- May 16, 2012
Many manufacturers run multiple ERP systems -- or multiple instances of one system. But there are significant downsides to operating this way.
- May 07, 2012
Managing goods on the go can give workers a real-time view of stock and supplies, both in the warehouse and into retail spaces.
- May 02, 2012
In this podcast excerpt, China Martens explains how to choose an ERP system that meets the unique needs of midmarket manufacturers.
- April 30, 2012
A consultant outlines criteria for midmarket manufacturers to consider before deciding whether to stick with on-site ERP or venture out to the cloud.
- April 25, 2012
Expert columnist: Open source computing creates new opportunities to collaborate across enterprise processes and integrate with proprietary applications.
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- April 23, 2012
An expert in ERP upgrades explains why having a firm grip on five critical issues can ensure a strong return on investment.
- April 20, 2012
Foundational technologies like barcodes, RFID, and mobile computers are fueling next-generation SCM systems, helping manufacturers mitigate risk and achieve end-to-end visibility.
- April 18, 2012
Choosing between on-premises and SaaS delivery models or niche and integrated SCM suites eventually boils down to what’s best for the business, industry watchers say.
- April 09, 2012
SAS is the clear leader in the warranty analytics market, with SAP and Teradata at comparable market shares and scrappy players like PTC nipping at their heels.
- April 06, 2012
SCM has evolved from related but disconnected applications into a tightly woven tool set focused on planning, execution and analytics.
- April 02, 2012
Training is the step everyone loves to skip, but doing that could imperil the whole BI implementation, proponents say.
- March 30, 2012
Follow these best practices to ensure success for your BI implementation.
- March 27, 2012
Business intelligence software can help companies access more accurate and timely information, leading to better decisions and the ability to be proactive, industry observers say.
- March 26, 2012
The pressure is on to recruit -- and retain -- skilled employees. Industry watchers say talent management software can make that process less painful and more successful.
- March 23, 2012
Software vendor demonstrates how cloud ERP integration could help manufacturers exploit social media and mobile analytics to strengthen brand loyalty.