While concerns have risen around cloud migration, the benefits far outweigh the challenges, and having a cloud strategy can enhance your security profile. In a recent article I published in Strategic CIO 360, I outlined the challenges and pluses of cloud migration, how to handle both, and why you need to make sure your provider is fully transparent about costs.
Following the company's adoption of VAI S2K Enterprise for Food software with mobile proof-of-delivery (POD) and order entry capabilities, Morton Wholesale, an independent distributor of food and beverage products, shared testimonials highlighting the results.
The next time you're at a sporting event, a retail mall, or the airport, count how many cell phones are in use as evidence that design and development should be a mobile-first approach. Some of the people you'll encounter won't ever put their smartphones down, wholly engaged with making in-app purchases, checking their social network accounts, reading the news, and, of course, interacting. Additionally, the mobile device trend extends beyond consumer use to enterprise functionality, providing employees with continual access to the apps and data they need.
The complexity and magnitude of environmental concerns in food systems present significant challenges to building sustainable operations. Global food supply chains, for example, account for one-third of human-produced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions each year. During a product’s lifecycle, processes related to fuel and energy consumption, food production, and transportation continuously emit gasses into the atmosphere. Cargo transportation alone is responsible for 8% of global GHG emissions.
The chief sustainability officer of The Home Depot, Ron Jarvis, said that there are no environmentally friendly companies, and everything we do has an environmental impact with risks across the board, whether by carbon emissions, chemical exposure, or deforestation.
As 2022 unfolded, we experienced ongoing supply chain challenges, the continued shift from remote to hybrid work for many businesses, persistent cybersecurity attacks, labor, and inventory shortages, and more. The year saw even more companies shore up security defenses and move their enterprise data to the cloud. As we look ahead to 2023, what can business leaders expect? The following are a few predictions for companies across all industries and offer insights into the future ERP marketplace.