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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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Manufacturing Industry White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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

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

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

Bridging the Gap: 3 Keys to Competitiveness and Sustainable Profits
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover manufacturing success with these core strategies: innovation, talent, and process improvement. Learn how this simple three-step solution integrates information and insights to manage each one for greater profitability,
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Information Builders

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

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

Top 6 "Must-Have" Technologies for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource counts down six critical manufacturing technologies that every small and midsize organization should have.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Is GMO Product Information on Your Radar?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explores the need for food manufacturers to disclose GMO information before the upcoming Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is introduced, and describes how the right product information management and data aggregation systems can help you get there.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

LANSA

Case Study: Trasluz Casual Wear - Stylish Results in Children's Clothing
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn more about how implementing a comprehensive track-and-trace solution brought success in this case study, and consider applying the solution to your own business!
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Intermec

Maximize asset productivity and operational performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A "predictive maintenance" approach to enterprise asset management can help give you the visibility you need into your daily operations, reducing operational costs and minimizing asset downtime. In this resource, explore the ins and outs of predictive maintenance, and discover the benefits you could enjoy from this strategy.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

How enabling Supply Chain visibility can improve the bottom line
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how enabling supply chain visibility can help you eliminate disruptions and improve your bottom line. Learn how you can get started by reading on today.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Visibility - Optimize your supply chain network through real-time, end-to-end visibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how greater visibility into the supply chain can help you effectively combat efficiency and performance challenges and pave the way for business success.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

IBM

Managing Volatility Through Smart Inventory Planning
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the key trends shaping the consumer products sector, and details how you can use smart inventory optimization tools to drive critical savings across the entire supply chain. See if these tools can solve your manufacturing troubles by reading on now.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which Is Right For You?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In order to keep pace with the evolving business world, many manufacturing companies are revamping their businesses and adopting innovative, project-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies. Read on to learn what megatrends are driving this change, the potential benefits of project-based ERP, and much more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

IFS

6 Ways to Justify Prices and Rein in Costs with Enterprise Software
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how medical manufacturers are using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to reduce the costs of their operations as well as justify current prices to insurers based on success rates and patient value.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 10 May 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Accelerating Business Change Through Next-Generation ERP — Call to Action for the Industrial Machinery and Equipment Sector
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A recent IDC Manufacturing Insight survey of equipment and machinery manufacturers found that since the economic downturn the biggest priority for organizations is profit growth. This white paper summarizes the results of the survey and explains how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can help manufacturers turn a profit again.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Infor

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
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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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