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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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5 Practical Tips To Protect Manufacturing Trade Secrets
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the threats to manufacturing trade secrets—and chances are, your intellectual property is already under attack.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Small Businesses Compete in E-Commerce with Same-Day Shipping
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Learn from expert Brenda Cole about the differences between popular shipping strategies.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

IBM

Unite product development teams with universal access to engineering information
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article explains how to achieve continuous engineering by providing universal access to engineering information, no matter where that data is located. Discover how universal access, made possible with an engineering lifecycle management tool, enables four key engineering competencies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

E-kit: Intelligent Transportation Systems Development
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: Planning, developing, and deploying software is becoming more difficult for development teams across all industries, especially in transportation. Access this e-kit to learn about an end-to-end development technology for intelligent transportation systems that can help you effectively manage the entire systems lifecycle.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IBM

5 key areas for accelerating automotive innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the challenges auto manufacturers face in creating more complex products -- made up of interconnected systems -- and how a holistic systems engineering approach can help overcome these difficulties.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Revitalize Your Business with SYSPRO 7
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the most recent SYSPRO 7 enhancements, enabling the optimization of ERP investments.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

SYSPRO

Top 10 Steps to Higher Profits and Easier ERP Implementations
sponsored by Exact Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 10 steps small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) should take for an easier ERP implementation.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Exact Software

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Seamlessly Integrates Across the Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Coca Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC) was running on a heterogeneous landscape of applications and systems, resulting in operational bottlenecks and inefficiencies. In this case study, learn how CCBC leveraged a B2B integration tool to achieve end-to-end integration.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

IBM

Automotive Supply Chains Need a Makeover
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a cloud-based B2B solution can help automotive manufacturing companies optimize their supply chain.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

OpenText GXS

How CIOs drive innovation and create value across the enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Today's CIO is uniquely positioned to lead innovation and drive transformation across the modern enterprise, says Hunter Miller, in this extract from his book, Leading The Epic Revolution.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Q&A: An ERP System for Enterprises of All Shapes and Sizes
sponsored by SYSPRO
WEBCAST: This brief video introduces an ERP system designed to meet the demands of businesses of all shapes and sizes. Read on to learn about the key benefits of this ERP tool.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Mar 23, 2012

SYSPRO

SYSPRO ERP Enables UPI to Punch Above its Weight
sponsored by SYSPRO
CASE STUDY: Access this brief case study today to learn how the right tools and services enabled healthcare products manufacturer United Pacific Industries (UPI) to effectively manage and track stocks and costs, optimize its inventory, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

SYSPRO Helps Toyota Tsusho Steel Centre Sustain Waste Elimination Philosophy
sponsored by SYSPRO
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals how the right financial, manufacturing, and distribution services enabled the automotive components manufacturer Toyota Tsusho Steel Centre Australia (TTSCA) to improve profitability, efficiency, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SYSPRO

Inventory Optimization for Better Supply Chain Management
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an inventory optimization strategy that sets the stage for supply chain management success.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SYSPRO

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Success: Tools for SMBs
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a family of products designed to meet the unique needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the manufacturing and supply chain industries.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

SYSPRO 7 ERP Software: Features and Functionality
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an inside look at the features and functions of SYSPRO's latest ERP release, describing how these capabilities lay the groundwork for success in the modern business world.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

NZP Increases Manufacturing Capacity with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This brief case study explores how the right ERP system enabled New Zealand Pharmaceuticals (NZP) to increase manufacturing capacity and flexibility, improve inventory visibility, and more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SYSPRO

Austbreak Improves Total Cost of Ownership with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how the Australia-based machinery manufacturer Austbreck eliminated operational challenges and improved the total cost of ownership by overhauling its ERP system.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

SYSPRO Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software
sponsored by SYSPRO
WEBCAST: In this quick on-demand video, learn about an ERP tool with out-of-the-box functionality designed to match your ERP requirements.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 29, 2012

SYSPRO

ERP Selection, Simplified: Make the Right Decision
sponsored by SYSPRO
WEBCAST: In this brief, on-demand video, learn about an enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategy that sets the stage for business success by offering the low costs, scalability, and simplified management you need.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2012

SYSPRO

SYSPRO Customer Feedback Loop: Lee Spring Company
sponsored by SYSPRO
WEBCAST: This on-demand video case study reveals how a strategic ERP investment enabled Lee Spring Company – a manufacturer of custom and stock springs and wire forms – to achieve inventory control, global visibility, cost savings, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 2, 2013

SYSPRO

The Future of Manufacturing: An Executive Guide to Manufacturing Strategies for the 21st Century
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how manufacturing is changing, discover four trends that will define the factory of tomorrow, and find insight to help you stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

SYSPRO

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

Five Tips to Achieve a Lean Manufacturing Business
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This must-see white paper outlines five primary principles of lean manufacturing, and describes how the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help you achieve your lean goals.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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
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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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