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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 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

Global Opportunities Await IM&E Manufacturers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore how industrial equipment and machine (IM&E) manufacturers can increase their agility, develop a sound global plant portfolio, and optimize supply chains with cloud-based technologies for resource planning and scheduling, enterprise asset management, IoT, value-added services, and more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Infor

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

Digital Transformation of the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's manufacturing environment is highly regulated and competitive. Chemicals companies must look beyond traditional industrial and business conventions to achieve the desired outcomes via digital transformation. Learn how digital transformation of the supply chain in chemical manufacturing companies is shifting the industry.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Infor

Innovation: Idea or Execution? Which Matters Most?
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: What matters most when it comes to innovation: the idea or the execution? How do we take ideas from inspiration to execution? Access this white paper to learn about the CIO and CEO approach to innovation and how to incorporate it into your growth strategy.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Infor

Bracing for Digital Disruption: What the CIO Needs to Know
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is the CIO's strategy guide to bracing for digital disruption. Learn how to shepherd the launch of new implementations and step into the future with confidence.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Infor

6 Best Practices for High-Tech Manufacturers Collaborating with Non-Tech Companies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: There's been a boom in traditionally non-technical products that now integrate technology – meaning that high-tech manufacturers need to learn how to collaborate with non-tech companies. Uncover 6 best practices to help high-tech manufacturers adapt their product lifecycle management, supply chain management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Infor

Manufacturing Operations: Improving in the Food Industry
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Accurate, real-time visibility of manufacturing operations is essential to profitability and growth. Take a lesson from the food manufacturing industry on how 8 key capabilities can improve your view of the supply chain.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Sage Software

Disruption from the IoT in Manufacturing
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: For manufacturers, smart and connected products are generating new value. Learn how Sage X3 is designed to adapt to the needs of large volumes of data, making it simple to manage business while navigating the world of the IoT.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Sage Software

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

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

How Process Manufacturers Can Prepare for the Factory of the Future
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: We're about to go through a fourth industrial revolution, but what does that mean for the future of process manufacturing and the factory of the future? Discover the 5 IT forces driving modernization, the 5 technologies the future is being founded on, and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Infor

Are U.S. Manufacturers Ready To Move Production Back Home? The Problem Meets The Solution
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The popularity of reshoring is causing a significant shift in how manufacturers approach their operational strategies. Explore what's driving the reshoring movement, how ERP tools are easing the process, and why cloud provides a strategic advantage.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Infor

The Value of Cloud Applications in Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers held off on accepting cloud technology as long as they could, but are now adopting it. This vendor-neutral white paper takes a look at how manufacturers are adopting cloud applications, the key business benefits cloud provides, the challenges being faced, and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

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

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

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
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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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