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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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The When, Why and How of ERP support for LEAN
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: LEAN Manufacturing is a powerful approach used by manufacturing companies to drastically improve manufacturing processes. In the business world, it is appropriate to ask how LEAN and ERP interact - if at all. This white paper clarifies the situations where ERP supports LEAN, the benefits of this support and why it only applies to some situations.
Posted: 15 Feb 2010 | Published: 15 Feb 2010

SYSPRO

It’s Time for Maintenance 2.0
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details why legacy maintenance systems are failing to help manufacturers meet the current challenges facing their maintenance operations. A new “Maintenance 2.0” approach that extends ERP plant maintenance and that coordinates maintenance with operations will lead to increased equipment uptime, improved compliance and lower costs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Apriso Corporation

E-Book: Project Management Tips for Successful ERP Implementations
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: ERP implementation projects require the complex coordination of people, process, and technology. If one part is mismanaged, the entire implementation can go off track. Project management can make or break ERP implementations. This e-book explains the tools and best practices that can keep an ERP implementation on time, in scope, and under budget.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IQMS

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which is Right for you?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-based business practices are now being embraced and applied to a far greater spectrum of business ranging from manufacturing to service industries. Read on to learn the trends driving this change, what it means for industrial companies, and how PBS, a new type of ERP, can allow executives to intelligently navigate these uncertain waters.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IFS

American Woodmark Leverages Kronos to Reduce Absenteeism, Control Labor Costs, and Improve Leave Compliance
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
CASE STUDY: This case study details how the company wanted a solution that provides flexibility, implementation support, and value and selected the Kronos® Workforce Central® suite. Continue reading to learn how America Woodmark leveraged Kronos to reduce absenteeism, control labor cost, and improve leave compliance.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Oct 2010

Kronos Incorporated

Human Capital: The New Measure of Performance in Manufacturing
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how workforce selection - using science-based Behavioral Assessments to screen, select, and hire the best talent - is emerging as a vital new source of strategic advantage for manufacturers. Read on to learn how using behavioral assessments to hire new employees can greatly improve the accuracy of hiring decisions.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Oct 2010

Kronos Incorporated

Sage ERP X3 provides clean solution for Avmor Ltd.
sponsored by Sage North America
CASE STUDY: This paper explains how Avmor requires sophisticated tools to manage its complex operations, and after careful searching they found Sage ERP X3 to be the tool of choice. Continue reading to learn how Avmor almost immediately started enjoying the benefits of SAGE ERP X3.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 08 Oct 2010

Sage North America

Sage ERP X3 Helps Aceto Corporation Manage Complicated Compliance Regulations
sponsored by Sage North America
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how with Sage ERP X3, Aceto Corporation’s business processes are streamlined and automated. The company is finding it easier to comply with the financial reporting responsibilities placed on publicly-traded companies. Read on to learn how Aceto benefited from Sage ERP X3.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 08 Oct 2010

Sage North America

Five Pitfalls of Application Package Selection
sponsored by Sage North America
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents some pitfalls that should be avoided in order to help you select this application package. If you avoid these pitfalls, you will obtain a package that will work for you for many years to come. Continue reading to learn more about the five pitfalls of application package selection.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

Sage North America

Presentation Transcript: Strategies for Improving Supply Chain Visibility with Technology
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In the Presentation Transcript of the webcast, “Strategies for improving supply chain visibility with technology,” Julie Fraser outlines strategies for improving a supply chain visibility strategy with the help of technology. Follow the link to learn more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

Apriso Corporation

E-Book: How to Justify, Plan, and Execute a Successful ERP Upgrade
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: Seems like you’ve just finished a multi-year ERP implementation and already it’s time to consider an upgrade. Do the new features justify the hassle and expense? Or should you wait - and risk paying more to maintain an obsolete system? This eBook provides expert advice on making the case for an upgrade and executing a plan to ensure a positive ROI.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

IQMS

Mastering Global Product Development (GPD) for Business Advantage
sponsored by Parametric Technology Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses common GPD challenges and corresponding solution methodologies in the context of PTC technology-enabled best practices derived from numerous customer engagements worldwide.  Read this paper to learn the foundation your company needs to make intelligent, informed decisions regarding initiatives toward global product development.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

Parametric Technology Corp.

Best Practices in eCatalog Management
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: At the heart of procurement systems is a catalog. Even in environments lacking automation, requisitioners consult a hard copy or customer service reps use a catalog at the other end of a phone line. Getting everyone to use the correct catalog from a preferred vendor at the contracted price will ensure that negotiated savings are actually realized.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Ariba, Inc.

The Midmarket Manufacturer’s Guide to Getting Started with ERP
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: In this e-book, get more insight into whether your midmarket manufacturing organization would benefit from ERP. Find out how to build a business and get tips for navigating the market and implementing software. Continue reading to learn tips and insight on getting started with ERP in your midmarket organization.
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 | Published: 09 Jun 2010

SearchManufacturingERP

E-Book: Lean Manufacturing and ERP: How to Leverage ERP to get Lean
sponsored by Infor WFM Workbrain
EBOOK: A manufacturing firm adopting the principles of lean manufacturing can effectively leverage the company’s ERP system during its transition to lean. This E-Book explains what part of the plant you should start with; the importance of simplifying the ERP system; how to balance the ERP system with lean principles; and what pitfalls to avoid.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

Infor WFM Workbrain

Full Automation through ERP Helps Streamline Manufacturing Operations by Increasing Efficient Usage of Money, Manpower and Time
sponsored by ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a fully integrated, state-of-the-art ERP system provides the solution to the many challenges facing manufacturers. You will also learn what to look for when selecting an ERP solution provider.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers

How to Get Lean with Automated Process Discovery - Live demonstration and case study presentation
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WEBCAST: The biggest challenge to improving the efficiency of your business processes often lies in knowing how these processes really work in your organization. This webcast will teach you how to visualize and analyze your business processes from historical data, expose process waste and apply lean initiatives to achieve significant value.
Posted: 23 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 23, 2010

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Manufacturing Execution Systems Strategy Update: Trends and Tips for 2011
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
EBOOK: Read this e-book to learn about MES trends today, find advice and analysis from leading manufacturing experts, learn what top performers are doing with their MES systems, and get insight into creating or updating a successful strategy for MES at your organization.
Posted: 15 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Mar 2010

Apriso Corporation

Lean Strategies for the Process Manufacturer
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This primer will serve to provide an understanding of the key concepts of Lean as they apply to the process sectors, including the steps for implementation and the benefits that may be realised.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Sage Software

Maximizing ERP Return on Investment with On-Demand Support Services
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current economic environment challenges manufacturers seeking to capitalize on their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software: How can a company increase ERP functionality while reducing operating costs and even head counts? To achieve this difficult balance, many manufacturers have turned to on-demand ERP-support services.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 May 2009

itelligence, Inc.

E-Book: Manufacturing IT Guide - How to Evaluate and Buy Small to Mid-Size ERP Platforms
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: This E-Book offers best practices for SMBs and midmarket organizations evaluating ERP platforms and provides suggestions on how to avoid procurement pitfalls.
Posted: 04 Mar 2010 | Published: 04 Mar 2010

IQMS

Birst Case Study: Citrix Systems: Citrix Improves Profitability with Supply Chain Insight Provided by Birst
sponsored by Birst
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Fred Tiso and his team from Citrix Systems used Birst to optimize their Supply chain. Birst helped Citrix quickly digitize the entire Citrix supply chain, gain real-time visibility into sales forecasts, bookings, shipments, tracking numbers, backlog, product reliability, inventory, material forecast, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

Birst

Your Strategic Partner in Demand Driven Manufacturing: Atos Origin Manufacturing Consultancy for MES and CPG
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you will learn how Atos Origin can help your organization to integrate your entire manufacturing operation to help you get ahead in the demand driven manufacturing game. Read on to learn more about partnering with Atos Origin to increase your competitive advantage.
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

Atos Origin

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor

Riding the Growth Wave: Leveraging Economies of Scale
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how an integrated information technology solution can help you take advantage of economies of scale to boost manufacturing utilization, enhance service levels, and improve the efficiency of your sales and administrative activities.
Posted: 30 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

SAP America, Inc.
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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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