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10 Ways To Use ERP To Lean The Manufacturing Supply Chain
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives four tips to help you bring lean supply chain improvements to your manufacturing operation. Additionally, it discusses six technology tools that help automate these lean supply chain practices.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

IFS

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

Riding the Growth Wave: Leveraging Economies of Scale
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how an integrated information technology solution can help you take advantage of economies of scale to boost manufacturing utilization, enhance service levels, and improve the efficiency of your sales and administrative activities.
Posted: 30 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Research Report on Virtualization and Cloud Computing in Test/Dev Environments
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn the research findings of this study, which examined the challenges of managing Test/Dev environments and the opportunity for server virtualization and cloud computing to address them. This paper includes several graphs and an in-depth discussion of the advantages of private cloud computing.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

DATA ARCHIVING : The first Step toward Managing the Information Lifecycle
sponsored by Dolphin
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the business case for data archiving as the first step in an SAP ILM strategy; strategies for Data Archiving, Retention Management and the Retention Warehouse strategy for legacy decommissioning in SAP; and Dolphin's best‐practices approach to an effective, long‐term ILM strategy.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 19 Oct 2009

Dolphin

Asset Management to Support Product Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Leading-edge manufacturers are discovering that they can improve production efficiencies and manage MRO expenditures by integrating their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

IBM

Streamlining Processes of the Solution Provider
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the concept of a solution-centric business model, where companies provide a combination of products and services designed to meet specific customer needs. Explore best practices that include properly balancing products and services, and aligning activities across sales, service, and marketing.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Streamlining Operations: Discrete Manufacturers Pursue Improved Efficiency
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out in this EIU study how discrete manufacturers are pursuing improved efficiency. Tightening inventories, reducing waste, and shortening cycle times are strategies that will help lay the foundation for renewed growth in better times.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Producing to Order: Discrete Manufacturers and Customer Demand
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how discrete manufacturers are becoming truly customer-centric by pursuing or planning a variety of initiatives, including the improvement of customer service and the closer integration of customers into product design. The greatest impact is expected from plans to implement demand-driven manufacturing.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Supply Network Collaboration in a Solution Provider Network
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how manufacturers are adding value to product offerings with a new business model. Using their ecosystems to build a solution provider network, they are enabling supply network collaboration with suppliers, engineers, and financial services organizations, as well as developing industry coalitions to drive more value to customers.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Reverse Logistics Management-- An Effective Strategy for Revenue Maximization in CPG Industry
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents an overview and introduction to reverse logistics and how to manage reverse logistics in the CPG industry in an efficient manner.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Apr 2009

Wipro Technologies

Growth And Complexity: The Challenges Ahead For Midsize Manufacturers
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This is the first in a series of six reports addressing the opportunities and challenges faced by midsize manufacturers.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

IT Tipping Point for Mid-sized Companies: Deciding When to Move to Tier 1 ERP
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will focus on debunking the myth that Tier 1 systems make running the business more difficult, while demonstrating that Tier 1 systems can actually make it easier for growing mid-sized companies to do the things they need to do.
Posted: 04 May 2009 | Published: 04 May 2009

Oracle Corporation

The Top 3 Cost-Cutting Mistakes CIOs Make And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: The current economic downturn has resulted in contraction of IT Department budgets and a mandate to allocate resources to only the most critical projects, then execute it flawlessly. In these tough times, it is imperative for CIOs to deliver more value as IT budgets fall.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Apr 2009

Rally Software

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

Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE): The Business Case for Labor Productivity
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers have made great strides in optimizing materials usage by implementing powerful supply chain applications, but the labor side of the equation, which concerns a company's most vital and controllable resource, has been largely neglected.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits (BusinessWeek Research Services)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper by BusinessWeek and SAP discusses how replacing manual and disjointed financial processes with an enterprise wide system cuts costs and improves operational performance. Automated financial value chains can reduce costs by up to 45 percent and improve productivity by up to 50 percent.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

SAP America, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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
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