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MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

Mark Wilson is the Managing Director of SYSPRO Africa, who defines and oversees the go-to-market and channel strategies, identifies key growth areas and develops new partnerships across the continent. Mark believes strongly in a customer-centric approach and the importance of recognising and understanding a customer’s specific business needs. He believes in doing this through nurturing long-term sustainable business relationships – ultimately bringing value to the business by allowing it to be more strategic. In his quiet time, Mark enjoys playing golf and supporting his two kids on the sports field.
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6 Reasons to Upgrade to SYSPRO 8

Posted on 16 May 2019 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

6_reasons_to_upgrade_to_syspro_8Imagine increasing productivity and accelerating user engagement through one single platform, a platform that’s easy to use, personalized, fosters collaboration and empowers users in their daily operations. Too good to be true? It isn’t, the future is here with SYSPRO 8, the ultimate innovative Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

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Topics: ERP systems, ERP and Technology, ERP and Digitization, ERP Upgrades, Maintaining/Upgrading ERP

Why Businesses Should Implement Measurable Training Programmes

Posted on 14 March 2019 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

Measurable_Training_and_Goals_for_ROIThe rapid pace of today’s business means that relevant skills are becoming outdated more quickly than ever before. This naturally creates challenges for companies that are trying to innovate and achieve growth.

In fact, a PwC report shows that 98 percent of South African CEOs are worried about the availability of key skills within their organizations. And this growing skills gap extends beyond highly sought-after tech skills.

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Topics: Education, Training and Certification, ERP and Technology, ERP Education, Return on Investment


How Tech can Help Business during a Tough 2019

Posted on 24 January 2019 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

how_erp_tech_help_businessThe echoes of Auld Lang Syne had barely faded before news headlines started to warn us that 2019 would be another year of tough breaks, particularly where businesses are concerned.

Globally – the outlook is bleak, with markets across the globe under significant economic stress. In the face of increasing trade tensions and the tightening of financial conditions, the world is braced for a tense time in the New Year ahead.

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Topics: ERP and Technology

Four Top ERP Trends that Defined 2018

Posted on 15 November 2018 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

4_Erp_Trends_in_2018Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has always been key to helping businesses make better-informed business decisions, but thanks to a year of digital advancements, the software’s ability to dramatically impact decision-making has advanced considerably.

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Topics: Digital Business and ERP

ERP – the Unseen Technology that Alters our Lives Every Day

Posted on 29 August 2018 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), ERP and Technology

Advanced Mobile ERP Software Needs a Savvier Approach to Security

Posted on 26 June 2018 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

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Topics: ERP and Mobile Business

Digital Disruption – How Do Local Manufacturers Measure Up?

Posted on 12 April 2018 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

Digital_Disruption_In_South_AfricaIt’s no secret South Africa has been a little slow on the uptake of emerging technology like robotics and machine learning. But all this is about to change as local companies prepare to disrupt or be disrupted.

Digital transformation is rapidly headed our way and those that don’t respond will find themselves in crisis.

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing

Why the Food and Beverage Industry Turn to Tech

Posted on 15 February 2018 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

The food and beverage industry is increasingly relying on technology for the management of complex operations throughout the supply chainThere are few professionals who could say that missing a deadline in a strictly controlled work schedule would end in disaster – the kind of disaster that could result with the end customer in hospital.

But as a food and beverage specialist this is your day-to-day reality.

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing

4 Reasons Why SYSPRO will Make you Smile this Festive Season

Posted on 12 December 2017 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

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Topics: ERP and Mobile Business

Collaboration through Value-Added Partnerships Improves the ERP Experience

Posted on 21 November 2017 by MARK WILSON (On-Par Strategist)

ERP PartnersIn an age where organizations are dealing with a more informed, powerful and demanding customer, it has never been more crucial to be flexible, dynamic and just as informed. While many businesses have tried – and failed – to go it alone, there is an unspoken value in nurturing and developing an ecosystem of strategic and effective partnerships. Simply put: in today’s business environment, collaboration is king.

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Topics: ERP Implementation, Owning or (Running) ERP


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