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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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How to Justify the Cost of a Rapid Prototyping System
sponsored by Stratasys, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the tips and guidelines for creating a compelling business case for the acquisition of additive manufacturing equipment for prototyping.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Stratasys, Ltd

5 Practical Tips To Protect Manufacturing Trade Secrets
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the threats to manufacturing trade secrets—and chances are, your intellectual property is already under attack.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Unite product development teams with universal access to engineering information
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article explains how to achieve continuous engineering by providing universal access to engineering information, no matter where that data is located. Discover how universal access, made possible with an engineering lifecycle management tool, enables four key engineering competencies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

5 key areas for accelerating automotive innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the challenges auto manufacturers face in creating more complex products -- made up of interconnected systems -- and how a holistic systems engineering approach can help overcome these difficulties.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

3 Things Business Decision Makers Need To Know About SOA
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the three most important things you should know about service-oriented architecture (SOA) in order to be sure you are getting the most efficient and effective performance out of your enterprise application architecture.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

IFS

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

Confronting the Immediacy of Now
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is faster than ever and can give your business a competitive edge when it comes to responding to customer requests, process speeds, and decision making.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Infor

Fixed Asset Management Strategies and Best Practices
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Challenges to control fixed assets include lack of accurate physical asset inventories and inadequate tools and resources to adapt to changing tax laws and methods. Read this white paper to learn best practices for managing fixed assets and how control will help you save time and money.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Sage Software

Reengineering the Foundation for B2B Information Exchange in the Supply Chain
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Cloud platforms represent a radical shift in how companies exchange information with one another across global supply chain networks. Read this white paper to learn how the cloud is enabling manufacturers and suppliers to become agile and more efficient than ever.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

GT Nexus

Top 10 Steps to Easier ERP Implementations
sponsored by Exact Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 steps to a seamless and profit-focused enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Exact Software

Realize The Benefits Of Design, Operation, Maintain Thinking Today
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find tips and strategies for maintaining an open and flexible IT system that will increase the efficiency of your enterprise. Learn how leveraging design, operate, maintain (DOM) can facilitate an easy transition to an open IT system.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

IFS

Choosing the Right MES Vendor to Achieve Manufacturing Excellence: A Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper profiles three leading manufacturing execution system (MES) software solution providers and discusses the important features and capabilities that manufacturers should consider if they want to obtain the best possible competitive advantage.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

Apriso 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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