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TRL, Benchmarking and Enterprise Software

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Nick McGrane

nick_mcgrane_technology_readiness_levels.jpgThe question ‘Are you ready for ERP?’ has already been answered by the world’s leading manufacturers. Now with ERP technology at the core of so many businesses, it is more pertinent to ask ‘Where and how can your ERP solution be improved to meet your current and anticipated needs?’

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6 Ways ERP Can Help Reduce Business Corruption

Posted on 25 May 2017 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_fraud_and_corruption.jpgIn light of the recent outcry against fraud and corruption that has swept the nation in recent months, it is important to remember that there is readily available technology able to prevent fraud on both a corporate as well as government level.

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, Owning or (Running) ERP

 

Closing the Loop: Factory Management and ERP in Concert

Posted on 23 May 2017 by Jeff Gilbert

jeff_factory_management.jpgIn my last blog, I mentioned a glass bottle manufacturer where I used to work. Let’s return there for a moment, specifically to one of the factories. Pretty inhospitable places, particularly at the height of the South African summer. Nonetheless, even back then (mid 1990s), the control systems were capable of dropping out data.

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, Managing inventory with ERP, Owning or (Running) ERP

Social Media: Collaboration and Beyond

Posted on 18 May 2017 by Shaun Butler

darren_digital_transformation.jpgIn a previous blog, I pointed out that success is easier to achieve within an ecosystem of trusted partners. I thought I’d stay on roughly the same theme in tis blog by discussing advances in social media-assisted collaboration.

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology)

Simple Ways to Fight Business Fraud Part 2

Posted on 4 May 2017 by Cathie Hall

cathie_fight_business_fraud_p_2.jpgIn my first “fighting fraud” blog, I talked about fighting fraud on the human front.  And as promised this blog covers some basic tips to start fighting fraud on the technology front.

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), Maintaining/Upgrading ERP, Owning or (Running) ERP

E-Learning is all about ME

Posted on 2 May 2017 by Deirdré Fryer

deidre_elearning_continues_to_become_intensely_user_focused.pngAs a mom I have embarked on a journey of being able to answers questions I have never been asked before and knowing how to do things I have never attempted before.

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Topics: Education, Training and Certification

What is Digital Transformation?

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Darren Edwards

darren_digital_transformation.jpgEverywhere you look technologists and software experts are banging on about Digital Transformation, the Internet of Things and Cloud this, that and the other.

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Topics: Maintaining/Upgrading ERP, SYSPRO User Tips

To Boldly Go in ERP Where Few Men Have Gone Before

Posted on 20 April 2017 by Doug Hunter

doug_to_boldly_go.jpgI'm a supply chain guy but I started with a narrower focus, in manufacturing, in Glasgow. Glasgow - famous for many manufacturing and engineering innovators including Scottie of The Starship Enterprise fame. You know the guy that always complained "ah canna do it Captain Kirk, the warp drives just won't take it ...".

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, Planning for ERP (or Purchasing ERP), Maintaining/Upgrading ERP, Owning or (Running) ERP

9 Ways Cloud ERP is Changing the World … and Your Business

Posted on 12 April 2017 by Rob Hurry

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  1. Boosted capabilities. Cloud gives small and medium sized businesses the opportunity to compete with larger organizations. SMEs gain the ability to use enterprise applications that they otherwise couldn’t afford, letting them compete more effectively.
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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), Owning or (Running) ERP

Tomorrow’s Supply Chains

Posted on 7 April 2017 by Shaun Butler

shaun_tomorrows_supply_chains.jpgIt’s an exciting time to work in the field of supply chain. There’s a sense of change in the air – an awareness of the future unfolding. There are thought leaders who think we’re headed for a ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, an era of sustainable, socially conscious enterprises, underpinned by the intelligent interconnection of software and machines. For decision makers along the supply chain, it’s time for research – and for vision.  In many instances, the adoption (or non-adoption) of today’s technologies will determine who thrives and who dies along the supply chains of tomorrow.

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), Supply Chain Management

 

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