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How ERP Can Build Digital Resilience and Enable You to Gear Up for Brexit How ERP Can Build Digital Resilience and Enable You to Gear Up for Brexit How ERP Can Build Digital Resilience and Enable You to Gear Up for Brexit

How ERP Can Build Digital Resilience and Enable You to Gear Up for Brexit

Author: | Post Date: 09 Apr 2019

It has become impossible to keep pace with the UK government’s Brexit shenanigans, and business leaders are in despair about the impact the impasse is having on manufacturers. According to the latest figures from the ONS, the productivity growth of British workers slumped to a two-year low in the third quarter of 2018. On average, UK employees produce 30% less per hour than those [...]


4 Tips for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative 4 Tips for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative 4 Tips for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative

4 Tips for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative

Author: | Post Date: 27 Mar 2019

We are living in the dawn of a new era. Whether you call it Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Smart Manufacturing, there’s no denying that manufacturing is evolving at a pace never seen before. With the dawn comes illumination, but not necessarily clarity. The breakneck speed with which companies are figuring out how to collect (and find value in) massive amounts of [...]


How can Digital Transformation (DX) Solve my Manufacturing Challenges? How can Digital Transformation (DX) Solve my Manufacturing Challenges? How can Digital Transformation (DX) Solve my Manufacturing Challenges?

How can Digital Transformation (DX) Solve my Manufacturing Challenges?

Author: | Post Date: 19 Mar 2019

A question on many lips these days is: how can Digital Transformation (DX) solve my manufacturing challenges? Manufacturers are under competitive pressure to deliver better goods at lower costs. They want to reduce costs and streamline processes in their supply chains and factories. At the same time, customers are asking for more unique features in the products they buy. Customization versus standard products are often [...]


ERP and the Connected Digital World ERP and the Connected Digital World ERP and the Connected Digital World

ERP and the Connected Digital World

Author: | Post Date: 14 Feb 2019

I recently had the experience of upgrading my Samsung phone to the S9+. Now for all the iPhone fans out there, this is not your cue to stop reading, this story has relevance to you too. Upgrading a phone is always a contradictory emotional experience, on the one hand, you are excited to experience all the new features and capabilities, but on the other, you’re [...]


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, [...]


ERP – the Unseen Technology that Alters our Lives Every Day ERP – the Unseen Technology that Alters our Lives Every Day ERP – the Unseen Technology that Alters our Lives Every Day

ERP – the Unseen Technology that Alters our Lives Every Day

Author: | Post Date: 29 Aug 2018

A patient is rushed to the emergency room. After a brief evaluation, the medical staff will immediately start hooking them up to IV bags, Holter monitors and the like in order to try and save their lives.   If those medical professionals are to have the best possible chance of saving their patients, it’s imperative that they have access to the right medical equipment, exactly as [...]


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 [...]


Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry

Why a Coordinated Supply Chain is Essential for the Packaging Industry

Author: | Post Date: 31 Jan 2018

There is no doubt that the packaging industry is a complex spider’s web of intertwined uses across a broad spectrum of subsections. However, environmental issues and new material developments are becoming big drivers of growth right across this complicated industry. (more…)


SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations

SYSPRO’s New Year Resolutions and Revelations

Author: | Post Date: 03 Jan 2018

The author, Edward Payson Powell, had a great way of saying farewell to the year: “The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!” (more…)


IoT Technologies Transforming Fabricated Metal IoT Technologies Transforming Fabricated Metal IoT Technologies Transforming Fabricated Metal

IoT Technologies Transforming Fabricated Metal

Author: | Post Date: 24 Oct 2017

Although metal shops have actively engaged in automation over the last decade, incorporating robots for precision-driven or dangerous functions, such as welding and material handling, it is only fairly recently that what once seemed like a science-fiction writer’s daydream is becoming a part of everyday fabricated metal processes. (more…)



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