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Jarrod Kinchington stories

Jarrod Kinchington is a discerning writer and industry expert whose columns are steeped in his deep understanding of corporate technology, with a particular focus on developments in the realms of supply chain, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Kinchington offers fresh insights and predictions into how these cutting-edge technologies shape business strategies and operational efficiencies.

With a foresight that aligns with the ever-evolving industrial landscape, Kinchington emphasizes the importance of bespoke technological solutions, especially in manufacturing and distribution. He delves into the pivotal role of industry-specific cloud ERP systems, underscoring their influence on sustainable growth, commercial success, and the ability to respond with agility to rapid changes in the marketplace.

Kinchington's contributions provide not merely a look at technological advancements but also an examination of their impact on company culture, workforce dynamics, and cybersecurity. His engaging narratives also explore how businesses might navigate the demanding terrain of sustainability, navigate the post-COVID-19 operational challenges, and harness the power of next-generation solutions to meet the rising expectations of consumers and businesses alike.

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Next-generation solutions for the distribution landscape
Mon, 26th Jun 2023
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infor
Emerging technologies in the distribution industry are transforming the way goods are transported and delivered.
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Infor and SNS empower Lovisa with new warehouse management system
Thu, 15th Jun 2023
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inventory management systems
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facilities management
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infor
Infor announces that Lovisa, the fashion jewellery brand, has implemented Infor Warehouse Management System at its new facility in Poland.
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An efficient supply chain formula for all manufacturers
Tue, 6th Jun 2023
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bi
Technology also helps increase decision velocity, enabling manufacturers to mitigate the impact of interruptions and keep supply chains running smoothly.
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How to choose the right warehouse automation technology
Wed, 10th May 2023
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inventory management systems
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investment
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infor
Before investing in any form of automation, it's important to evaluate specific needs and understand the principles behind warehouse management.
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The top enterprise tech trends to watch out for in 2023
Thu, 6th Apr 2023
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cloud services
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erp
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cios
Now that we've settled into the new year, enterprise cloud solution providers look to expand their focus to business buyers, not just IT/development teams.
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Personalised, agile business made possible by composable ERP
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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digital transformation
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erp
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distribution
Business leaders are driving digital transformation and the importance of composable ERP, allowing for more agility and personalised experiences.
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Securing data from cyberattacks and data breaches
Thu, 23rd Feb 2023
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saas
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
The immediate costs are a trifle when compared to the incalculable, lasting brand, reputation, and business damage that a data security incident causes.
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Meeting sustainability expectations, but at what cost?
Thu, 9th Feb 2023
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compliance
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risk intelligence & compliance
The food and beverage industry faces increasing pressure to be sustainable and profitable, but it is no longer a choice, writes journalist [Author].
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Why democratised data is crucial to improve operations
Tue, 24th Jan 2023
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digital transformation
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infor
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workflow solutions
Democratising data—making data consumable for a wider population—will give these front-line users valuable decision-making insights.
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How Artificial Intelligence is transforming the distribution industry
Thu, 19th Jan 2023
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big data
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bi
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martech
The rise of AI will not fade away because it’s making so many tasks quicker and easier. So here’s what you need to know.
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Why Cloud is not always enough
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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cloud services
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storage
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migration
Cloud computing has become the future, but the debate between single tenant and multi-tenant deployment remains. Understanding the differences is crucial.
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Infor chosen by Camatic Seating to deliver integrated AI solution
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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crm
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erp
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ai
Camatic Seating is using Infor's AI solution to improve customer satisfaction and optimize vendor selection process.
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Why digital investment in manufacturing is increasingly focussed on industry-centric applications
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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erp
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silos
Manufacturers are increasingly embracing industry-specific cloud ERP to drive sustainable growth and streamline processes, according to Deloitte.
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Five ways manufacturers can benefit from a purpose-built ERP
Wed, 28th Sep 2022
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it in manufacturing
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erp
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infor
As the manufacturing world rapidly evolves to meet new challenges, many organisations are working to define a new roadmap to success.
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Why investing in technology is the best strategy for retaining services talent
Tue, 6th Sep 2022
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labour
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infor
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management
Restaurant workers face growing job vacancies in the hospitality sector, but advanced technology can help ease the burden and retain talent.
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How manufacturers can respond to rapid change with technology
Mon, 1st Aug 2022
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cloud services
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inventory management systems
Disruption, innovation, and continual refinement of shop floor processes are driving factors in today’s complex market landscape.
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Economic recovery for industrial manufacturers through purpose-built cloud ERP
Thu, 14th Jul 2022
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cloud services
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uc
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inventory management systems
Technology can help industrial machinery and equipment (IM&E) manufacturers take advantage of pent-up demand and motivate customers to reignite paused projects.
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Sealord partners with Infor to improve sustainability
Wed, 22nd Jun 2022
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saas
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sustainable it
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partner programmes
Sealord has chosen Infor as a strategic partner to implement an operational cloud-based platform that provides day-one functionality and sustainability gains.
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Cloud technology for agile supply chains
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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cloud services
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iot
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inventory management systems
Autonomous vehicles, infotainment and smart electronics - today's consumers expect state-of-the-art features and the highest level of vehicle safety.
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How safe is an organisation’s data from security breaches?
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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cloud services
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bi
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saas
Data breaches can cost businesses millions, but the real damage lies in the lasting brand and reputation harm they cause, says Infor ANZ VP Jarrod Kinchington.
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Atturra partners with Infor to deliver digital transformation initiatives for the ANZ public sector
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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partner programmes
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digital transformation
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erp
Atturra has partnered with Infor to deliver digital transformation initiatives for public sector organisations across Australia and New Zealand.
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Cloud ERP critical to manufacturers’ bid in work-from-anywhere vision
Wed, 2nd Feb 2022
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wfh
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it in manufacturing
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sap
Cloud ERP software can support remote connectivity for deskless workers in manufacturing, a trend gaining traction post pandemic.
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Cultural norms continue to drive F&B technology trends into the future
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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mobility
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infor
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cultural norms
The F-B industry has embraced technology as self-driven ordering, location agnostic functions, and guest expectations trend. #foodandbeverage #technology.
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Cloud ERP: The first step to commercial success
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
It is critical to have an ERP system based on current technology, which makes it easier to share data across an organisation.