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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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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

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

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

Engineering Lifecycle Management: 5 Key Areas for Accelerating Innovation in the Automotive Industry
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 comprehensive systems engineering approach can help overcome these difficulties.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

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

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

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

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

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

Supply Chain Management Strategies
sponsored by Aptean
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchManufacturingERP.com, uncover essential strategies for creating an effective supply chain plan and learn how to drive supply chain management (SCM) success.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

Aptean

The Midmarket Manufacturer's Guide to Getting Started with ERP
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: In this e-book, learn how to build a business case for a midmarket enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and get tips on navigating the market and implementing software.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchManufacturingERP

Maximize asset productivity and operational performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A "predictive maintenance" approach to enterprise asset management can help give you the visibility you need into your daily operations, reducing operational costs and minimizing asset downtime. In this resource, explore the ins and outs of predictive maintenance, and discover the benefits you could enjoy from this strategy.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM
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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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