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  • Infor Next Johannesburg 2017 – 21 September
    13 September 2017     Event, Infor, Press

    Infor Next Johannesburg 2017 – 21 September

    One day of networking and education! Kick start your journey to digital transformation register online  Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017 Venue: Montecasino, Johannesburg We’re delighted to announce Infor Next Johannesburg taking place on Thursday 21 September at the Montecasino in Johannesburg. Join us at Infor Next Johannesburg to get enabled on techniques to aid organizational […]

  • Five Things To Consider When Choosing ERP Software
    18 August 2017     ERP, Infor, Perform better in business

    Five Things To Consider When Choosing ERP Software

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is designed to integrate an organisation’s operations to such an extent that every business department runs effectively, efficiently and profitably. The overarching goal is to streamline the business to the point where resources are tracked, commitments are met, and decisions are made based on the total organisational picture. While this investment […]

  • Turbulent Times Require a Steady Focus On The Horizon
    16 August 2017     Press

    Turbulent Times Require a Steady Focus On The Horizon

    Last month, Trading Economics reported that South African manufacturing production had declined 0.8 percent year-on-year, following an upwardly revised 4.2 percent drop in April, which was the highest since July of 2014. According to the report, “production of petroleum, chemical products, rubber and plastic products went down 8.4 percent and made the largest downward contribution. […]

  • 25 July 2017     Infor

    How Belgotex Floors is heading towards a predictive supply chain with Infor M3

    How Belgotex Floors is heading towards a predictive supply chain with Infor M3 By Jon Reed July 20, 2017 SUMMARY: A predictive supply chain sounds nifty, but getting there is no easy feat. At Inforum 2017, we got an inside look at the Belgotex Floors project – and their results so far. Project success isn’t […]

  • The IoT Series Part 4: Challenges and Solutions Driving Smart Development
    13 July 2017     The Internet of Things

    The IoT Series Part 4: Challenges and Solutions Driving Smart Development

    During the innovation lifecycle, the development phase is often faced with challenges. To achieve the ultimate, innovative goal, solutions must be found – requiring even more advancement. When asked about the future of IoT, Daniel Burrus (CEO of Burrus Research) confirmed that it’s going to be much bigger than we’re currently imagining. “This is a […]

  • The IoT Series Part 3: [Watch] and Learn: ‘Connect to What’s Next’
    13 July 2017     The Internet of Things

    The IoT Series Part 3: [Watch] and Learn: ‘Connect to What’s Next’

    At the Enterprise IoT Summit, held in Austin, Texas in March 2017, Ron Zimmer – President and CEO of the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) – shared his views on the relationship between intelligent buildings and the Internet of Things. The Summit drives what it terms The IoT Revolution. “The World Economic Forum predicts that […]

  • The IoT Series Part 2:  The Relationship Between IoT, Smart Buildings & ERP

    The IoT Series Part 2: The Relationship Between IoT, Smart Buildings & ERP

    In our Digital Disruption edition of The Tech Savvy Executive, we defined the Internet of Things. In this edition, we’re exploring how IoT relates to smart buildings, and what this means for data and facilities management. Research reveals that IoT offers an explosion of connected possibilities. The constant growth, innovation and development in the connected […]

  • The IoT Series Part 1:  What Are Smart Buildings?
    13 July 2017     EAM, Infor, The Internet of Things

    The IoT Series Part 1: What Are Smart Buildings?

    According to the IEEE XPlore Digital Library, “smart building is a trend towards the buildings automation paradigm”. The overarching aim is to autonomously control devices and systems in any given environment within the building. Although the systems are designed to function without human intervention, they are often supervised by facility management, and offer a wealth […]

  • The Value of Tech in Engineering, Construction and Mining
    6 July 2017     Customer Story, Infor

    The Value of Tech in Engineering, Construction and Mining

    In 2015 Mail & Guardian reported that technology may very well save the mining industry. In engineering, construction and mining, this statement still rings true today. Gone are the days when spread sheets were the optimum performance platform. Innovation drives growth, and falling behind means losing ground instead of breaking it. According to Timothy Morgan, […]

  • The Power of Data and Tech in Facilities Management
    6 July 2017     General

    The Power of Data and Tech in Facilities Management

    In any business, data holds the power to drive the bottom line, ensure uptime and feed an informed strategy for the future. With financial constraints impacting facility operations, managers face decisions about how to maximise their workforce and make the most of all resources.  FacilitiesNet reports that facilities technology is generating new types of data, […]

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