- July 12, 2012
Companies can choose from among many manufacturing BI software vendors and flavors to meet their unique analytics needs.
- July 05, 2012
A former ERP consultant explains how to choose the right consultant for an ERP deployment project.
- June 29, 2012
Experts say much of what is called analytics and BI can be done by using everyday software in an analytical way.
- June 28, 2012
Long used for business-to-business data transfer and automation, EDI software finds new roles in supply chain visibility and demand planning.
- June 18, 2012
Integrated carbon monitoring software is becoming a higher priority in more organizations’ enterprise architectures. Two experts show how to find tools for specific regulatory and messaging strategies.
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
- June 15, 2012
A company’s ERP vendor likely offers business intelligence options, but niche BI analytics may be the best approach.
- June 13, 2012
A Quebec optics design firm used Coveo text analytics and indexing to boost the productivity of its highly educated knowledge workers by 5%.
- June 12, 2012
Running BI in the cloud is attractive from a cost standpoint, but there are serious potential drawbacks, industry watchers say.
- June 07, 2012
Many manufacturers shy away from investing in business intelligence software because of the expense. But manufacturing BI doesn’t have to be expensive, and it can drive real bottom-line benefits.
- June 05, 2012
Manufacturers also face integration decisions once they decide to consolidate multiple ERP systems.
- May 31, 2012
Analysts say Epicor, Sage and SAP's recent cloud ERP initiatives portend cloud computing benefits for on-premises ERP platforms but require close scrutiny before making a change.
- May 30, 2012
Two consultants explain how user needs, technologies, costs, and business processes factor into an ERP consolidation plan.
- May 25, 2012
Industry experts explain how to match collaboration software such as chat, social media and conferencing with the needs of the organization.
- May 17, 2012
In 11 years, EnterpriseOne ERP system has migrated from on-premises to physical and virtual servers at managed hosting provider. Next: private cloud.
- May 16, 2012
Many manufacturers run multiple ERP systems -- or multiple instances of one system. But there are significant downsides to operating this way.