- December 01, 2010
Manufacturing experts offer advice on balancing the risks and rewards of today’s cloud-computing services.
- November 29, 2010
Inventory optimization software can balance inventory levels and help with everything from postponement to customer service, according to Altimeter Group’s Lora Cecere.
- November 23, 2010
IDC’s new report on the top MES software vendors provides manufacturers with criteria for selecting an MES package.
- November 18, 2010
C-level sponsorship, cross-functional teams and the right tool choice will ensure PLM becomes a truly cross-enterprise initiative.
- November 15, 2010
Years after falling out of favor, vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is drawing attention as a labor-efficient route to better control over orders and inventory. But like before, VMI implementation has its skeptics.
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
- November 03, 2010
Companies have many reasons to go mobile, but some analysts say the true benefit is better ROI from your existing ERP package.
- October 29, 2010
Navigate the confusing landscape of vendors, software, and deployment options by mapping your procurement strategy to four main product categories.
- October 25, 2010
Avoiding a few common ERP project management mistakes will help project leaders run a smooth implementation.
- October 20, 2010
Integration has matured from one-to-one APIs to general-purpose web technologies like SOA. That's good news for manufacturers struggling to connect their shop floors with ERP.
- October 18, 2010
Experts recommend the best software for managing an ERP project plan across the organization.
- October 15, 2010
Make everyone a project manager -- or, at least, make everyone think like one -- to apply proven project management techniques to your ERP implementation.
- October 14, 2010
Experts say manufacturers don’t need to hire certified project managers to put controls on their ERP implementations. But it doesn’t hurt.
- October 07, 2010
Best of breed vendors JDA and Logility join ERP heavyweights Oracle and SAP in Gartner’s Leaders quadrant for supply chain planning software.
- October 05, 2010
Incorporating software into a lean project can be challenging. CSCMP 2010 attendees learned about the variety of lean technology options available and how to use them to boost supply chain visibility and efficiency.
- September 28, 2010
Analysts say SAP unveiled SAP Rapid Deployment in response to complaints about cost overruns and shelfware and to stop defections to SaaS competitors like Salesforce.com.