- March 04, 2011
Motion and control tech manufacturer Parker Hannifin needed to improve its S&OP and rein in its global operations. The company’s deployment of Logility Voyager Solutions 8.0 has helped.
- February 25, 2011
Avoid the cost drains and change-management pitfalls that can dilute the ROI of mobile computing devices.
- February 22, 2011
Manufacturers can avoid mobile computing devices running amok by focusing on these three key areas.
- February 18, 2011
Though Cellular Specialties' CRM and ERP are both from Sage, the systems can’t talk to one another, and that leads to tedious workarounds and data issues for the make-to-order company.
- February 17, 2011
Deciding where tablets and smartphones fit best in a manufacturing environment can be daunting, especially with all the recent rollouts of fancy new gadgets. Here are some pointers on choosing the right mobile computing devices.
- February 11, 2011
Foote Partners quarterly report shows strong pay increases for some vendor-specific ERP skills, including SAP Production Planning and Oracle Enterprise Applications.
- February 09, 2011
Support for mobile devices and SaaS workforce management could expand the use of workforce management software and help position it as a core enterprise platform.
- February 07, 2011
Manufacturers might want to put the brakes on mobile mania until they get a good look at the new tablets and smartphones that are expected in the months ahead.
- February 02, 2011
To get the most from workforce management software, manufacturers should secure stakeholder support and maintain a strong focus on labor rules.
- January 31, 2011
Business users at GFI Group were having a difficult time with the complexity of the Oracle E-Business Suite financial reporting tools, so the company went to an Excel-based tool called GL Wand.
- January 28, 2011
Having a long-term vision and knowledge of industry requirements and business processes will steer manufacturers to the best platform for their workforce management needs.
- January 26, 2011
Using “IT for green” is a far trickier strategy than green IT, but the environmental and economic payoffs could be huge, say two manufacturers that are attempting it.
- January 21, 2011
In a Q&A, Schumacher Group CIO Douglas Menefee discusses the medical services firm’s rollout of a new budgeting system based on SaaS corporate performance management software.
- January 17, 2011
Despite making sustainability a strategic priority, many manufacturers will struggle to choose from more than 120 niche products and sustainability software suites in the coming year.
- January 10, 2011
Gartner Magic Quadrant reveals a midmarket ERP industry that is stable, innovative despite recession
In a new report on midmarket ERP for product-centric companies, Gartner says SAP, Microsoft and Epicor rose to the top of an industry that remained remarkably stable through a tough economic year.