- August 05, 2011
Mobile devices are giving manufacturers more data for predicting consumer demand and making their supply chains more responsive.
- August 01, 2011
MES software helped an engine manufacturer get its sprawling network of plants on the same page while empowering plant engineers to customize the MES for their needs.
- July 29, 2011
Most manufacturers find their analytics stale and unreliable and are missing opportunities to improve operational decision making, Ventana Research says.
- July 27, 2011
Analysts offer insights into the challenges of managing multiple cloud computing environments in manufacturing. Plus: choosing deployment options.
- July 26, 2011
In this podcast for business or IT-focused SAP professionals, learn more about how sales order management technology works and the available deployment options.
- July 22, 2011
IT governance needn’t be complex or reserved for the largest enterprises. Today’s frameworks offer practical tools for all types of companies.
- July 22, 2011
Backing up IT governance practices with project portfolio management and asset management software can help manufacturers align IT with business goals and reduce costs.
- July 20, 2011
New technologies are making ERP and other enterprise applications more efficient and manageable, according to a new Forrester report outlining how to make the most of the changes.
- July 15, 2011
As social media tools elbow their way into enterprises, IT is struggling to figure out where they’ll do the most good -- and the least harm.
- July 14, 2011
Deploying a sustainable supply chain can pose even more challenges than were involved in defining the program. Learn field-proven techniques for getting the job done.
- July 08, 2011
Fueled by technology such as demand signal repositories and POS, the demand-driven supply chain can respond quickly and effectively to customer demand.
- July 07, 2011
There are a multitude of IT systems for defining, tracking and managing the sustainable supply chain. A consultant explores their pitfalls and best practices.
- July 06, 2011
PRTM says supply chain collaboration “levers” helped some manufacturers absorb shocks caused by natural disasters and the worldwide recession.
- June 30, 2011
For small or cash-strapped manufacturers, Platform as a Service can provide a low-cost, low-maintenance infrastructure.
- June 28, 2011
Motivating suppliers to participate in a sustainable supply chain means changing the behavior of both the manufacturer and supplier. These techniques can help.