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The Benefits of Cloud-Based Best-of-Breed vs. Integrated Stack

Posted on 23 July 2019 by Jakes Mantle

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Just this morning, a client informed me that she couldn’t move her company to the Cloud for reasons of security. Security? For a company that makes muffins? She nodded, emphatically, noting that her muffins were a popular item. I spluttered a little before responding: ‘But…worrying about Cloud security is so…2016….’

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Topics: Cloud computing, Cloud ERP, ERP and Technology, ERP and Digitization, Return on Investment

Use Technology to Engage Young Workers in the Manufacturing Labor Force

Posted on 18 July 2019 by Dale Kehler

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Technology, ERP and Digitization

 

Leveraging the power of BI and Data that IT offers today

Posted on 16 July 2019 by Doug Hunter

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Nowadays, we take information technology (IT) for granted and simply expect it to be intuitive to use and for it to simplify our lives. IT enables our personal and business processes and actions to help us lead organized and effective lives. But the ins and outs are completely interconnected. You cannot have one without the other, and successful outcomes rely on what’s put in.

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Topics: Business software, Technology (or Enterprise Technology), ERP and Analytics, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization

What’s the Difference between Business Intelligence and ERP?

Posted on 11 July 2019 by Roger Landman

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How does BI differ from ERP?

ERP systems essentially integrate all the disparate functions within your business and overcome the so-called ‘silo mentality’ by creating a single, centralized data architecture. The ERP software collects, stores and manages data relating to business activities.  The principal output of ERP software is business efficiency and cost-savings.

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Topics: Business software, Technology (or Enterprise Technology), ERP and Analytics, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization

3 Reasons Why Food and Beverage Manufacturers Benefit from Digitalized Operations

Posted on 9 July 2019 by Mike Hutson

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Digital transformation is the latest trend, and for good reason. Being a successful food or beverage manufacturer in 2019 is no small feat. It requires an efficient supply chain and demand management, quality control, and a willingness to adapt to an ever-changing industry.

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Topics: ERP systems, Inventory Management, ERP and Technology, Digital Business and ERP, ERP and Digitization

Why CPM Helps Finance Workers Sleep at Night

Posted on 8 July 2019 by Sanjay Galal

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If I had ever, in my youth, invented an acronym, I believe it would have been ‘GARR’. GARR represents the repetitive processes that countless financial workers have suffered through since the invention of…well…finance. Finance, almost by definition, requires attention to detail, and for a finance worker, the details are in the data. And if you rely on data, then somebody needs to GARR:

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Topics: ERP and Financial Management, ERP and Analytics, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data, ERP for Finance

How Using ERP can Help Fund New Innovations for Your Business

Posted on 2 July 2019 by Dale Kehler

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Topics: Business software, ERP and Financial Management, ERP and Technology

5 Trends that SMB Manufacturing can Steal from Big Business

Posted on 28 June 2019 by Sanjay Ejantkar

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Topics: ERP systems, ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization

5 Top Tips for Successful Legacy ERP System Migration

Posted on 25 June 2019 by JP van Loggerenberg

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When you hear the word ‘migration’, do you picture a herd of antelope trying to cross a river and avoid the snapping jaws of crocodiles? Like all significant journeys, ERP legacy system migration can be hazardous – but it can also open the way to unprecedented business growth, cost-savings and efficiencies.

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Topics: ERP and Technology, ERP and Digitization, ERP Upgrades, Return on Investment, Maintaining/Upgrading ERP

The Importance of Developing a Simplified and Engaging UX

Posted on 20 June 2019 by Mariekie Coetzee

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Nowadays engaging the end user has become a major contribution to improved performance in business. And by choosing and installing a business system like ERP that offers a rewarding and engaging user experience can:

  • Create a satisfying work environment
  • Empower people to work smarter rather than harder
  • Embrace diversity and flexible working arrangements

And hopefully you see that the benefits to your business will include:

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Topics: ERP and Technology, ERP and UI and UX

 

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