June News – RBS, Genome Sequencing and ERP Project Assurance
Jul, 01. 2015
The Greek debt crisis has dominated the news, with locals buying cars, gold or simply taking out all their savings and hiding it under the mattress. This got us thinking about the impact of cause and effect, and how it is proving very difficult to stamp out the proverbial fire once it has taken hold.
Although ERP projects can be complex it can often be the inter-dependencies with other systems that are not [...]
May News Roundup – Cloud ERP, Election and Product Testing
Jun, 04. 2015
It has been a busy month, here in the UK we were in the thick of pre-election activity. From a technology point of view, it was a defining election. Previously Twitter and Facebook were new and shiny, but this year with social media more established, we were promised analytics that could determine the result. However it turned out to be a platform for discussion, and useful to discover trends, but [...]
April ERP News
May, 01. 2015
In the UK we have had a beautiful April in terms of weather, however globally this has brought terrible natural disasters, with the earthquake in Nepal and subsequent avalanches on Everest, the Malawi floods and the wildfires in California. This has seen an influx of technologies, that can help predict weather, and technological advances in building materials that can help survive natural disasters.
However, one of the most interesting things we have seen [...]
March News Round up – Is it time to change?
Apr, 01. 2015
Dominating the news this month has been the tragedy of the Germanwings flight 4U 9525 and in particular how recommendations are being put forward to stop a disaster like this happening again. It got us thinking why is it only when things go disastrously wrong do we question whether what we are doing is right?
In the case of the airline industry, recommendations put forward after 9/11 to prevent hijackings, now have [...]
Business Intelligence for Legacy System21
Aug, 06. 2014
For those of you who are running a mature version of System21 the likelihood is that you rely on Excel for your BI to retrieve data from the AS/400 database. This can prove to be a complex process and extremely labour-intensive, often making reports difficult to reproduce and prone to errors.
If you are looking for a robust solution the good news is that you don’t have to deploy a BI product [...]
Hello World – Welcome to our New Website !
Aug, 06. 2014
Let’s face it, it is tough to make System21 Consulting Services sound sexy but we are really excited about our new look website and hope you like the major refresh too!
Our old site was starting to look somewhat dated – it is amazing how website design has radically changed in the last two-three years especially with the emergence of handheld devices and the need to optimise sites for mobiles and tablets.