COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact, a trusted advisor and a leading provider of ERP business solutions for small-to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution companies, hosted Exact Macola Evolve, an Exact Macola-centric national customer conference, from April 22 – 25, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas.
During the opening general session, Managing Director, Alison Forsythe, announced her vision for Exact Macola to become the #1 market leader in the ERP software space serving manufacturing and distribution customers in the SMB and mid-market. “This conference is just the beginning of a new era in which we will revitalize the Exact Macola product brand and build a strong customer intimate culture which focuses on innovation through collaboration with our customers and partners,” said Forsythe.
Additionally, Exact unveiled its newest evolution of Exact Macola ERP software – Exact Macola 10 – designed to provide customers with a modern user interface, user configurability, role-based workspaces and ease of third-party integration, all with the goal of creating a more natural ERP experience.
According to Wayne Baily, CIO of Reno Refractories, Inc. and an attendee of the conference, the content made an impact. “I’ve been to every customer conference since 2004, and this is the first time I’ve believed in the passion and vision of the Exact Macola leader and walked away with a new excitement about where the company and the product are headed.” Another attendee, David Irwin, Director of Finance at Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, added, “It’s energizing to be involved in this new era of growth. The product information I obtained at this conference gave me confidence that our Exact Macola solution will address our changing needs and keep our company at the leading edge of technology.”
Also announced was a new go-to-market strategy shifting focus to a more partner-centric model that gives customers the choice of how they want to do business. “I’m thrilled with the aggressive partnering approach I’ve seen under the new leadership at Exact Macola. The organization is investing not only in new product development for Exact Macola but also in partner development, and it’s a win-win for both partners and customers alike,” stated Mike Oswalt, President and CEO at Algorithm, Inc.
Exact Macola Evolve 2015 will be held at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, FL from May 11 – 14, 2015.
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Exact is a leading global supplier of business software. Since we began in 1984, our focus has shifted from supporting financial processes to providing a complete ERP offering for small and medium-sized businesses. Innovative solutions such as Exact Globe, Exact Synergy and Exact Online support over 100,000 customers – local and international companies – in the daily management of their business.
Exact develops industry-specific on-premise and cloud solutions for manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, professional services and accountancy. Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands, and has been listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam as EXACT.AS since June 1999. The company booked revenue of € 213 million in 2013.