Supply chain management software selection for manufacturers News
January 14, 2016
A new tool enables the creation of 3D PDF documents, supporting model-based enterprise strategies; a report shows mixed results for manufacturing ERP system effectiveness.
October 27, 2015
Oracle has added its Manufacturing Cloud and Planning Central Cloud to the SaaS suite for supply chain management. While Oracle touts the move, some analysts are more reserved.
April 16, 2015
Based on SAP Fiori, the new UI and Ariba Mobile app are intended to bring a richer user experience to B2B procurement.
February 04, 2014
In the wake of a new partnership between Dell and MakerBot, Dell discusses the move and where it sees the 3-D printing market headed.
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SAP Predictive Analytics uses statistical analysis and data-modeling logic to create meaningful predictions about future events. Here's a breakdown of its main components. Continue Reading
Supply chain finance is a set of technology-enabled business and financial processes that provides flexible payment options for a buyer (such as a manufacturer) and one of their suppliers (for example, a raw materials supplier), typically through ... Continue Reading
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SAP's Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence 15.0 gives users the power to create dashboards for real-time analytics through the Self-Service Composition Environment. Continue Reading
SAP Integrated Business Planning for sales and operations is meant to help companies react more quickly to changes in demand and get better insight into their supply chain. Continue Reading
Some headway has been made when it comes to the Internet of Things in manufacturing, but businesses still need to figure out what to do with all that new data. Continue Reading
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One expert weighs in on how SAP Integrated Business Planning for sales and operations, which runs on HANA, may help organizations become more demand-driven. Continue Reading
The industrial world has a head start connecting "things," and names like GE and Rockwell Automation provide a blueprint for tackling the challenges of collecting and analyzing mounds of sensor data. Continue Reading
IoT technologies hold promise for sectors that produce chemicals, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and other process goods. Here's a glimpse of how the technology is being used today. Continue Reading
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The manufacturing and supply chain industries were among the earliest adopters of enterprise-class mobile applications and hardware, but as platforms have evolved, with interfaces resembling cheaper smartphones and tablets, IT strategists have had ... Continue Reading
In this webcast, Bob Ferrari, executive editor of the Supply Chain Matters blog, discusses the realities and strategies of supply chain risk management. Continue Reading
In this webcast, Bob Ferrari, executive editor of the Supply Chain Matters blog, names the top risks associated with supply chain management. Continue Reading