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Fixing the SAP Upgrade Process: Nine Best Practices
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper takes a new look at the SAP upgrade process in light of emerging best practices and new technologies. This report offers a discussion of the value of both technical and functional upgrades as well as a discussion of some of the best practices to enhance the value of your SAP upgrades while lowering overall cost.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Panaya, Inc.

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Optimizing Your SAP
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and learn how Atos Origin, the number one SAP upgrade partner and has over 20 years experience of upgrading SAP systems we have upgraded every R/3 release from 2.0 upwards, can help you bring your SAP system to where it needs to be.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

Atos Origin

Business Intelligence in SAP® Business All-in-One
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the business intelligence functionality in SAP Business All-in-One solutions, your company can gain visibility, insight, operational alignment, and accountability to increase revenue, margins, and liquidity; streamline processes; improve agility; and become a best-run business.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Asset Management to Support Product Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Leading-edge manufacturers are discovering that they can improve production efficiencies and manage MRO expenditures by integrating their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

IBM

ERP Assessment and Selection: Get It Right the First Time
sponsored by Panorama Consulting Group
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for several great tips for selecting the right ERP vendor for your organization. This paper breaks the process down into easy-to-follow steps, beginning with the basic questions decision-makers should ask.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 14 Sep 2009

Panorama Consulting Group

Ensuring Reliable Inbound Supply Integration
sponsored by Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will enumerate the critical business challenges, as well as specific opportunities and benefits of working aggressively to achieve inbound supply integration.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company

More Than a Vision: SAP's Perfect Plant in the Chemical Industry
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out what ARC has to say about SAP's progress towards turning the "perfect plant vision" into reality by leveraging the chemical industry value network. SAP is also well-aligned with ARC's thought leadership models related to collaborative manufacturing Management.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Implementable Best Practices Speed Chemical Industry SAP ERP Deployments
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read ARC's view on how SAP's best practices and SAP Business All-in-One solutions for chemicals ensure rapid deployment with low risk for small and midsize companies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

EMC's Comprehensive Approach for Building Proven Information Infrastructure Solutions
sponsored by Wipro
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Wipro Technologies focuses on the methodology EMC follows for building its Proven Solutions for organizations of all sizes and domains. This paper also demonstrates the methodology using an example of the solution development process for Microsoft Exchange in physical and VMware environments.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

Wipro

4 Stages of Integrated Document Delivery from SAP
sponsored by STR Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper is intended to educate users, developers, managers, and executives of companies using SAP, on the efficiencies gained from an integrated, automated document delivery system.
Posted: 15 Apr 2009 | Published: 15 Apr 2009

STR Software

Tying the Shop Floor to the ERP System
sponsored by Plex Systems
WHITE PAPER: ERP on the Shop Floor is as critical to the viability of the enterprise as any component in the execution of manufacturing. High performing manufacturers have found that full integration of real-time operational data collected from the shop floor to the top floor is key to reducing costs, streamlining operations and improving customer satisfaction.
Posted: 31 Mar 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

Plex Systems

Breaking the Supply Chain Barrier: Dynamic Demand-Supply Networks for Today's Virtual Enterprises
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: Few business objectives have been so ill-served as the notion of equilibrium between demand and supply. This report is intended as a "call to arms" for companies currently managing their supply chains as though they were still horizontally-integrated, linear systems.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

E2open

Why a Shop Floor Execution (SFX) System Is an Essential Complement to Enterprise Systems
sponsored by Casco Development, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Shop Floor Execution (SFX) automates and streamlines factory operations by combining three popular applications: Labor Management, Machine Utilization and Paperless Dispatching. This provides the essential tools for real-time production process management
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Casco Development, Inc.

7 Ways Shop Floor Execution (SFX) Can Help with Lean Manufacturing and Complement ERP Systems
sponsored by Casco Development, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Lean manufacturing is a philosophy committed to the total elimination of waste. There are seven types of waste that plague manufacturing. Shop Floor Execution (SFX) can help minimize or eliminate all of them.
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Jul 2008

Casco Development, Inc.

Best Practice Guidelines for SAP Solutions on VMware® Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides best practice guidelines for deploying SAP software solutions on VMware Infrastructure 3.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 24 Oct 2008

VMware and Intel

Size DOES Matter - When Choosing the Right ERP Solution
sponsored by Xperia
WHITE PAPER: In regards to Enterprise Resource Planning, customer-supplier relationships are more important for small-to-medium manufacturers than large ones, because small-to-medium manufacturers tend to have few IT resources, and rely more on the software supplier.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 May 2006

Xperia

Designed to Manage Lean Principles
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers will continue to leverage technology to stay competitive. Read this paper to learn how with the Vantage fully integrated enterprise solution, you will be prepared to meet the challenges of today's market place-becoming lean to do so
Posted: 03 Sep 2008 | Published: 03 Sep 2008

Epicor Software Corporation

Enable Project-Centric Manufacturing with Business Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-centric manufacturing business models that involve outsourcing and short product lifecycles expose manufacturers to a number of risks they were not vulnerable to previously.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

IFS

Case Study: Advanced Scientifics Keeps LifeBlood Flowing
sponsored by Made2Manage ERP
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a leader in the design and manufacture of disposable medical devices increased revenue, production output and customer satisfaction with their ERP software solution.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 03 Mar 2008

Made2Manage ERP

Enterprise Performance Management
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The most powerful ERP systems have long been designed to facilitate enterprise performance management (EPM). Learn how to select and use the right tools to execute and effective EPM strategy.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

Epicor Software Corporation

Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: ERP software is often criticized for being complex and difficult to use. Read this paper to learn how to evaluate ERP software for usability.
Posted: 04 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

IFS

How CIOs Can Drive Growth, Business Flexibility and Innovation in a Flex-Pon-Sive* Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Aligning IT with business and focusing on business models and processes is the key to enabling flexibility. Read this paper to learn how SOA can help your organization improve its flexibility while increasing revenue.
Posted: 15 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

Forget Speeds And Feeds - Outsourcing Today Is All About Your Business
sponsored by OneNeck IT
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Resource Planning has numerous deployment options that involve varying levels of company involvement, efficiency, completeness and cost. Read this white paper that details successful outsourcing models for ERP.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

OneNeck IT

How CIOs Can Drive Growth, Business Flexibility and Innovation in a Flex-Pon-Sive* Company
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how to drive innovation and growth in your business by downloading this white paper.
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM Software Group