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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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Building A Resilient Smart Grid
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover reference architectures to improve collection, distribution and storage of data within energy providers' IT infrastructures. Additionally, learn how providers can embrace digital transformation to improve electric utilities services.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Red Hat

Manufacturing Demands Agility: Here's How to Keep Up
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: Better analytics, integrated planning, and superior product quality are essential for manufacturers to build and enhance differentiation. Discover how to run hardworking tools, implement smarter processes, and empower your workforce with server and desktops purpose-built for the industry.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2017

Lenovo

7 Emerging Trends That Are Changing Manufacturing
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In today's fast-paced global economy, manufacturers are facing demands like never before. In order to thrive, manufacturers must deliver excellence by accelerating product introductions, creating more agile shop floors, and improving order fulfillment. Inside, explore 7 emerging manufacturing trends, and learn how to deliver excellence every time.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

Microsoft

The 3D Industrial Transformation
sponsored by Dassault systemes
WHITE PAPER: Here's your chance to take an exclusive look at 3D computing infrastructure: Delve into the new industrial capabilities this technology affords to position your organization for success by leveraging it to cut design and development time, decrease defective part numbers, and more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Dassault systemes

Manufacturers and the Cloud - Digital Transformation Beyond the Shop Floor
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Traditional IT costs are on the decline, and manufacturers must update their cloud road maps to ensure their investments benefit the business. This feature white paper offers feature manufacturing insights that aim to clarify some of the cloud adoption inconsistencies.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

Microsoft

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: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Target Profitable Growth in the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores ERP strategies designed specifically to meet the needs of fashion companies. Uncover capabilities that leverage key areas such as design and development, sourcing, supply chain visibility, manufacturing, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

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: 26 Aug 2016

Infor

Five ways to improve plant floor productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In manufacturing operations, plant floors stand to benefit the most from technological improvement. By gathering accurate, comprehensive real-time information about operations and make decisions that drive productivity. Read on to discover five tactics to help improve plant-floor operations and boost efficiency.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

Infor

Agility and Communication in the Cloud: Top Manufacturers Stay on top of ERP Updates
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This report illustrates how top performing manufacturers ensure that their ERP solutions remain current enough to provide essential functionality and support growth. Discover how ERP in the cloud can support these initiatives.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

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

Why CRM is the Key to Getting Customers to Renew and Spend More Money with You
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Increasing customer retention involves a company-wide shift to a customer-centric business model. Discover ways to align sales, marketing, product development, and tech support teams with effective CRM technology.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

Are You Customer-Centric? Why Manufacturers Are Adding Services
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your company is positioned to meet the customer expectations and demands that will result from offering new services. Read on and learn ways to capture the data needed to truly understand what services add value for customers.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

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: 04 Jan 2016

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

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
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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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