Founded in 1974, NEPEAN is now Australia’s leading privately owned engineering, mining services and industrial manufacturing organisation with operations in six continents and over 1200 employees. The company supplies mining equipment and fabrications to over 65 countries and manufactures building products in Australia for the local construction industry.
CEOs are responsible for the difficult choices – and often these choices are thrust upon them by issues that affect the business world at large. Many of these issues will be familiar to readers of this report. Though generally robust and stable, the Australian economy appears to be progressing through a period of uncertainty, buffeted … Read moreRisks and opportunities: The five key concerns of Australian CEOs in 2016
Last year ended not with a bang but with a whimper. Weak international trade and subdued investments affected global growth, bringing it to its slowest pace since 2009. The outlook for 2017 seems slightly brighter, but a number of unknowns loom on the horizon. From unpredictable political leaders to unclear economic policies and unresolved geopolitical … Read moreUncharted Waters: How uncertainty will shape Australian CEOs’ leadership priorities in 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, Pronto Software has worked with The CEO Institute to conduct a survey of its members. During The CEO Institute Summit in 2018, more than 250 senior leaders across Australia, from diverse industries shared their feedback about: The most significant trends or challenges they expect their business to face in 2018 … Read moreBusiness takes back control: Australian leaders gear up for growth
The mining industry is ruled by efficiency. The organisations that can extract, process, and deliver materials with the least amount of waste stand to be the most profitable. With vast footprints in remote locations, diverse labour forces, and long term projects, miners require an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that is specific, adaptable and complementary … Read moreInnovative IT Infrastructure: Cloud ERP and its application for the mining industry
There comes a time when most successful small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to make some hard decisions. If they want to continue to grow and maintain a competitive edge, they can no longer rely on small-scale IT platforms or disconnected software applications to handle their increasingly complex business processes.
Cloud-based infrastructures allow businesses to reap the benefits of reduced capital expenditure and IT maintenance costs, and free up chief information officers (CIOs) to focus on IT strategy and other activities with higher business value. However, although businesses continue moving to the cloud, many still harbour concerns over performance and security. How can a system … Read moreERP performance and security considerations for cloud and on-premises deployments
While the field service sector adapts to the growing expectations of today’s businesses, switched on providers are enjoying the competitive advantage associated with being early adopters of emerging technologies.
Business growth can create increasingly complex internal processes. At a certain point, this mounting complexity makes it necessary for businesses to adopt more sophisticated business management software. This is where enterprise resource planning (ERP) comes into play.
As field service organisations continue to evolve and reposition to gain a competitive advantage, the key focus remains increasing customer satisfaction and uncovering new ways to boost the bottom line. To answer the call, businesses need an end-to-end solution that simplifies field workforce management for today’s and tomorrow’s markets. Mobility is the obvious answer, but … Read moreMobile Service: Developing a mobile service strategy that serves you