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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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Linking the Global Supply Chain
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: IP networks and applications help with all-around responsiveness and removing uncertainty from the supply chain. Read this white paper to find out how your organization can benefit from this type of technology
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 10 Sep 2007

AT&T Corp

Forget Speeds And Feeds - Outsourcing Today Is All About Your Business
sponsored by OneNeck IT Services
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Resource Planning has numerous deployment options that involve varying levels of company involvement, efficiency, completeness and cost. Read this white paper that details successful outsourcing models for ERP.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

OneNeck IT Services

Continuous Availability for SAP Perfect Plant Environments
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: To attain imperatives for efficiency, quality and regulatory compliance, manufacturing, oil and utility companies are implementing integrated IT solutions. Download this paper to learn how you can optimize performance on your plant floor.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Stratus Technologies

Applying RFID Technology in High Volume Manufacturing
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The recent evolution of global radio frequency identification (RFID) standards is leading many manufacturers to accelerate their investigations of its potential. Read this report to explore how (RFID) technology can be used for high volume manufacturing.
Posted: 20 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Intel Corporation

Advanced Manufacturing Solutions for Small to Midsize Businesses: How the right enterprise manufacturing software can help SMBs reduce costs and pave the way for growth
sponsored by Glovia Services, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how small to midsize businesses (SMBs) can use enterprise manufacturing software to streamline their operations, reduce costs, improve their overall efficiency and succeed even as large companies continue to flood the global landscape.
Posted: 13 Aug 2007 | Published: 13 Aug 2007


The ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark Report
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are struggling to derive more and better business value from their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations. Read this paper to learn how to evaluate your ERP landscapes to better align IT with business goals.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Infor

5 Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Improve productivity and customer service with a lean approach to manufacturing. Read this white paper to learn how ERP works with lean to identify value and non-value components with your SAP system to give you a competitive edge.
Posted: 25 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

Achieving Lean Success - A Holistic Approach
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn what it means to be lean across all departmental functions, how an organization can position itself to achieve lean business practices supply chain wide, as well as critical elements each line manager needs to consider to support lean principles.
Posted: 26 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Infor

Integration Appliances: The Fastest Track to Master Data Management
sponsored by Cast Iron Systems
WHITE PAPER: You'll learn about the key benefits of master data management (MDM), the core requirements for implementing it, and the specific ways that Application Integration Appliances can enable affordable, effective, enterprise MDM.
Posted: 08 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Cast Iron Systems

Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A lean approach to manufacturing can help improve productivity and customer service. Read this white paper to learn how ERP works with lean to identify value and non-value components with your SAP system to give you a competitive edge.
Posted: 03 Oct 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Epicor Software 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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