News & Articles

Browse here for product updates, tips on how to get the most out of Orchid modules, news on what we've been up to recently, and relevant general interest articles.

“Unstoppable” Python overtakes Java
Tue, 17 Nov 2020
The TIOBE Index for November 2020 reports yet another milestone in the inexorable rise of Python, the scripting language used by Orchid Extender.
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Turn Data into Information with Info-Explorer
Fri, 04 Sep 2020
An HBR article on Data Strategy got our attention. We think Info-Explorer can tick a lot of boxes when it comes to "tightly controlled but flexibly used" data.
Extended Notes
Extended Notes...revisited
Tue, 25 Aug 2020
With Notes + Extender, the whole really is greater than the sum of the parts. 3 years after coining the term Extended Notes we take another look at some of the many creative applications our business partners are finding for it.
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Welcome to the New Orchid Website!
Mon, 24 Aug 2020
We've been working hard in the background to create a new Orchid Systems website. Having decided it's ready to face an audience, we flicked the switch to 'live' a few days ago.
Pyconline AU
PyCon AU Goes Online
Thu, 20 Aug 2020
It takes more than a virus to knock over a Python. This year's PyCon AU event will be held online from 4-6 September.
Can Extender Do This?
Thu, 30 Jul 2020
"Can Sage 300 do this?" Using Orchid Extender will often, but not always, make the answer "Yes". We'd like to share the process we use for considering and scoping an Extender-based solution.
Orca Separation of Duties Workflow
Orca's Separation of Duties Workflow
Thu, 23 Jul 2020
Orca's latest Workflow Case Study features Parallel Approvals and Separation of Duties