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JP van Loggerenberg

JP van Loggerenberg is Chief Software Development Officer at SYSPRO and joined the company in 2013. In this role JP’s primary objective for the product is to keep it simple, striving for standardisation, useability, and legal compliance.

JP has extensive experience in Software Development in the Mobile Telecommunications, Healthcare and Supply Chain and Logistics sectors. He has fulfilled roles in executive management, project management, customer relationship management, business process re-engineering, development of information technology infrastructure and financial management across a multitude of projects in South Africa, Africa and the USA.

JP has a passion for numbers and structured data management, and strives to extract the value from the numbers in a format that is decision ready, to provide assistance to management in strategic decision making. JP holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Law) degree, and a Masters Degree in Business Leadership (MBL).


Mobile Work Styles and ERP

Posted on 15 November 2016 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_mobile_work_styles_and_erp.jpgMind sets and corporate cultures are changing more frequently. Skilled employees are seeking compensation beyond just money, with many choosing freelance over permanent positions, opting for flexibility and autonomy over security.

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), Owning or (Running) ERP

ERP Tackles 5 Challenges Faced by Manufacturing Companies

Posted on 18 August 2016 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_erp_tackles_5_challenges.jpgChange is everywhere. And it seems to happen at warp speed these days.

Today, from a business perspective, few sectors can escape the disadvantages of economic and/or exchange rate volatility that are a consequence of all this global change. 

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing

 

When Quantity Trumps Quality

Posted on 18 February 2016 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_when_quantity_trumps_quality.jpgBeing an armchair sports enthusiast is even more satisfying when your team is trouncing the competition. Coming back from 2-0 down to win the latest ODI series against England, South Africa did its diehard cricket fans proud this past weekend.

As I basked in the afterglow of their victory, I got to thinking about the effort that goes into such a resounding success. There has to be an optimal combination of all of the individual personnel and processes and a pursuit of excellence that spans across the entire team and throughout its support structures.

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Topics: Selecting ERP

ERP: The crystal ball of global companies?

Posted on 24 September 2015 by JP van Loggerenberg

The surprise defeat of the Springboks by Japan in their opening Rugby World Cup match has got me thinking about predictions. Specifically, when it is possible to precisely predict an outcome and when these predictions are simply educated guesses.

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management

The SYSPRO Development Process: Where quality is a habit

Posted on 30 June 2015 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_syspro_development_processDo you also get annoyed when the sales pitch sizzles, the promise is red-hot and then the delivery is lukewarm … at best? It’s like watching your favorite team come on to the pitch swinging and then lose their mojo somewhere around half time.

Providing a quality service should span the entire process from the initial concept right through to aftersales support. 

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ERP Procurement can make Companies more Profitable

Posted on 14 April 2015 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_erp_procurementIs your Procurement Department living in the 21st century?  Gone are the days of procurement existing simply as a purchasing function - although its roots are in purchasing, modern procurement makes organizations smarter and more profitable through sourcing diversification, whilst improving both input costs and cash flow.

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, Supply Chain Management

Rounding for accounting accuracy

Posted on 12 September 2013 by JP van Loggerenberg

accounting-accuracyRounding a number sounds such like a minor issue, but in accounting terms it is serious.

The primary rationale of rounding in accounting is to provide a more accurate assessment of a company’s financial state. However, if the rounding is done incorrectly it can result in an inaccurate assessment and presentation of a company’s financial state.

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