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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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Building Smarter Manufacturing with the Internet of Things (IoT)
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to examine the importance of being able to leverage the Internet of Things when it comes to gaining true insights and actionable insights within the manufacturing environment. Learn about the value it can bring to your business, how it improves productivity, and much more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Cisco Connected Factory: Powering a Renaissance in Manufacturing
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to examine the biggest issues facing traditional manufacturing environments and how by implementing an appropriate plant architecture—as provided in this white paper—manufacturers can improve production flexibility, global visibility, supply chain effectiveness, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How Adopting Social Cloud Technologies Speeds Time to Market and Supplier Collaboration for Manufacturers
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses how cloud-based social collaboration tools can help to streamline key areas of manufacturing companies, freeing up more time to focus on new products and sales.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 7, 2014

IBM

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

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

Continuous Engineering for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This Continuous Engineering for Dummies e-book demonstrates how continuous engineering can help manage complexity, improve efficiency, make better use of engineering assets, and utilize performance data to improve products.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

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

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

Best Practices for Getting the Most Out of Mobile ERP and Integrating WMS into Existing ERP Software
sponsored by IFS
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchManufacturingERP.com answers your most frequently asked questions regarding mobile ERP, and reveals best practices for integrating ERP with your warehouse management system.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

IFS

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

LANSA Case Study: High Liner Foods transforms its business with LANSA
sponsored by LANSA
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals how a virtual supply chain gave frozen food processor High Liner Foods, Inc. consistent, easy access to the same up-to-date information – allowing the company to reduce errors, increase efficiency, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2005

LANSA

Is GMO Product Information on Your Radar?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explores the need for food manufacturers to disclose GMO information before the upcoming Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is introduced, and describes how the right product information management and data aggregation systems can help you get there.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

LANSA

Four Citrix customers enable anywhere, any device CAD productivity
sponsored by Citrix
CASE STUDY: This whitepaper highlights 3 key priorities virtual desktops address by examining 4 companies that have used centralization to improve business processes.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

Citrix

How the Cloud can Help with ERP, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management and More!
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: This expert e-book provides insight into the technical, organizational, and budgetary issues surrounding the use of cloud computing in manufacturing.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchManufacturingERP
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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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