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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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Agility and Communication in the Cloud: Top Manufacturers Stay on top of ERP Updates
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This report illustrates how top performing manufacturers ensure that their ERP solutions remain current enough to provide essential functionality and support growth. Discover how ERP in the cloud can support these initiatives.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Top 3 Ways Enterprise Asset Management Can Decrease Your Operating Costs
sponsored by Infor
WEBCAST: There are many business drivers for enterprise asset management (EAM), including reducing production downtime and increasing labor productivity. But do you know what kind of EAM technology is best for your business? Learn how the latest EAM technologies can help you manage and decrease operating costs, while increasing your return on assets.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 20, 2016

Infor

First Transit Transforms the Backbone of Their Fleet with SCM
sponsored by Infor
VIDEO: Tune into this video to discover how to optimize resource and labor utilization, improve inventory and shipping accuracy, respond faster to changing market conditions with an open architecture SCM platform. Learn how to gain the visibility you need to deliver the perfect order every time.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2016

Infor

The Essential Features of Cloud ERP
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to discover what sets cloud/SaaS ERP apart from traditional, on-premise ERP deployments. Also learn about manufacturers who have successfully embraced the cloud for their ERP needs, and the special considerations process manufacturers should have before adopting ERP software.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.

5 Ways To Improve Plant Floor Productivity
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In manufacturing operations, plant floors benefit the most from technological improvement. By gathering accurate, comprehensive, real-time information about operations, you can make better decisions that drive productivity. Access this white paper to discover five tactics to help improve plant-floor operations and boost efficiency.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

Why CRM is the Key to Getting Customers to Renew and Spend More Money with You
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Increasing customer retention involves a company-wide shift to a customer-centric business model. Discover ways to align sales, marketing, product development, and tech support teams with effective CRM technology.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Infor

Transformers: How machines are changing every sector of the economy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The UK wholesale and retail sector has the greatest number of jobs with a high chance of automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to this research by Deloitte.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Are You Customer-Centric? Why Manufacturers Are Adding Services
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your company is positioned to meet the customer expectations and demands that will result from offering new services. Read on and learn ways to capture the data needed to truly understand what services add value for customers.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Infor

Strategies to Help Move Beyond Lean and Build a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: To increase the competitive advantage from your lean manufacturing program, consider implementing a mix of 4 strategies: 2 that are readily available but haven't been widely adopted, and 2 that offer a much greater potential payback in cost reductions and competitive positioning. Access this white paper to uncover what these 4 strategies are.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infor

10 Things Global Chemical Manufacturers Need to Know About Managing Costs
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines ways you can improve your operational efficiency and relieve the strain of fluctuating costs and regulations. Uncover 10 answers to pertinent questions about how to handle modern challenges in a volatile world.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infor

The 3 Things Missing From Your ERP System
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: A recent study identified 3 types of modules most likely to be missing from ERP systems: project capabilities, preventative maintenance and document management. Access this white paper to discover why all 3 are invaluable to your organization.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

IFS

Improving Return on Assets in Asset-Intensive Process Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide illustrates a plan for processing profitability in the manufacturing industry. Discover how successful enterprise asset management (EAM) lets this happen with several core components.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

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

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

Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Increasing complexity in products, manufacturing processes, and the Internet of Things (IoT) means that massive amounts of data are being generated every day. Find out how to address 3 of the biggest challenges of data management with integrated analytics so you can reduce costs, improve process cycle time, and speed up time to market.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Corporation

Benefits of Predictive Analytics for the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: The manufacturing industry has not yet taken full advantage of the ways predictive analytics can improve the supply chain. This expert e-guide dives into the benefits that manufacturers can experience with predictive analytics, especially when used in combination with sensor data from the Internet of Things.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM

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

IQMS

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

Continuous Engineering for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This 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

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
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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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