As the industrial world evolves, its impact on the environment becomes more and more evident. We recognise the devastating effect of chemical pollutants on our air, our water, and the land itself. The world reacts to practices that deplete the ozone layer, affect the food chain, and endanger the oceans.
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
The oil and gas field services industry, like the broader energy industry it serves, faces a time of dramatic – perhaps unmatched – challenge and change. Technological innovation, supply-and-demand, demographic shifts, environmental pressures, geopolitical relationships, social influences and the emergence of new competitors are transforming and reshaping the industry. Oil and gas field services face … Read moreDrilling down into key issues facing Oil and Gas Field Services
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.
There is no debate that the business environment is changing rapidly. While each industry faces its own unique challenges, three major trends are making it increasingly complex for businesses to plan for the future. Economic uncertainty continues to complicate operations for businesses around the world. Large organisations are beginning to face disruption from smaller, more … Read moreTransform your business with smart technology
Australia’s largest specialist gas, welding and tools supplier and retailer, Gasweld Tool Centre, needed a solution that would streamline its operational processes, cut down on the highly intensive manual time that was grinding down resources, while empowering staff with the right tools and information to be more efficient and productive, and foster profitable business expansion … Read moreGasweld Tool Centre – Drawing on the right tools to secure a powerful industry position