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Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing – the Power and the Risk Mitigation- Part 1

Posted on 16 August 2019 by Sanjay Galal

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Topics: ERP and Analytics, ERP and Technology, Digital Business and ERP, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization

What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management

Posted on 7 August 2019 by Roger Landman

what_is_cycle_counting_and_how_does_it_boosts_your_Inventory_managementThere seems to be quite a lot of confusion around Cycle Counting vs. Stocktaking.  So, before we discuss the importance of Cycle Counting, we will need to understand WHAT Cycle Counting is, and What Cycle Counting is NOT:

What is a Cycle Count?

Traditional inventory audits or stock takes, involve counting all of the stock that the organization has on a particular date.  Typically this is at the end of the year but can be monthly, depending upon the organization’s Stock Control Policy.

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Topics: Business software, Inventory Management, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization, ERP for Inventory

 

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

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

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

4 Ways Data Warehouses Solve the Challenges of Business Reporting

Posted on 11 June 2019 by Deirdré Fryer

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In rapidly evolving markets, businesses today have no other option but to increasingly rely on data and analytics. Inundated with information, and the time is takes to correlate and gather multiple data can be tedious, often leading to errors. We’re only human after all. But with data warehouses, a company is provided with a practical, scalable solution. 

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Topics: Business software, ERP systems, ERP and Analytics, ERP and Data, ERP for Inventory

Why Digital Transformation is for all Manufacturers

Posted on 7 June 2019 by Dale Kehler

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Digital transformation is achievable for all manufacturers.

A ‘DX’ strategy unlocks real value today and transforms your business for future success.

The problems that digitalization solves strike at the very heart of manufacturer’s challenges today. What is real and what matters right now is how technology can solve immediate problems. Manufacturers are under competitive pressure to deliver better goods at lower costs. They want to reduce costs and streamline processes in their supply chains and factories. At the same time, customers are asking for more unique features in the products they buy. Customization versus standard products are often difficult trade-offs with implications in design processes, production costs, and schedules.

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Topics: Business software, ERP and Technology, Digital Business and ERP, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization

How ERP can Promote Growth for Manufacturing SMEs

Posted on 21 May 2019 by Nick McGrane

how_erp_helps_with_grow_for_manufacturing_smesMany SMEs experience growing pains as they attempt to make the transition from a small to medium-sized business. Our team at K3 Syspro spends much of its time talking to manufacturers about the challenges they face in scaling up their operations and explaining how building digital resilience is a key part of any growth story. A comprehensive ERP system is able to equip business leaders with a set of solutions to tackle the challenges ahead and business growth.

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Topics: Business software, ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Technology, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization

5 Reasons to Embrace Digital Transformation and how it Improves Your Business

Posted on 3 April 2019 by Kevin Dherman

Embrace Digital Transformation and how it Improves Your BusinessDigitization is one of the most important business trends of recent years, but how exactly can digital transformation improve your business?

If you’ve been running a business anywhere in the world over the last few years, you’ll have undoubtedly heard multiple references to digital transformation. You may already have begun to digitize aspects of your enterprise.

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Topics: ERP and Technology, Digital Business and ERP, ERP and Data, ERP and Digitization, Return on Investment

 

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