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Mar 3, 2021

ERP tech has come a long way – but people hold it back

The real benefit of ERP is that it helps people to be more efficient at controlling and monitoring costs, says Gerrit Olivier, CEO of About IT.

Feb 25, 2021

Six sure signs your ERP project will fail

ERP projects require the collaborative effort of the client’s shareholders, senior executives, managers and employees as well as the implementation partner’s people, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

Dec 4, 2020

To unlock the value of ERP, set it up right

Correctly scoping an ERP project beforehand helps improve deployment success and subsequent adoption, ensuring real value is realised.

Nov 27, 2020

Companies neglect ERP skills at their peril

Training can often be overlooked in the rush to rollout an ERP system quickly, while tight budgets add to the overall skills dilemma.

Nov 20, 2020

Selecting the right partner is vital to ERP success

Ensuring the ERP solution has the backing of skilled and experienced implementation, maintenance and support teams, is a crucial aspect sometimes overlooked.

Nov 13, 2020

Why ERP projects fail faster than ever under lockdown

The speed at which companies found they must transform saw many take the first opportunity to upgrade to a cloud ERP solution.

Aug 12, 2020

People are the most important aspect of digital transformation

Digital transformation is a human thing. It’s an evolutionary step in the context of the businesses that employ us, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

Aug 4, 2020

Tenders destroy ERP – this is how you avoid the mistake

KPIs for any requests for information should focus on depth and quality of the consulting partner’s discovery process, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

May 27, 2020

The best way to save your ERP project

A successful ERP implementation hinges on clean, accurate and reliable data, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

May 7, 2020

How SMEs get their money's worth from cloud ERP

Getting the right technologies is an important step, but using them effectively means opening our thinking to new ways of running our businesses, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

Apr 17, 2020

About IT portal to upskill professionals during lockdown

The new About IT Academy portal offers training programmes on cloud ERP and data analytics for IT professionals during the lockdown and beyond.

Mar 24, 2020

Barriers to leveraging cloud ERP

Implementing ERP costs real money and you need enough to go the distance, says Gerrit Olivier, founder and CEO of About IT.

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