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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 Industry 4.0, AI, Bots in ERP can Benefit Finance (Part 2)

Posted on 7 February 2019 by Sanjay Galal

AI Bots , ERP and Finance benefitsAs I noted in Part 1 of this blog, financial workers have always been at the forefront of data collection, structure and management. That doesn’t mean, however, that our careers are impervious to obsolescence. Industry 4.0 is a technological revolution, and this is no time to rest on our pre-transformation laurels. Everyone in the finance ecosystem needs to be on top of incoming technologies, and understand, as best as one can, their long-term implications.

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, Technology (or Enterprise Technology), Digital Business and ERP, ERP and Digitization

 

8 Reasons ERP is a CEO’s Best Friend

Posted on 14 July 2017 by Gavin Verreyne

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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

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, 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

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, Managing inventory with ERP, Supply Chain Management

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

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, Applying and Operating 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

 

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