Yearly Archives - 2018

Four Steps to Building a Learning Culture Four Steps to Building a Learning Culture Four Steps to Building a Learning Culture

Four Steps to Building a Learning Culture

Author: | Post Date: 01 Feb 2018

Johannesburg is a wonderfully culturally diverse city. A married couple, who are close friends of mine, come from different cultures and we were laughing at a situation that occurred when they first started dating. The then-boyfriend, while visiting the then-girlfriend’s family used a word that English speakers often use to describe an unpleasant person. It’s a word that is not very offensive to English [...]


Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry

Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry

Author: | Post Date: 31 Jan 2018

There is no doubt that the packaging industry is a complex spider’s web of intertwined uses across a broad spectrum of subsections. However, environmental issues and new material developments are becoming big drivers of growth right across this complicated industry. (more…)


How ERP Helps to Weather the Storm – Part 2 How ERP Helps to Weather the Storm – Part 2 How ERP Helps to Weather the Storm – Part 2

How ERP Helps to Weather the Storm – Part 2

Author: | Post Date: 26 Jan 2018

As the water situation in the Western Cape that I discussed in my previous blog deteriorates, and farmers and food suppliers prepare for the worst, a definitive survival plan is vital for Food & Beverage companies. Tough times call for tighter controls and greater transparency. Nothing provides this better than an effective business system tailored to your business. (more…)


Why You Will Love a Career in ERP Why You Will Love a Career in ERP Why You Will Love a Career in ERP

Why You Will Love a Career in ERP

Author: | Post Date: 23 Jan 2018

If you are not already working in the ERP industry, it’s sometimes difficult at parties to explain to people what you do. When asked: “what do you do?” I simply explain that I am a product manager. This is a sufficiently loose term that in the current climate can be associated with either the development of a product or the ownership of someone else’s [...]


ERP Collaboration for the Social Age ERP Collaboration for the Social Age ERP Collaboration for the Social Age

ERP Collaboration for the Social Age

Author: | Post Date: 17 Jan 2018

The divide between personal and business software is no longer. The modern-day workforce expects business tools to be as seamless and user friendly as any of the social media platforms we use daily. Modern ERP must accommodate this, giving managers and staff the ability to check on operations around the clock, and to share information with each other in an easy-to-use messaging format. (more…)


SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations

SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations

Author: | Post Date: 03 Jan 2018

The author, Edward Payson Powell, had a great way of saying farewell to the year: “The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!” (more…)



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