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How Milner Browne helped us deploy a new SAP solution in just 10 weeks!

When AlbyPharma took over the Suir Pharma site at the start of this year it had some big plans in place. Not only does the generic medicine manufacturer have ambitions to launch its own range of products, but it also wanted to implement a new SAP Business One solution in less than three months. “We… Read more »

SAP named as Europe’s leading brand

SAP is the most valuable brand across Europe after the company increased its worth by 16% over the last 12 months, according to a new report. Brandz Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2017 ranked SAP in 21st position overall after the company’s brand was estimated to be worth $45,194m. The German-based firm was well ahead… Read more »

Ineffective software stopping retailers from meeting demand

SME retailers are optimistic about the future but are still failing to meet customer demand or deliver goods on time, according to new research. The 2017 E-Commerce Fulfilment Report found that more than a third (35%) of respondents were struggling to maintain efficient business processes.  A similar number also admitted that paperwork was getting on top… Read more »

What’s coming up in SAP Business One Version 9.3 – Enhancements

There’s a new version of SAP Business One just around the corner. SAP Business One Version 9.3 is coming and it’s bigger and better than ever! So what can you expect? There’s a host of important new tool and enhancements that SAP have been developing over the last few months. In the first part of … Read more »

What’s coming up in SAP Business One Version 9.3 – New Tools

The latest version of SAP Business One is new, improved and packed full of exciting features and enhancements. So what’s included in SAP Business One 9.3? Mark Rijke, Managing Director at Milner Browne, takes a look at some of the new tools and explains how these will help your business. As with any version of… Read more »

SAP ERP takes market share, report finds

More small businesses are choosing an SAP ERP solution, such as SAP Business One, to help run operations, a new independent report has found. The Clash of the Titans report revealed that nearly a fifth (19%) of all SMEs who took part in the survey selected an SAP solution, ahead of Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle and… Read more »

Milner Browne brings home global innovation award for Enterpryze

We’ve done it again! After last month’s Best Performance Innovation 2016 award in Berlin, we’ve followed it up with the SSP Innovator of the Year Award in Florida! Our new mobile-first platform, Enterpryze again caught the judges’ eye and we managed to beat competition from other SAP partners across the globe. Morgan Browne, Enterpryze CEO,… Read more »

Milner Browne wins leading SAP innovation award

We’ve known it for years. And now it’s official! Milner Browne is one of SAP’s leading innovative partners.   Earlier this month at SAP SMB Innovation Summit 2017 in Berlin, our CEO Morgan Browne called on stage to collect the Best Performance Innovation 2016 award for UK and Ireland. The accolade was given after Milner… Read more »

Bio-D strips out systems in favour of SAP Business One

The eco-friendly specialist Bio-D is no stranger to stripping out unwanted elements from its product range. And now the Hull-based company has done the same to its various business management solutions. Bio-D is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of environmentally friendly household products.  After battling against disparate solutions for a number of years, the… Read more »

SAP and Google team up in the cloud

SAP and Google have formed a new strategic partnership to help businesses run operations in a secure cloud environment. The agreement will provide SAP customers with added flexibility, scalability and speed by running certain products on Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP). The deal aims to improve the governance of data, risk and compliance management in the… Read more »

Milner Browne helps cool planning issues at Henry Technologies

Henry Technologies has agreed to deploy SAP Business One from Milner Browne to help resolve various issues at the refrigeration specialists. The Glasgow-based manufacturing firm will deploy a tailored SAP Business One solution using Milner Browne’s B1 Apps range and will also receive associated award-winning support and services. “We’re looking forward to better material resource… Read more »

ERP market set to be worth $56.8bn by 2025, report says

The ERP market will be worth around $56.8bn in sales by 2025, according to a new report. Global ERP Software Market – Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2016 – 2025 forecasts the industry will grow by an annual rate of nearly 6.9% over the next eight years. Research found that on-premise ERP systems will continue… Read more »

Milner Browne accelerates growth with New Year mergers

                 Milner Browne has expanded its operations in the United Kingdom after merging with two long-standing SAP Business One partners.   Yuma, the UK’s first SAP Business One partner, and accredited SAP specialist Broadgate Infonet will both join Milner Browne with immediate effect. The team at Surrey-based Yuma will… Read more »

200 new jobs created at Enterpryze

Milner Browne’s sister company Enterpryze has revealed ambitious plans to create hundreds of new jobs over the next three years to meet demand from customers and emerging overseas markets. Two hundred positions will be created across areas such as sales, customer service, technical support and development at Enterpryze’s Cherrywood headquarters. Speaking at the event to… Read more »

Milner Browne Festive Support Hours 2016

Christmas is on its way! With the big day only a couple of weeks away, we’d like to let you know our opening hours for Milner Browne’s award-winning support team. We know that not all businesses shut down over the festive period. That’s why we’ll only be a phone call or email away should you… Read more »

Milner Browne gives AA Ireland a jump start with SAP Business One

AA Ireland provides insurance and breakdown cover to more than half a million customers across Ireland. Each year the company helps hundreds of thousands of stranded motorists on the roadside. But now it’s Milner Browne’s turn to come to the rescue with a tailored SAP Business One cloud solution. The Dublin-based company, which has been… Read more »

‘Milestone’ SAP HANA 2 on its way

The new SAP HANA 2 platform will include a host of tools to help users overcome digital transformation challenges. New features and enhancements range from new database and data management tools plus developments in analytical intelligence, SAP announced at its recent TechEd summit in Barcelona. Bernd Leukert, a member of the Executive Board for Products… Read more »

Milner Browne makes it a hat-trick at Fast 50 Awards

Milner Browne, Ireland’s only SAP Gold Partner, has again been selected as one the country’s fastest growing technology companies. Milner Browne was included in Deloitte’s Fast 50 Awards for the third consecutive year. The selection cements Milner Browne’s position as one of Ireland’s most progressive and forward-thinking technology firms. Morgan Browne, Chief Executive at Milner… Read more »

Milner Browne turns one

A year ago today Milner Browne completed its evolution from the IIS Group. Parties were held across Europe and cakes were baked to mark the occasion. Milner Browne’s first full year has flown by in the blink of an eye. Yet when you look back at what we’ve been up to its amazing we’ve managed… Read more »

SAP brand value continues to grow

SAP has been named as one of the world’s leading brands in a new report. The software giant was ranked 22nd in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report after the company’s overall corporate value increased by 13% in the last 12 months. The report, which analyses factors such as financial performance, brand influence and reputation,… Read more »

Irish SMEs told to improve digital footprint

Small businesses across Ireland are being warned their lack of digital capabilities are affecting profits. Statistics from the dot ie Digital Health Index show that nearly a fifth (17%) of SMEs do not any have sort of digital presence. And of those companies, more than half (55%) have no intention of creating a website in… Read more »

SAP and Bosch join forces for new smart services

SAP has formed a new strategic partnership with engineering and electronics giant Bosch in a move to create more smart services for customers. The deal will see the two organisations devise, develop and create new solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and to work towards applications that build on the Industry 4.0 concept. In… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne receives expert distinction

Dublin, Ireland Monday 5 September 2016 Milner Browne has joined some of the elite SAP partners across the globe after being accredited by SAP as a Recognised Expert. As an SAP Recognised Expert, Milner Browne had to meet qualifying criteria around SAP Business One product competency, the company’s ability to deliver and support solutions, and… Read more »

Milner Browne gets ISO:9001 accredited

Press Release : Milner Browne Receives ISO Accreditation

Monday 29th August 2016 Ireland’s only SAP Gold Partner Milner Browne has been accredited with the globally recognised ISO 9001:2015 quality management practice after the company’s certification was formally approved. The company-wide initiative saw the SAP Business One specialist reach specific criteria for a quality management system (QMS) that meets the highest customer and regulatory… Read more »

SAP continues to lead the way for data integration, according to new report

SAP has been included as a leading provider of data integration tools for the ninth consecutive year in an independent report. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools again positioned SAP as one of the leading firms based on its “ability to execute” and “completeness of vision”. Philip On, Vice President Product Marketing SAP, said… Read more »

ERP cloud market to grow by 8% until 2021, report says

The global ERP market is set for a sustained period of growth over the next five years, according to a new report. Global Cloud ERP Market: Trends, Opportunities and Forecasts (2016-2021) forecasts that the growth rate will be around 8% until 2021 due to a number of combining factors. Authors expect the market to be driving… Read more »

Milner Browne deploys customised SAP Business One solution in six months at Addis Housewares

Milner Browne has helped one of Europe’s leading suppliers of household goods to deploy a fully customised SAP Business One, powered by SAP HANA, solution in just six months. Addis Housewares has been supplying household and commercial items since 1780 and suppliers retailers such Dunelm, The Range, B&Q, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Argos, Robert Dyas, John… Read more »

First global CIO appointed by SAP

SAP has appointed its first company-wide Chief Innovation Officer. Juergen Mueller has been selected for the new position whilst also continuing his roles as lead of the SAP Innovation Centre and Managing Director of SAP Labs Berlin. In a statement, SAP says the new CINO will drive the company’s “innovation efforts across the company.” Previously,… Read more »

Concur and Uber strike ground-breaking agreement

Travel expense specialist Concur and online transportation network company Uber have signed a unique partnership agreement. The deal will see Concur users make savings on their Uber journeys and gain greater insight into usage patterns. Users will also have free exclusive access to the Uber for Business features, plus additional tools such as automated employee… Read more »

Offshoring all at sea thanks to digitisation, report suggests

The practice by organisations ‘offshoring’ certain departments or functions may be coming to an end due to digitisation, according to a new report. A new study by AT Kearney claims that decisions to offshore, nearshore or re-shore will continue to be disruptive, mainly due to digitalised supply chains. Offshoring has been used for decades by companies… Read more »

New Milner Browne Academy courses planned

A host of new dates have been planned for Milner Browne’s unique SAP Business One educational scheme — the Milner Browne Academy. Due to popular demand from Milner Browne’s customer base, two new courses have been planned to run in our Dublin headquarters this year, with another course set to launch for UK customers in… Read more »

Why there’s life after live at Milner Browne

We know when it comes to helping users understand the functionality of SAP Business One there’s nobody better placed than our expert consultants. Over the last few months we’ve been in discussions with several of our clients about how Milner Browne can continue to exceed our levels of award-winning service post go-live. Our team is… Read more »

New support launchpad set to be released

Traditional support tools used for SAP Business One are set to integrated into a new platform in mid-July. The support launchpad for SAP Business One will include a host of new tools which were previously used for daily tasks, such as user management and license key requests. SAP says the new launchpad will “provide a… Read more »

SAP Business One Version 9.2 in general release

SAP Business One Version 9.2 has been made available for general release by SAP. The latest version has now successfully exited various development and testing stages and offers users browser access to complete daily activities, as well as a lower cost of ownership. With almost fifty new additional functional enhancements and modifications to the solution,… Read more »

New Irish business networking initiative launched

Milner Browne is helping to support a new non-profit organisation that aims to bring together businesses in Ireland and Scotland. The Irish Business Network in Scotland (IBNS) has got backing from both respective governments and has been established during a period of unprecedented trade growth between both nations. Colm Moloney, Founding Chairman at IBNS, says… Read more »

Brexit uncertainty affecting manufacturing firms

Manufacturing outputs across Ireland have begun to slow down after fears about the Brexit outcome and the upcoming EU referendum in the UK. Investec’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 51.5 in May, compared to 52.6 in April. Philip O’Sullivan, Chief Economist at Investec Ireland, expects the manufacturing activity to pick up next quarter after Britain’s… Read more »

Irish SMEs top online EU sales

Small businesses in Ireland lead the way for selling goods online across the whole of the EU, according to the findings of a new report. The European Digital Progress Report for 2016 positioned Irish SMEs as leading the way for the sale of online goods for the second consecutive year. Research found that nearly a… Read more »

ERP industry set to be worth $48bn by 2022

The global ERP market is set to be worth more than $48 billion by 2022, according to new research. Researchers said the market “is anticipated to witness tremendous gains” with increasing technological advancements and more organisations adopting ERP solutions identified as key drivers of growth. The report also identifies defence & aerospace, retail and government… Read more »

SAP launches new SME competition

Small businesses across the UK have the opportunity to win thousands of pounds worth of advertising as part of a new competition from SAP and The Guardian. Five winners will receive a digital makeover for the business, including a year’s subscription for SAP Anywhere, an iPad Pro and free promotion on The Guardian’s Small Business… Read more »

SAP and Apple strike new ‘ground-breaking’ agreement

SAP and Apple have agreed a new partnership to improve the experience for mobile users and to develop new apps using the SAP HANA platform. The two companies will deliver a new iOS software development kit (SDK) and also open a new training academy by the end of the year to help individuals develop new… Read more »

Key personnel changes at SAP

SAP has elected two new members to its senior leadership team after Christian Klein was appointed Chief Operative Officer and Thomas Saueressig named the new Chief Information Officer. Saueressig becomes the youngest CIO in a German DAX company at just 31 years old. He will be responsible for leading SAP’s IT division and will report… Read more »

Larger firms heading for the public cloud, report finds

The number of businesses moving to public cloud environments will more than triple over the next five years, new research has found. Usage of the public cloud by organisations is currently around 16%. However, that figure is set to shoot up to more than 41% by 2021 with CIOs identifying the platform as a key… Read more »

SAP to continue ERP dominance, report predicts

SAP will continue to be the market leader in the global ERP industry until 2022, according to a new independent report. Research found that after retaining its No.1 position back in 2013, SAP will continue to lead the way in the coming decade. The report, published by the Market Research Store, found that SAP was… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne again selected as a Best Managed Company

Milner Browne has been named as one of the best managed companies in Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies Award Programme for the second consecutive year. After being selected as one of last year’s first time recipients, Milner Browne has retained its Best Managed status at the Deloitte award gala dinner. Morgan Browne, Chief Executive at Milner… Read more »

Milner Browne cooks up a feast at East Coast Bakehouse

East Coast Bakehouse is the new biscuit bakery on the block. Established less than a year ago, the large scale start-up has been working hard on commissioning the factory, developing a great range of new biscuits and creating a new brand. The Drogheda-based business has ambitious plans to deliver new flavours, new textures to meet… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne to simplify and integrate production processes at leading casting foundry

          Wednesday 18th November, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands Leading SAP Business One partner Milner Browne will work with CIREX to simplify and integrate production processes at leading steel alloy manufacturer. The Almelo-based firm, which uses traditional wax processes to develop and produce components, has selected Milner Browne to implement SAP Business One… Read more »

‘Game changer’ SAP Anywhere gets UK launch

New software aimed at helping SMEs meet customer interactions in the new digital economy has been launched by SAP in the UK. SAP Anywhere is a native mobile solution that includes digital tools to manage e-commerce, marketing, customer engagement, inventory management and analytics from a mobile device or computer. The solution includes all of the… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne continues to lead the way for SAP HANA

              London, UK, Monday 15th February 2016 Milner Browne was again celebrating at the SAP Business One Partner Day for Northern Europe (UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux) in London last week. For the second consecutive year Milner Browne was presented with the award for the Most SAP HANA Sales… Read more »

Sparks fly at Ignite 2016

Milner Browne employees from across Europe joined forces at Ignite 2016, Milner Browne’s flagship event, at our new headquarters in Dublin earlier this month. The event saw keynote speeches from the Milner Browne management team and leading figures from SAP as we celebrated a successful 2015 and mapped out strategies for the year ahead. Ignite… Read more »

What’s new in SAP Business One Version 9.2

SAP Business One users will be able to access their on-premise solution via a web browser for the first time in new features introduced by SAP in Version 9.2. An improvement to the log-in process is just one of 48 new major functional enhancements and modifications added to the solution. Other important new tools include the ability… Read more »

News: SAP makes it a perfect ten for Data Quality

SAP has been selected for the tenth consecutive year as a leading supplier of data processing tools in a leading report. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools report has again selected SAP within its Leaders Quadrant. The report praised SAP for its “ability to execute” and for having a “completeness of visions” when developing… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne opens new Dublin headquarters

      Monday 30th November 2015, Dublin, Ireland Milner Browne has today moved into new premises in the hub of Dublin’s technology quarter. Ireland’s leading SAP Business One partner has moved from its former base in Sandyford to new offices in Cherrywood to accommodate its growing staff numbers and services from the SAP Gold… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne client wins supply chain accolade

      Friday 27th November 2015, Birmingham, England One of Milner Browne’s leading manufacturing firms has been recognised for their supply chain excellence at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2015. Redditch-based B Hepworth were Highly Commended in the Supply Chain Excellence category during a gala dinner and reception at the ICC in Birmingham last night…. Read more »

News: Small businesses urged to keep it simple, study warns

Start-up organisations that simplify processes are more likely to hit their growth targets faster, a new study has suggested. Research conducted by Knowledge@Wharton, on behalf of SAP, found that 72% of small business owners said that business complexities had hindered growth opportunities in the past. Although these same owners see the importance of leveraging technology,… Read more »

Press Release: Deloitte selects Milner Browne as one of Ireland’s fastest growing technology companies

            Wednesday 18th November, Dublin, Ireland Milner Browne is celebrating its first major accolade after its recent rebranding having been named as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Ireland by Deloitte. The Dublin-based company was ranked the 19th fastest growing company within the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 50… Read more »

Press Release: Celebrations across Europe welcome Milner Browne

          Monday 2nd November, Dublin, Ireland The IIS Group has today completed its evolution into Milner Browne. The pan-European company today welcomes a new era where innovation excellence takes precedence to provide affordable applications to ambitious businesses. After unveiling details of the rebrand at the flagship SAP Business One Innovation Summit… Read more »

SAP Business One boss: It’s all about innovation

SAP Business One’s range of innovative tools make it stand out from similar ERP solutions, according to Luis Murguia, the global head of SAP Business One. Speaking in an interview with ARN he outlined how the solution enables smaller companies to compete with larger rivals thanks to SAP HANA and the use of powerful dashboards and… Read more »

News feature: IIS Group CEO to hit the streets for charity

IIS Group Chief Executive Morgan Browne will hit the streets of Dublin later this week for Focus Ireland’s Shine a Light campaign. Morgan will experience a night at the mercy of the elements when he sleeps rough within the grounds of the historic Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin on Friday 16th October. The Shine a Light… Read more »

News feature: UK leading European states for online purchases

More than three-quarters of people in the UK made an online purchase last year — higher than any other European country, according to new statistics. Research from the UK’s Office of National Statistics found that nearly eight out of ten (79%) people in the had bought goods or services in the last 12 months. The… Read more »

News feature: UK small businesses leading technology adoption

SMBs across the UK are leading the adoption of new technology compared to similar organisations in other countries across Europe, a new report has found. Independent research as part of a new report found that it was only SMBs in the US (29%) who were the most active in deploying the latest technology, with the… Read more »

Press Release: Milner Browne to help Euro Garages fix stability issues

            Thursday 17th September 2015, London, UK SAP Business One Gold Partner Milner Browne is set to provide Euro Garages with a scalable platform to meet its future growth objectives. The petrol station operators will receive a SAP Business One retail solution, powered by SAP HANA, from Milner Browne, alongside… Read more »

Press release: A new era begins at the IIS Group

            10th September, Dublin, Ireland The IIS Group today embarks on a new and exciting era after a corporate rebrand. To reflect the company’s positioning as a leading SAP Business One partner across Europe and an award-winning services provider the IIS Group is evolving into Milner Browne. Milner Browne accurately… Read more »

News feature: SAP continues data integration dominance

SAP has been again been selected as a leading supplier for data integration tools in an independent report. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools 2015 selected SAP as one of the leading provider of solutions for the eighth consecutive year. Phillip On, Vice President of Product Marketing, SAP, said the report “recognises SAP’s leadership… Read more »

News feature: IIS Group nets hat-trick at Manufacturing Awards

The IIS Group is again celebrating after three of its business partners were nominated for a leading manufacturing award. Mollart Engineering, Westomatic and B Hepworth have been selected amongst six finalists in the Supply Chain Excellence category at The Manufacturing MX Awards 2015. Judges were impressed by the tailored SAP Business One manufacturing solutions developed… Read more »

News feature: ‘Razor-sharp’ SAP HANA tops charts

SAP’s innovative in-memory platform SAP HANA has been ranked as one of the leading solutions, according to a new report. SAP HANA was ranked as one the top solutions by Forrester Research in their new report: The Forrester Wave: In-Memory Database Platforms, Q3 2015. Noel Yuhanna, Principle Analyst, Forrester Wave, said the ‘razor-sharp focus on… Read more »

Press Release: IIS Group to create further 50 jobs

      Dublin, Ireland, Thursday 25th June 2015 The IIS Group is pleased to announced the creation of a further 50 jobs — taking the total number of new positions within the company to 80 this year. The skilled appointments will be filled in the SAP Gold Partner’s headquarters in Ireland and in other… Read more »

News feature: Culture is key as IIS Group is selected as a Best Managed Company

What do you get if you combine a renowned company culture, strategic objectives met by a team of committed, skilled workforce, all overseen by the stewardship of an experienced management team? The answer… a best managed company. That’s officially what the IIS Group is having been as one of the new winning companies at the… Read more »

Press Release: IIS Group wins two awards at SAP Business One Partner Day

London, UK, Monday 2 March 2015 The IIS Group is again celebrating after being presented with two awards at the SAP Business One Partner Day for Northern Europe (UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux) in London. After another stellar 12 months, Morgan Browne, CEO, IIS Group, was presented with the awards for the Most SAP HANA… Read more »

Press Release: IIS Group selected as Concur Platinum Elite Partner

      Dublin, Ireland, Monday 16 February 2015 The IIS Group has been appointed as a Concur Platinum Elite Advisor Partner, following SAP’s recent multi-billion dollar takeover of the expense and travel management solution. The agreement will see the Dublin-based SAP Gold Partner become the first SAP Business One reseller to have been selected… Read more »

Press Release: Soundstore selects integrated SAP EPoS solution with IIS Group

      Dublin, Ireland, Thursday 5th February 2015 The IIS Group is pleased to announce that Soundstore has decided to deploy SAP Customer Checkout with SAP Business One, powered by SAP HANA. The upgrade to an integrated SAP solution will link together Soundstore’s electronic point of sale (EPoS) activities with its centralised SAP Business One… Read more »

Press Release: Suretank invests €1m with IIS Group

Suretank invests €1m with IIS Group for SAP Business One, powered by SAP HANA, in global manufacturing solution roll-out Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday 27th January 2015 The IIS Group is delighted to announce it has agreed a deal worth in excess of €1m with Suretank to provide the market-leading ERP solution SAP Business One. The Dunleer-based… Read more »

Press Release: IIS Group to create new jobs in 2015

Tuesday 13th January 2015, Dublin, Ireland The IIS Group continues to expand its workforce with a number of skilled appointments planned for the coming year. Following the creation of 35 new positions in 2014, the Dublin-based SAP Gold Partner is set to employ a further 20 people across its offices in Ireland, the UK, the… Read more »

News Feature: SAP HANA helps Germany to World Cup glory

An innovative project between SAP and the German Football Association (DFB) helped the German national team lift the World Cup in Brazil yesterday. SAP and the DFB worked closely before and during the tournament on the SAP Match Insights application, hosted on the powerful SAP HANA platform, to improve the analysis of training, preparation and… Read more »

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