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Jakes Mantle

Jakes Mantle

Jakes Mantle is the Solutions Director at SYSPRO Australasia. He started work as a Financial Accountant, then a Cost and Management Accountant, before the SYSPRO ERP love affair began 20+ years ago. Within his current role, he manages Customer Digital Solutions Deployment by configuring systems to match the customer needs. He also advocates the adoption of new techniques, sales messaging, demonstration capabilities.

Posts by Jakes Mantle

What is ERP – Before the Project Starts

You are a senior executive in a company that is going to implement an ERP for the first time. You …

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Take Control of Your Inventory in 2021

As the ripples from 2020’s global events are still being felt throughout the manufacturing industry, now more than ever it …

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What is ERP and How Does it Benefit Manufacturers and Distributors?

Just over 100 years ago, when the world was going through its previous pandemic (the 1919 Spanish flu), the organizational …

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ERP: What is the Value to Your Manufacturing Business?

The definition of ERP  Before we define ERP, let us start with the acronym which stands for Enterprise Resource Planning.  …

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Motorcycles, ERP, and the Art of Manufacturing Operations

Have I mentioned my love affair with motorcycles? For years I’ve been addicted to the two-wheeled adventure mode – on-road …

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The Advantages of MOM or MES – The Foundation for a Digital Smart Factory

Since the release of SYSPRO’s Manufacturing Operations Management solution (SYSPRO MOM), I’ve spent many hours explaining to customers the difference …

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The 5 Layers of the Automation Pyramid and Manufacturing Operations Management

I spend a lot of time talking to people in the manufacturing world about SYSPRO’s manufacturing operations management (MOM) solution. …

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

Just this morning, a client informed me that she couldn’t move her company to the Cloud for reasons of security. …

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Let’s Get Engaged! The Marriage of UX and Industry 4.0

The phrase ’employee engagement’ – is something I hear a lot in my job. Everyone knows that employee engagement is …

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