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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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3 Things Business Decision Makers Need To Know About SOA
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the three most important things you should know about service-oriented architecture (SOA) in order to be sure you are getting the most efficient and effective performance out of your enterprise application architecture.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

IFS

Confronting the Immediacy of Now
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is faster than ever and can give your business a competitive edge when it comes to responding to customer requests, process speeds, and decision making.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Infor

Fixed Asset Management Strategies and Best Practices
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Challenges to control fixed assets include lack of accurate physical asset inventories and inadequate tools and resources to adapt to changing tax laws and methods. Read this white paper to learn best practices for managing fixed assets and how control will help you save time and money.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Sage Software

Reengineering the Foundation for B2B Information Exchange in the Supply Chain
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Cloud platforms represent a radical shift in how companies exchange information with one another across global supply chain networks. Read this white paper to learn how the cloud is enabling manufacturers and suppliers to become agile and more efficient than ever.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

GT Nexus

Top 10 Steps to Easier ERP Implementations
sponsored by Exact Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 steps to a seamless and profit-focused enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Exact Software

Realize The Benefits Of Design, Operation, Maintain Thinking Today
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find tips and strategies for maintaining an open and flexible IT system that will increase the efficiency of your enterprise. Learn how leveraging design, operate, maintain (DOM) can facilitate an easy transition to an open IT system.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

IFS

Choosing the Right MES Vendor to Achieve Manufacturing Excellence: A Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper profiles three leading manufacturing execution system (MES) software solution providers and discusses the important features and capabilities that manufacturers should consider if they want to obtain the best possible competitive advantage.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

Apriso Corporation

ARC View In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover a manufacturing operations management (MOM) platform and system has seen proven success in consumer goods companies.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Apriso Corporation

Key Strategies for IT Success in Today's Distribution Environment
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides high level definitions, opportunity identification, and future potentials for: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Software as a Service (SaaS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Anytime, Anywhere Availability, Mobile Devices, Web 2.0, and Report Cards or Balanced Scorecards as a Business Intelligence (BI) capability.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Managing Spend in a Distribution Environment
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for best practices on how to integrate supplier relationship management (SRM) into your overall distribution enterprise strategy.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Best-in-Class Manufacturing Benchmark Study Industrial Manufacturing
sponsored by SolarSoft
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers are always looking for ways to unlock capacity and reduce inventory and labor costs while increasing productivity without additional capital investment. Read this two-page white paper to find study results outlining correlations between the tactical and strategic actions of best-in-class organizations and their operational success.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

SolarSoft

The Business Case for Integrated ERP
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: An integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution could provide significant business benefits, but many enterprises view this approach as overly complex. This paper details the advantages of an integrated ERP strategy as well as strategies for easing implementation.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

Global Business: Choosing the Right ERP Strategy
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Although enterprise resource planning (ERP) is an important tool for boosting operational efficiency and cost savings, it also offers manufacturers a leg-up in their globalization efforts. Read this white paper to see how critical ERP can be to global business, and how to choose the best solution to support this imperative.
Posted: 29 Apr 2011 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Client Case Study: LAENDmarKS Enables Targeted Recalls With Traceability Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: KEIPER, a large automotive industry supplier, pulled together a consortium of German automakers, suppliers, software companies and academia and spearheaded their collective efforts in a project known as LAENDmarKS.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 25 Mar 2011

IBM

FlexNet and FDA 21 CFR Part 11
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers regulated by the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations understand that the integrity of manufacturing processes must be achieved and maintained in order to sustain compliance. The purpose of this document is to demonstrate that Apriso FlexNet platform and application suite can support the intent of the 21 CFR Part 11 regulatory guidelines.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Apriso Corporation

Now Is the Time to Rethink Your B2B Integration Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises find new offerings and better products available to them, and as customer requirements change, there is a move to reassess and improve their processes involving B2B integration. This white paper provides guidance and tools that will help guide B2B teams as they go through their reassessment.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

Need for Speed and Flexibility Drives Manufacturers to Reengineer External Processes Around B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at trends that cause manufacturers to reevaluate and revamp their B2B processes and integration capabilities. Read on to also learn how manufacturers are reorganizing their internal operations to facilitate the shift from EDI-only transfer to a broader range of functions that support a larger view of commerce.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

IBM

Building a World-Class Supply Chain – New Insights from Chemical & Petroleum Producers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn what leading companies do differently to outperform their peers. From strategy decisions to investment in information technology and performance measurement systems, MPI’s latest research explains how your company can realize tangible returns though greater flexibility and improved delivery performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

Seven Reports Every Supply Chain Executive Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Cognos solutions can harness data from multiple systems, wrapping the critical information into easy-to-understand reports that help you identify and respond to trends as they are happening. Download this white paper now and see examples of seven essential supply chain reports designed to answer your most pressing questions.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

New Rules for a New Decade: A Vision for Smarter Supply Chain Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the benefits of building smarter supply chains and highlights three new rules for optimizing performance given today’s often-daunting challenges. Find out if your supply chain organization is an ‘Operator’, ‘Planner’ or ‘Visionary’, and the strategic capabilities required at each level to advance supply chain performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

Business Analytics for Manufacturing – Three Ways to Win
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains three ways performance management and analytics are used to create competitive advantage: building smarter supply chains, driving operational efficiency and enabling reliable financial planning.  
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

L’Oreal’s Manufacturing Makeover
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: L’Oréal implemented a manufacturing systems overhaul to streamline processes, create a new technology framework and enable disparate locations to share information and best practices more effectively. Jacques Playe, CIO, Operations, explains how the restructuring significantly increased processing capacity, reduced costs and improved quality.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

Apriso Corporation

SaaS ERP: A Viable Model for Job Shops and Small Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the software as a service (SaaS) model delivers financial, implementation and operational benefits to job shops and small manufacturers. With Epicor Express, job shops and small manufacturers now have the opportunity to implement an ERP solution that can help transform their operations and business.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Employing the most effective advertising in a changing market
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: In today’s highly competitive and crowded marketplace, reaching your target audience with information and compelling brand messaging is more critical than ever before. Advertising has long been viewed as the key to generating mindshare among consumers for products and services.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

Sprint

In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, consumer goods manufacturers need to pay attention to several areas including operational excellence, compliance, and supply chain synchronization. Learn how today’s powerful and cost-effective solutions, such as Apriso’s MOM offering, can provide companies with benefits in each of these areas.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

Apriso 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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