The Oakley ERP Blog

How businesses can use ERP systems to gain a competitive advantage
Wednesday May 2, 2018

How businesses can use ERP systems to gain a competitive advantage The race for business success is a road filled with both rewards and potential pitfalls. Constantly striving for improvement is the backbone of business and commerce, but whether we can achieve that is often down to the tools at our disposal.

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The Benefits of ERP Software in the Insurance Sector
Wednesday May 2, 2018

The Benefits of ERP Software in the Insurance Sector The insurance industry in general is a paper heavy environment. Countless administration tasks, forms and contracts mean data accumulation can easily reach breaking point, fast. An ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is a solution designed specifically for making these tasks (and many more) as efficient as possible. If you work within the insurance sector and feel you need a system that can help you streamline your processes, then read the following benefits of implementing an ERP system in the insurance sector.

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Which Sage solution is the best fit for your business?
Thursday April 5, 2018

Which Sage solution is the best fit for your business? Whatever your job role, whatever your industry, Sage offers ERP solutions to fit all business needs. Whether it's collating customer data through a CRM, tracking and processing sales orders, or analysing key financial metrics, Sage has the tools to streamline your business processes.

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Top 5 benefits to expect from your ERP system
Thursday March 15, 2018

Top 5 benefits to expect from your ERP system Businesses have many driving factors in deciding whether to implement a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, often sharing the same wish lists and requirements with other organisations. Streamlining business processes, increasing revenue and driving forward growth against market competitors are key targets to attain.

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Why the Manufacturing industry needs ERP systems
Thursday February 1, 2018

Why the Manufacturing industry needs ERP systems The manufacturing industry is a hugely competitive market, and it’s continuing to grow year after year. One of the ways that organisations have been able to keep up with the changing landscape is ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning).

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Maximise your business growth in 2018 and beyond with ERP software
Monday December 18, 2017

Maximise your business growth in 2018 and beyond with ERP software Most business owners and entrepreneurs will find themselves analysing their progress in the run-up to Christmas. Organisations typically use the festive period to assess their performance from the last 12 months. It’s a time for reflection and assessing your wins and losses, but it’s also a time to look forward and plan for 2018.

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How ERP systems come into their own at Christmas
Monday December 18, 2017

How ERP systems come into their own at Christmas Christmas can strike either joy or apprehension into the hearts of business owners. Many rely on this time of year to generate their highest volumes of sales, so they will look forward to this short yet important period of high activity. However, managing this huge increase in orders and completing the sales cycle quickly and efficiently remains a challenge for many companies (even those who think they already have an efficient data management system in place).

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Do you know what your growing business needs from an ERP system?
Monday November 27, 2017

Do you know what your growing business needs from an ERP system? Why not let us help you….. When a company is expanding fast, it needs to work with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that is flexible and adaptable enough to meet its changing needs.

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Choosing the Right Implementation for your ERP System
Monday November 27, 2017

Choosing the Right Implementation for your ERP System Even though today’s innovative ERP solutions offer unrivalled functionality and flexibility, deploying a new system within your company is still a significant undertaking and what can sometimes seem a very scary task. There’s a lot to consider, which is why we’ve put together this useful guide to implementing your ERP system.

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5 ways ERP software can help support your business
Tuesday October 24, 2017

5 ways ERP software can help support your business In this post we are going to break down the key benefits of using an ERP system and look at why having one can help to support you and your business

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What is the difference between CRM and ERP and when do you need them?
Tuesday October 24, 2017

What is the difference between CRM and ERP and when do you need them? For small businesses, both CRM and ERP systems share many similar aspects, often leading to confusion when weighing up both options. In this post we look at the pros and cons of both to help you decide which is the right choice for your business.

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Empower your Business and Staff with Data
Monday July 31, 2017

Empower your Business and Staff with Data   Data is one of the most powerful tools for a modern business to gain a competitive advantage. Is your business ready for the data revolution?

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Why your business needs ERP and not accounting software.
Friday December 2, 2016

Why your business needs ERP and not accounting software. Often in business it’s easy to just carry on doing what you have always done because, well that’s the way it’s always been. But if you take a step back and look at the processes and systems you have in place, you may find that you have outgrown them and now they are holding you back. One of the processes that you can’t afford to let this happen to is your accounts.

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Sage 200 2016 new CRM but what about the old one?
Monday June 13, 2016

Sage 200 2016 new CRM but what about the old one? In this article we explore the new CRM available with Sage 200 2016 and examine what happens if you are new to CRM with Sage 200 or are already an existing Sage 200 customer using the old CRM and want to upgrade to 2016.

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Sage New Year’s Resolutions – time to plan the diet ahead!
Monday January 4, 2016

After all that Christmas food and drink, I can imagine most people have either already started or are planning on a diet.

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Rugby World Cup 2015 – Does it take a superstar or a team to win it?
Tuesday September 15, 2015

The Rugby World Cup (RWC) is the greatest prize in rugby and one of the world’s most admired competitions having established itself as a key sporting event alongside the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. The RWC is controlled by World Rugby and is contested every four years and has increasingly grown in size, stature and prominence to 20 teams.

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5 reasons to change your accounting software
Thursday September 3, 2015

5 reasons to change your accounting software This article brings the focus firmly back to our business and explores 5 reasons to change your accounting software.

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10 ways to get more from Sage CRM
Monday June 8, 2015

The following Infographic by Sage demonstrates 10 useful areas Sage CRM can help out your organisation.

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Automate to accumulate with 5 top tips to transform your Sage ERP
Tuesday April 21, 2015

Automate to accumulate with 5 top tips to transform your Sage ERP The key to accumulation in the modern business world is work, work, work, but not just any kind of work it is working smart that makes all the difference.

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Infographic: Improve Customer Service with Sage CRM
Thursday April 9, 2015

If you are looking at ways to improve customer service, consider Sage CRM and discover how the solution can help your business.

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