- May 05, 2011
The best data warehouses for manufacturers are built on a foundation of clear business goals.
- May 04, 2011
The leader of 3M’s manufacturing enterprise data warehouse (EDW) project shows how to do a financial analysis of the supply chain management and manufacturing BI benefits.
- May 02, 2011
Product recalls can do serious damage to a manufacturer’s business. Traceability technology helps prevent them by tracking products throughout the supply chain.
- April 29, 2011
Infor's acquisition of Lawson brings in applications that fill gaps in the company's product line. But the long-term implications for Lawson customers are unclear.
- April 28, 2011
Actionable analytics starts with underlying discipline and the right manufacturing data management tools and best practices.
- April 25, 2011
Many companies prefer smaller ERP packages because of the specialization they can offer, according to a new report by Panorama Consulting Group.
- April 22, 2011
Experts say manufacturers must build data models that capture all their trading partners' information for supply chain analytics tools to be effective.
- April 20, 2011
Experts offer advice on matching business intelligence and supply chain analytics tools with the specialized needs of users, from operations to finance and the executive suite.
- April 15, 2011
Effective business intelligence systems need a steady diet of clean, up-to-date, and reliable information.
- April 13, 2011
Supply chain analytics and BI could soon transform planning and execution, thanks to cloud-based mobile analytics and real-time data, experts say.
- April 12, 2011
When Arby's merged with Wendy's, the two realized it would take longer to merge their application infrastructures than to flip a burger or put Horsey Sauce on your roast beef.
- April 08, 2011
Disaster provides stark reminder that supply chains can respond to almost any disruption if they are agile and flexible.
- April 06, 2011
But DIRA Framework is really nothing new- - and advocates say that’s the point.
- April 04, 2011
Manufacturers can use GPS technology to track shipments and containers well beyond the walls of the warehouse.
- March 25, 2011
Analysts and hiring managers say manufacturing has an IT recruiting problem, but they find hope in playing up leading-edge factory automation and working closely with educators.