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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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Manufacturing Industry White Papers (View All Report Types)
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UC Case Study: Enabling Global Collaboration with JAS
sponsored by Zoom Video Communications
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a case study of JAS, and examines how their organization successfully enabled unified communications (UC) for internal meetings, trainings, and global collaboration. Read on here to learn how you can employ a sturdy UC platform, and foster a strong sense of community within your company's culture.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

Zoom Video Communications

Strategic Mobility: Boosting Operational Productivity for the Oil and Gas Sector
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about the opportunities for mobile initiatives to drive efficiency across asset and workforce management, specifically in the competitive oil and gas sector.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Red Hat

Security, Collaboration and Scalability for Business End Users
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper details key challenges that result from poor collaboration practices. Learn how to optimize digital teamwork by leveraging evolving technology and workforce needs in a secure manner.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015


Inside Big Data for Manufacturing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover how big data technology can provide a fresh approach to big data manufacturing. Read now to learn why larger manufacturers in particular should be more interested and motivated in adopting the big data technology stack.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 14 Aug 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Manufacturing Goes Mobile: Highlights in MDM and Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper surveys the use of mobile device management (MDM) in the manufacturing industry. Read on to learn how you can leverage MDM to improve operational efficiency and bottom-line benefits.
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


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

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


The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the new technology driving the IoT. Read on to find out how you can provide immediate substantial benefits and create a strong foundation for your business in an environment where all parties, goods, assets, and sensors connect and communicate through the internet of things.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

Accounts Payable FAQ Guide: 15 Questions to Differentiate Automation Solutions
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to find out how automating accounts payable could help your business get accurate intelligent data capture, improve vendor communications, increase global presence, and much more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Esker Inc.

The Holy Grail of Billing Management: How Automation Can Streamline Your AP System
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn how your organization can develop its AP processing system from its current state to reap the benefits of a fully automated accounts payable system.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Esker Inc.

The Evolution of Payables: How AP Invoice Automation Is Changing the Game
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read more to find out how automating accounts payable (AP) has become an option for some retailers looking to streamline their process.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Esker Inc.

5 Practical Tips To Protect Manufacturing Trade Secrets
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what threats to intellectual property manufacturing enterprises face, and learn what 5 practical steps you can take to protect yourself.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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
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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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