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Applications of supply chain management, ERP, sales, marketing, business intelligence, and analytics software and solutions in the manufacturing industry.

11 Cloud ERP Software Options

April 12, 2016

Often used for two-tier ERP deployments, cloud ERP software is increasingly popular. Here are 11 cloud ERP vendors that satisfy a variety of …

Cloud ERP Software: What ERP Market Leaders Are Doing

March 31, 2016

Though cloud ERP software may not catch up with on-premise applications any time soon, ERP market leaders are rolling out lots of options …

8 Must-Have Two-Tier ERP Features

March 22, 2016

Because two-tier ERP deployments are not the same as traditional ERP projects, organizations must consider different factors when evaluating …

With IQity Buy, NetSuite Broadens ERP Appeal for Manufacturers

March 7, 2016

Cloud ERP provider NetSuite gains resource capacity planning and other features that will appeal to batch process manufacturers with the …

Internet of Things Adds Intelligence to Supply Chain

December 8, 2015

Companies like Whirlpool and GM are using IoT technologies for smarter supply chains.

7 Significant ERP Trends

August 31, 2015

The cloud, analytics, better reporting and implementation simplicity are among trends impacting ERP implementations.

ERP Under Attack at Black Hat [VIDEO]

August 11, 2015

Onapsis CTO details risks of legacy protocols and complexity in enterprise applications like SAP's ERP.

6 Lessons from IoT Ninjas

August 3, 2015

Early adopters are experiencing Internet of Things successes – and learning hard lessons. Their hits and misses can help companies …

Cutting through Internet of Things Hype

July 8, 2015

The Internet of Things topped Gartner's list of most-hyped technologies last summer. But compelling business cases for IoT are beginning to …

5 Lessons from Data Analytics Ninjas

June 5, 2015

What are data analytics ninjas like ConocoPhillips and Walmart doing right?

Mobile App Use Continues to Evolve: Good Technology

May 11, 2015

Document editing and messaging are just two mobile apps that many enterprises probably could not imagine using in the not-so-distant past.

Anaplan Rolls out Supply Chain Apps

March 18, 2015

Its cloud-based supply chain planning apps offer a more efficient and flexible alternative to spreadsheets, says Anaplan.

Developing IoT Apps Is Easier Than You Think

February 26, 2015

Want to develop IoT apps but put off by the complexity? It's actually quite easy, if you let IoT development platforms do all of the heavy …

ERP's Channel Management Blind Spot

December 29, 2014

Many ERP systems lack key channel management capabilities – a problem, given that many companies earn more than half of their annual …

Savi's Sensor Analytics Software Gets Predictive Capabilities

October 29, 2014

Savi uses predictive and prescriptive analytics to help companies transform their operational data into actionable information that can …

Analytics Playing Greater Role in ERP

October 28, 2014

More ERP vendors are including analytics as a standard feature so companies are less inclined to use third-party business intelligence tools.

Process Automation a Key to Business Value

October 17, 2014

IT professionals say expanding process automation throughout an organization yields clear business benefits.

IT Service Management No Longer Just an 'IT Thing'

September 22, 2014

ITSM is being adopted by business units that want to enjoy its benefits of process standardization and automation.

Infor Bolsters Cloud Suite with Saleslogix CRM Buy

August 14, 2014

Infor, best known for its cloud ERP solutions, is purchasing Saleslogix CRM from Swiftpage to beef up its suite of industry-specific cloud …

Cloud ERP Buying Guide

June 24, 2014

What are key considerations for companies evaluating cloud ERP? And which vendors should be on a short list?