Jacques Wessels, Bridget Ward, Dennis Bensch and Mich Martins.
Yesterday, Jacques Wessels, CEO of FlowCentric Technologies, congratulated the company’s 2021-2022 Partner Award winners during the company’s annual customer and partner event held in Pretoria, South Africa.
This is the company’s first in-person event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic; last year’s event was via Microsoft Teams.
Guest speaker Andrew Haney, Co-Founder and Chairman of RevenuePartners, kicked off the event by sharing valuable insight into the challenges organizations face in growing revenue in today’s challenging business environment, and shared advice on how companies can begin designing for growth. With decades of experience in strategy development and consultative selling, Honey’s advice resonated with many attendees.
Next up was Hanley Lizette Wessels, a corporate executive and co-author of the recently released book Impossible Bosses: Secret Strategies for Dealing with the 8 Archetypal Managers. Hanley Wessels shares tips on how to create an environment that fosters high-performance teams and innovation, including strategies employees can use to drive change from the bottom up, even when their boss can’t.
FlowCentric Technologies CIO Denis Bensch discussed the FlowCentric Processware roadmap and shared many plans for the next version of the product, including a focused cloud strategy. Bensch, however, emphasized that while the company is taking the product to the next level in its cloud strategy, it is not abandoning its on-premise offerings.
Odette Peters, Chief Operating Officer of FlowCentric Technologies, shares tips on how businesses can get back digital and go from simply surviving to thriving post-pandemic. Peters emphasized that there is no need for companies to overcomplicate their digital strategy. It comes down to defining the corporate strategy, understanding what tools are already in place, and determining what additional digital tools are needed to execute the strategy. She reminded the audience that the FlowCentric Technologies team, along with its partner network, offers technology-independent advice to companies looking for guidance on implementing a successful digital strategy.
Jacques Wessels then announced the winners of the partnership award for the period from 2021 to 2022.
The “Best rookie of the year” award. 2020 year went to DNA business consulting. The company is an experienced and diversified IT consulting business based in Bratislava, Slovakia, providing services to enterprises in Central Europe. The DnA team has been very busy promoting FlowCentric Processware in their market, and Alfred Pawson, CIO, has often spoken about the benefits of the product at international events such as the 12th annual KP-Morgan Group Clinical Trials Summit in Berlin. , Germany.
Innovation Partner of the Year went to MWare Consulting for their integration between FlowCentric Processware and the Microsoft Power BI platform. “It’s a fantastic decision, we’re very impressed with what they’ve done,” Bensch said. “We look forward to new innovations from our partners in the new year.”
AdvanceNet became the international partner of the year. AdvanceNet is a multi-faceted business solutions provider offering solutions in various areas including but not limited to infrastructure, financial management, business intelligence, customer management and mobility management. As technology changes, companies may outgrow their ERP or transactional systems; AdvanceNet aims to provide value beyond this technology. It is this approach to meeting and fulfilling business needs that earned AdvanceNet the award for the second year in a row.
The event concluded with dinner and drinks overlooking the beautiful Waterkloof Golf Club.