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The Impact of Data Effectiveness on Business Outcomes – Full Report

Do companies with more user-friendly and accessible enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems enjoy more positive business outcomes? Are they more profitable? Do highly effective ERP systems help create a sharper upswing of revenue growth? How much difference does effective data really make to business success? To answer these questions, Sage commissioned IDG Research Services to […]

What’s really new about Sage ERP X3 version 7?

At its annual global convention in Lisbon last week, business software innovator Sage announced the overhaul of its popular mid-market ERP solution, Sage ERP X3, to produce the next generation of enterprise resource planning – Sage ERP X3 version 7. The natural question many have been asking since is: what’s really new in version 7? […]

Businesses with better data grow 35% faster year-on-year…

Recent research undertaken by IDG Research on midsized companies in a number of countries shows that businesses with accurate and actionable data consistently outperform enterprises without sufficient or usable business intelligence. This is a result of the better decision-making ability that intelligence gives decision-makers, and the effect that these more informed decisions on business outcomes. […]

Are you ready for a business boom?

E-commerce is fast becoming a standard requirement for retailers worldwide as they bustle to harness markets that are increasingly online. From electronic goods to clothing and gifts, it’s now possible to order just about anything online. In the US, the trend has coupled with a growing manufacturing market to result in an unprecedented expansion of […]

The Changing Face of Supply Chain Management

As production, processing, distribution, retail and online technologies continue to advance aggressively and redefine the very meaning of operational efficiency, we are constantly seeing the very nature and structure of Supply Chain Management (SCM) as an operational function also having to change in order to place enterprises in a good stead competitively. Looking around, one […]

Sage ERP breaks into East African mining sector

Kenyan mineral exploration company Mayfox Mining recently announced its adoption of Sage ERP X3 to become the first East African mining company to adopt Sage’s dedicated resource planning solution. The timing of the move to implement the software couldn’t have been better timed as the company prepares to list on the Nairobi Stock Exchange’s ‘Growth […]

"Be disruptive or be disrupted"

The recent Sage Insights 2014 conference held at the Champagne Sports Resort in the Drakensberg and attended by more than 250 Sage ERP Africa business partners – including numerous partners from Southern, East, West Africa and the Middle East, has injected new inspiration to Sage partners across Africa. “The key to being a successful business […]

Sage ERP X3 – 6.5 Released

The newest release of Sage ERP X3 , version 6.5, was announced at the close of 2012. Sage ERP X3 is the most powerful and flexible ERP solution by Sage for mid-sized and larger companies looking to grow a competitive business in a cost-effective way, with limited resources. Sage ERP X3 6.5 improves productivity, simplifies installation, […]

Common mistakes in implementing ERP systems

In a survey carried out by CIO.com, a number of different ERP experts (IT executives, consultants and ERP vendors) were asked to describe the most common ERP-related mistakes made by organisations and how to avoid or solve them. Thirteen ERP mistakes – as well as their remedies – were named. ERP Mistake #1: Poor planning […]