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How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey

How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey

Author: | Post Date: 09 Mar 2021

During the pandemic, many industry players were caught off guard by inefficient business systems and manual processes. As workforces are being transformed, many manufacturers and distributors have started to see the true benefits of process automation. Businesses have realized that the digital toolkit available to them has grown and they can consider technology-centered solutions. In fact, our recent CFO 4.0 survey showed this, where [...]


Disruption as Usual: Building Business Resilience in Uncertain Times Disruption as Usual: Building Business Resilience in Uncertain Times Disruption as Usual: Building Business Resilience in Uncertain Times

Disruption as Usual: Building Business Resilience in Uncertain Times

Author: | Post Date: 04 Mar 2021

We’ve now hit the ground of 2021 running, and to take the analogy further, if businesses are like athletes, they’ve certainly faced challenges of performance slumps, career transitions and illness in this past year. These adversities are set to continue as the pandemic is still surging, even with a vaccine in sight, and as organisations are experiencing management fatigue, financial recovery, a tired workforce, [...]


4 Key Elements to Ensure Your Digital Transformation Strategy Implementation Succeeds 4 Key Elements to Ensure Your Digital Transformation Strategy Implementation Succeeds 4 Key Elements to Ensure Your Digital Transformation Strategy Implementation Succeeds

4 Key Elements to Ensure Your Digital Transformation Strategy Implementation Succeeds

Author: | Post Date: 09 Feb 2021

Competition among manufacturers is at an all-time high due to the increasing ease of cross-border trading, combined with customers demanding more options, cheaper, and faster. And if these challenges are not enough, organizations must also adapt to new conditions imposed by the pandemic, such as distributed workforces and less-financially-secure customers who are more hesitant to spend money. (more…)


The COOs role in rebooting business The COOs role in rebooting business The COOs role in rebooting business

The COOs role in rebooting business

Author: | Post Date: 14 Jan 2021

In the year of the Great Reboot, executives are being asked to re-imagine how their organizations, people, processes and standards should work. The dramatic shifts triggered by the Coronavirus have accelerated changes in how the workplace and shop floor will operate. What was once “future” trends has become “now” reality. (more…)


Building Resilient Enterprises Requires A New Management Playbook Building Resilient Enterprises Requires A New Management Playbook Building Resilient Enterprises Requires A New Management Playbook

Building Resilient Enterprises Requires A New Management Playbook

Author: | Post Date: 12 Jan 2021

There is no question that Covid-19 and the related economic turmoil has put a strain on business execution. How is your business weathering the storm? Beginning in June and continuing through September 2020, SYSPRO had record sales. We didn’t get lucky, and it wasn’t a fluke. The reality was we had a management methodology in place that enabled us to roll with the punches, pivot, [...]


The Role of CIOs in Technology Decisions for the ‘Next Normal’ The Role of CIOs in Technology Decisions for the ‘Next Normal’ The Role of CIOs in Technology Decisions for the ‘Next Normal’

The Role of CIOs in Technology Decisions for the ‘Next Normal’

Author: | Post Date: 23 Dec 2020

There was an era when CIOs had to push hard to get new technology understood and accepted. Now the adoption of certain technologies has accelerated beyond anyone’s imagination, and other technologies that were previously not considered important have come to the fore. CIOs are having to readjust rapidly to the ‘next to normal’. (more…)


How Manufacturers can Easily Transition into the Future of Work – Key Considerations How Manufacturers can Easily Transition into the Future of Work – Key Considerations How Manufacturers can Easily Transition into the Future of Work – Key Considerations

How Manufacturers can Easily Transition into the Future of Work – Key Considerations

Author: | Post Date: 05 Nov 2020

The acceleration of technological adoption has created a new frontier for the world of work. With the rise of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, e-commerce and other collaborative technologies, businesses have had the opportunity to innovate and thrive. At the same time, the technology revolution has also created a dichotomy – it has resulted in a skills deficit where the workforce is simply not prepared for the future. (more…)


3 Steps Australian Manufacturers can Take to Secure their Industry’s Future Beyond COVID-19 3 Steps Australian Manufacturers can Take to Secure their Industry’s Future Beyond COVID-19 3 Steps Australian Manufacturers can Take to Secure their Industry’s Future Beyond COVID-19

3 Steps Australian Manufacturers can Take to Secure their Industry’s Future Beyond COVID-19

Author: | Post Date: 24 Sep 2020

There is no denying that the Coronavirus pandemic is a disaster for global economies, but could it provide a silver lining for the manufacturing industry in Australia in terms of instigating a revival? Australian manufacturers have become aware of the need to urgently adjust their operational strategies and increase agility while maintaining continuity. It may feel like steering into a storm, but there are [...]


The CEO and Critical ERP Software Decisions The CEO and Critical ERP Software Decisions The CEO and Critical ERP Software Decisions

The CEO and Critical ERP Software Decisions

Author: | Post Date: 15 Sep 2020

You forget sometimes that until 2020 a CEO’s job was to look at long-term strategy, review current performance and monitor the external environment. Now, as a result of COVID, CEOs are forced to change their frame of reference by getting involved in strategic decisions early and becoming more engaged in making major investment decisions. Recognizing the increasingly pivotal role of IT in this once-in-a-lifetime [...]


Manufacturing the New Normal – Strategies for Asia’s Rebound Manufacturing the New Normal – Strategies for Asia’s Rebound Manufacturing the New Normal – Strategies for Asia’s Rebound

Manufacturing the New Normal – Strategies for Asia’s Rebound

Author: | Post Date: 15 Jul 2020

Manufacturers and distributors across Asia have needed to remain resilient despite operating in intensely pressured times. The YOY in Q1 saw a 0.5% contraction – contributed by declines in the electronics and chemical industries despite expansions in biomedical manufacturing and precision engineering industries.  The Singapore Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), an indicator that measures how much purchasing (or materials) local manufacturers are engaging in, saw a [...]



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