- September 09, 2011
While two-tier ERP deployments can help manufacturers address cost and operational issues, experts warn of hazards to keep in mind when integrating ERP systems, including data management.
- September 07, 2011
Learn how one manufacturer used business process management dashboards to tighten up workflows, reduce data entry and avoid billing mistakes.
- 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.
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- 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.
- 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.