Tag - Technology (or Enterprise Technology)

Connected Systems are Making Intelligent Manufacturing Possible Connected Systems are Making Intelligent Manufacturing Possible Connected Systems are Making Intelligent Manufacturing Possible

Connected Systems are Making Intelligent Manufacturing Possible

Author: | Post Date: 18 Oct 2019

The original industrial revolution transformed not just the way humans manufactured things, but how and where we lived. Today, what was once cutting-edge now seems hopelessly dated, and we are well into the fourth industrial age or Industry 4.0 – the age of automation and data transfer. Connected systems are empowering companies engaged in intelligent manufacturing.   (more…)


Why Industries Need People to Succeed and Not just Technology Why Industries Need People to Succeed and Not just Technology Why Industries Need People to Succeed and Not just Technology

Why Industries Need People to Succeed and Not just Technology

Author: | Post Date: 10 Oct 2019

You don’t need to get far on Google to find stories about how technology is creating seismic shifts for industries around the world. Whether it is entrenched in consumerism or business operations, one factor remains unchanged – at the core of its impact are people. The Australian and New Zealand food and beverage (F&B) industries are clear examples. Not just in terms of how [...]


Using Technology to Create Manufacturing-data Storytelling Using Technology to Create Manufacturing-data Storytelling Using Technology to Create Manufacturing-data Storytelling

Using Technology to Create Manufacturing-data Storytelling

Author: | Post Date: 10 Sep 2019

I have always been fascinated by User Experience (UX), which is why I was delighted to attend a recent talk on data storytelling. Storytelling is almost as old as our species, and consciously weaving it into the fabric of our technology has the potential to meld the electronic and human domains into a harmonious and productive whole. (more…)


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 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, [...]



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