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The 4th Era of ERP

4th Era ERP Blog

According to Gartner, ERP systems have entered into its 4th era of development, defined by superior data-centric, AI-driven, agile and customer-facing systems. Why is this so important for commercial enterprises?

By 2023, it is estimated that 65% of organisations will use ERP applications, encompassing the attributes of its fourth era, from strategic planning to predictable data analytics and more.

This represents a major shift from the limited resource planning role of the earlier traditional ERP platforms, then perceived as just another piece of IT software to be implemented.

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Tags: ERP, software, cloud hosting, Data Driven, People Focused, Agile Implementation

Five Ways Mid-Market Businesses Capitalise on Cloud ERP

Mid market businesses capitalise on Cloud ERP

With more cloud infrastructure and powerful data-driven processes incorporated in modern software, high-performance ERP systems cater to nearly every business, industry, and requirement these days.

Gartner predicts that by 2023, 65% of organisations will use ERP applications to optimise business operations and improve customer service using analytics and intelligent decision-making. Smart and strategic ERP platforms will prevail.

This is a game-changer for the mid-market business sector. Previously, small and medium sized businesses had to raise investments to compete with large enterprises for speed, reliability or efficiency. The latest advancements in cloud ERP finally level the playing field.

Integrated cloud ERP solutions draw on all the necessary resources and power (thanks to the cloud) to automate and improve operations, e.g. update remaining stock, quote and invoice customers, record sales transactions or analyse customer data.

As Gartner explains, the need to create, manage and understand data is paramount to the business ecosystem, customers, suppliers, partners, competitors and stakeholders. Modern ERP systems rely on robust data management and analytics.

Here are five ways ERP systems are changing the way businesses operate:

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Tags: software, retail, Digital Solution, cloud hosting, retail software, hosting

A word from our MD

Word from MD

It’s been a tough year and we have all been affected in some way but every cloud has a silver lining. During this time we have seen true leaders stand up and many inspirational stories, news and people. These remind us to keep focusing on the positives.

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Tags: E-Commerce, ePOD, ePick, eReceipt, local, coffee

Are you keeping up with the latest requirements in the Retail sector?

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If the past year is an indication of things to come - or of the changes that seems to be taking effect since the start of COVID-19, then retailers will most certainly need to adapt as well. One thing is for sure, our business or retail management tools will need to follow suit. Modernising and digitising processes is a key part of those requirements. To keep up with the retail industry’s demands and customer expectations, sleek, efficient and modern customer service will be expected. That means upping your game on the customer’s shopping experience.

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Tags: E-Commerce, software, Customer Service, retail, Digital Solution, retail software, automating data management

5 Ways To Optimise Retail Software

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Software is no longer the exclusive domain of large-scale enterprises. With technology constantly advancing, a new generation of software solutions has come in to play. Retailers of any size can now leverage this evolution. Here are five points to keep in mind:

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Tags: software, Customer Service, retail, cloud hosting, retail software, efficiency

Contributing to a Circular Economy with your ERP Software

Circular Economy

The past 12 months proved just how essential it is for businesses to prepare for disruptions that may come in different forms. One term you might have encountered recently is ‘circular economy’ - and it’s considered one of the core ways in which companies can build resilience, while enhancing their environmental credentials.

But what exactly is a circular economy? And how can ERP software help businesses prepare for a more sustainable future?

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Tags: ERP, ePOD, circular economy, Digital Solution, cloud hosting

Is Your Business Running on the Latest Technology?

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Do you keep up with customer expectations, track what your competition’s doing and check whether your business management system’s functionality and performance are on par and keeping up with the times? If your software does not meet current technology demands, it’s time to reconsider your options to modernise and digitise your operational processes.

Businesses need to assess whether they need to implement a new industry related ERP, Retail or Business Management Solution that uses the latest technology or perhaps whether an upgrade to the latest version of their current systems will be sufficient.

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Tags: ERP, Digital, Technology, Digital Solution

The Modern ERP Of Today

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Digital transformation has been a big topic for a long time now, but since the start of COVID 19, businesses have realised the urgency to adapt and to make those changes at a quicker pace.

ERP systems have become an integral part of digital transformation in the business environment of today. It pulls everything together and allows for greater automation, digitisation, modernisation and streamlined operational processes.

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Tags: ERP, ePOD, Digital, Sales Portal, Phocas, BI, ePick, Mobile Apps, eReceipt, Digital Solution

Payroll Trends To Look Out For

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2020 has most likely forever reshaped the way in which we work and that includes the way in which businesses engage with their employees. Payroll software has always been important but even more so in these unusual times. It can help automate more of the people related processes as well as help ensure we keep up with the changing times. A few key points to keep in mind:

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Tags: ERP, Payroll, Web-based access solutions, Payroll Software

How Technology Boosts Supply Chain Management

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In all industries, the performance of supply chains are intrinsic to operational and financial success. To improve supply chain management, look no further than the implementation of technology-driven solutions and its benefits.

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Tags: ERP, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and stock management, Technology

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