Why Efficient Supply-Chains Need Accurate Data

Accurate and accessible master data is an essential ingredient in reducing downtime, improving efficiency and ensuring safety on mine sites. But the benefits go beyond these crucial areas, with impressive gains to be made in supply chain efficiency when accurate master data is leveraged by your ERP. These efficiencies are only made possible if the […]

Geoff Boon: A system is only as good as its data

The best ERP systems are only as good as the data they hold, and unfortunately there are so many businesses migrating rubbish data into shiny new systems but ending up with the same result. Improving data quality is one of the most valuable things we do for clients, but it’s not just about filling gaps. […]

How Much Does Poor Quality Asset Master Data Cost You?

It’s no secret that having the right information easily accessible significantly improves workforce efficiency and business operations. Particularly in maintenance and other heavy industries, having accurate Asset Master Data documentation is absolutely fundamental. Without it, critical components may be installed incorrectly, or not get changed at the right time. Incorrect or out of date job […]

Identifying and Fixing Gaps in SAP Master Data

Background Glencore Coal Australia deployed SAP as their ERP and asset management system in 2016. Glencore Coal sites have been adding Maintenance Tasks, Maintenance Plans/Items & Bill of Materials on a site-by-site basis. While some good information was added to SAP, lack of a consistent approach led to the following issues: Not all parts had […]