- April 08, 2010
Learn how software as a service (SaaS) point of sale (POS) services can be an alternative to complex demand signal repositories (DSRs). Understand how on-demand and SaaS POS data and business intelligence can improve demand planning and inventory ...
- April 08, 2010
Legacy manufacturing execution system (MES) software is often poorly integrated with ERP and SCM systems, which can isolate products in silos. But new MES has limitations you should know before starting an MES upgrade.
- April 02, 2010
The business case for point of sale systems relies on improved inventory, lower transportation costs
Point of sale (POS) systems can improve demand forecasting and inventory optimization. The ROI can be huge, but it demands a strong business case to justify the hassle and expense.
- March 30, 2010
More manufacturers are consolidating their ERP systems to save money and space. For some companies, however, running two-tier ERP may be a better option than single-instance ERP.
- March 28, 2010
Implementing vendor-managed inventory (VMI) can help manufacturers eliminate excess inventory and run a tighter supply chain. These best practices will help you get started with VMI programs.
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
- March 28, 2010
Manufacturers can optimize their supply chains with demand planning software. Demand planning tools can be used for predictive analytics, forecasting and demand signal repositories.
- March 25, 2010
RFID asset management can be a real-time mechanism for knowing where your valuables are at all times. Benefits include lower capital costs and leaner processes.
- March 17, 2010
Manufacturers have a lot to look at when implementing barcodes into the warehouse. Barcode projects are expensive, but if done right, can pay off big.
- March 16, 2010
There are several advantages to both barcode technology and RFID, which is why many companies are leveraging the strengths of both. Find out the benefits of RFID vs. barcodes.
- March 03, 2010
Demand signal repositories are the fastest-growing category in enterprise software and can help run a responsive, demand-driven supply chain.
- February 19, 2010
Manufacturers have many options for reducing the costs and increasing the ROI of their ERP systems. These quick and easy ERP projects will help you get the most bang for your software buck.
- January 26, 2010
Selecting and implementing manufacturing ERP software is especially challenging during tough economic times. In this expert interview, learn money-saving tips and ERP strategies to get the most out of your investment.
- January 07, 2010
Successful warehouse management system (WMS) software deployments require user training. New options in the software market are making WMS training easier than ever.
- December 30, 2009
To compete in the global marketplace, manufacturers need to stay ahead of global supply chain management trends. The future of supply chains involves more flexibility, visibility and adoption of software as a service (SaaS).
- December 23, 2009
Find out the benefits of dynamic business process management and alerting technology, and read a case study about how one organization implemented dynamic BPM.