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Phil Duff

Phil Duff, SYSPRO’s co-founder and Executive Chairman, started SYSPRO in 1978 when he identified a gap in the market for accounting software. Phil’s vision has been to offer a simplified approach to technology with customer centricity at the heart of the business supported by a strong channel community. Today, SYSPRO is one of the longest standing independent global vendors of ERP software. The company is operational in over 60 countries with a proven track record of industry expertise in the manufacturing and distribution sectors. As the Executive Chairman Phil demonstrates the highest standards of integrity and probity, setting clear expectations relating to SYSPRO’s culture, values and behaviors. He is responsible for upholding good corporate governance, providing support and strategic leadership to the global executive team and ensuring the effective management and growth of the business. As an avid developer, the Product development function continues to report to Phil, where he provides strategic direction and leadership to the team and ensures that SYSPRO delivers a world class industry-built ERP solution to the market.

Posts by Phil Duff

How manufacturers and distributors can use Cloud ERP to overcome supply chain disruptions - SYSPRO ERP Software
Cloud ERPERP Implementation

How manufacturers and distributors can use Cloud ERP to overcome supply chain disruptions

Reading Time: 4 minutes Manufacturers and distributors can leverage Cloud ERP to revolutionize the way they do business and manage disruption as the impact …

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ERP and TechnologyERP and Digitization

The future of ERP – from ‘Built to Last’ to ‘Built to Change’

Reading Time: 5 minutes Niels Bohr, the Nobel laureate in Physics and father of the atomic model, is quoted as saying “prediction is very …

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ERP and TechnologyBusiness software

Rebooting 2020 – The CEO Perspective

Reading Time: 5 minutes As we come to the end of a tumultuous year, some writers have mused what we would do if we …

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Managing-Operating ERPBusiness software

3 Emerging Trends as Manufacturers Shift in Response to the Pandemic

Reading Time: 4 minutes Global manufacturing and distribution sectors are set to shift. Since the start of the pandemic, industries have had to face …

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Cloud ERP

7 Reasons to Love SYSPRO’s Latest Release

Reading Time: 3 minutes Simply smashing. No, not the fantastic football action taking place in Russia. And not the 2018 Wimbledon Championships either. As …

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Planning-Purchasing-Implementing ERPSelecting ERP

SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations

Reading Time: 3 minutes The author, Edward Payson Powell, had a great way of saying farewell to the year: “The Old Year has gone. …

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Managing-Operating ERPTechnology (or Enterprise Technology)

Exciting UI/UX ERP Product Enhancements

Reading Time: 2 minutes It has been a tumultuous year right across the globe. The shock of Brexit, a spate of deadly terror attacks …

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ERP for ManufacturingTechnology (or Enterprise Technology)

What is Driving the Differentiated User Experience?

Reading Time: 3 minutes When I think about the most widely used phrases bandied about the office in 2015, ‘a meaningful user experience’ has …

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ERP for ManufacturingTechnology (or Enterprise Technology)

Crafting the Future of ERP in the Electronics Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes There can be little debate about two aspects of the electronics industry. Firstly, few other industries can compare to this …

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