ERP Articles

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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CIOs consider server virtualisation for mission-critical ERP

A growing number of ERP users are seizing scheduled technology refreshes as an opportunity to consider moving workloads onto virtual servers… Server virtualisation is finally considered mature and secure enough for a growing number of enterprises to take the plunge with their ERP workloads. In the past mission-critical systems such as ERP have generally been [...]

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