- September 02, 2011
The number of two-tier ERP systems is increasing due to a broader drive toward system consolidation as well as the cost savings and country-specific functions such systems can bring.
- September 01, 2011
Introducing SCM software to manufacturing facilities in developing countries is no small task. Industry experts offer their advice for dealing with technological and cultural barriers.
- August 30, 2011
Company hopes consolidating on single ERP database in Sage X3 6.2 upgrade will simplify multinational accounting while handling localized requirements.
- August 25, 2011
E-invoicing adoption won’t improve until buyers become less selfish and provide suppliers with a choice of trading partner networks, according to Forrester.
- August 19, 2011
Nalco reduced errors and customer complaints with electronic invoicing but found cloud-to-ERP integration and supplier onboarding nontrivial -- albeit solvable -- problems.
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
- August 11, 2011
Following these expert tips will help keep manufacturing IT projects on schedule and manageable.
- August 09, 2011
Centralization and analytics are keys to realizing costs savings and efficiencies from IT governance and portfolio management.
- August 05, 2011
Mobile devices are giving manufacturers more data for predicting consumer demand and making their supply chains more responsive.
- August 01, 2011
MES software helped an engine manufacturer get its sprawling network of plants on the same page while empowering plant engineers to customize the MES for their needs.
- July 29, 2011
Most manufacturers find their analytics stale and unreliable and are missing opportunities to improve operational decision making, Ventana Research says.
- July 27, 2011
Analysts offer insights into the challenges of managing multiple cloud computing environments in manufacturing. Plus: choosing deployment options.
- July 22, 2011
IT governance needn’t be complex or reserved for the largest enterprises. Today’s frameworks offer practical tools for all types of companies.
- July 22, 2011
Backing up IT governance practices with project portfolio management and asset management software can help manufacturers align IT with business goals and reduce costs.
- July 20, 2011
New technologies are making ERP and other enterprise applications more efficient and manageable, according to a new Forrester report outlining how to make the most of the changes.
- July 15, 2011
As social media tools elbow their way into enterprises, IT is struggling to figure out where they’ll do the most good -- and the least harm.