• July 20, 2020 20 Jul'20

    SAP, Siemens partner to advance digital manufacturing

    A new deal between SAP and Siemens combines SAP ERP systems with Siemens Teamcenter PLM platform, enabling companies to develop an end-to-end digital thread for manufacturing.

  • March 05, 2020 05 Mar'20

    Manufacturing outlook hopeful despite recession fears

    A new survey of midmarket manufacturing CFOs shows that most anticipate increases in revenue and profitability in 2020, in the face of an expected economic slowdown.

  • October 09, 2019 09 Oct'19

    IFS acquires Astea in bid for FSM market consolidation

    The acquisition not only opens IFS up to a broader customer base, but also consolidates the field service management market during a time of growth and increased competition.

  • August 12, 2019 12 Aug'19

    Cloud is driving force behind 2019 ERP industry trends

    Interest in deploying ERP systems to the cloud continued to increase in 2019, but deployments may be slowed by misunderstanding and uncertainty about vendor roadmaps and costs.

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    As platform companies take over, should product companies question their business model?

    Businesses such as Apple, Microsoft and Google have risen to the top largely because they're founded on powerful platforms. How can companies that sell products -- like spices or sprinklers -- benefit from the platform model?

  • April 28, 2015 28 Apr'15

    Manufacturing pioneers embrace product as a service

    Despite the hoopla over the IoT, it's still early days for product as a service as manufacturers steer a slow course to new business models.

  • November 03, 2009 03 Nov'09

    ERP product lifecycle management guide

    Product lifecycle management (PLM) modules can track products from concept to end-of-life, with features such as product data management (PDM), portfolio management and product design. Learn the features of PLM software in the ERP product lifecycle ...

  • April 09, 2009 09 Apr'09

    Building a business case for PLM

    Product Lifecyle Management (PLM) can be a smart investment for manufacturers. Learn how to build a PLM business case, perfect a PLM strategy and assemble your PLM team.