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3 Powerful Ways ERP Can Improve the Manufacturing Process 3 Powerful Ways ERP Can Improve the Manufacturing Process 3 Powerful Ways ERP Can Improve the Manufacturing Process

3 Powerful Ways ERP Can Improve the Manufacturing Process

Author: | Post Date: 22 Aug 2019

Is anything more important to your manufacturing process than securing materials, managing orders, and payments, and having the right staff to run it all? I don’t think so. Thankfully, these are three specific areas where an ERP can help even the most advanced manufacturer. (more…)


5 Ways Automation can save Africa’s Manufacturing Industry 5 Ways Automation can save Africa’s Manufacturing Industry 5 Ways Automation can save Africa’s Manufacturing Industry

5 Ways Automation can save Africa’s Manufacturing Industry

Author: | Post Date: 21 Aug 2019

With an abundance of raw materials and resources, Africa needs to rapidly find new ways to generate greater value from its manufacturing industry which has been identified as a fundamental driver of economic growth. Looking to disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), bots, the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning, are revolutionizing industrial processes, and could save Africa’s manufacturing industry, where the adoption [...]


The 5 Layers of the Automation Pyramid and Manufacturing Operations Management The 5 Layers of the Automation Pyramid and Manufacturing Operations Management The 5 Layers of the Automation Pyramid and Manufacturing Operations Management

The 5 Layers of the Automation Pyramid and Manufacturing Operations Management

Author: | Post Date: 13 Aug 2019

I spend a lot of time talking to people in the manufacturing world about SYSPRO’s manufacturing operations management (MOM) solution. Occasionally the person I’m talking to will frown and say: ‘We already spent a lot of money on an ERP, why do we need MOM as well?’ That’s when I start my ‘Automation 101’ lecture, watching them closely and poking them frequently, to make [...]


What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management

What is a Cycle Count? The Importance and Benefits to Your Inventory Management

Author: | Post Date: 07 Aug 2019

There seems to be quite a lot of confusion around Cycle Counting vs. Stocktaking.  So, before we discuss the importance of Cycle Counting, we will need to understand WHAT Cycle Counting is, and What Cycle Counting is NOT: What is a Cycle Count? Traditional inventory audits or stock takes, involve counting all of the stock that the organization has on a particular date.  Typically this is [...]


It’s Personal – How Meeting Specific User Needs is Driving Change in ERP It’s Personal – How Meeting Specific User Needs is Driving Change in ERP It’s Personal – How Meeting Specific User Needs is Driving Change in ERP

It’s Personal – How Meeting Specific User Needs is Driving Change in ERP

Author: | Post Date: 30 Jul 2019

A productive workforce is a varied one, encompassing an array of different ages, backgrounds, and personalities. Sometimes that can lead to conflict, yet the most successful businesses we deal with are those which embrace diversity and recognize the value of different approaches. We recently launched our Resistance to Change eBook to help customers navigate different personalities and put personalization at the heart of ERP. [...]


Leveraging the power of BI and Data that IT offers today Leveraging the power of BI and Data that IT offers today Leveraging the power of BI and Data that IT offers today

Leveraging the power of BI and Data that IT offers today

Author: | Post Date: 16 Jul 2019

Nowadays, we take information technology (IT) for granted and simply expect it to be intuitive to use and for it to simplify our lives. IT enables our personal and business processes and actions to help us lead organized and effective lives. But the ins and outs are completely interconnected. You cannot have one without the other, and successful outcomes rely on what’s put in. [...]


What’s the Difference between Business Intelligence and ERP? What’s the Difference between Business Intelligence and ERP? What’s the Difference between Business Intelligence and ERP?

What’s the Difference between Business Intelligence and ERP?

Author: | Post Date: 11 Jul 2019

How does BI differ from ERP? ERP systems essentially integrate all the disparate functions within your business and overcome the so-called ‘silo mentality’ by creating a single, centralized data architecture. The ERP software collects, stores and manages data relating to business activities.  The principal output of ERP software is business efficiency and cost-savings. (more…)


How Using ERP can Help Fund New Innovations for Your Business How Using ERP can Help Fund New Innovations for Your Business How Using ERP can Help Fund New Innovations for Your Business

How Using ERP can Help Fund New Innovations for Your Business

Author: | Post Date: 02 Jul 2019

A recent study out from PwC in November 2018 week shows R&D spending by companies reached record levels in 2018—a good sign for the future. The study looks at the 1,000 public companies around the world that spend the most on R&D, and found a hefty 11.4% jump from 2017, to a record-high $782 billion. The question is, will your business join them and embrace change as a [...]


How to Make the Right Choice of ERP Implementation Partner How to Make the Right Choice of ERP Implementation Partner How to Make the Right Choice of ERP Implementation Partner

How to Make the Right Choice of ERP Implementation Partner

Author: | Post Date: 14 Jun 2019

In our ERP world, we get those who manufacture and those who distribute. The ones who make ERP, typically rely on “distribution” firms to sell and support the end consumer. These firms range from Tier 1 or mainstream consulting organizations that supply multiple ERP products, to niche, agile organizations that support a single ERP, thus developing a focused depth of knowledge. (more…)



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