At one time Dell Computers had 11 factories - each operating with a unique IT system. This led to high operating costs, complex infrastructure demands, and added difficulties in handling any changes. There was also a higher level of unreliability due to the slower and less effective manner in which all of these factories, with their different systems, could communicate.
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TermSync, a cloud-based accounts receivable management platform, has unveiled TermSync Invoice Receipt Tracking. This latest update to TermSync’s popular software solution gives vendors an accurate way to track whether a customer has viewed an invoice and provides a place for the customer to easily make a payment, ask a question, or perform a variety of other actions.
State and federal politicians are pushing for a kill switch that would allow users to disable stolen smartphones to make them worthless on the black market.
Having the ability to truly visualize your business anytime, anywhere and from any device. That’s how your business benefits from the cloud.
Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued two recalls, one from Tesla and one from GM, both were associated with problems that could cause fires. The major difference? Tesla’s fix only required a WiFi connection, while GM required owners to bring their vehicles in for service.
The aerospace company is now developing an Android-based smartphone, codenamed “Black,” that will self-destruct if a third party attempts to break in and extract its secrets.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen talks about the need for the struggling phone maker to keep enterprise customers.
A number of companies are trying to connect the world to the Internet by sending signals from high in the sky and even outer space.
New cutting-edge technology could help you reclaim the security of your smartphone. Chip Reid reports on the Blackphone, which runs on a customized operating system that is entirely encrypted.
Here's the first look at Samsung's new products including the Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Gear 2 and the more innovative Gear Fit, which combines the functionality of the Gear with biometrics and a curved touchscreen.
Most of the world can't afford the hundreds of dollars they cost, so there's been a push to get mobile devices cheap enough to reach emerging markets without sacrificing so much performance that first-time smartphone owners will give up on the Internet and forgo a second smartphone down the road.
BlackBerry announced plans to expand its services for businesses needing secure communications, particularly in regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services. There are plans, for instance, to go beyond securing just email and messaging.
The government can't seem to make up its mind about whether people should be allowed to make cellphone calls on passenger planes. Even as one federal agency considers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesn't happen.
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, has announced the launch of the enhanced Epicor Signature Methodology and expanded portfolio of services capabilities to deliver repeatable, faster and cost-effective enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation results to its growing global customer base.
At the ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida, GE Intelligent Platforms announced significant updates to its industry-leading suite of Proficy Manufacturing software. These solutions have been designed specifically to meet the strategic objectives of today’s manufacturers as they transform their operations to meet the new realities of business potential enabled by the Industrial Internet. New capabilities are currently being shipped in the company’s Proficy OEE, Plant Applications, Scheduler, Open Enterprise, Vision, Datamart, Tracker software applications as well as the breakthrough Proficy for Manufacturing Discrete.
aPriori, a provider of enterprise product cost management software solutions, has announced that it has been selected by Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool will use aPriori to further automate its product cost estimating processes, drive global consistency in costing practices and provide a central cost management database for use by cross functional product development teams.
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company must figure out how to thrive in a mobile and cloud based world.
Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, has reported on its fiscal year 2013 financial performance, which featured robust growth, including a 77 percent leap in new customer subscriptions year-over-year.
President Barack Obama says the government is exploring options for keeping the Internet free and open after a federal court set aside rules designed to do just that.
This week, Cisco continued delivering on its vision for fog computing, transforming the network edge into a distributed computing infrastructure for applications that take advantage of the billions of devices already connected in the Internet of Things (IoT).
Automotive OEMs and parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in an increasingly more competitive global economy. As large companies spin off parts of the whole and smaller companies are acquired by more substantial players in the industry, they share one common goal — streamlined, efficient operations that maximize profitability.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has unveiled a study by Bill Kerr, associate professor at Harvard Business School, and Chad Moutray, chief economist for the NAM, finding that unfair competition fueled by stolen software is a significant drain on manufacturing in the U.S. Estimated losses between 2002 and 2012 totaled nearly $240 billion in manufacturing revenue, $70 billion in GDP and 42,220 U.S. manufacturing jobs.
MTI Systems, Inc. has announced that its flagship cost estimating software product Costimator®, after a recent upgrade to version 12, now integrates with the latest version of JobBOSS, version 11.7, also recently upgraded, by Exact Software. JobBOSS software is a leading shop management tool for manufacturing suppliers, such as job shops, contract manufacturers, machining and fabricating shops, as well as OEMs.
A lawsuit by Microsoft Corp. says an Iowa computer and information technology company sold computers with counterfeit Microsoft software.
Apple's holiday season proved to be a letdown, even though the company sold a record number of iPhones and iPads during its latest quarter.
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