By Anton Oosthuizen The saying goes, “Think globally, act locally.” This is not a new thought for South African audiences, particularly in the aftermath of Covid-19 and lockdown. Local business owners are campaigning all over social media and with shared phone messages to ‘Support local industries’ during this time, and more consumers are opting for…

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engineering erp

By Anton Oosthuizen In recent decades, software has become ubiquitous. Almost all modern engineering firms – be they in the business, military, mining, or transportation sectors –  rely significantly on software systems. However, most of these firms are still operating out of one of two possible software strategies that are ill-equipped to deal with the…

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why erp

By Heinrich van der Vyver As globalisation puts pressure on the market for many industries, and the economy struggles to stand under the weight of a global pandemic, it is essential to identify every tool that could give your business a competitive edge. For many companies, enterprise resource planning (ERP), or as some companies call…

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COVID-19 ERP eskom

The financial effects of Eskom’s unrelenting rolling blackouts, combined with the knock that Covid-19 has brought to the global economy, have left South African businesses reeling.  Running a business for over 20 years in South African means that we’ve seen the impact that recessions and economic downturns bring to SMEs, corporates, and households alike. What…

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The influx of new technology in the workplace is transforming the way we work; automation, digitisation, machine learning and artificial intelligence all promise greater benefits to organisations. But while business leaders are trying to keep up with the flood of new technologies, there is one application that has been a vital tool in the manufacturer’s…

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2020 business vision

By Heinrich van der Vyver As the year comes to a close, every organisation and business leader would give anything to have clarity and insight into the year ahead. Knowing what decisions to make, what products to maximise and which to halt, who to promote and who to let go, what gaps to fill, and…

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Here are the phases that your Business Agent will take your company through as they implement BOS in your business. The successful implementation of your ERP system will be done in four phases. This overall plan will ensure the agent communicates early, regularly, and effectively with users and stakeholders to ensure successful adoption of the…

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