- September 29, 2011
Supply chains present a number of data security challenges, from intellectual property theft to product leaks. Avoiding security breaches means knowing how to manage IT and staff.
- September 23, 2011
European countries mandate different digital signatures. Latin America requires government-issued invoice numbers before trucks can roll. Manufacturers are struggling to keep up.
- September 16, 2011
Increased reliance on 3PLs, BPOs and other outsourced partners requires a “control tower” approach and improved supply chain visibility, according to Gartner.
- September 12, 2011
More manufacturers plan to stop managing IT internally, says IDC. Many will use traditional outsourcing, but for some, private clouds top the agenda.
- September 09, 2011
While two-tier ERP deployments can help manufacturers address cost and operational issues, experts warn of hazards to keep in mind when integrating ERP systems, including data management.
- September 07, 2011
Learn how one manufacturer used business process management dashboards to tighten up workflows, reduce data entry and avoid billing mistakes.
- September 02, 2011
The number of two-tier ERP systems is increasing due to a broader drive toward system consolidation as well as the cost savings and country-specific functions such systems can bring.
- September 01, 2011
Introducing SCM software to manufacturing facilities in developing countries is no small task. Industry experts offer their advice for dealing with technological and cultural barriers.
- August 30, 2011
Company hopes consolidating on single ERP database in Sage X3 6.2 upgrade will simplify multinational accounting while handling localized requirements.
- August 25, 2011
E-invoicing adoption won’t improve until buyers become less selfish and provide suppliers with a choice of trading partner networks, according to Forrester.
- August 22, 2011
National Public Radio is using SaaS corporate performance management technology to track market trends and uncover financial red flags its analysts might have missed before.
- August 19, 2011
Nalco reduced errors and customer complaints with electronic invoicing but found cloud-to-ERP integration and supplier onboarding nontrivial -- albeit solvable -- problems.
- August 11, 2011
Following these expert tips will help keep manufacturing IT projects on schedule and manageable.
- August 09, 2011
Centralization and analytics are keys to realizing costs savings and efficiencies from IT governance and portfolio management.
- August 05, 2011
Mobile devices are giving manufacturers more data for predicting consumer demand and making their supply chains more responsive.