Author - JP van Loggerenberg

JP van Loggerenberg

JP van Loggerenberg
JP van Loggerenberg

The Pragmatic Synergist

JP van Loggerenberg is Chief Software Development Officer at SYSPRO and joined the company in 2013. In this role JP’s primary objective for the product is to keep it simple, striving for standardisation, useability, and legal compliance. JP has extensive experience in Software Development in the Mobile Telecommunications, Healthcare and Supply Chain and Logistics sectors. He has fulfilled roles in executive management, project management, customer relationship management, business process re-engineering, development of information technology infrastructure and financial management across a multitude of projects in South Africa, Africa and the USA. JP has a passion for numbers and structured data management, and strives to extract the value from the numbers in a format that is decision ready, to provide assistance to management in strategic decision making. JP holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Law) degree, and a Masters Degree in Business Leadership (MBL).

Blogs by JP



3 Reasons to Treat Your ERP Software like an Asset 3 Reasons to Treat Your ERP Software like an Asset 3 Reasons to Treat Your ERP Software like an Asset

3 Reasons to Treat Your ERP Software like an Asset

Author: | Post Date: 12 Oct 2018

ERP systems are substantial business investments, yet their perceived value is often allowed to depreciate over time. Business owners and managers seem to accept application erosion as the norm, but good ERP systems are built to last. The problem lies not in the software, but in the way, it is used. (more…)


ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry

ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry

Author: | Post Date: 17 May 2018

Since the ‘90s, businesses have used Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to get a better view of what is happening across their organization. It originally evolved as a system of record with the primary driver of tying-in, and producing, a single view of an integrated transaction. (more…)


CPM Gives ERP Financial Visibility Across the Business CPM Gives ERP Financial Visibility Across the Business CPM Gives ERP Financial Visibility Across the Business

CPM Gives ERP Financial Visibility Across the Business

Author: | Post Date: 24 Aug 2017

You could argue that ERP is a not a sexy, new subject. It’s not a cool 3D printer, or a technologically advanced ‘hybrid car’. In fact, I could probably say that ERP is more the sedate station wagon than the sleek supercar. Does this mean ERP companies do not constantly innovate? Or continually seek out partnerships that enhance their product offering? Absolutely not. SYSPRO [...]


The SYSPRO Development Process: Where quality is a habit The SYSPRO Development Process: Where quality is a habit The SYSPRO Development Process: Where quality is a habit

The SYSPRO Development Process: Where quality is a habit

Author: | Post Date: 30 Jun 2017

Do you also get annoyed when the sales pitch sizzles, the promise is red-hot and then the delivery is lukewarm … at best? It’s like watching your favorite team come on to the pitch swinging and then lose their mojo somewhere around half time. Providing a quality service should span the entire process from the initial concept right through to aftersales support.  (more…)


When Quantity Trumps Quality When Quantity Trumps Quality When Quantity Trumps Quality

When Quantity Trumps Quality

Author: | Post Date: 18 Feb 2016

Being an armchair sports enthusiast is even more satisfying when your team is trouncing the competition. Coming back from 2-0 down to win the latest ODI series against England, South Africa did its diehard cricket fans proud this past weekend. As I basked in the afterglow of their victory, I got to thinking about the effort that goes into such a resounding success. There has [...]