- 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.
- 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.
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
- 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.
- March 22, 2012
Other types of systems offer analytics capabilities, but industry observers say it’s still worth it to buy BI.
- March 21, 2012
SAP PLM integration gave Varian compliant designs, but downstream enforcement at sales, supplier and production stages proved even more critical.