Simon Griffiths

Simon Griffiths

Simon Griffiths is a Johannesburg-based ERP veteran with over 20 years in the industry. He started work as a programmer and was one of the early users of the IBM PC. He spent several years working with decision support systems and spent time in Silicon Valley. Moving into the ERP industry, he has been in ERP project management, sales and marketing. He worked with JD Edwards, Dynamics Nav, and with SYSPRO as a reseller and then in corporate product marketing. He also spent several years with a software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor. He now uses his technical, sales and marketing knowledge to create content for enterprise software vendors that business and other non-technical people can understand. In his spare time he is a Salesforce administrator for NPOs. He was one of the first 3000 users of Twitter and can be contacted at @simon_g, and on LinkedIn.

Posts by Simon Griffiths

ERP and TechnologyERP and Digitization

Re-engineering Business Processes During the Pandemic

Reading Time: 4 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has provided the circumstances that have everyone thinking about business models, modes of operation, workplace …

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Applying and Operating ERPSoftware development

Where to Customize your ERP – Core vs. Context

Reading Time: 2 minutes Should an ERP system be customized? That is a question asked by many companies. Although some people say it should …

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Supply Chain Management and ERPManaging inventory with ERP

Why Should my Business use Inventory Optimization?

Reading Time: 3 minutes So you reckon I should consider inventory optimization? Convince me. According to research by the Aberdeen Group, one of the …

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ERP and Mobile Business

10 things to do before taking your business mobile

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever thought how mobile devices are transforming your personal life, and those around you? Now, think about how …

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Applying and Operating ERP

Top Posts of 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes As we start the new year, I ran the stats on our blog posts in 2014, and found the top …

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ERP and Mobile BusinessEducation

Staying agile in an uncertain world

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are living in a world of change and uncertainty. In 2014, Harvard Business Review published research that showed that …

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Planning-Purchasing-Implementing ERP

10 Things to Consider Before Selecting an ERP Solution

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my days as an ERP sales consultant, I had first-hand experience on how customers went about selecting and implementing …

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Services and Support for ERPEducation

Improving the Training Experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the dim distant past of ERP, 10 years ago and more, the way you learnt about the software was …

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Applying and Operating ERPBusiness software

Twenty questions for CFOs embarking on an ERP project

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the CFO of an organization, your responsibility is to ensure efficient and effective financial operations and records, and influence …

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