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Why Industry 4.0 is the New Financial Paradigm

Posted on 12 March 2019 by Sanjay Galal

Industry 4.0_the_new_Paradigm_for_Finance_and ManufacturingIt’s a fascinating time to be in finance, especially for those of us who enjoy a challenge, change, and personal growth. For those who don’t, the way ahead could be tough. Industry 4.0 becomes the prevailing paradigm for manufacturing, finance, new technologies, collaborations and new ways of thinking need to be embraced.

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Analytics, ERP and Technology

How Tools in Your ERP Can Surface the Right Data

Posted on 6 February 2019 by Rob Hurry

Data_Control_With_ERPWe live in a time of exponentially increasing distractions. We are constantly bombarded by information whether it be social, news or simply advertising. We carry devices with us wherever we go to make sure we don’t miss any of this. While this constant “connectedness” may seem like the ultimate step in the quest to stay informed, perhaps it does exactly the opposite?

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Topics: SYSPRO Espresso, ERP systems, ERP and Analytics, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data

 

AI, Machine Learning and your ERP System

Posted on 20 October 2017 by Kevin Dherman

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The idea of inanimate objects as intelligent beings has been around for centuries. The ancient Greeks had myths about robots, and Chinese and Egyptian engineers built automatons.  In modern times, the term was first coined in 1956 by American computer scientist and inventor, John McCarthy, at a conference in New Hampshire.


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

Machine Learning

Posted on 23 March 2017 by Jeff Gilbert

jeff_machine_learning.jpgFor most of my career, I have been engaged in making decisions, or helping others make decisions. Way back in 1997, when I was just a boy, I used a financial tool known as the Hillier Model to help a large South African glass bottle manufacturer decide where to put capital in order to best serve market conditions.

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

Keeping your ERP Resolutions

Posted on 4 January 2017 by Cathie Hall

cathie_keeping_your_erp_resolutions.jpgWe all start the year with good intentions of what we will and won’t do, but by mid-January most of us have already broken our resolutions.  As a long distance runner I spend many hours running long distances, and many more training.  I train when it’s cold, dark, wet and windy.  I train when I am on holiday.  I train when I probably should be asleep.  I also need to think about what I need to do to support my training: strength work in the gym, my diet, getting enough sleep, not drinking too much.  The reward comes though when I enter an event and reach my goal.  Not only do I measure success in terms of achieving a specific goal – e.g. running from Edinburgh to Glasgow (which is the challenge for March 2017), it’s also about the positive benefits running has on all aspects of my life.

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

How Data Visualization Adds Value to Your Business

Posted on 10 November 2016 by Deirdré Fryer

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, Managing inventory with ERP, ERP and Analytics, Owning or (Running) ERP

AI Victory Set to Transform ERP

Posted on 21 April 2016 by Kevin Dherman

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, Technology (or Enterprise Technology), ERP and Analytics

Internet of Things touted at Innovations Dinner

Posted on 14 January 2016 by Paulo de Matos

paulo_internet_of_things_touted.jpgWe recently attended the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner in Sandton, sponsored by Business Connexion and Telkom, which underlined the urgent need for businesses to adopt the Internet of Things.

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

Predictive Analytics Uses the Past to Predict the Future for ERP

Posted on 12 November 2015 by Kevin Dherman

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Analytics

Gartner’s Findings Pave the Way for Customer Focused ERP

Posted on 22 October 2015 by Louise Thompson

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), Supply Chain Management, ERP and Analytics

 

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