• 25 March 2019     Infor, Press Release

    “smartstreaming” enterprise financial management

    Statistics SA recently released its findings that the South African economy grew by 1.4 percent in the last quarter of 2018. While this is encouraging and a move in the right direction, many are still faced with the question; “is this growth sustainable?”. Mirroring this question, industries across the African continent are seeking solutions that […]

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  • 29 January 2019     Infor, Manufacturing, Press Release, The cloud

    breed efficiency; move industry into the cloud

    In the cutthroat manufacturing industry, complex supply chains must be carefully managed to ensure supply meets demand, and quality meets expectations. The goal? Respond faster to change, reduce excess inventory, and cut costs. The method? Cloud-based ERP. The result? Improved productivity; both in the office and on the shop floor. According to a study conducted […]

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  • 29 January 2019     Business Intelligence, Infor, Press Release

    building a new BI point of view

    In a data rich world, business intelligence (BI) must move past static information and siloed analyses. Modern BI must connect teams and applications across the enterprise via a trusted network of analytics and insights. This ensures that the business gains a comprehensive view of its operations, empowering it to make smarter decisions and perform better. […]

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  • 11 December 2018     Hospitality, Press Release

    driving transformation & superior guest experiences in hospitality

    Thanks to Industry 4.0, globalisation and rapid digitalisation, today’s consumers are very connected and mobile. How does this impact the hospitality industry? According to an Infor report, in 2016, 52% of all travel reservations were made online, with 65% of same-day hotel reservations made from a smartphone. Hospitality organisations that don’t meet their customers’ need […]

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  • 7 December 2018     Press Release, Service Management

    how to: service management for every industry

    Service-centered industries face two key challenges in their pursuit to success; becoming ever more responsive, and delivering accurate, reliable services at speed. The services industry can be fickle. Research reveals that customers are twice as likely to report a bad experience than share about a good one. This means that services must be delivered on […]

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  • 7 December 2018     ERP, Press Release

    localise or globalise – how ERP manages operations across locations

    Across the manufacturing and distribution sectors, improving operational efficiency is the difference between success and failure. To achieve this, organisations must employ the latest technology for effective Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). When managed correctly, ERP integrates all aspects of an organisation’s operational workflow, bringing product planning, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing together to create a […]

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  • 7 November 2018     Automotive, Press Release

    driving accelerated growth in automotive business

    The automotive industry faces constant change. According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), to achieve success, the automotive industry must deliver: internationally competitive products; fuel efficient, environmentally friendly vehicles; improved quality and choice; and high quality after sales service. These elements all require optimised operations and innovative approaches. Businesses within […]

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  • 7 November 2018     Manufacturing, Press Release

    overcoming digital dread

    As African manufacturers begin to upgrade their operations, mapping out an incremental approach is essential. Smart factories, digitisation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all hot topics in the manufacturing sector, generating considerable buzz – and some consternation. These disruptive technologies are exciting, yet the complexity can also be overwhelming. “With a practical, incremental […]

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  • 7 November 2018     Manufacturing, Press Release

    reducing customisations for greater manufacturing efficiency

    Customisation is often sold as a software benefit. “It is tailor-made, unique and built only for your organisation” – these were the constant and reliable sentiments of the past. While bespoke software design certainly had its place in history, as the pace of innovation in tech continues to rise, the value of customisations must be […]

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  • 7 November 2018     Manufacturing, Press Release, Retail

    eliminating human error in industrial manufacturing and retail

    In the South African industrial manufacturing and retail industries, businesses are faced with economic pressure and constantly increasing demand. This requires constant innovation and the application of best practice, especially in the effective management of warehouses, finance, planning, production and supply chain processes. While these processes are often managed by dedicated staff, the propensity for […]

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