Manufacturing Industry Reports

Workforce Management Software Best Practices
sponsored by Infor WFM Workbrain
EGUIDE: Workforce management (WFM) helps manufacturers improve operational efficiency and enable them to establish control over their enterprise. This e-guide offers an expert definition of WFM software and divulges best practice tips for deployment.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

Infor WFM Workbrain

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

SaaS Solutions With a Vertical Slant
sponsored by Plex Systems
EGUIDE: Seeking better supply chain management, the CIO of a manufacturing company found his answer in an unusual place - Software as a Service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP). In this case study, learn how a SaaS ERP system enabled this manufacturer to save costs, share hardware and software with other customers, and satisfy security needs.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Plex Systems

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

What Distinguishes World Class Manufacturing Companies
sponsored by NetSuite
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the challenges faced by manufacturers and the characteristics that make top enterprises stand out from the pack.
Posted: 14 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 14, 2011

NetSuite

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

Tips for evaluating Oracle E-Business Suite upgrades
sponsored by Fujitsu & Oracle
EGUIDE: Determining whether an application upgrade is feasible requires the organization to take a look at some key business issues. In this e-guide, readers will which key issues to evaluate before an Oracle E-Business Suite upgrade.
Posted: 30 Nov 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Fujitsu & Oracle

Tip Guide: ERP order management guide
sponsored by iMANY
EGUIDE: 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.
Posted: 08 Nov 2011 | Published: 08 Nov 2011

iMANY

Presentation Transcript: A New MOM: Manufacturing Operations Management for the 21st Century
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explains how to apply manufacturing operations management (MOM) and business intelligence (BI) to create a real-time, enterprise-wide operational platform.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Apriso Corporation

E-Book: Understanding the new generation of MES
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
EBOOK: In this e-book, get advice on determining the ROI of your current manufacturing execution system (MES), and an overview of the software’s new functionality.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Apriso Corporation

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

E-Book: Improving Supply Chain Visibility via Technology: Options, trends, and ROI-driven projects
sponsored by iMANY
EBOOK: Brush up on the latest technologies for supply chain visibility that will improve efficiency and get your company a higher ROI.
Posted: 20 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

iMANY

Lubrizol's Service Management Transformation
sponsored by HP & Intel®
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to discover how a company transitioned to a service-oriented organization in a timely and cost-effective manner by implementing HP education, software tools and ITSM services.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

HP & Intel®

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

Getting the Most Out of ERP: Cost reduction tips and fast payback projects
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: In this eGuide, get expert tips for reducing support and maintenance costs, and read about fast payback projects to help you get the most you can out of your ERP applications.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 08 Apr 2011

IQMS

British American Tobacco Smokes its Competition
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
CASE STUDY: British-American Tobacco Poland (BAT Poland) was selected recently as a strategic production hub for all of Europe. Because of this, the company needed software that could handle the increased complexity of production and internal logistics of material handling. Read this case study to learn why it adopted FlexNet as their total warehouse system.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2011

Apriso Corporation

Presentation Transcript: The Assembly Plant of the Future: Restructuring manufacturing processes to meet the global challenge
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: 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.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

Apriso 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