Manufacturers must have visibility into their inventory because it allows them to make better informed and more financially efficient purchasing decisions.
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We are entering a new era of manufacturing — one where manufacturers need to move fast and strike hard in order to stay ahead of competitors and stay relevant to customers. This type of maneuverability depends heavily on technology, leading companies to take stock of their ERP solutions and evaluate if they can succeed with what they have.
The Supreme Court has declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records. Conservative lawyer Larry Klayman persuaded a federal judge in December to rule that the agency's activities likely violate the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.
At its developer’s conference in San Francisco, Microsoft unveiled the new virtual assistant feature called Cortana for the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.
Microsoft is showcasing a new virtual assistant as part of an upcoming update for Windows phones.
There’s nothing worse than a very public break-up, so you might want to take it easy on BlackBerry for a while. In case you haven’t heard, BlackBerry has ended its U.S. licensing deal with T-Mobile, saying the companies “no longer have complementary strategies.”
BlackBerry is ending its U.S. licensing deal with T-Mobile, saying the companies no longer have complementary strategies. The disconnect appears to be related to a T-Mobile promotion that BlackBerry took issue with last month.
Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' complaints and other feedback.
Every company has a unique set of circumstances and will require its own way to justify a major investment in new ERP software. Here's a look at some strategies for getting upper management to sign off on software investments.
The Supreme Court appears willing to make it tougher to approve patents for computer software in a case that is being closely watched by technology companies.
Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella introduced the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) — a new service that brings together its existing enterprise management solutions, such as Intune and Azure Active Directory, into a “holistic offering.”
BlackBerry shares have enjoyed a solid start to 2014. But the stock fell Thursday after being downgraded to a 'sell.' With lackluster quarterly results expected Friday, is time running out for John Chen to turn around the company?
There are diverse views on the impact that automating business processes can have on organizations. Though there may be some debate about the depth and breadth of process automation benefits, once fact is indisputable — Business Process Automation is on the rise.
AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel unveiled the formation of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open membership group focused on breaking down the barriers of technology silos to support better access to big data with improved integration of the physical and digital worlds.
Aptean has announced that executives from Citizens Bank and The Cheesecake Factory will serve as the customer keynote speakers for Edge 2014, scheduled for May 19-22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
SAP AG has announced plans to acquire Fieldglass, the leading technology provider for procuring and managing contingent labor and services.
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, has announced Infor CloudSuite, the first group of industry-specific application suites available on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud.
Infor has announced Infor Distribution SX.e version 10.0, enabling social, mobile and analytics capabilities to the core enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
In the keynote presentation of 2014’s Consumer Electronics Show, Cisco CEO, John Chambers, estimated the market opportunity related to the Internet of Things to be valued at $19 trillion. Further, Chambers said that manufacturing would account for roughly $2.9 trillion of the total opportunity.
Hackers have installed snooping technology on a UAV and sent it flying around London.
The BYOD trend has positive potential for better communication and collaboration throughout the manufacturing process. However, the use of mobile devices for content and process management has raised questions about information security.
A successfully managed supply chain is based on a single premise — produce more high-quality products, consistently, in less time for greater profit. During the early 20th century, factory-floor automation revolutionized manufacturing with this same idea. Since then, process automation has taken over as the driving force to generate greater efficiency in every business.
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.
Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., a leading provider of global industry solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM and US Reseller Partner of the Year, has announced SYN//AX, a new add-on solution designed to maximize the benefits of Microsoft Dynamics AX for the manufacturing industry.
Navigating the complex landscape of expected process improvements, functional requirements, the realities of software capabilities, integration with your IT landscape and best practices can be quite daunting. What are some of the leading approaches being taken as part of these software selections and solution implementations?
aPriori 2014r1 delivers new enterprise capabilities that enable users to better predict product costs in complex global manufacturing environments and supply chains; cost more different types of products and parts; and continue to expand usage across the enterprise so more resources can identify and act on product cost reduction opportunities.
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