- June 03, 2011
Today’s global and extended supply chains are putting a strain on traditional quality control systems, causing new challenges for manufacturers.
- May 27, 2011
IT managers who have been there say Microsoft SharePoint collaboration can go haywire without a firm foundation for governance, architecture and development.
- May 24, 2011
Manufacturers can gain new profits and mitigate risks by implementing a better rights management process.
- May 20, 2011
Before manufacturers can analyze the latest supply and demand trends with supply chain analytics, they need a strategy for integrating large volumes of data from multiple sources.
- May 17, 2011
More manufacturers are building Microsoft SharePoint collaboration systems, often with ERP integration, according to analysts.
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
- May 13, 2011
To boost its document visualization capabilities, the communications equipment maker integrated Oracle AutoVue with Agile PLM. But seamless integration remains a work in progress.
- May 10, 2011
By applying workflow tools and analytics and making warranty management a priority, manufacturers could save millions, but few even have the metrics to gauge performance, says IDC.
- May 09, 2011
Although the number of vendors continues to dwindle, a new Forrester report finds more ERP options, spurred in large part by the increasing popularity of cloud computing.
- May 05, 2011
The best data warehouses for manufacturers are built on a foundation of clear business goals.
- May 04, 2011
The leader of 3M’s manufacturing enterprise data warehouse (EDW) project shows how to do a financial analysis of the supply chain management and manufacturing BI benefits.
- May 02, 2011
Product recalls can do serious damage to a manufacturer’s business. Traceability technology helps prevent them by tracking products throughout the supply chain.
- April 29, 2011
Infor's acquisition of Lawson brings in applications that fill gaps in the company's product line. But the long-term implications for Lawson customers are unclear.
- April 28, 2011
Actionable analytics starts with underlying discipline and the right manufacturing data management tools and best practices.
- April 25, 2011
Many companies prefer smaller ERP packages because of the specialization they can offer, according to a new report by Panorama Consulting Group.
- April 22, 2011
Experts say manufacturers must build data models that capture all their trading partners' information for supply chain analytics tools to be effective.