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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…)


4 Ways Data Warehouses Solve the Challenges of Business Reporting 4 Ways Data Warehouses Solve the Challenges of Business Reporting 4 Ways Data Warehouses Solve the Challenges of Business Reporting

4 Ways Data Warehouses Solve the Challenges of Business Reporting

Author: | Post Date: 11 Jun 2019

In rapidly evolving markets, businesses today have no other option but to increasingly rely on data and analytics. Inundated with information, and the time is takes to correlate and gather multiple data can be tedious, often leading to errors. We’re only human after all. But with data warehouses, a company is provided with a practical, scalable solution.  (more…)


Why Digital Transformation is for all Manufacturers Why Digital Transformation is for all Manufacturers Why Digital Transformation is for all Manufacturers

Why Digital Transformation is for all Manufacturers

Author: | Post Date: 07 Jun 2019

Digital transformation is achievable for all manufacturers. A ‘DX’ strategy unlocks real value today and transforms your business for future success. The problems that digitalization solves strike at the very heart of manufacturer’s challenges today. What is real and what matters right now is how technology can solve immediate problems. Manufacturers are under competitive pressure to deliver better goods at lower costs. They want to reduce [...]


Digitalizing to Improve Your Food and Beverage Traceability Plan Digitalizing to Improve Your Food and Beverage Traceability Plan Digitalizing to Improve Your Food and Beverage Traceability Plan

Digitalizing to Improve Your Food and Beverage Traceability Plan

Author: | Post Date: 05 Jun 2019

Concepts like Industry 4.0 are rapidly transforming Canadian manufacturing, but the food and beverage sector has been slower to adapt to digitally enabled technology (Digital transformation).  As traceability becomes mandatory for many food and beverage businesses, it’s time for manufacturers to examine their facilities to decide if they have the right processes and technology in place to handle the challenges they now face. For [...]


4 Highlights of Microsoft Build 2019 4 Highlights of Microsoft Build 2019 4 Highlights of Microsoft Build 2019

4 Highlights of Microsoft Build 2019

Author: | Post Date: 30 May 2019

Recently I was I lucky enough to take a break from cleaning barnacles off the hull of the good ship SYSPRO to spend the week attending the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle. Microsoft uses this conference to communicate their technology vision and strategy to technology professionals. It’s a great way for nerds to get their creative juices flowing – so, apologies in advance for [...]


Is Manufacturing in Australasia Ready for Industry 4.0? Is Manufacturing in Australasia Ready for Industry 4.0? Is Manufacturing in Australasia Ready for Industry 4.0?

Is Manufacturing in Australasia Ready for Industry 4.0?

Author: | Post Date: 28 May 2019

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 [...]


How to Attract a Next-Generation Workforce through Digital Transformation How to Attract a Next-Generation Workforce through Digital Transformation How to Attract a Next-Generation Workforce through Digital Transformation

How to Attract a Next-Generation Workforce through Digital Transformation

Author: | Post Date: 24 May 2019

The digital shift in manufacturing and distribution as well as the wave of Baby Boomer retirement (also known as the “Silver Tsunami”) is influencing decision-makers to examine a new way of conducting business.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 76 million Baby Boomers are expected to retire in the coming years, and their current labor participation rate will fall from 80% [...]


How ERP can Promote Growth for Manufacturing SMEs How ERP can Promote Growth for Manufacturing SMEs How ERP can Promote Growth for Manufacturing SMEs

How ERP can Promote Growth for Manufacturing SMEs

Author: | Post Date: 21 May 2019

Many SMEs experience growing pains as they attempt to make the transition from a small to medium-sized business. Our team at K3 Syspro spends much of its time talking to manufacturers about the challenges they face in scaling up their operations and explaining how building digital resilience is a key part of any growth story. A comprehensive ERP system is able to equip business [...]


Six Ways to Achieve Personalization in Your ERP Workspace Six Ways to Achieve Personalization in Your ERP Workspace Six Ways to Achieve Personalization in Your ERP Workspace

Six Ways to Achieve Personalization in Your ERP Workspace

Author: | Post Date: 30 Apr 2019

ERP can be an incredibly significant solution for business; if implemented correctly it can create a more efficient and productive manufacturing or distribution organization. However, the best ERP systems in the world will not make any difference to your rate of collaboration or increase productivity if your employees are reluctant to adopt the new software. (more…)


Lean Manufacturing Implementation and the Change Management Journey Lean Manufacturing Implementation and the Change Management Journey Lean Manufacturing Implementation and the Change Management Journey

Lean Manufacturing Implementation and the Change Management Journey

Author: | Post Date: 22 Mar 2019

In the first blog on this topic, I described the origins and background to lean manufacturing. In the second blog – lean manufacturing journey, the key activities of the model described in the book entitled “Lean Thinking” were introduced. While this is seen as the most popular model, there are a few reservations about it. These will be covered as we progress. (more…)



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