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  • Challenges and Opportunities for Canadian Manufacturers

    Challenges and Opportunities for Canadian Manufacturers

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  • Manage Your Inventory like a Pro this Festive Season

    Manage Your Inventory like a Pro this Festive Season

    To most families the “Festive Season” is the celebration of a relevant religious festival or significant historic event. It could be Eid or Ramadan, Yom Kippur, Diwali or Christmas. Whichever, it...

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  • How Plastics and Rubber can use ERP for Digital Transformation and Improve Efficiencies

    How Plastics and Rubber can use ERP for Digital Transformation and Improve Efficiencies

    Organizations today operate in a dynamic continuum where the rules of competition and operation are constantly evolving. No industry is immune to the effects of their organizational ecology to...

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  • How to Reduce Production Costs and Increase your Profits with ERP

    How to Reduce Production Costs and Increase your Profits with ERP

    Manufacturing is undergoing a fourth revolution (Industry 4.0). Technology and the Internet is transforming the way we make things. Software and manufacturers need to evolve to compete. For many...

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  • Why Forgetting the Human Element of Digitalization Obstructs Software Implementation

    Why Forgetting the Human Element of Digitalization Obstructs Software Implementation

    There has never been a better time for manufacturers to embrace the powers of ERP. The benefits are compelling, be it improving efficiency, building resilience, controlling costs, or boosting...

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  • Why the Factory Review – Part 2

    Why the Factory Review – Part 2

    The organization is investing a sizable sum of money and resources to ensure that their manufacturing improves, and the expectation is that this investment will be recovered.  However, the...

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  • Four Top ERP Trends that Defined 2018

    Four Top ERP Trends that Defined 2018

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has always been key to helping businesses make better-informed business decisions, but thanks to a year of digital advancements, the software’s ability to...

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  • ERP - the Silent Miracle Worker no Business should be without

    ERP - the Silent Miracle Worker no Business should be without

    More often than not a business’ worst horror stories are a direct result of miscommunication between departments. Picture a business such as a catering equipment company that makes industrial...

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  • Why the Factory Review - Part 1

    Why the Factory Review - Part 1

    When an organization takes a decision to purchase and implement an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) like SYSPRO M.O.M. (Manufacturing and Operations Management), it is because they have...

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  • Genuine Production Gains from Artificial Intelligence

    Genuine Production Gains from Artificial Intelligence

    Getting more done in less time is the holy grail of productivity drives, in our own lives, and on the scale of a manufacturing enterprise. Personally, I find that mobile devices enhance my...

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  • ERP Supports Profitable Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication

    ERP Supports Profitable Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication

    Years ago I read a quote that I really like by Gallileo Galilei, the 16th century Italian astronomer and physicist who some people refer to as ‘the father of science’. The quote ‘Misura ciò che è...

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  • Future Perfect – ERP the Enabler

    Future Perfect – ERP the Enabler

    I’m doing the rounds of SYSPRO Africa’s offices. It’s Monday 30 June 2031 (my birthday), and SaloME, chatbot and partner of KenDO, our latest chat releases, have everything under control. Having...

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  • Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry

    Why a Best of Breed ERP Solution Makes Sense for the Food and Beverage Industry

    The food and beverage industry, much like any other industry, is filled with challenges: maintaining a reliable and high performing labor force, machinery uptime, shipping deadlines, bringing in...

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  • ERP Technology Value Matrix 2018

    ERP Technology Value Matrix 2018

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  • SYSPRO 8 Why Upgrade Brochure

    SYSPRO 8 Why Upgrade Brochure

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  • SYSPRO 8 Why Upgrade Infographic

    SYSPRO 8 Why Upgrade Infographic

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  • Why Software Upgrades are Essential

    Why Software Upgrades are Essential

    Whether it’s upgrading to the latest version of your ERP, or your computer’s operating system, we often hesitate to click the ‘update’ button, especially for first iterations. Bill Gates aptly...

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  • 3 Reasons to Treat Your ERP Software like an Asset

    3 Reasons to Treat Your ERP Software like an Asset

    ERP systems are substantial business investments, yet their perceived value is often allowed to depreciate over time. Business owners and managers seem to accept application erosion as the norm,...

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  • The Machine that Changed the World, or an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and ERP

    The Machine that Changed the World, or an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and ERP

    The Industrial Machinery and Equipment market is all about machines – designing, making, modifying, selling, and using machines.  But behind these machines, like the automobiles we see on the...

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  • 6 Important Factors when Investing in the Right ERP Supplier

    6 Important Factors when Investing in the Right ERP Supplier

    Industry 4.0 (deemed the fourth industrial revolution) has brought about rapid change and digital transformation. It has also paved the way for businesses to reap the rewards of successful ERP...

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  • How to Increase Profitability with Manufacturing Operations Management

    How to Increase Profitability with Manufacturing Operations Management

    It always surprises me when I visit a shop floor for the first time and realise that some of our nation’s manufacturers are still trying to compete in the 20th century. They might be making great...

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