- 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.
- July 14, 2011
Deploying a sustainable supply chain can pose even more challenges than were involved in defining the program. Learn field-proven techniques for getting the job done.
- July 08, 2011
Fueled by technology such as demand signal repositories and POS, the demand-driven supply chain can respond quickly and effectively to customer demand.
- July 07, 2011
There are a multitude of IT systems for defining, tracking and managing the sustainable supply chain. A consultant explores their pitfalls and best practices.
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- July 06, 2011
PRTM says supply chain collaboration “levers” helped some manufacturers absorb shocks caused by natural disasters and the worldwide recession.
- June 30, 2011
For small or cash-strapped manufacturers, Platform as a Service can provide a low-cost, low-maintenance infrastructure.
- June 28, 2011
Motivating suppliers to participate in a sustainable supply chain means changing the behavior of both the manufacturer and supplier. These techniques can help.
- June 23, 2011
Analysts say the Microsoft ERP flagship could take its customizable user interface and model-driven vertical applications into enterprises now dominated by SAP and Oracle.
- June 17, 2011
New technologies like cloud computing and social networking promise to deliver much-needed, real-time visibility and closed-loop integration to manufacturers with global supplier networks.
- June 17, 2011
Extended supply chains demand new quality control software workflows that resolve quality issues at the onset of product development.
- June 16, 2011
Apple and Dell hold the top two spots in the research firm’s annual list.
- June 15, 2011
EHS software can help manufacturers build a safer workplace and record incidents when they occur.
- June 13, 2011
Supply chain sustainability is placing new compliance and reporting demands on both manufacturers and suppliers. Here’s why it’s critical to have a solid strategy in place.
- June 09, 2011
Integrating the plant floor into the enterprise IT infrastructure for global plant visibility can help manufacturers achieve more effective quality control.