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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 Eliminate Manufacturing Operational Pressures
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: In the manufacturing industry today, competition is at an all-time high. In order to stay ahead, you need to keep improving the way you conduct business. Learn how you can mitigate the top pressures in manufacturing and conduct better business.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Sage (UK) Limited

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing: The CIO's Approach
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses manufacturers and how they must decide whether they will respond to digitalization. Inside, uncover risks of delaying adoption, benefits of early adoption, and how to create a strategy.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Infor

Manufacturers: Defining Features of a Digitized Approach
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: IDC Manufacturing Insights reports that only 15% of manufacturers are actively planning a digitization strategy. Learn more about digital manufacturing trends in this white paper.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Infor

Meet the Factory of the Future: IoT, robotics, mobile, and beyond
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the trends that are shaping manufacturing today. Learn about 5 IT forces driving industrial modernization and 5 operational technologies supporting the "factory of the future."
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Infor

Key Directives For Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
sponsored by Atos
WHITE PAPER: The topic of Industry 4.0 has been something the whole manufacturing world has been discussing for a while, and it doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. But how is Industry 4.0 defined, and how does it relate to digital transformation? Discover 3 key directives to focus your attention in order to drive your manufacturing company forward.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Atos

4 Use Cases Show Real-World Impact of IoT
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The IoT can bring big benefits. But how can retailers, the auto industry, government organizations, and manufacturers even begin to take advantage of it? Learn how these industries are squeezing value out of the IoT with analytics tools designed to stream source data and identify patterns in real time.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

SAS

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: 01 Sep 2017

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: 01 Sep 2017

Infor

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

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

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

The 3 Things Missing From Your ERP System
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: A recent study identified 3 types of modules most likely to be missing from ERP systems: project capabilities, preventative maintenance and document management. Access this white paper to discover why all 3 are invaluable to your organization.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

IFS

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: 01 Sep 2017

Infor

Dissecting the Role of the Cloud in Industry Transformation
sponsored by Oracle NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper that takes a look at organizations around the world that are experiencing industry change and how they are leveraging cloud.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

Oracle NetSuite

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

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

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
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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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