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6 Reasons to Go Mobile (If You Haven’t Already)

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Paulo de Matos

paulo_6_reasons_to_go_mobile.jpgTraditional ERP systems have simplified and revolutionised modern business. However, in today’s world of globalised and digitised markets, it is becoming increasingly vital to access tools and data on the go. Here are some of the key things driving the move to mobile ERP:

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

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

 

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

Just Like in ERP the Right Support was Vital for This Atlantic Crossing!

Posted on 16 March 2017 by Doug Hunter

Just like in ERP the right support was vital for this Atlantic crossing.jpgPlanning before a journey starts is recommended and typically done. But once the trip’s underway realization can dawn too late that without the right support, beyond our own effort and MacGyver-like initiatives, our odyssey could be extremely hazardous.

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Topics: Planning for ERP (or Purchasing ERP), Maintaining/Upgrading ERP, Supply Chain Management, Owning or (Running) ERP

VPN Tunnels Part 2 – Increasing Security, Promoting Agility

Posted on 7 March 2017 by Al Brough

alistar_vpn_tunnels_increasing_security_promoting_agility_part2.jpgAs I mentioned in Part One of this blog, a VPN tunnel allows for the safe transfer of data across the Internet, and adds layers of security to your company network. It does this through the use of encryption and other security mechanisms (including hardware settings/passwords and approved IP addresses).

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

6 Key Trends in ERP for 2017

Posted on 17 January 2017 by Joey Benadretti

joey_6-trends_of_2017.jpgERP remains the backbone of any medium or large business. This is set to remain true looking ahead. But additional functionality, integration ability, and openness to interface with the plethora of new and exciting technologies already here and on the horizon remains critical. The following are some key trends in the industry for the year ahead.

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

Ransomware and Beyond - Part 2

Posted on 10 January 2017 by Al Brough

alistair_ransomware_and_beyond_part_2.jpgNo networked computer system is immune to malware attacks, but some organisations actively prepare to defend themselves. Here, for example, is an illustrative news report that warms the cockles of my Technical-Support-Desk heart.

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Topics: Maintaining/Upgrading ERP

Is Small the New Big?

Posted on 14 December 2016 by Doug Hunter

doug_is_small_the_new_big.jpgAs global change and interesting rebellions fill the news we can’t escape the fact that common sense is no longer common. Established and new democracies are in upheaval globally.

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, Maintaining/Upgrading ERP

A SYSPRO Year-End Checklist

Posted on 8 December 2016 by Tracey Gates

tracey_a_SYSPRO_year_end_checklist.jpgChristmas comes but once a year, and the same is true of a year-end. For many of us, both occasions present organizational challenges. On the home front, we agonise over what to buy and spend hours trying to keep the dog from eating the tinsel. At work, we rack up stress points as we close out the year, wondering what reports to generate in SYSPRO, what balance functions to run, which GL Integration programs to check, and whether we should deselect the ‘Close Application’ option when processing year-end only. (Yes! You should!)

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

 

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