and product management.” Brian Sweat, President & CEO of Alterity, Inc. Brian Sweat has been with Alterity since January 2001. In 2014, he became president of the company. Having a variety of roles in the … Read more

4 Key Principles of Passion

Why be passionate? The 4 Key Principles of Passion

Earlier this year my wife and I were invited over to a friend’s house to watch a playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions.  It was an exciting game throughout as we were sitting on the edge of our seats much of the time.  In fact, the most exciting part was watching the … Read more

ACCTivate! support specialist Matthew

Chat With Matt!

We’re beyond excited to have a new member join the ACCTivate! Support Team. Check out our Q&A Session with Matthew Allen. Q: What names do you go by? A: I go by Matthew or Matt, either or. Q: Okay, Matthew, so where are you from? A: Well I was born in Conroe, Texas but then … Read more

Omnichannel Retail and Inventory Management Software

Omnichannel – the future of retail

Every so often, the retail world must rapidly transform and adopt new technologies to thrive. From the first time an order was placed from a catalog to the recent explosion of online shopping, certain technologies have the capability of drastically altering the way consumers shop. Retailers who fail to keep up with the latest trends … Read more

Tame the storm product recalls unleash with the right inventory management software

Tame the product recall storm with the right inventory management software

BOOM, BAM… A storm of product recalls hit hard towards the end of 2014 and into 2015. The news has poured down in the headlines… Over 320,000 lbs. of Meat, Including Chorizo, Recalled Cumin Products Nationwide Recall for Undeclared Allergens FDA, CDC Expand Listeria Warning To All Prepackaged Caramel Apples Keurig Recalls 7.2 Million Coffee … Read more

2015 Business Trends

2015 Business Trends

With an ever-changing economy, consumer habits, and business trends, it’s important for businesses to keep updated in order to provide their customers with exceptional quality products and services. With the exponentially growing technological boom, it can be especially hard to keep up. However, we’re here to help. We’ve researched current and forecasted trends to give … Read more

Doug Sleeter, Brian Sweat, Solutions14

The Sleeter Group’s Solutions14 conference

More than 1000 attendees and speakers have gathered in Las Vegas for the annual Sleeter Group Accounting Solutions Conference, this year titled, Solutions14. Solutions14, which runs November 9 – 12, offers educational opportunities, workshops, one-on-one time with technology vendors, inspiring keynote addresses, and 3 days of networking with fellow accounting industry professionals. ACCTivate! is once … Read more

Solutions14 Sleeter Awesome Applicaiton Award

ACCTivate! wins The Sleeter Group 2015 Awesome Application Award

Las Vegas, Nevada – November 10, 2014 Today at Solutions14 – The Sleeter Group’s Accounting Solutions Conference, ACCTivate! Inventory Management Software was presented with the 2015 Awesome Application Award for the solution’s ability to deliver significant value within the small to medium-sized business (SMB) accounting software marketplace. ACCTivate! was chosen as a winner for this … Read more

3 keys to successful software implementation

3 keys to successful software implementation

As a part of ACCTivate!’s ongoing educational webinars, software consultant and ACCTivate! partner, Jessie Rushing, recently presented “3 Keys to Going Live.” As Jessie puts it, “Keep it simple,” and she did by breaking the software implementation process into three key phases: Planning, Data migration and User training. Key 1: Planning, workflow, operations, system design The longest and … Read more

Jim McGinnis, Doug Sleeter, Joe Woodard, QuickBooks Connect 2014

Connecting at QuickBooks Connect 2014

Intuit is throwing a party this week and it’s called QuickBooks Connect 2014. Developers, accountants, small businesses, and entrepreneurs have converged in San Jose for the event, with huge names as keynote speakers and industry experts providing insights and training for the thousands of attendees. Members from the ACCTivate! team are at the event, which runs … Read more