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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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Manufacturers and the Cloud - Digital Transformation Beyond the Shop Floor
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Traditional IT costs are on the decline, and manufacturers must update their cloud road maps to ensure their investments benefit the business. This feature white paper offers feature manufacturing insights that aim to clarify some of the cloud adoption inconsistencies.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Cloud ERP Case Studies and Trends for Manufacturing Executives
sponsored by Infor
EGUIDE: Learn how four manufacturers were able to leverage their cloud investments to free up their IT departments and reduce costs. You'll also discover ways manufacturers can join the digital revolution, as well as four ERP trends that business leaders should watch out for.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Infor

The Factory of the Future is Here
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals technologies that manufacturers can expect to adopt if they want to survive and thrive in the digital era. Learn how early adopters are already experiencing increased efficiency, lower product defects, and customer satisfaction gains.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Target Profitable Growth in the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores ERP strategies designed specifically to meet the needs of fashion companies. Uncover capabilities that leverage key areas such as design and development, sourcing, supply chain visibility, manufacturing, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Your Guide to Addressing Modern Manufacturing Concerns
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how certain tools can help manufacturers digitize their business. Explore shifts in customer-centric operations, mobile and social adoption, cloud deployment, and more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Infor

Five ways to improve plant floor productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In manufacturing operations, plant floors stand to benefit the most from technological improvement. By gathering accurate, comprehensive real-time information about operations and make decisions that drive productivity. Read on to discover five tactics to help improve plant-floor operations and boost efficiency.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

Infor

Agility and Communication in the Cloud: Top Manufacturers Stay on top of ERP Updates
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This report illustrates how top performing manufacturers ensure that their ERP solutions remain current enough to provide essential functionality and support growth. Discover how ERP in the cloud can support these initiatives.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Top 3 Ways Enterprise Asset Management Can Decrease Your Operating Costs
sponsored by Infor
WEBCAST: Listen in now and learn how the latest EAM solutions could help you manage and decrease operating costs, while increasing your return on assets.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 20, 2016

Infor

First Transit Transforms the Backbone of Their Fleet with SCM
sponsored by Infor
VIDEO: Tune into this video to discover how to optimize resource and labor utilization, improve inventory and shipping accuracy, respond faster to changing market conditions with an open architecture SCM platform. Learn how to gain the visibility you need to deliver the perfect order every time.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2016

Infor

The Essential Features of Cloud ERP
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to discover what sets cloud/SaaS ERP apart from traditional, on-premise ERP deployments. Also learn about manufacturers who have successfully embraced the cloud for their ERP needs, and the special considerations process manufacturers should have before adopting ERP software.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016


5 Ways To Improve Plant Floor Productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In manufacturing operations, plant floors benefit the most from technological improvement. By gathering accurate, comprehensive, real-time information about operations, you can make better decisions that drive productivity. Access this white paper to discover five tactics to help improve plant-floor operations and boost efficiency.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

Five Ways to Improve Plant Floor Productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In automotive manufacturing, studies show that the plant floor is the supply chain's weakest link. Learn what you can do to leverage accurate, comprehensive real-time information about plant floor operations, empowering you to make informed decisions that help drive productivity.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Infor

Your Guide to ERP Software in the Manufacturing Landscape
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores four essential tools for manufacturing today. Access now to uncover market trends on ERP, essential features and functions, success stories from industry leaders, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

How Collaboration gets Products to Market Faster
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource details five ways to turn ideas into results faster with effective collaboration. Discover ways the right communications infrastructure can effectively enable teams to participate in new product development.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

Why CRM is the Key to Getting Customers to Renew and Spend More Money with You
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Increasing customer retention involves a company-wide shift to a customer-centric business model. Discover ways to align sales, marketing, product development, and tech support teams with effective CRM technology.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

4 Ways to Get Closer to What your Customers Want
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource invites you to disrupt the "cheaper is better" mentality by leveraging the most innovative of today's available tools. Uncover ways to make your manufacturing strategy better for stakeholders.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Infor

Transformers: How machines are changing every sector of the economy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The UK wholesale and retail sector has the greatest number of jobs with a high chance of automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to this research by Deloitte.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

The Factory of the Future: Where Information Technology and Operational Technology Converge
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details five IT forces driving the modernization of manufacturing. From cloud computing to the Internet of Things, uncover ways you can harness several IT capabilities to fully benefit from the tools set to transform manufacturing.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Infor

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

An IDC Analysis: How Manufacturers are Using Technology to Make a Difference
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Through digital transformation, the effective engagement of the IoT, and the development of new services, the opportunity for manufacturers to maintain and gain competitive advantage can be significant. Discover ways to explore new business models, increase the value of your business network, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

SAP

Apps in Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The following resource features two case studies about manufacturers who launched successful always-on initiatives. Learn how these organizations connected more with digital consumers by improving their IT and ERP ecosystems.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

What Supply Chain Hurdles Most Worry Discrete Manufacturers?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Discrete manufacturers—as diverse as this category can be—have shared challenges. In this expert e-guide, learn about 4 of the most common supply chain management challenges faced by these manufacturers, and what can be done to help overcome them.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

Optimize Supply Chain Management with an In-Memory Data Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Legacy supply chains can suffer from issues like data latency, data fragmentation, and a lack of scalability, which can hold businesses back in an increasingly fast-paced, data-driven world. Find out how to empower supply chain management teams with agility, real-time business intelligence, and predictive analytics capabilities.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Increasing complexity in products, manufacturing processes, and the Internet of Things (IoT) means that massive amounts of data are being generated every day. Find out how to address 3 of the biggest challenges of data management with integrated analytics so you can reduce costs, improve process cycle time, and speed up time to market.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Corporation

Benefits of Predictive Analytics for the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: The manufacturing industry has not yet taken full advantage of the ways predictive analytics can improve the supply chain. This expert e-guide dives into the benefits that manufacturers can experience with predictive analytics, especially when used in combination with sensor data from the Internet of Things.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM
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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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