ERP Articles

ERP systems miss the reconciliation mark

Many large ERP platforms still don’t have fully functioned reconciliation, leaving many businesses, including Qantas in the past, to use spreadsheets to handle the task… Reconciliation isn’t sexy – but it is important as it ensures that the amounts being set aside for specific items are being spent where they should be. As such it’s [...]

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How technology trends are helping Life Sciences

How technology trends are helping Life Sciences The experts at UXC Eclipse say there are a number of technologies that are driving the Life Sciences market forward… Research and businesses in the Life Sciences industry have given us many breakthroughs over the years. With the challenges associated with quality control and regulatory compliance, where failure [...]

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What retailers can learn from manufacturing

The manufacturing sector is a prime example of an industry vertical that has embraced technology. MRP & ERP systems have transformed productivity and efficiency in a sector whose margins were squeezed by globalisation. Now retail is under similar pressures with the growth of online retailing. Here Anthony Doesburg uncovers the lessons that the retail sector can learn [...]

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NetSuite reaffirms SAP-switch deal for ANZ users

Cloud ERP vendor NetSuite has confirmed its offer to switch Australian and New Zealand users of SAP’s Business by Design system to its platform for free for a year… There has never been much love lost between NetSuite and SAP, and the confusion recently over whether SAP was pulling the plug on Business by Design, [...]

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Five ways to de-risk your ERP project

2013 Opinion: Warren Muir discusses his top tips for mitigating risk when choosing and implementing a new ERP system… Enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations continue to be regarded as a high-risk undertaking by most companies. Ten years ago, purchasing and implementing an ERP system was a complex issue and this hasn’t changed. If anything, it has [...]

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