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Article “Strengthen Your Cyber Defense in The Cloud” Featured in October Issue of BPN News
Blue Cow Software's Nick Quaratiello's article "Strengthen Your Cyber Defense in The Cloud" was featured in the October issue of BPN News. Read the full article...read more
United Oil Heat: “I can’t wait to get into the winter!”
“Our drivers had been calculating a delivery volume by hand, printing out a ticket, taking a picture of the ticket, then emailing it back to the office for processing. Ignite® Mobile eliminated all of that.”read more
Blue Cow Software Users Unite Virtually for ‘Be Better Together’ Annual Meeting
Published in: BPN LPS Gas Magazine Middleton, Mass. (May 25, 2022) — Blue Cow Software hosted its annual user group meeting on May 4-5,2022, with more than 350 customers from across the U.S., Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands participating each day. Emceed and...read more
We visit our doctor’s office once a year for our annual physical exams. We go to the dentist every 6 months for a check-up on our teeth. We have our cars serviced every ‘x’ months depending on usage. But how often do you do a system check on your company data? An...read more
Learning to Work Smarter
Back in the 1930s, Allan Morgenstern coined the expression to work smarter not harder. We have always embraced this philosophy and looked for ways our customers can work smarter. Over the years, we have created several smarter screens in Ignite. First, we designed...read more
When Is the Right Time to Change K Factor Seasons?
For the majority of our customers, the question is not IF you should change your K Factor Season but when. But before we get into that, let me reminisce. At last year’s User Group Meeting, I had a conversation with a customer from Virginia where he mentioned he did...read more
Writing Off a Software Purchase
By Nick Quaratiello Blue Cow Software If you are thinking of making an investment in new management software in 2020 you may now be able to “write off” the cost on your taxes. Congress recently passed, and the President signed into law, the SECURE Act. SECURE is an...read more
This is How You Integrate Mobile into Your Operation!
Blue Cow Software customer Caywood Propane has experienced great success integrating mobile communications and applications into their day-to-day operations, including customer communications and management. Owner Chris Caywood wrote this article for LP Gas Magazine...read more
How Smart Dealers Use Technology
I have been around the retail energy marketing industry long enough to remember when daily rack prices were sent via fax, delivery routes were printed on paper maps, and “hedging” was landscaping around the home office. Is there anyone who longs to see those days...read more
How Customers Use Technology
This morning I woke up to the sound of the alarm beeping on the cell phone next to my bed. Before arising I visited a weather app to determine how many layers of clothing I would need to be comfortable. I checked my email and scanned my daily calendar on my tablet,...read more