- December 03, 2010
Apple’s groundbreaking device spawns a new category of tablets that has some manufacturers looking to replace desktop and notebook PCs. Plus, Samsung Galaxy Tab takes on the iPad.
- 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.
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- 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.
- 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.