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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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Key Market Trends in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about ERP technologies that are disrupting the food and beverage industry. You'll also uncover impressive statistics on how manufacturers are leveraging these tools and the benefits they've experienced.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Reduce Your Markdowns: 7 Ways to Maintain Your Margins by Aligning Supply and Demand
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights seven ways to step off the high-volume, low-price treadmill and reduce the need for costly markdowns. Learn how to increase profits by delivering the right products to the right people at the right time -- and in the right quantity.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Lean Revisited: The Role Modern ERP Systems Play in Lean Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how an effective ERP strategy provides the next steps in the lean transformation, taking it from concept to reality, theories to data-driven decisions. Uncover how combining ERP with lean manufacturing can help manufacturers make smarter decisions.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Infor

Target Profitable Growth with Cloud-Based ERP Strategies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Legacy systems fade, only style remains the same. Using the fashion industry as an example, access this guide to learn about agile, cloud-based ERP strategies.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Deliver Quality Products, Drive Efficiency, and Achieve Profitable Growth
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights ways meat manufacturers are accelerating speed to market. Read on and you'll also uncover technologies that are changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Manage and Deliver Customer Orders On Time, All the Time
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how manufacturers can leverage a suite of enterprise tools to execute and control complex manufacturing processes, manage a global supply chain, capture product data, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Improving Return on Assets in Asset-Intensive Process Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide illustrates a plan for processing profitability in the manufacturing industry. Discover how successful enterprise asset management (EAM) lets this happen with several core components.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

Shop Floor Automation: A Necessity for Competitive Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll examine the barriers to adopting automation, as well as the three levels of automation available to manufacturers. Read on and you'll also find advice for choosing the type of automation that makes the most sense for your manufacturing operation.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Why Enterprise Resource Planning Software is Your Best Business Intelligence Tool
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: How can you harness big data correctly to yield valuable information and give your organization a competitive edge? In this valuable white paper, learn why ERP software is your best business intelligence tool for harvesting and analyzing big data.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IFS

Predicting the Future: How Mobile, Social, and Cloud Technologies are Driving Innovation for Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines critical trends and developments in key vertical markets that manufacturing executives and other decision makers need to be aware of.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Infor

How Modern ERP Solutions can help Manufacturers Reshore Production
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this manufacturer's brief, learn how cloud-based ERP systems can enable your reshoring initiatives and increase your ability to respond to changing global conditions.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

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

AMA customer testimonial
sponsored by IQMS
VIDEO: Learn how one manufacturing-specific ERP solution has helped them achieve their highest levels of success in this short video. Discover how AMA was able to consolidate information and streamline operations to increase ease of access to information and revenue.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 27 Mar 2015

IQMS

Operational Intelligence Adds to Business Smarts
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EBOOK: In this 3-part guide, SearchBusinessAnalytics explores organizations' operational intelligence initiatives and their impact on business processes in customer service, logistics, energy, and manufacturing.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

SearchBusinessAnalytics

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

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

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

Experts Reveal Best Practices for ERP Requirements Planning and More
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This SearchManufacturingERP.com e-guide provides expert best practices to help you successfully approach ERP requirements planning, select the right ERP vendor, and get senior management on board with your project.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Epicor Software Corporation

Implementing product mix optimization that works
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers insight to help you optimize your product mix and maximize profits.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Experts Reveal Top Manufacturing Trends of 2014
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers a primer on enterprise resource planning (ERP), answering frequently asked ERP questions and exploring the top manufacturing trends of 2014.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Epicor Software Corporation

Cloud ERP Software Introduces Business Benefits, Culture Shock
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: Despite the enticing benefits of cloud-based ERP, organizations everywhere are reluctant to embrace this strategy due to perceived risks. In this expert e-guide, learn why cloud ERP fears are vanishing and uncover installation best practices.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Epicor Software Corporation

3 Smart Moves That Slash Intermodal Costs
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: Even with near limitless intermodal options, planners typically fall back on familiar routes and patterns – regardless of whether or not there's a better way to operate. Fortunately, this resource lays out three smart moves that slash intermodal costs while delivering real planning transparency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Top 6 "Must-Have" Technologies for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource counts down six critical manufacturing technologies that every small and midsize organization should have.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Best Practices for Getting the Most Out of Mobile ERP and Integrating WMS into Existing ERP Software
sponsored by IFS
EGUIDE: As businesses sign up for mobile ERP, they soon find they need a good WMS software to match. Explore ways to get the most out of your integration choices.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

IFS
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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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