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DEFINITION: Planned obsolescence, also called built-in obsolescence, is the conception, design and production of a product, such as hardware or software , with the intent that it should be useful, functional or popular for a limited length of time. The term was coined in the 1950s by Brooks Stevens who suggested that new and improved products are in constant demand by consumers and that corporations can best respond  … 
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Manufacturers and the Cloud - Digital Transformation Beyond the Shop Floor
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Traditional IT costs are on the decline, and manufacturers must update their cloud road maps to ensure their investments benefit the business. This feature white paper offers feature manufacturing insights that aim to clarify some of the cloud adoption inconsistencies.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

Microsoft

The Factory of the Future is Here
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals technologies that manufacturers can expect to adopt if they want to survive and thrive in the digital era. Learn how early adopters are already experiencing increased efficiency, lower product defects, and customer satisfaction gains.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Target Profitable Growth in the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores ERP strategies designed specifically to meet the needs of fashion companies. Uncover capabilities that leverage key areas such as design and development, sourcing, supply chain visibility, manufacturing, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Your Guide to Addressing Modern Manufacturing Concerns
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how certain tools can help manufacturers digitize their business. Explore shifts in customer-centric operations, mobile and social adoption, cloud deployment, and more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Infor

Five ways to improve plant floor productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In manufacturing operations, plant floors stand to benefit the most from technological improvement. By gathering accurate, comprehensive real-time information about operations and make decisions that drive productivity. Read on to discover five tactics to help improve plant-floor operations and boost efficiency.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

Infor

Agility and Communication in the Cloud: Top Manufacturers Stay on top of ERP Updates
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This report illustrates how top performing manufacturers ensure that their ERP solutions remain current enough to provide essential functionality and support growth. Discover how ERP in the cloud can support these initiatives.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Five Ways to Improve Plant Floor Productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In automotive manufacturing, studies show that the plant floor is the supply chain's weakest link. Learn what you can do to leverage accurate, comprehensive real-time information about plant floor operations, empowering you to make informed decisions that help drive productivity.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Infor

Your Guide to ERP Software in the Manufacturing Landscape
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores four essential tools for manufacturing today. Access now to uncover market trends on ERP, essential features and functions, success stories from industry leaders, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

How Collaboration gets Products to Market Faster
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource details five ways to turn ideas into results faster with effective collaboration. Discover ways the right communications infrastructure can effectively enable teams to participate in new product development.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

Why CRM is the Key to Getting Customers to Renew and Spend More Money with You
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Increasing customer retention involves a company-wide shift to a customer-centric business model. Discover ways to align sales, marketing, product development, and tech support teams with effective CRM technology.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

4 Ways to Get Closer to What your Customers Want
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource invites you to disrupt the "cheaper is better" mentality by leveraging the most innovative of today's available tools. Uncover ways to make your manufacturing strategy better for stakeholders.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Infor

The Factory of the Future: Where Information Technology and Operational Technology Converge
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details five IT forces driving the modernization of manufacturing. From cloud computing to the Internet of Things, uncover ways you can harness several IT capabilities to fully benefit from the tools set to transform manufacturing.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Infor

Are You Customer-Centric? Why Manufacturers Are Adding Services
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your company is positioned to meet the customer expectations and demands that will result from offering new services. Read on and learn ways to capture the data needed to truly understand what services add value for customers.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Infor

Strategies to Help Move Beyond Lean and Build a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: To increase the competitive advantage from your lean manufacturing program, consider implementing a mix of 4 strategies: 2 that are readily available but haven't been widely adopted, and 2 that offer a much greater potential payback in cost reductions and competitive positioning. Access this white paper to uncover what these 4 strategies are.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infor

Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing: Predict Events, Foresee Risk, and Enhance Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains what manufacturers can do with today's abundance of available data. Access now to uncover ways big data can foster growth opportunities for manufacturers.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infor

10 Things Global Chemical Manufacturers Need to Know About Managing Costs
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines ways you can improve your operational efficiency and relieve the strain of fluctuating costs and regulations. Uncover 10 answers to pertinent questions about how to handle modern challenges in a volatile world.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infor

Lean Revisited: The Role Modern ERP Systems Play in Lean Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how an effective ERP strategy provides the next steps in the lean transformation, taking it from concept to reality, theories to data-driven decisions. Uncover how combining ERP with lean manufacturing can help manufacturers make smarter decisions.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Infor

Improving Return on Assets in Asset-Intensive Process Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide illustrates a plan for processing profitability in the manufacturing industry. Discover how successful enterprise asset management (EAM) lets this happen with several core components.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

An IDC Analysis: How Manufacturers are Using Technology to Make a Difference
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Through digital transformation, the effective engagement of the IoT, and the development of new services, the opportunity for manufacturers to maintain and gain competitive advantage can be significant. Discover ways to explore new business models, increase the value of your business network, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

SAP

Apps in Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The following resource features two case studies about manufacturers who launched successful always-on initiatives. Learn how these organizations connected more with digital consumers by improving their IT and ERP ecosystems.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Optimize Supply Chain Management with an In-Memory Data Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Legacy supply chains can suffer from issues like data latency, data fragmentation, and a lack of scalability, which can hold businesses back in an increasingly fast-paced, data-driven world. Find out how to empower supply chain management teams with agility, real-time business intelligence, and predictive analytics capabilities.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Increasing complexity in products, manufacturing processes, and the Internet of Things (IoT) means that massive amounts of data are being generated every day. Find out how to address 3 of the biggest challenges of data management with integrated analytics so you can reduce costs, improve process cycle time, and speed up time to market.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Corporation

5 Ways To Improve Plant Floor Productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In manufacturing operations, plant floors benefit the most from technological improvement. By gathering accurate, comprehensive, real-time information about operations, you can make better decisions that drive productivity. Access this white paper to discover five tactics to help improve plant-floor operations and boost efficiency.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

Bridging the Gap: 3 Keys to Competitiveness and Sustainable Profits
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover manufacturing success with these core strategies: innovation, talent, and process improvement. Learn how this simple three-step solution integrates information and insights to manage each one for greater profitability,
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Information Builders

Five Challenges for Managers of Mid-Sized Manufacturing Companies
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five challenges that today's midsized manufacturers face, and lays out possible actions you can take to resolve these difficulties and find success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SYSPRO
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MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY DEFINITION (continued): …  by manufacturing items that don't last very long.In the computer industry, planned obsolescence occurs in a synergistic manner between the hardware and software sectors. New application s and operating system s (OSs) demand more memory , hard disk space, storage capacity and throughput . This demand leads to the development of improved memory technology, increasingly capacious hard drives and storage media and faster microprocessor s. These developments, in turn, are followed by still more sophisticated applications and OSs, driving the cycle to continue. All of this is fueled by the geek 's love … 
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