Al Brough

Al Brough

Al Brough is an Analyst at SYSPRO Asia. Before entering the world of ERP, Al worked extensively in the sugar and timber manufacturing industry. With an undergraduate degree in Marketing and Human Resource Management, Al uses his broad knowledge base and pragmatic nature to find the perfect solution for every problem. His personal life is perfectly balanced by his lovely wife, an energetic Jack Russell, anything to do with trains and a slow-growing bonsai.

Posts by Al Brough

Managing-Operating ERPMaintaining/Upgrading ERP

VPN Tunnels Part 2 – Increasing Security, Promoting Agility

Reading Time: 4 minutes As I mentioned in Part One of this blog, a VPN tunnel allows for the safe transfer of data across …

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Managing-Operating ERPTechnology (or Enterprise Technology)

VPN Tunnels – Increasing Security, Promoting Agility

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are days when I feel like throwing up my hands and declaring the phrase ‘Internet security’ to be an …

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ERP for ManufacturingMaintaining/Upgrading ERP

Ransomware and Beyond – Part 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes No networked computer system is immune to malware attacks, but some organisations actively prepare to defend themselves. Here, for example, …

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Applying and Operating ERPMaintaining/Upgrading ERP

Ransomware and Beyond – Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Internet is teeming with cybercriminals armed with increasingly sophisticated malware designed to steal your data – or extort you …

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Managing-Operating ERPERP Implementation

Streamlining Your Company with ERP

Reading Time: 4 minutes Streamlining isn’t just for planes, trains and automobiles. It’s also a valuable concept in business. Is competition fierce? Profit margins …

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Planning-Purchasing-Implementing ERPTechnology (or Enterprise Technology)

The Evolution of SYSPRO’s UX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The evolution of the user experience (UX) is nothing short of remarkable. From Dieter Rams’ Blaupunkt designs in the 1960s, …

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ERP for ManufacturingTechnology (or Enterprise Technology)

Expanding the User Experience Beyond the Garden of Apple

Reading Time: 4 minutes You can’t seem to have a conversation about UX without talking about Apple products – especially the introduction of the …

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Managing-Operating ERPMaintaining/Upgrading ERP

The Skinny on Scalability

Reading Time: 4 minutes Scalability is a bit of a buzz word these days. Some experts struggle to find a consistent definition, but it …

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ERP for ManufacturingSYSPRO User Tips

The Bleeding Edge of Technology Part 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes In Part 1, I discussed Moore’s law and the benefits of keeping up with technology in the fast paced evolution …

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