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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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Inventory Optimization for Better Supply Chain Management
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an inventory optimization strategy that sets the stage for supply chain management success.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SYSPRO

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Success: Tools for SMBs
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a family of products designed to meet the unique needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the manufacturing and supply chain industries.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

SYSPRO 7 ERP Software: Features and Functionality
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an inside look at the features and functions of SYSPRO's latest ERP release, describing how these capabilities lay the groundwork for success in the modern business world.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

NZP Increases Manufacturing Capacity with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This brief case study explores how the right ERP system enabled New Zealand Pharmaceuticals (NZP) to increase manufacturing capacity and flexibility, improve inventory visibility, and more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SYSPRO

Austbreak Improves Total Cost of Ownership with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how the Australia-based machinery manufacturer Austbreck eliminated operational challenges and improved the total cost of ownership by overhauling its ERP system.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

The Future of Manufacturing: An Executive Guide to Manufacturing Strategies for the 21st Century
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how manufacturing is changing, discover four trends that will define the factory of tomorrow, and find insight to help you stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

SYSPRO

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

Five Tips to Achieve a Lean Manufacturing Business
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This must-see white paper outlines five primary principles of lean manufacturing, and describes how the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help you achieve your lean goals.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

Loro Piana creates its own customized planning solution with Quintiq
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how a powerful and efficient customized planning strategy enabled luxury goods company Loro Piana to boost productivity, increase customer satisfaction, and more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Ten steps to Evaluating and Buying Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Software
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy that goes beyond ERP and SCM to help you improve cash flow and cost savings. Read on to find 10 steps for evaluating and buying the right tool.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Quintiq

Achieve business goals with optimized steel scheduling
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a strategy that gives steel companies insight into the quality of their schedules and allows for optimized planning.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Quintiq

ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing popularity of SaaS and why forward-thinking organizations are moving core enterprise resource planning (ERP) to the cloud.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

7 common challenges in the oil & gas industry
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource identifies seven critical challenges in the oil and gas industry and lays out six things that your planning system needs to be able to do in order to fuel success.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Quintiq

The mining supply chain suite
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a mining supply chain suite designed to optimize your organization's planning capability while providing the operational visibility and efficiency you need.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Implementing product mix optimization that works
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers insight to help you optimize your product mix and maximize profits.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Is an ERP system always enough?
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: ERP systems were not designed for planning – but many organizations use them for this function, anyway. This white paper explores the risks of planning with ERP, and explains why a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy is the right way forward.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

3 Smart Moves That Slash Intermodal Costs
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: Even with near limitless intermodal options, planners typically fall back on familiar routes and patterns – regardless of whether or not there's a better way to operate. Fortunately, this resource lays out three smart moves that slash intermodal costs while delivering real planning transparency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

8 characteristics of highly effective food and beverage supply chains
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource lays out eight characteristics of a highly effective supply chain in specialized industries like the Food & Beverage industry.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Planning for uncertainties across all time horizons
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the cost of ineffective planning for industries like the Oil & Gas industry, and describes how an integrated supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy can give you the power to prepare for every possible scenario.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Is it Time to Purchase a new ERP?
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With careful selection, planning, and aggressive goal setting, you can operate pain-free and better than ever by implementing a new ERP. This whitepaper lays a solid foundation for those contemplating a purchase.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

How to Choose Between Generic and Industry-Specific ERP Systems
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article suggests ways to simplify your ERP selection process and points out the differences between industry-specific and generic ERP solutions.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can't Afford to Ignore
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource counts down six critical manufacturing technologies that every small and midsize organization should have.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

ERP in the Midmarket: Enabling Functionality and Simplicity to Combat Complexity
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report walks you through ERP in the midmarket, offering insight to help you identify your ERP needs and uncover the potential benefits you can achieve with the right tool.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Four Quick Ways to Unlock Hidden Manufacturing Capacity
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With your manufacturing operations already running close to capacity, the traditional ways of gaining new capacity no longer cut it. Fortunately, you can meet the increased demand by freeing up needed resources within your current operations. Access this resource to learn how.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

In-House or Outsource? Six Business Advantages of Owning an In-House 3D Printer
sponsored by Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Recent advancements in 3D printing technology make this tool not only affordable, but a business differentiator – yet many organizations still continue to outsource 3D printing. This resource counts down six critical benefits of owning a 3D printer in-house.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd
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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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