The recent Gartner Symposium has highlighted the need to not compare apples with oranges when talking about the latest IT trends in developed versus developing markets. It appears that trends in Africa and South Africa include more of a different approach, often characterized by current ERP implementers leapfrogging over old legacy systems directly onto the latest technology.
Month: November 2015
How Mobile ERP can Improve Productivity on the Factory Floor
How do I do it better? Faster? More efficiently?
Today’s competitive economic landscape has us all asking these questions on a daily basis. The quest to provide ‘leading edge’, ‘best of breed’, ‘customer-centric’ products and services often has us chasing our tails and banging our fists against boardroom tables. And, to complicate the process even further, once we’ve created the wonder product, we still have to convince our market to buy it.
What ERP can do for you?
Would your organization benefit from reducing waste, lowering stock holding, improving efficiency and streamlining internal and external communication channels?
Predictive Analytics Uses the Past to Predict the Future for ERP
Gartner analyst, Neil Chandler, recently discussed the Disruptive Nature of Analytics at the 2015 Gartner Symposium in Cape Town. The presentation showed us a shifting market, primarily moving from focusing on IT to the business, from the center to the edge and from amassing data to unlocking its intrinsic business value.
What is the Best Starting Point of an ERP Selection?
For whatever reason, your organization has decided it needs a new ERP system. Your job is to find the best. But where do you start?
Bing or Google will get you started. A quick search will immediately narrow your options to not less than 5000+ best ERP systems for you, all of which claim to do everything you want. This is good news because you now only need to write a list of requirements, send it to any of the 5000, and choose the least expensive.
Experience or Technology? The ERP Selection Dilemma.
The ERP landscape has changed quite a lot in recent years.
There is a consistent stream of new entrants into the ERP market and an ever-increasing range of products. This raises the question of whether to go with technology over experience or experience over technology. This has stirred the industry and with that has created a situation where buyers of ERP tend to pick one over the other. The question is though, who trumps who, experience or technology?
Controlling your Spend with ERP Workflow and Mobile
It’s not very often I choose to blog about a specific customer solution, but after considering how effective the solution has proven to be and how happy it made a customer, I felt like I really had no choice but to share it with the SYSPRO community.