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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 selection

Selecting an ERP Solution

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whether you call them RFIs, RFPs, RFQs* or some other acronym, and whether you are a vendor or a customer, …

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New material planning approach

A new material planning approach

Reading Time: 3 minutes For several decades, material requirements planning (MRP) has been the standard method for manufacturing and inventory planning. But in recent …

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Implementing ERP more effectively

Implementing ERP more effectively – Part 3

Reading Time: 5 minutes Part 3: Having the right approach and attitude to an ERP implementation “Change is not made without inconvenience, even from …

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Implementing ERP more effectively – Part 2

Reading Time: 4 minutes Part 2: Changing the system as business realities change Hands up all those who have started implementing an ERP system …

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The-tenancy-issue

The tenancy issue

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2010 there was a debate between some of the major enterprise software influencers and bloggers on whether single or …

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Implementing ERP more effectively

Implementing ERP more effectively – Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes Part 1: Building a house on a solid foundation You can hardly miss it these days: questions about why Enterprise …

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