You don’t need to get far on Google to find stories about how technology is creating seismic shifts for industries around the world. Whether it is entrenched in consumerism or business operations, one factor remains unchanged – at the core of its impact are people. The Australian and New Zealand food and beverage (F&B) industries are clear examples. Not just in terms of how [...]
Rob Stummer is the CEO for SYSPRO APAC. With nearly 20 years of leadership roles, Rob is a senior technology industry leader who lives and breathes client success through the application of relevant technology, including SaaS and cloud solutions. Rob enjoys finding a vision, creating a strategy with purpose, and then connecting people through collaboration, engagement and open communication. His no-nonsense 'hands on' approach and strong work ethic are combined with common sense and a genuine passion for success. Rob loves being outdoors and loves to play golf and is also a keen snow skier.
Blogs by Rob
We’re all linked to FMCG supply chains, be it through work, a customer relationship or simply driving demand through our own purchases. Our $131 billion food and grocery processing sector directly employs 324,450 people, which represents nearly 40% of Australian manufacturing jobs. It also provides the essentials and makes up a massive part of the FMCG supply chains we rely on to employ, feed, [...]
With all the discussion around Industry 4.0, how ready are we for it in this region and how many manufacturers have fully embraced it? It’s widely agreed that manufacturing has experienced a decade of productivity stagnation and demand fragmentation and the fact is that this level of innovation is long overdue. It’s been proven that the Australasian organizations that have taken Industry 4.0 innovation [...]