Author - Sanjay Galal

Sanjay Galal

Sanjay Galal
Sanjay Galal

The Disruption Balancer

Sanjay has a long established financial and management career in the tech industry spanning multiple continents. As the Chief Financial Officer for SYSPRO Australasia, his value proposition is to drive innovation and disruption through sales enablement, by balancing technology with finance in what is now a multi-disciplinary technological driven age. He is passionate about sport, spending his spare time watching, analyzing and participating at every opportunity.

Blogs by Sanjay



Why CPM Helps Finance Workers Sleep at Night Why CPM Helps Finance Workers Sleep at Night Why CPM Helps Finance Workers Sleep at Night

Why CPM Helps Finance Workers Sleep at Night

Author: | Post Date: 08 Jul 2019

If I had ever, in my youth, invented an acronym, I believe it would have been ‘GARR’. GARR represents the repetitive processes that countless financial workers have suffered through since the invention of…well…finance. Finance, almost by definition, requires attention to detail, and for a finance worker, the details are in the data. And if you rely on data, then somebody needs to GARR: (more…)


Why Industry 4.0 is the New Financial Paradigm Why Industry 4.0 is the New Financial Paradigm Why Industry 4.0 is the New Financial Paradigm

Why Industry 4.0 is the New Financial Paradigm

Author: | Post Date: 12 Mar 2019

It’s a fascinating time to be in finance, especially for those of us who enjoy a challenge, change, and personal growth. For those who don’t, the way ahead could be tough. Industry 4.0 becomes the prevailing paradigm for manufacturing, finance, new technologies, collaborations and new ways of thinking need to be embraced. (more…)


How Industry 4.0, AI, Bots in ERP can Benefit Finance (Part 2) How Industry 4.0, AI, Bots in ERP can Benefit Finance (Part 2) How Industry 4.0, AI, Bots in ERP can Benefit Finance (Part 2)

How Industry 4.0, AI, Bots in ERP can Benefit Finance (Part 2)

Author: | Post Date: 07 Feb 2019

As I noted in Part 1 of this blog, financial workers have always been at the forefront of data collection, structure and management. That doesn’t mean, however, that our careers are impervious to obsolescence. Industry 4.0 is a technological revolution, and this is no time to rest on our pre-transformation laurels. Everyone in the finance ecosystem needs to be on top of incoming technologies, [...]


Industry 4.0 and Finance (Part 1) Industry 4.0 and Finance (Part 1) Industry 4.0 and Finance (Part 1)

Industry 4.0 and Finance (Part 1)

Author: | Post Date: 17 Jan 2019

With all the current discussions about Industry 4.0 and the digitalization of industrial value chains, it seems to me that people sometimes forget to mention my own field of endeavour: finance. I suppose that’s not surprising. Finance, alas, may not be the sexiest component of the evolving Industry 4.0 value chain. When the awards are handed out, it’s the men and women implementing automation [...]


ERP Supports Profitable Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication ERP Supports Profitable Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication ERP Supports Profitable Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication

ERP Supports Profitable Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication

Author: | Post Date: 31 Oct 2018

Years ago I read a quote that I really like by Gallileo Galilei, the 16th century Italian astronomer and physicist who some people refer to as ‘the father of science’. The quote ‘Misura ciò che è misurabile, e rendi misurabile ciò che non lo è’ translates as: ‘measure that which is measurable, and make measurable that which is not.’ (more…)


How Electronics Manufacturers Can Benefit from ERP How Electronics Manufacturers Can Benefit from ERP How Electronics Manufacturers Can Benefit from ERP

How Electronics Manufacturers Can Benefit from ERP

Author: | Post Date: 17 Jul 2018

It’s an exciting time to be offering ERP to APAC manufacturers – especially our partners in the electronics industry. In 2017, APAC was the largest region in the electrical and electronics manufacturing market, accounting for approximately 55% of the global market share. That’s quite a feat, but no one, especially in the dynamic world of electronics manufacturing, can afford to rest on their laurels. (more…)



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