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ERP – The Silent Miracle Worker no Business should be without ERP – The Silent Miracle Worker no Business should be without ERP – The Silent Miracle Worker no Business should be without

ERP – The Silent Miracle Worker no Business should be without

Author: | Post Date: 13 Nov 2018

More often than not a business’ worst horror stories are a direct result of miscommunication between departments. Picture a business such as a catering equipment company that makes industrial ovens, stove and fridges according to customer needs and requirements. This type of environment is project intensive and requires many parts of the business to be involved and work together for successful delivery. If the sales [...]


Why the Factory Review – Part 1 Why the Factory Review – Part 1 Why the Factory Review – Part 1

Why the Factory Review – Part 1

Author: | Post Date: 08 Nov 2018

When an organization takes a decision to purchase and implement an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) like SYSPRO M.O.M. (Manufacturing and Operations Management), it is because they have realised that they have problems in their manufacturing processes that are affecting the bottom line. (more…)


Genuine Production Gains from Artificial Intelligence Genuine Production Gains from Artificial Intelligence Genuine Production Gains from Artificial Intelligence

Genuine Production Gains from Artificial Intelligence

Author: | Post Date: 06 Nov 2018

Getting more done in less time is the holy grail of productivity drives, in our own lives, and on the scale of a manufacturing enterprise. Personally, I find that mobile devices enhance my productivity, whether I’m improving my knowledge, socialising with mates, or complaining to a company about poor products or service (I recently used social media, along with my powers of persuasion, to [...]


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…)


Future Perfect – ERP the Enabler Future Perfect – ERP the Enabler Future Perfect – ERP the Enabler

Future Perfect – ERP the Enabler

Author: | Post Date: 24 Oct 2018

I’m doing the rounds of SYSPRO Africa’s offices. It’s Monday 30 June 2031 (my birthday), and SaloME, chatbot and partner of KenDO, our latest chat releases, have everything under control. Having already arranged my trip, they just completed agreed roles and actions I set up with them via SYSPRO GOsist. (more…)


Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry

Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry

Author: | Post Date: 18 Oct 2018

The food and beverage industry, much like any other industry, is filled with challenges: maintaining a reliable and high performing labor force, machinery uptime, shipping deadlines, bringing in enough sales, cash flow, packaging and so much more. (more…)


Why Software Upgrades are Essential Why Software Upgrades are Essential Why Software Upgrades are Essential

Why Software Upgrades are Essential

Author: | Post Date: 16 Oct 2018

Whether it’s upgrading to the latest version of your ERP, or your computer’s operating system, we often hesitate to click the ‘update’ button, especially for first iterations. Bill Gates aptly captioned this: “People always fear change”. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?” Whether that fear stems from a perceived risk, or the time needed for implementation, this resistance to change can negatively [...]


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…)


The Machine that Changed the World, or an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and ERP The Machine that Changed the World, or an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and ERP The Machine that Changed the World, or an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and ERP

The Machine that Changed the World, or an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and ERP

Author: | Post Date: 09 Oct 2018

The Industrial Machinery and Equipment market is all about machines – designing, making, modifying, selling, and using machines.  But behind these machines, like the automobiles we see on the road, are the machines that made the parts that became the automobile…and behind those machines sits an even bigger machine. (more…)



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