Leveraging value from your ERP support and maintenance plan

There is no doubt about the relevance and importance of ERP in modern business today but the cost of implementing an ERP cannot be ignored. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

ERP- Simplifying your global strategy

Most of the manufacturing world has gone global. Access to larger markets drives higher demand for products and as manufacturers grow in size, so does the complexity of running their business. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

Digitize your Oilfield to drive profitability through operational efficiency

Today many fi­eld service organisations still rely on legacy systems and business processes when managing oilfield operations. Remote locations limit the visibility into field activities and manual processes impede efficiency, customer service and profits. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

How can your organisation identify strategic cost drivers?

Modern day sourcing requires the procurement department to fully understand the cost drivers and be able to leverage appropriate sourcing tools to reflect savings in budget.
Strategic sourcing strives to optimize an organisations supply base while reducing Total Cost of Ownership. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

Spend Analysis and How It Can Benefit Your Business

Now that we have introduced Strategic Sourcing and Industry 4.0 in our previous blogs, let’s dive right into the very foundation of Strategic Sourcing and how it helps create value through the purchasing process. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

How can you leverage ERP to drive Lean Manufacturing?

Everyone in the manufacturing world is familiar with Kanban, the scheduling system for lean manufacturing and just-in-time manufacturing. This system was Toyota’s disruptive force to improve manufacturing efficiency. Based entirely on demand, organisations using this system significantly reduced waste as inventory is produced only when there is demand for it.  [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

The 5 rules you shouldn’t break when choosing an ERP vendor

We all know how hard it is to choose the right ERP software for your organisation. The months and months of planning and shortlisting the top ERP software’s in the market, going through countless reviews, reading a 100 brochures, it’s definitely a long and arduous road. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

The Strategic Importance of Payroll

There has been a major shift from HR’s traditional function of tactical management of employees to the development of strategic insight and value creation. But payroll remains predominantly a tactical function in most companies. It is easy to under evaluate and under appreciate the payroll function so long as employees get their salaries on time and this makes it difficult to explain to upper management, the need for change. [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

Procurement 4.0: leveraging procurement capabilities as a strategic weapon

Let’s take a step back from Strategic Sourcing and talk a little about how Industry 4.0 has been great for Procurement. Industry 4.0 is commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution.  [Read More]

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Arushi Kumbera

3 simple reasons to estimate the ROI for your next ERP implementation

No matter how difficult your current operational and technical environment, convincing senior management to invest in ERP is far worse. The bottom line is everyone wants to earn money but nobody wants to spend it. Well, the secret lies in a simple ROI calculation. [Read More]

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