Dear Client, In light of the COVID-19 virus recently being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the declaration by the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, of a national state of emergency from 15th March 2020 – Sintrex has deemed it necessary to convey its policy towards ‘social distancing’ to its current
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For the official launch of our newly upgraded Sintrex premises, we rolled out the red carpet, invited our most valued clientele, arranged a celebrity guest speaker and put our best foot forward. The day started off with breakfast canapés and a few introductions to ensure that everybody was comfortable with each other before our opening
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25 February 2020 Sintrex recently hosted a coaching company to enlighten our staff on their personality types and behavior patterns… One of those really cool HR session where you learn a lot about yourself and your colleagues. I arrived at the office about 15 minutes before the session started and checked in with the facilitator
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17 February 2020 Monitoring systems that statistically indicate that things are bad, implies that certain actions must be taken to rectify. “But you’re telling me what my users are already telling me” is NOT the desired response. Yes, monitoring systems will measure your users’ experience and provide you with factual proof that the user experience
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13 December 2019 An IT infrastructure is the central nervous system of a business. It allows the company to function, ensures that operations are smooth and seamless, and ensures that the productivity companies require, remain constant and available for successful trading. “We all know how important it is to ensure that business-critical applications are constantly
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By Emile Biagio, CTO of Sintrex Twenty years ago, “Brain Drain” articles were common and I remember thinking that I’ve chosen the right career. Forecasts at that stage predicted that in ten years, most companies would struggle to find or retain the right tech skills for their businesses. Fast forward to today – we know
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Wispeco Aluminium is the largest aluminium extrusion company in South Africa. The company recently suffered issues after implementing SYSPRO ERP for its branches across the country.   The company’s IT team tried to work out the issues themselves, but after failing to do so despite trying various things, Wispeco contacted Sintrex for assistance.  Wispeco had assumed
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By Emile Biagio, CTO, Sintrex I recently watched an investigative series set in the 1970’s, where a judge dismissed evidence that linked a suspect to a murder; he claimed that he does not believe in all this “scientific mumbo jumbo”. My my, how far we have progressed. Imagine how many cold cases could historically have
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By Emile Biagio, CTO, Sintrex Buy local, South Africans! You are creating sustainable careers for our youth! If I had one buck for every time we get lured into a “software features” discussion with a potential client, I’d own an overstocked game farm! Or what about the infamous feature shoot out or comparison spread sheet
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By Emile Biagio, CTO, Sintrex In his state-of-the-nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa challenged South Africans to buy locally-made products, in order to boost the ailing local economy and create jobs. That’s such a simple and logical statement – but how many South Africans truly understand the positive impact of buying local? 15 million South Africans are
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