Manufacturing Industry White Papers

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Partner with Qlik® for Embedded Analytics in Manufacturing
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: As manufacturing continues to embrace advanced analytics, it has become easier than ever to generate data-driven insights. Yet visualizing or easily accessing these insights is often hard. Read this white paper to learn how Qlik’s embedded analytics platform can scale with your company and empowers with more efficient production.
Posted: 01 Dec 2021 | Published: 25 Dec 2019

Qlik

The CIO as a Supply Chain Champion
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to examine CIOs’ and other business leaders’ evolving role in helping supply chains implement connected digital technologies and fully leverage data to gain powerful strategic advantage.
Posted: 08 Feb 2021 | Published: 23 Jun 2020

GEP

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

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

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

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

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

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

How enabling Supply Chain visibility can improve the bottom line
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how enabling supply chain visibility can help you eliminate disruptions and improve your bottom line. Learn how you can get started by reading on today.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Visibility - Optimize your supply chain network through real-time, end-to-end visibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how greater visibility into the supply chain can help you effectively combat efficiency and performance challenges and pave the way for business success.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

IBM

Managing Volatility Through Smart Inventory Planning
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the key trends shaping the consumer products sector, and details how you can use smart inventory optimization tools to drive critical savings across the entire supply chain. See if these tools can solve your manufacturing troubles by reading on now.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

Confronting the Immediacy of Now
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is faster than ever and can give your business a competitive edge when it comes to responding to customer requests, process speeds, and decision making.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Infor

Top 10 Steps to Easier ERP Implementations
sponsored by Exact Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 steps to a seamless and profit-focused enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Exact Software

Realize The Benefits Of Design, Operation, Maintain Thinking Today
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find tips and strategies for maintaining an open and flexible IT system that will increase the efficiency of your enterprise. Learn how leveraging design, operate, maintain (DOM) can facilitate an easy transition to an open IT system.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

IFS

ARC View In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover a manufacturing operations management (MOM) platform and system has seen proven success in consumer goods companies.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Apriso Corporation

Key Strategies for IT Success in Today's Distribution Environment
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides high level definitions, opportunity identification, and future potentials for: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Software as a Service (SaaS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Anytime, Anywhere Availability, Mobile Devices, Web 2.0, and Report Cards or Balanced Scorecards as a Business Intelligence (BI) capability.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Global Business: Choosing the Right ERP Strategy
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Although enterprise resource planning (ERP) is an important tool for boosting operational efficiency and cost savings, it also offers manufacturers a leg-up in their globalization efforts. Read this white paper to see how critical ERP can be to global business, and how to choose the best solution to support this imperative.
Posted: 29 Apr 2011 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

FlexNet and FDA 21 CFR Part 11
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers regulated by the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations understand that the integrity of manufacturing processes must be achieved and maintained in order to sustain compliance. The purpose of this document is to demonstrate that Apriso FlexNet platform and application suite can support the intent of the 21 CFR Part 11 regulatory guidelines.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Apriso Corporation

Now Is the Time to Rethink Your B2B Integration Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises find new offerings and better products available to them, and as customer requirements change, there is a move to reassess and improve their processes involving B2B integration. This white paper provides guidance and tools that will help guide B2B teams as they go through their reassessment.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

IBM

Need for Speed and Flexibility Drives Manufacturers to Reengineer External Processes Around B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at trends that cause manufacturers to reevaluate and revamp their B2B processes and integration capabilities. Read on to also learn how manufacturers are reorganizing their internal operations to facilitate the shift from EDI-only transfer to a broader range of functions that support a larger view of commerce.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

IBM

Building a World-Class Supply Chain – New Insights from Chemical & Petroleum Producers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn what leading companies do differently to outperform their peers. From strategy decisions to investment in information technology and performance measurement systems, MPI’s latest research explains how your company can realize tangible returns though greater flexibility and improved delivery performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

Seven Reports Every Supply Chain Executive Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Cognos solutions can harness data from multiple systems, wrapping the critical information into easy-to-understand reports that help you identify and respond to trends as they are happening. Download this white paper now and see examples of seven essential supply chain reports designed to answer your most pressing questions.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

New Rules for a New Decade: A Vision for Smarter Supply Chain Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the benefits of building smarter supply chains and highlights three new rules for optimizing performance given today’s often-daunting challenges. Find out if your supply chain organization is an ‘Operator’, ‘Planner’ or ‘Visionary’, and the strategic capabilities required at each level to advance supply chain performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM