Lean Manufacturing White Papers

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Managing Costs More Effectively
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Ventana Research paper identifies the IT components that can be used to identify ways to improve cost management for success in today's recovering yet volatile market.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Fulfilling the Lean Software Promise: Building and Running Spring Applications on VMware vFabric tc Server
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Lean software development and deployment should figure prominently in every organization’s IT strategy. The growing pervasiveness of virtual and cloud environments makes the need even more urgent.  Read this paper to learn why your peers are replacing JEE containers with lean, lightweight application servers - and what you can gain from the move.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.

Symmons Industries turns up the pressure on larger competitors with IBM Business Analytics software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this fascinating case study today to see how Symmons - a mid-sized, US-based manufacturer in the plumbing industry - implemented expert solutions that enabled production-line staff to adapt manufacturing schedules and meet demands in real time, and much more!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Whitepaper: Meet the Real Lean Portal
sponsored by Backbase
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth resource explores how a lean portal can help your organization trim the operational fat and deliver the kinds of experiences that customers crave. Read on to learn key differences between lean portals and suites, and uncover the benefits of "going lean."
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Backbase

The Benefits of a Lean Application Portfolio
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Over time, the amount spent on the infrastructure and maintenance of legacy applications and systems can weigh heavy on your IT budget. In this white paper, learn about the changing landscape of enterprise applications and how carrying the burden of legacy systems undermines your enterprise.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Informatica

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

Grow Revenue with NGA and SAP SuccessFactors
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This info sheet highlights an HR service provider that offers a full range of consulting, payroll, and business process optimization (BPO) services to help your business get the most out of a cloud-based HR system.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

Improve Output Document Management Performance with Best Suited Architectures
sponsored by Symtrax Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Output Management empowers IT and business users to achieve operational efficiency with reports generated by ERP systems. The system needs to be flexible and scalable enough to cope with the increasing volume of a growing business. This white paper discusses factors influencing output management solution implementations.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symtrax Corporation

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Compared to IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: An evolution is currently taking place regarding business process management (BPM). The resources used to create business solutions are also evolving. Access this white paper today to learn just how – and better understand the importance of creating business solutions with less variability, improved accuracy, and greater environmental awareness.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

E-Book: Lean manufacturing and ERP: How to leverage ERP to get lean
sponsored by IQMS
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: 05 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

IQMS

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

What CFOs Can Learn From Lean Manufacturing
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: Leaders in a company's manufacturing organization wish their CFO understood one thing: Traditional accounting does not tell the whole story. In this expert guide, explore what you can learn from lean manufacturing and how one vendor is bringing accountants into the fold with their partner program.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

Sage Software

How To Balance Inventory And Spending With Lean Manufacturing
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: CFO's often want to reduce inventory to save money, this however can lead to problematic inventory shortages. Explore strategies for keeping your finance and manufacturing teams happily balanced in this expert e-guide. Go inside to discover what CFO's should know about inventory and inventory returns, how to avoid costly overproduction, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Sage Software

How to apply lean manufacturing to data management
sponsored by HighByte
EBOOK: The volume, velocity and variety of raw industrial data are ever increasing, making it difficult to work with. Fortunately, manufacturers already have the framework they need to streamline data production and preparation. Read on to learn how you can enable your organization with lean data.
Posted: 08 Sep 2022 | Published: 08 Sep 2022

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HighByte

Supporting the Lean Value Stream with Technology Solutions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Supply chain-based organizations are under constant pressure to produce more value with fewer and fewer resources. Learn how organizations can eliminate production waste, allow for faster reaction to change and better manage their supply chains.
Posted: 08 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Infor

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

Align Finance with Lean Manufacturing: 9 Actionable Items
sponsored by Infor
WEBCAST: This on-demand event identifies the incongruities and provides nine action items to align finance with Lean manufacturing, and reduce waste in accounting and costing. You'll learn 9 pragmatic recommendations for improving your lean performance results.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 4, 2008

Infor

Presentation Transcript: Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Strategy Update: Must-know Trends
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Key developments are shaping manufacturing execution systems technology. Learn about the trends that could affect your short term strategy -- and get expert advice on how to react. Read this presentation transcript and learn more about where MES technology is headed and the outlook for manufacturing companies.
Posted: 14 May 2010 | Published: 14 May 2010

Apriso Corporation

Sauder Woodworking: Enhancing the Lean Journey
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this case study learn how Sauder Woodworking was able to increase visibility on execution processes, improve manufacturing flow and efficiency by following a strategic direction for lean manufacturing, and simplify work order reporting by using SAP ERP
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, 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.

E-Guide: Ensuring Lean, Demand-Driven Manufacturing with the Right Technology
sponsored by Plex Systems
EGUIDE: Read this E-Guide and discover how lean software can boost your supply chain visibility. Uncover the importance of effective supply chain management visibility as well as 3 basic tasks that that aid in completing successful IT initiatives.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 12 Nov 2010

Plex Systems

Amcor Injects Performance into Warehousing
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
CASE STUDY: Read this brief case study to learn how one of the top three packaging companies in the world leveraged an innovative, integrated approach to improve their product quality, execute Lean processes, manage their packaging operations, and improve their operations performance.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Apriso Corporation

InterConnect for Exact Synergy
sponsored by Exact Software
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This 4-minute recorded demonstration will reveal how InterConnect can help you better utilize your integrated Synergy and Exact RM (formerly Exact MAX) environment.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 17 Mar 2009

Exact Software

Green Manufacturing, Good Business
sponsored by TechTarget ERP
EBOOK: Organizations looking to green manufacturing processes understand that the practice isn't just about public relations; it's about tangible improvements to the bottom line.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

TechTarget ERP

Presentation Transcript: On Implementation Trends and Lean Supply Chain Management (SCM)
sponsored by E2open
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn what a lean supply chain is and how it can cut costs out of your supply chain, as well as make your supply chain as efficient as possible. Learn what steps a company must take to make its supply chain lean, and the top ten technology trends to implement a lean supply chain, and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

E2open

A Practical Guide to the Internet of Things
sponsored by ServiceMax by GE Digital
EBOOK: In this expert e-book, learn how to make the most of networked devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the context of manufacturing. Plus, learn how to address security concerns and how different security requirements can determine the ways you engage with IoT.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

ServiceMax by GE Digital

Best Practices for Achieving Sustainable Supply Chains
sponsored by E2open
WEBCAST: Sustainable and green initiatives are becoming increasingly important in today's business climate, as companies restructure their supply chains to reduce their carbon footprint, while also improving their bottom line. This upcoming webinar sheds light on the move towards sustainable supply chain management.
Posted: 10 Apr 2009 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2009

E2open

Aberdeen Group: The 2011 Growth Imperative: Optimizing Speed and Cost in New Product Development
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Aberdeen Business Review found that over one half of manufacturers are focused on profitability and margin growth.  The review offers insight into how leading companies are approaching the task to excel in innovation and new product development despite lean organizations budgets.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

IBM

Mobile ERP, Social Media Rank Among Manufacturing Technology Trends of 2011
sponsored by Plex Systems
EGUIDE: In 2011, there was a strong willingness to invest in technology by manufacturing organizations. However, that wasn't the only trend. In this tip guide, uncover the most popular developments in 2011 and how these trends have the potential to carry into 2012.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Plex Systems

Strategically leveraging Sales and Operations Planning in manufacturing
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: Read this SearchManufacturingERP.com e-guide to find industry expert recommendations for how to choose the right sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools for your organization (ERP add-ons vs. specialized "best of breed" tools) and leverage new S&OP capabilities such as what-if analysis and financial performance data integration.
Posted: 16 Jan 2013 | Published: 08 Jan 2013

IQMS

Manufacturing ERP Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers
EGUIDE: Inside this guide, you’ll find information about most of the major vendors that offer enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for manufacturers.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers

Manufacturing ERP Buyer’s Guide – 2011 Edition
sponsored by TechTarget ERP
EBOOK: Compiled by SearchManufacturingERP.com editors, this directory includes ERP software products for process and discrete manufacturers of all sizes, as well as all verticals. It includes software that is meant to be deployed on-premise as well as Software as a Service (SaaS) or on-demand software.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 22 Jan 2009

TechTarget ERP

Do More with Less: The Five Strategies used by Successful SMB Manufacturers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A common issue facing small and medium-sized business (SMB) manufacturers today is how to increase revenue and grow their business without significantly adding staff. Read this paper to learn five strategies used by successful SMBs.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Infor