There is a buzz around ERP development in 2018, with the landscape changing and growing more than ever before. Business owners, CFO’s, Finance Managers, Project Managers, Account Managers… anyone involved in these areas will be aware of the importance of having an ERP system in place in their business. Not only do organisations rely on ERP systems for efficient business management, but they also provide an edge over their competitors by improving the way they operate and service their client base. So how is ERP Software going to dominate in 2018?
If you exchange in client data of any kind you may already be aware of the impending GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) that comes into effect later this year. If not, this blog will explain a little about what to expect of this change in data regulation and how important having an ERP Solution is in helping your business become fully compliant before the May 25th deadline.
Most business owners and entrepreneurs will find themselves analysing their progress in the run-up to Christmas. Organisations typically use the festive period to assess their performance from the last 12 months. It’s a time for reflection and assessing your wins and losses, but it’s also a time to look forward and plan for 2018.
Christmas can strike either joy or apprehension into the hearts of business owners. Many rely on this time of year to generate their highest volumes of sales, so they will look forward to this short yet important period of high activity. However, managing this huge increase in orders and completing the sales cycle quickly and efficiently remains a challenge for many companies (even those who think they already have an efficient data management system in place).
Even though today’s innovative ERP solutions offer unrivalled functionality and flexibility, deploying a new system within your company is still a significant undertaking and what can sometimes seem a very scary task. There’s a lot to consider, which is why we’ve put together this useful guide to implementing your ERP system.
For small businesses, both CRM and ERP systems share many similar aspects, often leading to confusion when weighing up both options. In this post we look at the pros and cons of both to help you decide which is the right choice for your business.
We are now only two years away from the FMD (Falsified Medical Directive) coming into force in the UK. In the US, in accordance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) the deadline is November 2017. This means that all manufactures of drugs are required to mark packs with a product identifier, serial number, lot number and date of expiration.
Here at Oakley ERP, our primary aim is to help growing businesses from all industries to streamline their business processes, increase productivity, and with this, increase profitability. This all seems very simple when written in a sentence, but how difficult is it to achieve these objectives?
The new NHS Procurement Strategy mandates the use of GS1 standards and states that every supplier of every pharmaceutical product (and all other products and services that supply goods to the NHS) must comply.
There is an abundance of things to consider when running and managing a business, and occasionally we could benefit from the support and expertise of someone trusted to undertake the behind-the-scenes tasks to ensure the seamless execution of your day-to-day growth.
Upgrading your accounting software can seem like a daunting task and one that for many of us is often at the bottom of the to-do-list. However, for businesses to grow their software must constantly evolve to support the increase in activity and help streamline your processes.
All too often when we speak to businesses about using ERP Software we hear the same objections; “Oh our business isn’t big enough for software like that” or “Software with that level of functionality is very expensive!” Both statements are in fact, in most cases, myths. That’s why we have put together this blog post to help bust some of these very common ERP Software legends.