Reports

Predicting the Future of Business

TechWeb’s new research shows that there’s a perception gap in understanding the business analytics’ benefits and the availability of solutions that can be adopted easily and affordably.

How to improve quality control & food safety

A primary challenge for many food manufacturing and distribution firms involves the effective implementation and use of an ERP system for managing the business. Columbus has gathered the valuable experiences and best advice of customers and experts in 3 topical guides. The third and final guide …

How to improve business visibility & performance

Columbus has gathered the valuable experiences and best advice of customers and experts in 3 topical guides. In this one, we discuss how to overcome the challenges to help you improve business visibility and performance, including:

  • How to determine where business profits are gained and lost
  • How t

Hazard Warning Report

The Hazard Warning Report by insurance company Zurich says that more than three quarters of Britain’s manufacturers (78%) are more optimistic about their industry than 12-months ago.

Making the UK the best place to invest

The UK can be the top western economy for business investment if the government can help industry with frontline investment needs like creating certainty, keeping business costs down and developing new markets.

Revolutionise Customers Relationships

Manufacturers have for many years focused their efforts on implementing lean and continuous improvement projects in their factory's. This report highlights ways that manufacturers can make their sales functions as efficient as their factory floor operations through using 6 key strategies to increase competitiveness and profitability through improved customer acquisition and retention.