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Guide: Benefits of ERP Software for Wholesalers & Distributors
How will an ERP benefit my business? The wholesale and distribution industry is becoming increasingly competitive. The industry is continually putting pressure on companies to do better - to offer a more cost-effective service, quicker delivery times and a more personalised and multi-channel shopping experience - all whilst competing with the market leaders and dis...
Is Patch Management enough to keep your IT infrastructure secure?
We all know the benefits of a good Patch Management solution, however, recently we have seen some businesses invest in Patch Management thinking it’s the answer to defeating cyber-crime. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. A Patch Management solution, on its own, may not be robust enough to fully protect against, and recover from, a cyber-attack. Why i...
The benefits of a digital future for agricultural distributors & wholesalers
The future of agricultural farming, crop management and distribution is digital. To achieve growth, and stay competitive, the agricultural industry is looking to technology to help them improve efficiencies, increase productivity and exceed the expectations of a new generation of farm managers and agricultural consumers. What does a digital future mean? The wor...
Unlock hidden business potential with a BPR
What is a BPR? A BPR is a Business Process Review. A BPR looks at how you currently operate and how you manage your key business processes to understand the areas where you can embrace technology to increase efficiencies, productivity and profit margins. A BPR is a crucial stage of any ERP journey because it highlights how the new system c...
Take the test: How reliable is your ERP software?
Small businesses begin their business software journey with a basic ERP solution or accountancy package and as they grow and expand their customer and product base those businesses, particularly wholesalers and distributors who carry a lot of stock, outgrow their current software solution. The system begins to lag, or you find yourself bolting on other software product...
How to choose the right software partner
Choosing the right software partner is the foundation of successfully implementing a new ERP system . The supplier you choose is key to ensuring ROI on your investment because it’ll determine how smooth the migration process is, how well your employees are trained and the ongoing support you’ll receive to ensure your maximising your investment. Ultimat...
The heartbreak of a cyber attack
There is a myth among SMEs that cyber-criminals are only interested in larger companies who they can make more money from. But that’s a misconception as most attacks that we see are low level, avoidable attacks, which cause significant damage. Imagine coming into the office on Monday morning and all systems are down and your computers are showing the same mess...
Team Teddy attempts to summit all three mountains within 24 hours!
On Saturday 21 September OGL Computer’s Software Operations Manager, Charlie Grant, will be embarking on his toughest challenge yet to raise money for the Daisy Garland charity in memory of his son, Teddy Grant. This year’s challenge will see him, accompanied by his colleagues and friends, tackle the Three Peaks Challenge, and attempt to scale the high...
Magento 1 is going end-of-life: what does that mean for your website?
Magento has announced that from June 2020 their Magento 1 platform is going end-of-life. But what does that mean for your current website and online business? End-of-life means that your website will no longer be supported or given critical security patches following June 2020. This means that not only will you not receive any further updates to your website, inh...