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Choosing Supply Chain Management Software
Read this expert e-guide to learn tips that will help you evaluate your supply chain management (SCM) needs and options in order to make a smart investment for your company. Discover: the benefits and drawbacks of full-fledged on-premise suites vs. specialized SaaS options; why many manufacturers are leveraging a hybrid SCM deployment; and more.
Eight “Must-Have” ERP Features for Food Processors
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are essential to companies in all industries and the food and beverage industry is no exception. This white paper highlights eight features food and beverage processors must have in their ERP platform. Read more to discover if your company's system meets the requirements or falls below par.
SaaS-Based ERP Targets Specific Needs of Industries
SaaS start-ups and established vendors are rushing to keep pace with the demand for hosted applications that target the specific needs of industries, as well as the end-to-end application chain. In this e-guide, readers will learn some of the necessary details around SaaS-based enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Manufacturing Technology Trends
In 2011 manufacturers showed renewed willingness to invest in IT due to signs of growing consumer demand. In this e-guide, readers will hear from Forrester and editors of SearchManufacturingERP.com about the growing technology trends for the new year.
ERP Technology Trends Point to a ‘Bright’ Future, Forrester Says
A report by Forrester Research Inc. predicts that there are seven technologies to be on the lookout for in the next five years because they will be changing enterprise computing. This tip guide outlines the upcoming trends including mobile technology, Software as a Service (SaaS), and business process management (BPM).
Mobile ERP, Social Media Rank Among Manufacturing Technology Trends of 2011
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.
SaaS Solutions With a Vertical Slant
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.
Gartner: SaaS-Based ERP Can Help With IT Governance
A recent Gartner study unexpectedly found that Software as a Service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems reinforce IT governance policies. In this expert guide, learn how SaaS ERP platforms can be customized, are simpler to use than on-premise ERP, and support better IT governance.
Choosing the right ERP software for your organization’s needs
Alternatives to traditional, on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like Software as a Service (SaaS), server virtualization and cloud computing have complicated the selection process for manfuacturers. Explore this expert e-guide to find out which ERP software is right for your organization's needs.
Getting ROI out of your ERP system
To get on the right path towards manageable enterprise resource planning (ERP) software maintenance, license and support costs, there are several steps manufacturers can take. Read this e-guide to learn ways to reduce long-term total cost of ownership. Also, find expert advice on ERP customization.
E-Guide: Ensuring Lean, Demand-Driven Manufacturing with the Right Technology
Read this E-Guide and discover how lean software can boost your supply chain visibility. Uncover the importance of effective supply chain management visibility as well as 3 basic tasks that that aid in completing successful IT initiatives.
Tying the Shop Floor to the ERP System
ERP on the Shop Floor is as critical to the viability of the enterprise as any component in the execution of manufacturing. High performing manufacturers have found that full integration of real-time operational data collected from the shop floor to the top floor is key to reducing costs, streamlining operations and improving customer satisfaction.