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9 Steps to take to successfully implement an integrated business management system
What are your business goals and objectives? An important question in the move from accounting to an ERP system Knowing where you want to go is a key step in finding the right business management system to get you there. Running a changing business can feel like a juggling act. During the early days, you can keep up with the basic paperwork and reports using an accounting system and still find time to manage staff and client relationships well. However,
Moving from accounting software to an ERP (integrated business management system) is a considerable expense for any SME and the cost versus value equation is one that any business owner will prioritise when making the decision. As each business has specific needs and requirements as well as costs they are carrying due to inefficiencies, the first priority is to get expert advice from a business partner who takes the time to listen and understand your business needs. Their experience will
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In the world of COVID-19
The World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on 11 March, prompting lockdowns in many countries around the world, including South Africa. Companies in the healthcare sector are usually insulated from economic disruption due to the steady demand for medical products and procedures, but the impact of the coronavirus is different, because of its medical nature. As a result, this has had numerous short, medium, and long-term impacts on the healthcare industry. Why use an ERP system within your
Atusaye Mwalweni, Finance and Account Manager at Seidor Africa, the largest and most successful SAP Business One Partner on the continent, feels that self-knowledge is one of the most important attributes to have in business. She has experience in HR, administration, customer care and finance, all of which have contributed to her expertise in her current role. A committed learner, she attributes her successes to the knowledge sharing environment she and her colleagues have created. Why is self-knowledge so important?
Having a robust business strategy during a recession is a fundamental way to overcome the countless challenges that are thrown at today’s business leaders. With the right business recession strategy in place, it is possible for businesses of all sizes and industry specialisms to thrive during a recession and forever changing economic climates. Strategies for business survival during a recession will help you to review what is working for you now, before, during and after a recession. Preparing IT systems
The value of ongoing learning Anita de Jager, Group Finance Manager, Seidor Africa Women are notoriously scarce in the upper echelons of financial management. Anita de Jager, Group Finance Manager at Seidor Africa, however, has a career in finance spanning more than three decades. Her main focus is to increase the efficiency and automation of the finance department, an objective that is ongoing as she manages the financial activities that are crucial to the successful operation of the organisation. “Qualities
During the COVID epidemic, it has become increasingly clear how important an eCommerce site can be for any business. Aphix Software is delighted to announce an exciting new business partnership with leading Johannesburg based SAP Business One provider Seidor Africa. Together with Aphix Software, Seidor Africa can offer its customers a fully scalable, multi-channel eCommerce solution that’s seamlessly integrated in real-time with SAP Business One. eCommerce and SAP Business One The Aphix suite of eCommerce solutions includes B2B trade
Any small business owner knows how important it is to control profit margins. Profit margins show how much money the business is making, as well as the general health of the business and any problems that need attention. Controlling profit margins enables business owners to know how profitable they are and determine if money flowing out of the business is the result of core business activities or expenses. “This is especially important for growing businesses to stay ahead of their