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Victorian Cleaning Supplies - Case Study

Posted on October 21, 2021 at 12:00 AM

Company Profile

Since 2001 Victorian Cleaning Supplies (VCS) has been a leading provider of commercial and industrial cleaning and packaging products. Based in the Melbourne suburb of Fairfield, VCS stocks more than 2000 products. The business caters to a wide range of industry sectors across Melbourne and regional Victoria including schools, restaurants, medical centres, sports stadiums and nursing homes.


VCS is a ...

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Some Typical Issues Customers Face with their Business Accounting System

Posted on March 5, 2020 at 10:45 PM

Some Typical Issues Customers Face with their Business Accounting System


• Inadequate Kitting

• Insufficient Bill of Materials

• Lack of Functionality

• Limited Multi Warehousing capability

• No integration with other applications

• Too much use of Excel

• No Live Data – Locally or in the Field

• Doesn’t Allocate Labour to a Job effectively

• Too much Dou...

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We need a new word for Disruptive Innovation

Posted on November 26, 2018 at 8:20 PM

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a huge fan of Dr Clayton Christensen’s work. (no, that’s not him pictured above.) Especially his game-changing book “Innovator’s Dilemma.” But I have a bone to pick with him because with the release of that title in 1997 he hijacked the word “disruptive innovation” and has sent a generation of corporate cubicle jockeys searching vainly in the wrong direction.

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Protect your business from data loss

Posted on May 18, 2018 at 6:40 PM

Whether it’s the result of a cyber attack, a natural disaster, human error, a computer virus or some other terrible event, loss of data can be disastrous for a company. Just imagine it – how would it be if one day you lost your financial data, your customer records or your inventory database? And what if your company’s sensitive personal information landed in the wrong hands?

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How to transform big data into valuable business intelligence

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 11:55 PM

While obtaining information is easy for most businesses, the challenge is to use it intelligently. There’s an abundance of data out there, but limited valuable insights. As a result, many companies are not trying to make sense of their raw data, even though it has the potential to grow their business exponentially. This is a clear mistake – research shows that when companies don’t leverage the insights from their data struggle to identify threats o...

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How to streamline your operations in 2018

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 6:40 PM

As the year draws to a close, many businesses will start their planning for next year. While it’s important to be forward-thinking, reviewing your current processes should be a big part of your annual planning and development. After all, we get into a routine, with each task becoming second nature and often don’t question the status quo much afterwards.

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Why the Jiwa 7 REST API is a game-changer

Posted on October 18, 2017 at 6:20 PM

Representational state transfer (REST) or RESTful Application Programing Interface is a methodology that enables data to be extracted and inserted into databases from applications developed externally to the main software development project. It provides a means to interact with the Jiwa database and business logic via HTTP verbs, with the bulk of the service provided by a Jiwa plugin.

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Fresh and fast: How ERP solved wholesale reporting challenge

Posted on September 30, 2017 at 9:10 PM

Produce leader chooses Jiwa Financials to take control of business…

When an Auckland-based wholesale fruit and vegetable distributor sought a flexible, capable financial system which ...

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How ERP floated marine supply store's boat

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 12:55 AM

Growing business throws accounting package overboard, selects Jiwa ERP solution…

When a burgeoning Tasmanian marine supply business reached the limits of its accounting pa...

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Should you move your IT resources to the cloud

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 5:20 PM

There's no doubt about it – cloud computing has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years. Whereas just a few years ago a company might be seen as brave for moving from an on premise IT infrastructure to a cloud computing environment, today that's no longer the case. These days any small to medium-sized business owner could be excused for feeling as though they're behind the eight ball if they're not migrating their company's IT resources to the cloud. Or at least thin...

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Is Your Business Ready for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Posted on January 18, 2017 at 12:10 AM


Is Your Business Ready for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)


These days a lot of small to medium sized Australian businesses have, or are looking at introducing, a set of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies for employees. With the widespread popularity of smartphones, tablets and iPads, it seems to make good sense to allow employees to use these personal devices to carry out their wor...

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Know Your Numbers

Posted on November 23, 2016 at 11:20 PM

For any business eager to achieve strong growth and stay ahead of the curve, fast access to high quality information is key. With the right data within easy reach, you will be able to make timely, well-informed business decisions and stay a step ahead of the competition.

For many business managers, however, finding and making use of information that would produce the best decisions is not easy. Often the stumbling block here is disparate information ...

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How to get your people to use new technology

Posted on November 3, 2016 at 5:15 PM

Whether it's an ERP solution, a CRM system or a mobile workforce application, the installation of a new piece of technology involves change. Specifically, change in the way people do things. The problem with change is that it is often not comfortable for people – in fact, it can be downright stressful. What is comfortable is what's familiar,...

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Tips for choosing the right ERP Consulting Partner

Posted on October 14, 2016 at 1:00 AM


If you're looking to bring in external consultants to manage your next ERP project, it's critical that you select the right team for the job. Making the wrong choice could lead to budget blowouts, missed deadlines or an implementation that fails to deliver on its promises. So how do you go about ensuring that you've chosen well? Here are...

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Seven signs you've outgrown your business accounting system

Posted on October 7, 2016 at 7:55 PM


It may have been as long ago as 15 years. Or perhaps ten, or five. But at some point in the past, most likely when your business first set up operations, you invested in a business accounting software program. And what a wonderful piece of technology it was, allowing you to keep on top of all your busine...

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How Do You Know You Have Outgrown MYOB or Quickbooks ??? Part 1

Posted on September 20, 2016 at 11:55 PM

Over the next three articles I will outline practical examples of indicators that your organisation should move to another accounting solution.

However I should first point out that MYOB Account Right and Quickbooks have both revolutionised the accounting software market. It was back in the 1980s when accounting ...

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Three Tips to Optimal Warehouse Management

Posted on August 18, 2016 at 12:10 AM

Your warehouse is the action centre for customer fulfilment. Shipments from suppliers and customer orders are received, and packages are shipped out for delivery to the customer. Within the warehouse lies its inventory that must have enough stock to ensure prompt delivery while not needlessly tying up your company's capital. Your warehous...

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JIWA Financials ERP Software Assisting In Rapid Decision Making

Posted on August 4, 2016 at 2:15 AM

Businesses, whether big or small, have a never ending urge to grow in a steady pace. As companies using people and diversify, grow and adding more departments, they need a method which helps them handle all functions. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is one such system that helps them do this.

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Does my business need a new accounting software package?

Posted on July 4, 2016 at 7:10 PM

Does my business need a new accounting software package?


A Business Management Solution typically refers to a software solution or even just accounting software, covering...

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Where oh where has all our inventory gone?

Posted on June 21, 2016 at 11:55 PM

Do you have salespeople who take sample products out of your warehouse without recording that they have taken them to show a customer? They probably think that they are doing the right thing – it’s all about getting sales isn’t it. Without sales nothing happens. Fair enough, but your compu...

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