- February 06, 2012
A clear mobile strategy will determine the right questions to ask hardware vendors, software developers and service providers, consultants say.
- January 31, 2012
Green manufacturing goes deeper than reporting with the right tools for tracking environmental compliance across the supply chain.
- January 24, 2012
Define business needs before falling under the spell of the latest and greatest mobile ERP and BI hardware.
- January 20, 2012
Rather than system-to-system integration issues, companies embarking on S&OP are likely to face challenges in data quality and data governance.
- January 10, 2012
Manufacturers need a solid IT foundation to support mobile ERP and BI applications, according to experts. It’s no surprise that key areas to focus on initially are data management and security.
Sponsored by IBM - B2B value chains have always been complicated webs of different data types and standards. During the past few years, however, complexity has increased dramatically, with staggering levels of data growth and the deployment of innovative new IT initiatives, such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), social media and big data analytics. See More
Sponsored by IBM - This is a critical time in the evolution of business-to-business integration. Companies are becoming much more reliant on digital technologies for day-to-day business activities. IDC says digital transformation is changing the way enterprises operate and reshaping the global economy. See More
Sponsored by IBM - File transfer is one of the vital functions of B2B collaboration. Organizations require safe, secure and compliant file transfer in order to drive revenue, satisfy customer requirements and enable effective collaboration across the entire B2B value chain. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Reducing complexity in managing business-to-business integration is one of the primary challenges for IT teams. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), social networking and big data analytics, the need to simplify partner interactions and automate processes is becoming more critical than ever. By simplifying B2B collaboration, IT can reduce costs, enhance partner and customer experiences, and leverage real-time visibility and analytics to drive business innovation. See More
- January 06, 2012
Companies are implementing S&OP processes that link financial performance to traditional demand-supply balancing, shifting the focus beyond operations to strategic business planning.
- January 05, 2012
What procurement processes should be integrated with core ERP and where does it make less sense? Gartner analyst Deborah Wilson explains what companies need to know about procurement integration.
- January 03, 2012
What’s on the horizon for manufacturing IT in 2012? Industry experts offer their predictions.
- December 23, 2011
Maturing technologies could accelerate adoption of enterprise mobility in manufacturing organizations in the coming year.
- December 20, 2011
2011 saw growing interest in social media and mobile ERP as well as BI and cloud computing to meet challenges of global supply chains.
- December 13, 2011
One small manufacturer is mulling over which much-loved customizations to ditch as it prepares to migrate to a newer version of its ERP software.
- December 09, 2011
An ERP expert analyzes a survey of two-tier ERP implementations and offers advice on planning, integrating and standardizing multiple ERP systems across business units.
- December 08, 2011
Deciding between ERP and best-of-breed procurement software can be a tough challenge for manufacturers. Asking the right questions can make things easier, according to experts.
- December 02, 2011
Panorama Consulting’s study of 2,000 ERP deployments found that thorough planning and communication are common themes in ERP change management best practices.
- November 30, 2011
Mobile ERP networks are creating new security concerns for IT. Experts say keeping a close eye on employee devices is the first step in alleviating these concerns.