• 3 May 2018     Press Release

    security drones taking off, but SA restrictions limit adoption

    Drones, otherwise known as remotely piloted aircraft systems, continue to gain a foothold in an increasing number of industries, with adoption rates in the safety and security industry growing worldwide. In fact, safety and security drone sales totalled $145-million in 2016, according to a market report compiled by ReportLinker and titled the ‘Safety & Security […]

  • digitising the poultry industry

    In the fast moving, volatile and critical poultry industry, control over processes within various divisions and sites is essential. Linking different divisions with each other and the business to provide an integrated view of the entire organisation provides accurate insights to ensure better performance. Management via manual processes and Excel spreadsheets simply doesn’t achieve the […]

  • 29 March 2018     EAM, Press Release

    lowering the ‘normal’ cost of maintenance

    Considering how maintenance and parts inventories have evolved in recent years, and the increasingly strategic approach to Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), it is apparent that visibility is one of the most important drivers at every step in the manufacturing and plant engineering process. There was a time when the process for maintaining mission-critical equipment and […]

  • it’s time to transform the way people work
    19 February 2018     Event, Infor, Press Release

    it’s time to transform the way people work

    In a world currently driven by all things transformation, the revolution of working practices must be given its due consideration. From disruptive business software to digital transformation, the optimisation of investments and services, and the need for (transformative) speed – businesses that do not focus on empowering the organisation to perform better will soon be […]

  • 1 February 2018     EAM, Facilities Management, Press Release

    eyes on buildings: drones offer inspection, maintenance benefits

    Drones allow maintenance and engineering managers to maintain assets and facilities while also reducing costs and safety risks, says Jane Thomson, Managing Director at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa. In facilities management, inspecting large institutional, engineering, manufacturing, mining and commercial facilities and assets can be a challenging, dangerous, and dirty job. Ensuring that assets […]

  • 20 January 2018     EAM, Press Release

    SA’S FM, manufacturing and fleet pain points revealed in USSD poll

    A recent poll has revealed that the South African facilities management, manufacturing and fleet management industries face four distinct pain points; work orders, asset registers, downtime and contractors. The challenges within these areas include value and visibility. Enter technology, which (if used correctly) can offer reliable solutions, turning pain points into profit areas. The poll […]

  • 28 December 2017     EAM, Press Release

    the EAM shoppers’ checklist

    To maximise the life and performance of equipment and machinery, companies should deploy an EAM solution that provides six key elements, says Heilet Scholtz, Executive at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa. TechTarget defines enterprise asset management (EAM) as; “a broad term vendors use to describe software that provides managers with a way to view […]

  • 14 December 2017     EAM, Hospitality, Infor, Press Release

    master profitability in hospitality with effective EAM

    When asked what it takes to be successful in the hospitality industry, most would say; the personal touch. It’s about attention to detail and delivering service excellence – from the greeting at the entrance to the turn-down service. The hotel’s facilities must be immaculate and offer guests the utmost in luxury and convenience. Collectively, industries […]

  • 30 November 2017     Events, Press Release

    the future of the organisation: technologically savvy, globalised

    In every industry, asset management is critical to ensuring productivity, reducing downtime and promoting profits. Across South Africa, asset management, facilities management and manufacturing industries have been challenged with an economic mountain which appeared to bring many to rock bottom. Yet digital transformation has offered the stepping stones needed to overcome, as digitisation brings with […]

  • 20 November 2017     Press Release

    Infor Named a Leader in 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software

    Infor Recognized for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision NEW YORK –  Nov 20, 2017 Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that the company was recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software for Infor […]

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