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9 Steps to take to successfully implement an integrated business management system


Step 4 – Implementing ERP -Think about your business goals and objectives

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,

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Accounting to ERP

Step 5 – Understand your budget when moving from accounting to ERP

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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Womens Month 2020

In the world of COVID-19

How to ensure a successful ERP implementation

By Lyall O’Carroll, Technical Account Manager at Seidor Africa ERP has had a bad rep in the past for being costly, complex and unwieldy. But manufacturers and other companies considering installing or updating their ERP software system need to know that now is the time to do it. “ERP software has improved dramatically in recent years,” says Lyall O’Carroll, Technical Account Manager, Seidor Africa. “It is no longer an enormous expense, nor does it take an age to implement. ERP

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The top 5 benefits of ERP in the manufacturing industry

By Mala Bhatt, Managing Director, Seidor Africa, Eastern Africa, and Mauritius The extension of lockdown restrictions weighed heavily on production in Africa’s manufacturing industries at the start of 2021, causing many to lose momentum. At the same time, in today’s connected, informed, and always-on marketplace, customers are demanding high-quality, individualised products delivered within shorter timeframes. To build up local production capacity and meet these requirements, companies must synchronise their demand chain with their supply chain. “In manufacturing, where supply chain,

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Can ERP Implementation Happen Remotely?

By Sean Fowles New Business Sales, Seidor Africa The changing global landscape has caused many businesses to seek out new ways of remote working. ERP automation can help companies navigate business disruption caused by COVID-19, but can an effective ERP solution be delivered off-site? In the new world of work traditional on-site project build is not the most convenient choice. This is leading many ERP providers to offer remote implementations for their clients. “Remote project implementation is not new,” says

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Everybody needs a Workbench ~ The Integrated Development Environment available in SAP

By Alex de Wet, SAP Consultant, Seidor Africa Seidor Africa encourages SAP clients to use Workbench, a graphic programming to develop various applications create programs, interface, web services, and access database connections. Most of the information that people process is visual. Even the most complex ideas can be easily explained through pictures. That is what makes illustrations popular and helpful in creating user interfaces. Whether you are the boss, the team manager, or starting your first job, having a visual

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How to create an intelligent enterprise that future proofs business

By Lionel de Oliveira, Sales Manager South Africa, Seidor Africa The drive towards digital transformation and the adoption of new IT methods, tools and technologies is a business critical move to build an intelligent enterprise which will stand above the competition and succeed as the enterprise of tomorrow. Intelligent Enterprises use the latest technologies to turn insight into action across the business – in real-time. As a result, they accelerate data-driven innovation and process automation, launch new business models, and

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5 reasons for quickly implementing a B2B e-commerce solution in your business

By Andre Adendorff, director of Presales, Seidor Africa The global pandemic forced many businesses to change. Companies and employees who had resisted digital innovation suddenly had no choice. The demand for online sales began to grow as populations were locked down to quell the spread of the virus. Businesses without an online or digital presence have been left badly exposed and many are playing catch-up. On the plus side, although COVID-19 accelerated the shift to e-commerce everywhere, it has the

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