The Qimtek Blog

We are a dedicated team of experts watching, thinking and talking about the UK manufacturing industry.

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    Why ERP Is The Backbone of Industry 4.0

    Sarah Venning Friday, September 20, 2019

    Whilst ERP software predates the advent of 4IR, the latest systems are designed to integrate with its technologies, making them a great first step to take in a 4IR journey.

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    6 Reasons Why ERP Software Makes Sense for Small Job Shops

    Greg Tracey - Director of Channel Sales Friday, August 23, 2019

    Here are six reasons why ERP software for small job shops makes sense.

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    Is Your ERP a Dinosaur?

    Greg Tracey - Director of Channel Sales Friday, May 17, 2019

    With the 4th Industrial Revolution upon us, more and more companies are looking at their legacy business software with a critical eye. Companies are finding that they have redundant systems that don’t communicate with one another, or their ERP system is outdated and is putting them at a competitive disadvantage.

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    Five Reasons to Use an ERP System

    Sarah Venning Monday, May 13, 2019

    ERP systems are used across a plethora of industries; however, manufacturing and engineering stand to benefit from ERP even more so than most of their counterparts. Why? Because the everyday nature of engineering and manufacturing commands a seamless business process, which is exactly what ERP can offer.

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    What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution / Industry 4.0? Recently the manufacturing industry has seen the introduction of a number of new buzzwords; Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0, connected factories, smart factories and the list goes on.