Go back just three short years and most people would not have been familiar with the phrases “Smart Factories” and “Industry 4.0”. Fortunately, these phrases are based on fact rather than emotion. The fact is, that to move forward and deal with globalisation, industry is having to adopt the first and understand the second.
Month: November 2016
5 Reasons Why Your ERP Selection is Critical
Let’s face it: being a CFO these days is not what it used to be. The role of the chief finance function has evolved beyond the narrow financially-centric viewpoint. Today, it involves providing strategic visionary leadership alongside the CEO.
The Relationship Between Organizational Culture and ERP
Having a great company culture is no longer optional. Today’s employees expect nothing less and regard it as strongly as they do salary and other benefits. Company culture is simply the personality of a company coupled with the core values and ethics, which then supports that company’s processes and procedures. Company culture is the backbone for what an organization does as a collective team to reach an ultimate goal.
Mobile Work Styles and ERP
Mind sets and corporate cultures are changing more frequently. Skilled employees are seeking compensation beyond just money, with many choosing freelance over permanent positions, opting for flexibility and autonomy over security.
How Data Visualization Adds Value to Your Business
Opinions vary around the usefulness of data visualization in making informed and strategic business decisions. If the data visualization adds value and insights it can be very useful to businesses. But if not it is just colorful ‘’noise ‘’.
Ransomware and Beyond – Part 1
The Internet is teeming with cybercriminals armed with increasingly sophisticated malware designed to steal your data – or extort you for cash. It’s an evolutionary process, an arms race, and a threat to every organization doing business across the Internet. Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report contains some appalling statistics. During 2015:
User-Driven Innovation Will Future-Proof Customer ERP
I recently presented our latest SYSPRO Product Roadmap to the market and we focused on what keeps business owners awake at night and what functionality benefits they crave in their ERP solution.