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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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ERP 101 and 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

Moving to Cloud ERP: Installation Best Practices and Benefits
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

Is an ERP system always enough?
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: ERP systems were not designed for planning – but many organizations use them for this function, anyway. This white paper explores the risks of planning with ERP, and explains why a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy is the right way forward.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

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

8 characteristics of highly effective food and beverage supply chains
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource lays out eight characteristics of a highly effective supply chain in specialized industries like the Food & Beverage industry.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Planning for uncertainties across all time horizons
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the cost of ineffective planning for industries like the Oil & Gas industry, and describes how an integrated supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy can give you the power to prepare for every possible scenario.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Is it Time to Purchase a new ERP?
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With careful selection, planning, and aggressive goal setting, you can operate pain-free and better than ever by implementing a new ERP. This whitepaper lays a solid foundation for those contemplating a purchase.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor SaaS ERP Solutions Inspire Chirch Global Manufacturing
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WEBCAST: In this on-demand video case study, learn why metal components and fabrications manufacturer Chirch Global Manufacturing turned to the cloud to meet its enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Additive Manufacturing 101: How the Future of Product Development and Manufacturing is Changing
sponsored by Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd
WEBCAST: This on-demand webinar offers a primer on additive manufacturing systems, such as 3D printers and 3D production systems, and explains how these tools are driving change in product development and manufacturing.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2014

Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd

How to Choose Between Generic and Industry-Specific ERP Systems
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article suggests ways to simplify your ERP selection process and points out the differences between industry-specific and generic ERP solutions.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can't Afford to Ignore
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

ERP in the Midmarket: Enabling Functionality and Simplicity to Combat Complexity
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report walks you through ERP in the midmarket, offering insight to help you identify your ERP needs and uncover the potential benefits you can achieve with the right tool.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Four Quick Ways to Unlock Hidden Manufacturing Capacity
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With your manufacturing operations already running close to capacity, the traditional ways of gaining new capacity no longer cut it. Fortunately, you can meet the increased demand by freeing up needed resources within your current operations. Access this resource to learn how.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

In-House or Outsource? Six Business Advantages of Owning an In-House 3D Printer
sponsored by Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Recent advancements in 3D printing technology make this tool not only affordable, but a business differentiator – yet many organizations still continue to outsource 3D printing. This resource counts down six critical benefits of owning a 3D printer in-house.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

Stratasys Singapore Pte Ltd

ERP Projects: Tips and Best Practices for a Successful Implementation
sponsored by IFS
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchManufacturingERP.com counts down eight steps for creating executive support for ERP projects and ensuring a successful ERP implementation. Also inside, learn how to minimize ERP customizations.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

IFS

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

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

EU Regulation 1169/2011 and its Influence on US Manufacturers and Retailers
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: EU Regulation 1169/2011 is working to combat product data mismanagement in Europe, but what does this regulation mean for US manufacturers and retailers? Find out by reading on now.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 14 Feb 2014

LANSA

Manufacturing Insights: How ERP Fuels Better Customer Experiences
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this analyst report today to learn how customer experience excellence is becoming a business differentiator in the world of manufacturing, and discover how modern ERP can support better experiences.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Manufacturing and ERP: Navigate globalization, process inefficiency - An Epicor Solution
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide introduces an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool designed to meet today's manufacturing challenges. Read on to learn how this strategy can help you compete globally, eliminate process inefficiencies, and more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Distribution platform: Optimize performance in your supply chain - An Epicor Solution
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide introduces a distribution platform designed to drive better performance in the supply chain. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

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

Case Study: Trasluz Casual Wear - Stylish Results in Children's Clothing
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn more about how implementing a comprehensive track-and-trace solution brought success in this case study, and consider applying the solution to your own business!
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Intermec
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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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