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Al Brough

Al Brough

Al Brough is an Analyst at SYSPRO Asia. Before entering the world of ERP, Al worked extensively in the sugar and timber manufacturing industry. With an undergraduate degree in Marketing and Human Resource Management, Al uses his broad knowledge base and pragmatic nature to find the perfect solution for every problem. His personal life is perfectly balanced by his lovely wife, an energetic Jack Russell, anything to do with trains and a slow-growing bonsai.

Posts by Al Brough

How ERP customers get value from a robust ISV ecosystem

Reading Time: 5 minutes ERP software has come a long way since its introduction in the 1990s. Now, ERP systems are becoming platforms. A …

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VPN Tunnels Part 2 – Increasing Security, Promoting Agility

Reading Time: 4 minutes As I mentioned in Part One of this blog, a VPN tunnel allows for the safe transfer of data across …

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VPN Tunnels – Increasing Security, Promoting Agility

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are days when I feel like throwing up my hands and declaring the phrase ‘Internet security’ to be an …

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Ransomware and Beyond – Part 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes No networked computer system is immune to malware attacks, but some organisations actively prepare to defend themselves. Here, for example, …

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Ransomware and Beyond – Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Internet is teeming with cybercriminals armed with increasingly sophisticated malware designed to steal your data – or extort you …

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Streamlining Your Company with ERP

Reading Time: 4 minutes Streamlining isn’t just for planes, trains and automobiles. It’s also a valuable concept in business. Is competition fierce? Profit margins …

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The Evolution of SYSPRO’s UX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The evolution of the user experience (UX) is nothing short of remarkable. From Dieter Rams’ Blaupunkt designs in the 1960s, …

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Expanding the User Experience Beyond the Garden of Apple

Reading Time: 4 minutes You can’t seem to have a conversation about UX without talking about Apple products – especially the introduction of the …

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The Skinny on Scalability

Reading Time: 4 minutes Scalability is a bit of a buzz word these days. Some experts struggle to find a consistent definition, but it …

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