ERP and Financial Systems Pavilion

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Welcome to the ERP and Finance Systems pavilion. Below you will find most of the leading ERP vendors and/or their implementation partners in New Zealand. Click on any vendors of interest to see a showcase of their relevant local case studies, thought leadership articles, recent news stories, and product and industry insights. Use the advanced search facility in the menu bar to search for relevant content across the industries and solution types that you are researching. You can compare vendors across industries, reference sites and features in the Buyers Guide. Also check the iStart Diary for local industry events. All vendors showcased have local representation and actively support clients in New Zealand, and so will be glad to assist with your enquiries.

If you are wishing to compare solutions from different vendors then take a look at the ERP Buyers Guide.

SOLUTION PROVIDER DIRECTORY

Mouseover each vendor’s logo to find out more, and click to go to the vendor’s exhibit showcase:

logo_SAP Jiwa 7 Velocity_Global
Netsuite Epicor Logo MYOB_logo_200
logo_Oracle-highres_2015 Agilyx First Software N2 ERP
Intergen Cincom_logo_200 Soltius
DXC_Oxygen logo Abel Software Microsoft_logo_2016_200
EMDA

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ERP OVERVIEW

An ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution is an integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. ERP systems evolved out of the manufacturing industry, but are now widely used across many other kinds of businesses.

ERP implies the use of modules of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer, and typically an ERP system is integrated with a relational database system.

ERP modules may be able to interface with an organisation’s own software with varying degrees of effort, and, depending on the software, ERP modules may be alterable via the vendor’s proprietary tools as well as proprietary or standard programming languages.

An ERP system can include software for manufacturing, order entry, accounts receivable and payable, general ledger, purchasing, warehousing, transport and human resources.

All of the major ERP solutions may be accessed via web browsers and the internet has also allowed ERP systems to extend out of the financials applications of organisations and along the supply chain, to interact with suppliers for demand planning for example, or to improve customer service by allowing customers to track the progress of orders.

Implementing an ERP system can involve considerable business process analysis, employee retraining, and new work procedures, but the benefits can be very significant.

ERP packages with their native connectivity between modules, are becoming an increasingly attractive way of harmonising the information flow across an organisation. Developments such as EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) or message broking software and standards such as XML are allowing large companies with ERP systems to integrate information handling throughout their departments. At the same time flexibility in pricing and hosting options are also allowing smaller organisations to be able to afford ERP solutions.

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NEWS | ANALYSIS | RESEARCH

Data governance

New partnership ‘drives digital transformation’

nz-vendor-contribution |September 14, 2017 | Newsdesk
Data governance at the centre of new business models…
who is buying ERP Software

Mid-market ERP software: who’s buying?

nz-opinion-article |September 6, 2017 | Martin Olsen
Mid-market companies do not switch ERP software. So how do you explain vendor growth? Martin Olsen steps up…
Mid-market companies_ERP

Combative sales tactics a no-win for ERP vendors

nz-opinion-article |September 5, 2017 | Martin Olsen
Any vendor looking to poach the clients of a competitor is wasting its time, writes Martin Olsen…
EMDA_ Coast to Coast

How an ERP company looked within to tackle the Coast to Coast

nz-feature-article |August 9, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
EMDA’s multisport achievement taken on with project discipline (and a dose of the usual pain)…
Wellington city council

Wellington is a Smart City of the future

nz-opinion-article |August 4, 2017 | Sean Audain
The smart city experience is revolutionising the relationship between professional and city, writes Sean Audain...
Oracle_Gartner ERP Quadrant

Oracle ERP Cloud has the magic says Gartner

nz-vendor-contribution |August 4, 2017 | Oracle
‘Financial management cloud suites’ an evolving market; Gartner picks leaders, offers cautions...
ERP_Just_do_it_Later

‘This is a terrible time to buy ERP’

nz-feature-article |August 3, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Hold on to those purse strings, says ERP expert…
Cloud-vs-on-premise ERP

Why the death of on-premise ERP is greatly exaggerated

nz-feature-article |June 7, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
It’s curtains for on premise ERP software, right? Not quite; the situation is a little more nuanced…
ERP Pot of Gold2

Chasing the ERP pot of gold

nz-opinion-article |June 2, 2017 | Denise Ganly
Getting value from ERP investments continues to challenge most organisations – but postmodern ERP strategies offer new opportunities, writes Denise Ganly…
Finance excessive reporting

Finance function value lost in reams of reporting

nz-opinion-article |June 1, 2017 | Michael Schmitt
Finance should be about modelling and predicting performance, writes Michael Schmitt…

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