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.
At the heart of procurement systems is a catalog. Even in environments lacking automation, requisitioners consult a hard copy or customer service reps use a catalog at the other end of a phone line. Getting everyone to use the correct catalog from a preferred vendor at the contracted price will ensure that negotiated savings are actually realized.
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.
An enterprise resource planning (ERP) order management system takes in orders on the front end and fulfills those orders on the back end. In this ERP order management guide, readers will walk through all of the steps and functions included in an ERP order management system.
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.
In this webcast transcript, Joe Barkai, practice director at IDC Manufacturing Insights, presents IDC's vision of a "global plant floor" that standardizes production and supply chains by using integrated ERP, product lifecycle management (PLM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and other tools to reduce complexity and increase standardization.
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.
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.