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The 10 best ERP resources from around the web

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on April 21st, 2015

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Looking for the best advice and information on all things ERP?

We’ve made the search easier and rounded up the 10 best ERP resources on the internet – not including our own, of course!

Here they are, in no particular order…

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Software Development – crack the code with Mat Noonan, our Head of Development

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on March 3rd, 2015

Mat NoonanAs part of our blog series getting to know the people behind the scenes at Lakeview, we sat down with Mat Noonan who has been part of our development team for 24 years. He tells us about his role, and some of his thoughts for the future of Lakeview Software… Read the rest of this entry »

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Nothing to hide: how the new food labelling regulations can help prevent another horsemeat scandal

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on February 23rd, 2015

Food labellingAs the December 2014 food labelling regulations came into force, much of the focus was on the major changes to food allergy information. Clearer, more consistent information on allergens would make for safer purchasing for allergy sufferers. Read the rest of this entry »

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The most terrifying result of getting food allergy labelling wrong

Posted by Michelle James on February 10th, 2015

Food allergy labellingUK hospital admissions for food allergies have increased by 500% since 1990. In response to the risk that an increasing number of consumers face, December 2014 saw a change in EU legislation to ensure that all allergen information is presented and is easily understood by consumers.

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Unveiling Lakeview’s hardware services: meet Dave Beattie, our Innovation & Product Development Manager

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on January 27th, 2015

Hardware_servicesAs part of our blog series getting to know the people behind the scenes at Lakeview, we sat down with Dave Beattie, who has been part of our engineering team for 16 years. He tells us about his role, and some of Lakeview’s lesser-known hardware services…

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Smooth sailing – avoid food allergy labelling errors that will make waves in your supply chain

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on January 19th, 2015

food labelling regulationsThe food allergy labelling regulations that came in at the end of 2014 marked a giant leap forward in transparency within the food and beverage manufacturing supply chain. Of course, depending on your outlook, it also means there is now more risk of error and non-compliancy as the industry gets to grips with more stringent labelling rules.

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Total recall: Don’t fall foul of the new food allergy labelling regulations

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on January 12th, 2015

food-allergy-labellingAs a food and drink manufacturer, you know that allergies are a serious concern for you and your business. It’s also an issue on the increase; it is estimated that the number of people diagnosed with a food allergy rises by 5% every year, and new food labelling regulations have been brought in to address the problem. Read the rest of this entry »

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ERP trends for 2015

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on January 5th, 2015

ERP trendsChristmas and the New Year are good times for reflection, and also for looking to the future. We’ve already reflected on the ERP trends seen in 2014, so now, let’s consider what is in store for 2015… 

What does the future hold for ERP systems in 2015? In short, we think there’s going to be more, more, more. More uptake, more investment in mobile and cloud technologies, and more accessibility for businesses of all sizes. Read the rest of this entry »

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ERP trends in 2014 – a year in review

Posted by Michelle James on December 8th, 2014

ERP trends in 2014What trends and changes have we seen in the ERP market this year? And how will they affect your approach to selecting an ERP system in 2015? 

In the last few years, ERP software has evolved rapidly and businesses are changing their approach to their ERP systems as a result. The past year has been no different. As the year draws to a close, we take a look at three of the key ERP trends in 2014 and see how they compare to our predictions at the end of 2013!

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A Christmas crisis – Why BI and ERP are critical for food and beverage businesses at the holidays

Posted by Dawn Aldwinckle on December 5th, 2014

We all want some figgy pudding, so the song goes. In fact it was estimated that the Brits spent £19bn on food and drink at Christmas in 2013 – that’s a lot of Christmas pudding and brandy!

BI-ERP_ChristmasDuring peak consumption seasons, it’s critical F&B businesses maintain their supply chain and plan effectively using business intelligence (BI) to make informed business decisions backed-up by data.

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