Managing, Operating ERP

Finding Workable Solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance Part 2 Finding Workable Solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance Part 2 Finding Workable Solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance Part 2

Finding Workable Solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance Part 2

Author: | Post Date: 03 Aug 2018

Hard to believe that there are over 100 000 information security breaches at listed companies every day. South Africa has the benefit of the King Commission into Corporate Governance (or as it is described – Responsible Corporate Citizenship). This commission has progressed all of the way to King IV, or the 4th commission into Corporate Governance. (more…)


Driving User Engagement across the Supply Chain Driving User Engagement across the Supply Chain Driving User Engagement across the Supply Chain

Driving User Engagement across the Supply Chain

Author: | Post Date: 26 Jul 2018

My daughter is currently completing her final year of high school. As a parent, I am extremely grateful for the way in which technology is being used to provide instant access to information concerning my child’s progress. Take Moodle, for example. Moodle is a free and open-source Learning Management System that offers customizable management features to extend and tailor the learning environment. Basically, it is [...]


Financial Reporting Simplified with ERP Financial Reporting Simplified with ERP Financial Reporting Simplified with ERP

Financial Reporting Simplified with ERP

Author: | Post Date: 05 Jul 2018

We cannot plan the project or meeting for that date, it’s month end. We definitely can’t do training now, finance is up to their ears preparing for month end. The last week and the first week of the month are no go dates as finance will be drafting financials. We don’t have that information yet, finance is still finalizing the financials for last month. [...]


Are Your Systems Creating Value for Your Customers? Are Your Systems Creating Value for Your Customers? Are Your Systems Creating Value for Your Customers?

Are Your Systems Creating Value for Your Customers?

Author: | Post Date: 30 May 2018

What does value mean to you?  To me it’s extremely personal as the perception of value will differ dramatically based on one’s personal taste, experience and cultural background. It also has an expiration date, by this I mean the first time you experience something beneficial, you perceive huge value in it, but the more familiar it becomes, the more it tends toward being expected, [...]


The Infinite Possibilities of Mobile ERP The Infinite Possibilities of Mobile ERP The Infinite Possibilities of Mobile ERP

The Infinite Possibilities of Mobile ERP

Author: | Post Date: 16 May 2018

Parents, especially those who had kids later in life (as I did), will occasionally find themselves explaining things that make them feel…well…ancient! The other day, for example, I was talking to my six-year-old boy while flipping through photos on my old iPhone. Certain old family pictures triggered a discussion of grandparents and great grandparents. That gave me an idea, and I pulled out an [...]


Using ERP to Create Competitive Advantage Using ERP to Create Competitive Advantage Using ERP to Create Competitive Advantage

Using ERP to Create Competitive Advantage

Author: | Post Date: 17 Apr 2018

Businesses today operate in an economy that is structured around being dynamic. We hear technical terms such as “disruption”, “industry 4.0” and “platform economy” on a daily basis.  Current market participants opt to play the isomorphism game (status quo), to “innovate”, or to pave the way by extending the fuzzy boundaries. (more…)


Embrace Social Business Embrace Social Business Embrace Social Business

Embrace Social Business

Author: | Post Date: 22 Mar 2018

Millennials continue to enter the work force in increasing numbers. Their familiarity with social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc., is driving the demand for information at their fingertips. This is also the source of reference when they need to learn more about people, companies or events. It makes sense then that, if we adjust applications accordingly, this younger generation of workers can [...]


Finding Workable ERP Solutions for Governance, Risk and Compliance – Part I Finding Workable ERP Solutions for Governance, Risk and Compliance – Part I Finding Workable ERP Solutions for Governance, Risk and Compliance – Part I

Finding Workable ERP Solutions for Governance, Risk and Compliance – Part I

Author: | Post Date: 21 Feb 2018

Compliance, traceability, information security … just a few of the buzzwords that have become part of the vernacular of almost every industry in recent times. Specific industries, such as food and beverage and packaging, have extremely onerous regulatory frameworks in which they operate. As an ERP solution provider, our environmental scanning often raises some interesting questions. (more…)