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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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The When, Why and How of ERP support for LEAN
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: LEAN Manufacturing is a powerful approach used by manufacturing companies to drastically improve manufacturing processes. In the business world, it is appropriate to ask how LEAN and ERP interact - if at all. This white paper clarifies the situations where ERP supports LEAN, the benefits of this support and why it only applies to some situations.
Posted: 15 Feb 2010 | Published: 15 Feb 2010

SYSPRO

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

It’s Time for Maintenance 2.0
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details why legacy maintenance systems are failing to help manufacturers meet the current challenges facing their maintenance operations. A new “Maintenance 2.0” approach that extends ERP plant maintenance and that coordinates maintenance with operations will lead to increased equipment uptime, improved compliance and lower costs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Apriso Corporation

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which is Right for you?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-based business practices are now being embraced and applied to a far greater spectrum of business ranging from manufacturing to service industries. Read on to learn the trends driving this change, what it means for industrial companies, and how PBS, a new type of ERP, can allow executives to intelligently navigate these uncertain waters.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IFS

Human Capital: The New Measure of Performance in Manufacturing
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how workforce selection - using science-based Behavioral Assessments to screen, select, and hire the best talent - is emerging as a vital new source of strategic advantage for manufacturers. Read on to learn how using behavioral assessments to hire new employees can greatly improve the accuracy of hiring decisions.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Oct 2010

Kronos Incorporated

Five Pitfalls of Application Package Selection
sponsored by Sage North America
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents some pitfalls that should be avoided in order to help you select this application package. If you avoid these pitfalls, you will obtain a package that will work for you for many years to come. Continue reading to learn more about the five pitfalls of application package selection.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

Sage North America

Mastering Global Product Development (GPD) for Business Advantage
sponsored by Parametric Technology Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses common GPD challenges and corresponding solution methodologies in the context of PTC technology-enabled best practices derived from numerous customer engagements worldwide.  Read this paper to learn the foundation your company needs to make intelligent, informed decisions regarding initiatives toward global product development.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

Parametric Technology Corp.

Best Practices in eCatalog Management
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: At the heart of procurement systems is a catalog. Even in environments lacking automation, requisitioners consult a hard copy or customer service reps use a catalog at the other end of a phone line. Getting everyone to use the correct catalog from a preferred vendor at the contracted price will ensure that negotiated savings are actually realized.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Ariba, Inc.

Full Automation through ERP Helps Streamline Manufacturing Operations by Increasing Efficient Usage of Money, Manpower and Time
sponsored by ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a fully integrated, state-of-the-art ERP system provides the solution to the many challenges facing manufacturers. You will also learn what to look for when selecting an ERP solution provider.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers

Lean Strategies for the Process Manufacturer
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This primer will serve to provide an understanding of the key concepts of Lean as they apply to the process sectors, including the steps for implementation and the benefits that may be realised.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Sage Software

Maximizing ERP Return on Investment with On-Demand Support Services
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current economic environment challenges manufacturers seeking to capitalize on their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software: How can a company increase ERP functionality while reducing operating costs and even head counts? To achieve this difficult balance, many manufacturers have turned to on-demand ERP-support services.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 May 2009

itelligence, Inc.

Your Strategic Partner in Demand Driven Manufacturing: Atos Origin Manufacturing Consultancy for MES and CPG
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you will learn how Atos Origin can help your organization to integrate your entire manufacturing operation to help you get ahead in the demand driven manufacturing game. Read on to learn more about partnering with Atos Origin to increase your competitive advantage.
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Atos Origin

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor
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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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