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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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Key Market Trends in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about ERP technologies that are disrupting the food and beverage industry. You'll also uncover impressive statistics on how manufacturers are leveraging these tools and the benefits they've experienced.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Reduce Your Markdowns: 7 Ways to Maintain Your Margins by Aligning Supply and Demand
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights seven ways to step off the high-volume, low-price treadmill and reduce the need for costly markdowns. Learn how to increase profits by delivering the right products to the right people at the right time -- and in the right quantity.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 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

Target Profitable Growth with Cloud-Based ERP Strategies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Legacy systems fade, only style remains the same. Using the fashion industry as an example, access this guide to learn about agile, cloud-based ERP strategies.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Deliver Quality Products, Drive Efficiency, and Achieve Profitable Growth
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights ways meat manufacturers are accelerating speed to market. Read on and you'll also uncover technologies that are changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Manage and Deliver Customer Orders On Time, All the Time
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how manufacturers can leverage a suite of enterprise tools to execute and control complex manufacturing processes, manage a global supply chain, capture product data, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

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

Shop Floor Automation: A Necessity for Competitive Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll examine the barriers to adopting automation, as well as the three levels of automation available to manufacturers. Read on and you'll also find advice for choosing the type of automation that makes the most sense for your manufacturing operation.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Why Enterprise Resource Planning Software is Your Best Business Intelligence Tool
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: How can you harness big data correctly to yield valuable information and give your organization a competitive edge? In this valuable white paper, learn why ERP software is your best business intelligence tool for harvesting and analyzing big data.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IFS

Predicting the Future: How Mobile, Social, and Cloud Technologies are Driving Innovation for Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines critical trends and developments in key vertical markets that manufacturing executives and other decision makers need to be aware of.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Infor

How Modern ERP Solutions can help Manufacturers Reshore Production
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this manufacturer's brief, learn how cloud-based ERP systems can enable your reshoring initiatives and increase your ability to respond to changing global conditions.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

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

ERP and the cloud: The perfect combination
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

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

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

Top 6 "Must-Have" Technologies for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
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

Is GMO Product Information on Your Radar?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explores the need for food manufacturers to disclose GMO information before the upcoming Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is introduced, and describes how the right product information management and data aggregation systems can help you get there.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

LANSA

Case Study: Trasluz Casual Wear - Stylish Results in Children's Clothing
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn more about how implementing a comprehensive track-and-trace solution brought success in this case study, and consider applying the solution to your own business!
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Intermec

Maximize asset productivity and operational performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A "predictive maintenance" approach to enterprise asset management can help give you the visibility you need into your daily operations, reducing operational costs and minimizing asset downtime. In this resource, explore the ins and outs of predictive maintenance, and discover the benefits you could enjoy from this strategy.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

How enabling Supply Chain visibility can improve the bottom line
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how enabling supply chain visibility can help you eliminate disruptions and improve your bottom line. Learn how you can get started by reading on today.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Visibility - Optimize your supply chain network through real-time, end-to-end visibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how greater visibility into the supply chain can help you effectively combat efficiency and performance challenges and pave the way for business success.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

IBM

Managing Volatility Through Smart Inventory Planning
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the key trends shaping the consumer products sector, and details how you can use smart inventory optimization tools to drive critical savings across the entire supply chain. See if these tools can solve your manufacturing troubles by reading on now.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which Is Right For You?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In order to keep pace with the evolving business world, many manufacturing companies are revamping their businesses and adopting innovative, project-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies. Read on to learn what megatrends are driving this change, the potential benefits of project-based ERP, and much more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

IFS

6 Ways to Justify Prices and Rein in Costs with Enterprise Software
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how medical manufacturers are using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to reduce the costs of their operations as well as justify current prices to insurers based on success rates and patient value.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 10 May 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Accelerating Business Change Through Next-Generation ERP — Call to Action for the Industrial Machinery and Equipment Sector
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A recent IDC Manufacturing Insight survey of equipment and machinery manufacturers found that since the economic downturn the biggest priority for organizations is profit growth. This white paper summarizes the results of the survey and explains how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can help manufacturers turn a profit again.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Infor
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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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