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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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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 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

Six Tips to Help Reduce Costs and Boost Productivity
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Automating labor-related functions allows for process simplification and significant bottom-line results. Discover 6 quick and easy to implement tips for effective workforce management that delivers better business results.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Kronos Incorporated

Manufacturers turn to IOT to Boost Customer Engagement
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Customer engagement and insights are more vital than ever with the IoT. Explore how investing in the right CRM tools can help you further enhance your approach to the IoT, as well as customer-centric initiatives.
Posted: 15 May 2016 | Published: 15 May 2016

Infor

Five Ways to Improve Plant Floor Productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In automotive manufacturing, studies show that the plant floor is the supply chain's weakest link. Learn what you can do to leverage accurate, comprehensive real-time information about plant floor operations, empowering you to make informed decisions that help drive productivity.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Infor

Can Mass Customization Satisfy the Demanding Customer – And Yield Profits?
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: True scale in mass customization can only be achieved with an integrated approach. Explore ways to create a comprehensive, end-to-end infrastructure that adds value for customers and profits for manufacturers.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Infor

Your Guide to ERP Software in the Manufacturing Landscape
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores four essential tools for manufacturing today. Access now to uncover market trends on ERP, essential features and functions, success stories from industry leaders, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

How Collaboration gets Products to Market Faster
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource details five ways to turn ideas into results faster with effective collaboration. Discover ways the right communications infrastructure can effectively enable teams to participate in new product development.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

Why CRM is the Key to Getting Customers to Renew and Spend More Money with You
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: It's time for manufacturers to take another look at CRM. Access this resource and explore ways to prevent customer churn, personalize the customer experience, and more when you upgrade from your legacy tools.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

How Manufacturers can find Success with Adding Services
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Customer relationship management (CRM) is critical for manufacturers that want to add services. Access this brief resource and explore ways to collect customer data to help shape your organization's development of services.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

4 Ways to Get Closer to What your Customers Want
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource invites you to disrupt the "cheaper is better" mentality by leveraging the most innovative of today's available tools. Uncover ways to make your manufacturing strategy better for stakeholders.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Infor

What Manufacturers are Finding with Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores potential benefits for your manufacturing organization with Office 365. Access now and explore ways to improve many key business functions.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

How Manufacturing Organizations Benefit from Cloud-Based Business Applications
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to uncover the range of benefits manufacturers experienced with cloud-based business applications, from quality control to collaboration.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Microsoft

The Case for an Industrial Big Data Platform: Laying the Groundwork for the New Industrial Age
sponsored by GE Digital
WHITE PAPER: Discover how new big data analytics programs are changing the industrial ERP landscape. Learn how real-time analytics can help your organization reach new levels of productivity and profitability.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

GE Digital

Unlocking Business Value Through Industrial Data Management
sponsored by GE Digital
WHITE PAPER: The industrial network of connected machines with data analytics is creating a new frontier of competitiveness for information-centric modern organizations. Discover how your organization can harness this data analytics revolution to unlock business value.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

GE Digital

The Value of Interconnectedness: Toward a new kind of industrial company
sponsored by GE Digital
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper now to learn how you can embrace industrial interconnectedness like the Internet of Things and other popular technologies. Discover how your manufacturing organization can create value from these new tech trends.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

GE Digital

Shift your Engineering from Sales to Innovation
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This report discusses how product-focused, configure-price-quote (CPQ) software can ease the burden on engineering and help departments be more innovative. Uncover ways effective ERP tools can help give engineers more time to devote to product innovation, helping to strengthen the manufacturing business.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Infor

Predix: The Industrial Internet Platform
sponsored by GE Digital
WHITE PAPER: Is your organization ready for a new era of the industrial internet platform? In this white paper discover the answer to that question and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

GE Digital

The Factory of the Future: Where Information Technology and Operational Technology Converge
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details five IT forces driving the modernization of manufacturing. From cloud computing to the Internet of Things, uncover ways you can harness several IT capabilities to fully benefit from the tools set to transform manufacturing.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 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 inserting two strategies that are readily available but that haven't been widely adopted. Access this white paper to uncover details on these two strategies.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infor

Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing: Predict Events, Foresee Risk, and Enhance Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains what manufacturers can do with today's abundance of available data. Access now to uncover ways big data can foster growth opportunities for manufacturers.
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

Lean Revisited: The Role Modern ERP Systems Play in Lean Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how an effective ERP strategy provides the next steps in the lean transformation, taking it from concept to reality, theories to data-driven decisions. Uncover how combining ERP with lean manufacturing can help manufacturers make smarter decisions.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Infor

Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This security intelligence report examines the types of threats that retailers face and gives advice for staying safe. Access it now to learn how you can protect your retail organization from advanced attacks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

IBM
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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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