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Myths of Cloud Computing

31|10|2019

Myths of Cloud Computing

Whenever there is a rapid rise of new technology, we also must sift through the hype and misconceptions that follow. Cloud computing is one of those technologies where almost everyone has an opinion, and yet there is still a lot of confusion when it comes to sifting...

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Everything you need to know about becoming an Accountant in SA

28|10|2019

Everything you need to know about becoming an Accountant in SA

The South African financial sector is in growing need of qualified accountants. Every company has a finance department, which means there is a huge demand for those skilled in accountancy.

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What To Consider When Investing In A POS System For The Retail Sector?

24|10|2019

What To Consider When Investing In A POS System For The Retail Sector?

What is a POS System? Essentially the POS system is the place where a customer pays for products or services. Combining hardware and software components, the POS system allows for any form of payment such as cash, debit cards, credit cards, mobile, and even accumulated loyalty points.

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ERP Implementation Failure

24|10|2019

ERP Implementation Failure

Moving to a new ERP system (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a massive and expensive task. Not only does the system itself require financial investment, but the implementation too requires the allocation of financial and human resources.

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Black Friday

18|10|2019

Black Friday

Black Friday. It’s a term that has quite recently become a firm feature in the South African retail calendar. But it’s history goes a lot further back. It has started to turn into a global phenomenon, and Black Friday has not left the South African economy out!

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What Does The Future Look Like For ERP Systems In SA?

18|10|2019

What Does The Future Look Like For ERP Systems In SA?

The future of ERP systems in South Africa is exciting. South Africans are known for their innovation, risk-taking, entrepreneurship and “boer maak ‘n plan” (farmer makes a plan) positive attitudes. So as economic climates evolve and tighten, South Africans are open to systems which will gain them the edge over less...

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Five Ways An ERP System Can Benefit Your Marketing

10|10|2019

Five Ways An ERP System Can Benefit Your Marketing

Upon initial examination you wouldn’t consider an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) as a tool for your company’s marketing strategy- think again! Gone are the days where an ERP system (also referred to as Integrated Management Systems) was just about accounting, stock control and profit...

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How ERP Systems Improve Inventory Cost Management

01|10|2019

How ERP Systems Improve Inventory Cost Management

ERP systems, or Enterprise Resource Planning, are designed to help a business manage all business operations from a single point or location- one of those factors being inventory cost management, or simply put as stock control. An ERP system can help businesses to streamline their inventory holding costs by providing

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What Should I Look For In An Accounting System?

01|10|2019

What Should I Look For In An Accounting System?

A basic accounting system, at the very least, should cover the main aspects of a business. These basic aspects are: Tracking income covering invoicing and managing money received. Tracking expenses covering buying products for resale and paying overheads such as wages and rent. Providing reports showing the...

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What are the key features to consider when buying a Point of Sale (POS) system?

01|10|2019

What are the key features to consider when buying a Point of Sale (POS) system?

When it comes to retail, the easiest, most secure way to accept payments and track your sales is with a point of sale (POS) system. In the age of the Internet of Things, the POS system is a must-have retail device.

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ERP & Procurement

30|09|2019

ERP & Procurement

Without procurement, all manufacturers’ operations come to a halt. No raw materials to use in manufacturing, no finished goods to sell. Despite this strong dependence, procurement is not often seen as a core function to be incorporated into ERP systems.

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How POS Can Help a Small Business?

03|09|2019

How POS Can Help a Small Business?

A Point of Sale (POS) system, also known as a Point of Purchase (POP) system, can be an invaluable tool for a small business. At its basic level, a POS system helps a small business manage the check-out process when interacting with a customer at the point of sale...

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Extended Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

30|08|2019

Extended Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

ERP is software which facilitates more efficient business processes in the finance, manufacturing, distribution, sales and other core business areas.

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The Benefits of ERP for Logistics

30|08|2019

The Benefits of ERP for Logistics

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system allows an organisation to effectively manage its flow of information in a central hub by combining all business functions in an easily accessible software feature. There are many benefits to using an ERP system across various industries, and for logistics...

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ERP for the Food Manufacturing Industry

27|08|2019

ERP for the Food Manufacturing Industry

To simplify and illustrate the purpose of Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) in the food manufacturing industry, let us look at an example of baking a cake.

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ERP For The Engineering Industry

26|08|2019

ERP For The Engineering Industry

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the engineering industry poses its own unique challenges. More so if your environment is an Engineer To Order (ETO) as opposed to a Made to Order (MTO) one.

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The advantages of using accounting software in your business

16|08|2019

The advantages of using accounting software in your business

The advantages of using accounting software in your business Accounting software assists businesses in effectively monitoring the flow of finances. In South Africa, many companies are using accounting software to minimise administration and ensure SARS compliance.

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Can an ERP system support all levels of management?

01|08|2019

Can an ERP system support all levels of management?

An Overview of ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a system that we have spoken about vastly over the last few months because we believe in the benefits of ERP software and what it can offer.

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Why Your Business Should Consider ERP Solutions for Supply Chain Management?

30|07|2019

Why Your Business Should Consider ERP Solutions for Supply Chain Management?

Streamlining supply chain management is integral to enhancing productivity, and many organisations are adopting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software as a way to achieve this goal.

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How To Improve Enterprise Resource Planning?

29|07|2019

How To Improve Enterprise Resource Planning?

It’s come to that time of the year when a good business owner sets aside some time to evaluate the goals and ambitions of the business. If you’re a great business owner, you would be doing this more than once a year but who has the time?

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