• embracing self-service software
    17 July 2018     Digital Transformation, Infor, Press

    embracing self-service software

    It’s strange to think that just a few decades ago people were satisfied with sending a letter or fax and waiting for a response. There was no way of really knowing whether communication had been received and read, and we simply had to accept delayed gratification as the status quo. Today, we demand immediate answers, […]

  • 27 June 2018     d/EPM, Press

    managing performance for dynamic decisions

    To be effective, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) must be progressive and multi-methodology driven. When implemented correctly, it allows for superior business planning and strategy execution, using business intelligence (BI) as a methodology in a portfolio of EPM tools. By evaluating and managing performance, the enterprise is empowered to perform better, reach its operational goals, enhance […]

  • 4 June 2018     Press

    Building digital concepts through transformation in manufacturing, property & facilities management

    In manufacturing, constantly increasing demands apply immense pressure to supply. According to a Deloitte report, ever shorter product life cycles must be delivered. To achieve this, agile manufacturing practices are a necessity. On the other hand, the facilities management (FM) and the property sector carry the heavy burden to reduce costs, while adding more value […]

  • Classic FM’s Classic Business Show – Digital Economy Feature by Heilet (Audio Clip)

    The process, the science behind digital transformation, is incredibly important. This, combined with automation and data, ensures visibility throughout the entire process. Heilet Scholtz, Executive at Softworx, Infor’s Master Partner in Africa, recently shared how Softworx is helping Africa to transform on Classic FM’s Classic Business Show. Listen to the clip below and learn why digital […]

  • 10 tips for effective EAM implementation

    10 tips for effective EAM implementation

    With the right Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution, maintenance becomes preventive, uptime is guaranteed and alternatives are in place. Reliability is increased as risk management allows the prediction of equipment reliability problems, while inventory and purchasing costs are decreased through effective use of the warranties available. With EAM, businesses in various sectors are empowered to […]

  • 26 October 2017     EAM, Press

    evolving the conversation from the basement to the boardroom; Modern facilities and asset management

    In the facilities management (FM) industry, listening to the client plays a critical role in ensuring the delivery of a flexible solution. Understanding the client’s requirements is the first step to tailoring an FM solution that meets their needs, while delivering measurable results and reliable monitoring and reporting. To achieve this, the right technology and […]

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

    Infor Next Johannesburg 2017 – 21 September

    Infor Next – 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Software Cultivating Growth in the Fruit & Vegetable Industry
    3 July 2017     General, Food and beverage, Press

    Software Cultivating Growth in the Fruit & Vegetable Industry

    The Produce Marketing Association recently conducted in-depth industry research, indicating that the current extreme drought has decreased food production and significantly increased costs. The report confirms that agricultural production and security of domestic food supplies are at risk. “The agricultural sector’s contribution to the national GDP is an estimated 11 percent (horticulture accounts for 26 […]

  • The Internet of Things. The Perfect Storm?
    22 May 2017     EAM, Event, Infor, Press, The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things. The Perfect Storm?

    On the 10th and 11th of May, the SAFMA Annual Conference 2017 was held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Conference featured experts, presenting the latest innovations in facilities management. A recent study conducted by the South African Facilities Management Association (SAFMA) conclusively revealed that the “industry has grown aggressively from merely being associated […]