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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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Manufacturing Industry Reports
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Warranty and Quality Analytics: Improving Profitability
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the emerging trends in warranty and quality management. Access now to discover the benefits of warranty and quality analytics.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Identify Risks and Opportunities with Event Processing
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of event processing functions and key features provided by event processing technology. Read on to learn how optimized event processing can allow your organization to reduce operational costs and improve operational efficiencies.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Advanced Root Cause Analysis for Product Quality Improvement using Machine Learning
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Machine learning technology employs algorithms that learn from the data presented to them, automatically constructing the best possible model for each dataset. Learn how one specific algorithm enables root cause analysis in manufacturing.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Supply Chain Analytics 101
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights strategies for optimizing supply chain operations by combining and visualizing all data sources. Access now to learn how this allows you to identify key trends earlier so you can make better decisions.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Analytics for Product Quality and Reliability Control
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the struggles of many manufacturers as they strive to detect and respond to quality issues more rapidly using analytics. Read on for answers to pertinent questions across several industries.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Strategic Mobility: Boosting Operational Productivity for the Oil and Gas Sector
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about the opportunities for mobile initiatives to drive efficiency across asset and workforce management, specifically in the competitive oil and gas sector.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Red Hat

Manufacturing Goes Mobile: Highlights in MDM and Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper surveys the use of mobile device management (MDM) in the manufacturing industry. Read on to learn how you can leverage MDM to improve operational efficiency and bottom-line benefits.
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Getting ROI Out Of Your ERP System
sponsored by IFS
EGUIDE: You can ensure that even the most complex facets of your ERP system are running smoothly by accessing this expert e-guide produced by SearchManufacturingERP. Discover 5 ways to reduce long-term total cost of ownership for your organization's ERP system.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015


Bridging the Gap: 3 Keys to Competitiveness and Sustainable Profits
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover manufacturing success with these core strategies: innovation, talent, and process improvement. Learn how this simple three-step solution integrates information and insights to manage each one for greater profitability,
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Information Builders

Dissecting the Role of the Cloud in Industry Transformation
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper that takes a look at organizations around the world that are experiencing industry change and how they are leveraging cloud.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015


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


The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the new technology driving the IoT. Read on to find out how you can provide immediate substantial benefits and create a strong foundation for your business in an environment where all parties, goods, assets, and sensors connect and communicate through the internet of things.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

Accounts Payable FAQ Guide: 15 Questions to Differentiate Automation Solutions
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to find out how automating accounts payable could help your business get accurate intelligent data capture, improve vendor communications, increase global presence, and much more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Esker Inc.

The Holy Grail of Billing Management: How Automation Can Streamline Your AP System
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn how your organization can develop its AP processing system from its current state to reap the benefits of a fully automated accounts payable system.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Esker Inc.

The Evolution of Payables: How AP Invoice Automation Is Changing the Game
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read more to find out how automating accounts payable (AP) has become an option for some retailers looking to streamline their process.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Esker Inc.

5 Practical Tips To Protect Manufacturing Trade Secrets
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what threats to intellectual property manufacturing enterprises face, and learn what 5 practical steps you can take to protect yourself.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

How CIOs drive innovation and create value across the enterprise
sponsored by
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

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


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


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 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


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


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 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

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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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