This is a list of all articles published in the stockd blog.

2020.02.19: EXTRACTING DATA FOR EXTERNAL PROCESSING
A semi-technical dive into a new API you can use to have stockd populate your own customized storefronts and other applications.

2020.02.06: DEFINING ITEM COSTS
It actually is possible to track value on high-cost items in inventory easily and effectively. We show a detailed real-world example.

2020.02.02: AUTOMATIC ACCOUNTABILITY
A new client points out how the automatic logging of stockd makes users accountable for their actions.

2020.01.26: WAREHOUSE CONSUMABLES TRACKING
Another new client needs a way to track consumables being used to build their devices and Simplexable responds with an all-new consumables management tool.

2020.01.05: CREATING AND MANAGING TOOLKITS
We became aware of a client's need to manage their complex (and expensive) toolkits. This article discusses our first version of a toolkit manager and where it might go — depending on the desires of our clients.

2020.01.03: USER TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE SUPPORT
Yes, we supply a very thorough reference manual, but inline tips are a very effective way to help a new user understand exactly how to use the tools on the screen right now.

2019.12.24: UNDERSTANDING ITEM LIFE CYCLES AND RELATIONSHIPS
It's essential (and often difficult) to understand the relationship between original and exchange items, not to mention the life cycle of individual items. We show you a new tool that reports this instantly and understandably.

2019.12.20: FOUR AVOIDABLE INVENTORY MISTAKES
Four disastrous situations and how running stockd will help you protect yourself.

2019.12.19: PUT A LIVE INVENTORY SEARCH ENGINE ON YOUR OWN WEBSITE
Give your clients live access to current inventory data 24/7/365 on your own site with a simple API from stockd.

2019.12.10: SETTING UP YOUR INVENTORY — THE EASY WAY
Learn how we can help you load your inventory into stockd much faster, so you can get back to work.

2019.11.03: ON-DEMAND DATA EXPORTS
Extract all of your inventory & sales data for your own use or migration — any time you want it.

2019.10.29 MORE EFFECTIVE QUOTE SEARCH
An experience while “eating our own dog food” leads to a change in quote search metholody and, once again, shows the power of Software as a Service (SaaS).

2019.08.11 DEFAULT EMAIL CONTACTS
One week with the new email interface, and we've already found another big work-saver in reusing the email contacts list. Read about it here.

2019.08.03 EMAIL AND PDF OPTIONS
New outsourced services make stockd access to these core operations “bullet-proof”.

2019.07.28: DATA SECURITY
A very lightly technical explanation of what we do to keep your data private, and what we do to keep it safe.

2019.06.06: INSTANT SKU TREND ANALYSIS
You get a call for a part number 12345. You need to make quick and effective pricing decisions for your quote. We have your back with instant trends and guidance.

2019.06.04: EXTENDING FOLLOWUPS
An expansion of the followup concept where stockd allows assigning a followup to a specific user.

2019.05.30: USING QR CODES IN STOCKD
We debut a revolutionary use of 2-D barcodes to trigger multiple inventory functions. (More to come in this space.)

2019.05.29: INVENTORY VERIFICATION
Hands-on guide to simple verification of your inventory. Yes, this is boring work, but it's important. We give the stock checker a mobile-friendly tool to move things along.

2019.05.17: ORGANIZE YOUR PROCESS WITH FOLLOWUPS
An introduction to the followups system. This is essential reading and should be combined with EXTENDING FOLLOWUPS.

2019.05.03: INVENTORY COST HANDLING GETS BETTER
A short dive into what defines the value of your inventory, followed by the new breakout of individual costs. All to improve your understanding of what your stuff really costs.

2019.04.28: OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Our official announcement of stockd v1.0.

2019.04.20: HANDLING RETURNS TRACKING
One of the primary goals of stockd from initial design was to (re)gain control of order returns which was a big deficiency in the INSIGHT platform. This is an overview of the returns handler and basic usage.

2019.04.19: ALMOST THERE
A missive from pre 1.0 where we showed the interface in public for the first time.

Our companion product, servicd blogs about job management issues. For more generally technical or abstract musings, you might check out the Simplexable blog.