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Manufacturing

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

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 lifting.

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 revenues through channel partners.

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 improve their supply chains.

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 software.

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?

10 Keys to Creating a Mobile ERP Strategy

June 20, 2014

When creating a mobile ERP strategy, there is a lot to consider, from whether to use native apps to how to handle data security concerns.

Cloud a Key Part of 'Postmodern ERP'

May 26, 2014

For big vendors like Oracle and SAP, cloud ERP means a change in culture. But what about their customers?

Top 10 Trends in Cloud ERP

May 19, 2014

More companies appear to be considering cloud ERP, according to recent Gartner research.

Wearable Tech Will Make Enterprise Impact

May 15, 2014

Just as smartphones took the business world by storm, wearable technology will almost inevitably soon be found in the workplace.

SAP Intros Big Data Services

May 5, 2014

The software giant's suite of services is designed to help companies develop end-to-end capabilities for capturing, storing, analyzing and consuming Big Data.

Technology Investments Lead Enterprise Growth Strategies

April 15, 2014

A Gartner survey finds growth is the top priority by far, with CEOs and executives displaying a bullish attitude toward technology-related business growth.

5 ERP Blunders and How to Avoid Them

April 1, 2014

Don't sabotage your ERP implementation even before you begin. Avoid these five mistakes that can wreck ERP projects.

How Qualitative Research Can Improve Your Business Analytics

February 18, 2014

While qualitative analytics is more popular in academia than in business, it can help enterprises improve their more traditional quantitative analytics.

Manufacturers Face ERP Challenges

January 15, 2014

Manufacturers should be aware of differences that can make their ERP implementations even more challenging than those of non-manufacturing companies.