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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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Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE): Achieving a Highly Effective Workforce
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: A sound measurement framework is something every manufacturer would like to have. Yet today, most measurement systems focus on machinery effectiveness or production output.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

Six Tips to Help Reduce Costs and Boost Productivity
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Falling demand. Sweeping layoffs. And widespread plant closings. Unprecedented economic challenges are driving manufacturers to find new ways to reduce costs, increase productivity, and make better decisions. Decisions that can help optimize the use of labor and resources.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

Flexing the Workforce: Using Overall Labor Effectiveness to Manage Fluctuating Demand
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Flexing the workforce is an efficient way to maintain labor effectiveness when there is changing demand. But when it's used ineffectively, it can act as a buffer that masks inefficiency.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

The Lean Workforce: Applying Lean Principles to improve workforce management
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Using Lean principles, manufacturers have made significant improvements to their operations, from improved productivity, increased resource utilization, to a more accurate understanding of product costs. One area where manufacturers may not have thought to apply Lean is the workforce.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

The Force.com Multitenant Architecture: Understanding the Design of Salesforce.com's Internet Application Development Platform
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: To meet the extreme demands of its large user population, Force.com's foundation is a metadatadriven software architecture that enables multitenant applications. This paper explains the patented technology that makes the Force.com platform fast, scalable, and secure for any type of application.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Salesforce.com

How Professional Services Add Value to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Projects
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how qualified service providers can add value to RFID projects, highlights some of the planning issues and considerations that call for experienced advice, and provides guidance to the types of services available and how to differentiate service providers.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

RFID Basics for Retailers
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illuminates RFID by providing an overview of RFID technology; describing the current status of relevant RFID standards initiatives; illustrating how RFID can be integrated to enhance existing wireless LAN, bar code and mobile computing systems; and providing guidance for selecting and planning RFID pilots and implementations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Beyond the Tag: Finding Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) Value in Manufacturing and Distribution Applications
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will describe how companies have used internal RFID systems to reduce costs and improve efficiency, and explain how the lessons learned can be applied to a variety of industrial operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Practical Uses for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in Manufacturing and Distribution Applications
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: More than a great technology, RFID is an excellent business tool that helps manage supply chains, increase margins and profits, and decrease costs.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Automating Industrial Supply Chains
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn what total automation can do for an industrial/manufacturing enterprise, how it can dramatically improve operations by providing real-time data to all the interdependent parts of the supply chain.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Do You Know Where Your Assets Are? Maximizing ROI With Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Asset Management
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines asset tracking with RFID technology by providing a brief overview of technologies available, an explanation of how passive UHF RFID can be used for asset tracking, an exploration of who's using RFID, a discussion on deciding what to track and making a business case for RFID, and a guide to choosing the right RFID partners.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

ABCs of RFID: Understanding and Using Radio Frequency Identification
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of RFID technology and capabilities, describes the common frequencies and technologies used in business applications, identifies major standards, and introduces ways to take advantage of RFID to improve convenience, accuracy, safety and security.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

ERP Software Acquisition in an FDA Regulated Environment
sponsored by SoftBrands, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a guideline to help you select an ERP system for your FDA validation. Explore a five phase software acquisition life cycle model to help you accomplish these objectives as efficiently as possible.
Posted: 06 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Mar 2008

SoftBrands, Inc.

Ensuring Successful Manufacturing Execution in the Fabless Semiconductor Model
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: The number of semiconductor companies adopting a fabless manufacturing model continues to increase. And to thrive in this highly competitive market, the fabless company must produce the best product designs for its intended market. This SAP Executive Insight examines the growing trend toward the fabless manufacturing model.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Global Manufacturing Operations Management
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how a common platform can provide the basis for not only managing manufacturing operations, but also quality and inventory across global supplier networks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

Apriso Corporation

Enable Project-Centric Manufacturing with Business Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-centric manufacturing business models that involve outsourcing and short product lifecycles expose manufacturers to a number of risks they were not vulnerable to previously.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

IFS

SingTel IP VPN Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Do Not Use - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd
WHITE PAPER: IP VPN technology is a viable solution for manufacturing companies seeking to weave their operations into the rapidly changing industry. It has unleashed a new era of IT infrastructure and this white paper provides the details.
Posted: 30 May 2008 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Do Not Use - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd

Sage MAS ROI Study: Manufacturing Companies Measure Impact of Deployment
sponsored by Sage MAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores experiences of Sage MAS 90, 200, and 500 manufacturing customers.
Posted: 01 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008


SAP Paybacks and Chargebacks by Vistex
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your ability to compete and grow profitably in today's consumer products industry by managing trade spending, providing a key service to channel partners and strengthening your ability to compete and grow profitably.
Posted: 27 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Enterprise Performance Management
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The most powerful ERP systems have long been designed to facilitate enterprise performance management (EPM). Learn how to select and use the right tools to execute and effective EPM strategy.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

Epicor Software Corporation

Creating an Online Parts Catalog to Increase Part Sales and Improve Aftermarket Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by Enigma, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper documents the experiences of three companies that have implemented Enigma's electronic parts catalogs.
Posted: 11 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Enigma, Inc.

Automating Job Card Generation for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
sponsored by Enigma, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Manual job card generation processes significantly hamper maintenance efficiency and accuracy for A, B, C, and D checks alike, directly resulting in lost time, errors, and flight delays.
Posted: 11 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Enigma, Inc.

Strategies for Profitable Growth - Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Examine the comprehensive strategies, solutions, and best practices for the aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturing industry based on technical and business expertise. Learn best practices and strategies for profitable growth in your business.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

SAP AG

Cost Justification of an Automated Data Collection System
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how automated data collection can help you increase ROI, achieve better information, reduce shipping errors, increase customer satisfaction and improve ef-ficiency of manufacturing operations.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2004

Epicor Software Corporation

Building the Information Infrastructure for a Global Enterprise: How to Help Your ERP System Keep up with an Expanding Business
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Globalization can have serious impacts on key business processes, and ERP systems must evolve to address the needs of an international company. Learn how you can implement an ERP system fit for a global supply chain.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

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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