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July 15, 2014
In this news roundup, SAP announces it is broadening its alliance with geospatial analytics vendor Esri and says SAP Demand Signal Management 2.0 is now generally available.
June 09, 2014
This year's Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 showcase trends in customer interaction and the rise of digital business.
April 11, 2014
In this news roundup, learn about Staples' 3-D printing services, Sage's new Payment Processing option and Tesla's plans for its Gigafactory.
April 04, 2014
Connecting "things" like vending machines and streetlamps to the Web can save companies time and money. But there are downsides, too.
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Supplier performance management (SPM) is a blanket term for any business practice that is designed to manage, measure and analyze the performance of a supplier or suppliers in a network. Continue Reading
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The growth of makerspaces is helping spread 3-D printing beyond hobbyists and encourage more localized and custom manufacturing. Continue Reading
With supply chain management processes expanded to cover the globe, manufacturing executives are hard-pressed to make sense of it all. In this three-part guide, veteran IT journalist Beth Stackpole and other industry observers discuss the key ... Continue Reading
E-sourcing and e-procurement technology have created new opportunities to save money, improve supplier performance -- even make better products. Called e-sourcing and e-procurement, the tools may very well help organizations change the way they buy ... Continue Reading
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In this expert response, learn how to begin and succeed with a green manufacturing initiative. Continue Reading
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Online inventory management speeds up store openings and enables cross-channel commerce. Continue Reading
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In this expert tip, learn how manufacturing demand management can be improved through sales and operations planning. Continue Reading
In this expert tip, learn how technology like RFID and the Internet of Things is changing supply chain tracking. Continue Reading
SAP Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is easy to implement, but SAP Flexible Planning can handle more complex processes, writes Jawad Akhtar. Continue Reading