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8 Reasons ERP is a CEO’s Best Friend

Posted on 14 July 2017 by Joey Benadretti

joey_erp_ceo_best_friend.jpgSome CEOs may regard ERP as just a business management tool that keeps things running in the background. However, today’s more savvy CEOs are fast recognizing ERP’s ability to significantly transform their businesses and add exponential value and earnings. Here are some of the reasons CEOs are turning to ERP to innovate:

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

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

 

CFO Role Changing in the Digital Age

Posted on 14 March 2017 by JP van Loggerenberg

jp_cfo_digital_age.jpgRemember that old Bob Dylan song from the Sixties? “Oh the times they are a-changing”? The song has rarely been truer than now as technology reshapes traditional roles into new ones.

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Topics: ERP Implementation, Selecting ERP, ERP and Financial Management, ERP for Manufacturing

How Data Visualization Adds Value to Your Business

Posted on 10 November 2016 by Deirdré Fryer

deirdre_data_visualization_adds_value.jpgOpinions vary around the usefulness of data visualization in making informed and strategic business decisions. If the data visualization adds value and insights it can be very useful to businesses. But if not it is just colorful ‘’noise ‘’.

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

Recession Proof your Business with ERP

Posted on 26 January 2016 by Meryl Malcomess

meryl_recession_proof_your_business_with_erp.jpgThe year is off to a flying start, but recession, drought and lacklustre commodity prices are making for some tough economic times ahead. The pressure to cut costs has never been greater. But don't let this force you into making bad business decisions. Investing in the right software will help you make smart cost reductions, operate more efficiently, and keep your business at an optimal level in 2016.

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

ERP Application Erosion and the Cost Curve

Posted on 1 December 2015 by Al Brough

alistair_application_erosion_and_the_cost_curve.jpgHow many of you remember the cost curve?

All economics students are taught the cost curve at university – it’s a very useful tool for planning and optimizing production. To be honest, the cost curve’s message haunted me for weeks until I had my ‘Eureka!’ moment – a little too late for the final exam, but not too late to be of value in my job here at SYSPRO.

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

What ERP can do for you?

Posted on 17 November 2015 by Tracey Gates

What ERP can do for you Would your organization benefit from reducing waste, lowering stock holding, improving efficiency and streamlining internal and external communication channels?

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

Ensuring good ERP data housekeeping

Posted on 11 August 2015 by Tracey Gates

tracey_good_data_housekeepingDuring my weekly house cleaning routine, I found myself thinking of customers who should be “cleaning” their systems on a regular basis.

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a ‘Good Data-Housekeeping Seal of Approval’, but I am quite certain that there ought to be. Many of the five-alarm fires I respond to at the Support Desk could have been avoided with a healthy dash of daily, very basic routine.

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, ERP and Analytics, SYSPRO User Tips

Visibility is key to business sustainability

Posted on 16 July 2015 by Tiffany Gierke

tiffany_visibility_is_keyWhen asked to think about sustainable energy within a business environment, I’m sure that integrated databases, Business Intelligence dashboards, web design and cloud computing are not the first thoughts that come to mind. Instead you are probably picturing recycle bins, wind turbines and solar panels.

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Topics: Software development, ERP and Financial Management, ERP and Analytics

 

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