- 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.
- June 23, 2011
Analysts say the Microsoft ERP flagship could take its customizable user interface and model-driven vertical applications into enterprises now dominated by SAP and Oracle.
- June 17, 2011
Extended supply chains demand new quality control software workflows that resolve quality issues at the onset of product development.
- June 17, 2011
New technologies like cloud computing and social networking promise to deliver much-needed, real-time visibility and closed-loop integration to manufacturers with global supplier networks.
- June 16, 2011
Apple and Dell hold the top two spots in the research firm’s annual list.
- June 15, 2011
EHS software can help manufacturers build a safer workplace and record incidents when they occur.
- June 13, 2011
Supply chain sustainability is placing new compliance and reporting demands on both manufacturers and suppliers. Here’s why it’s critical to have a solid strategy in place.
- June 09, 2011
Integrating the plant floor into the enterprise IT infrastructure for global plant visibility can help manufacturers achieve more effective quality control.
- June 07, 2011
Web “screen scraper” cleverly fills an application integration niche for companies like Pitt-Ohio whose workflow is heavily Web-driven, analysts say.
- June 03, 2011
Today’s global and extended supply chains are putting a strain on traditional quality control systems, causing new challenges for manufacturers.
- May 27, 2011
IT managers who have been there say Microsoft SharePoint collaboration can go haywire without a firm foundation for governance, architecture and development.
- May 24, 2011
Manufacturers can gain new profits and mitigate risks by implementing a better rights management process.