Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Mar 09, 2007
This exclusive Yankee Group White Paper reveals and examines how mid-size businesses can now build a real-time enterprises and leverage real-time information. Learn how to reduce scattered information and silo databases that prevent your enterprise from achieving operational excellence.
Never has the need for a modern corporate performance management (CPM) solution -- one that unifies the "big three" processes of planning, budgeting, and forecasting -- been more critical to regaining and sustaining the accuracy, consistency, and transparency you expect from your numbers. Read this white paper to learn more.
In today's complex global life sciences marketplace, the ability to manage product information is a daunting task. The ability to ensure greater control over this critical product information has led to the development of a standard for product information throughout the European Union. If your company as not begun to think about PIM, now is the time, download this white paper immediately.
Published By: Salesboom
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The high price and complexity of traditional, installed-on-premise enterprise software has left SMBs unable to obtain true integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. On-demand software-as-a-service is changing all that. This white paper discusses the benefits of the on-demand, or hosted CRM and ERP vs on premise CRM and ERP solution and the benefits to the SMB.
Published By: Winshuttle
Published Date: Dec 04, 2006
This paper describes how to easily integrate Excel data with SAP solutions and the resulting benefits from such integration – reduction in financial closing time, reduction in data entry resources, and availability of timely data for reporting.
Learn the 'bottom-up' approach to start Business Rules Extracting, Migrating and Auto Re-architecting your current mission-critical legacy system and their data, into an SOA. This is a "how-to" presentation addressing how to get started and eventually establish an internal L2S Center of Excellence.
Lean has become the proven approach companies have used in industry after industry to transform into – and maintain position as – leading, dominant, world-class competitors. Yet, many companies that begin the Lean transformation process with energy and resolve fail to sustain and complete the transformation to a Lean organization. Download this white paper to learn more.
In recent years, industry leading companies have identified business process innovation as the only real competitive advantage. But what sets the most admired process companies apart from the rest is their continued business process innovation and scale? Download this white paper to find out.
With leading brands including Landliebe and Mona, Campina supplies milk, cheese, butter, desserts, yogurt and all kinds of dairy drinks in over 130 countries. Historically, each of these production and sales centers operated on an independent basis. While this allowed for a degree of localized efficiency, it presented a range of issues and potential fault lines which became exacerbated as the company, and the demands of its consumer grew.
The Viking Yacht Company is a $275-million family-owned business that builds more than 100 sport fishing yachts a year in a high-technology, 550,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in New Gretna, N.J. With an increased emphasis on service, Viking Yacht needed an enterprise resource planning system that would better support its service system.
A fast-growing supplier, NEI's delivery performance was declining, creating a significant problem with past-due shipments, even though the company had an excess of finished goods. Access this case study to learn about how they addressed their challenges.
Access this white paper to learn how by employing technology to surmount the challenges of globalization, manufacturers can expand their businesses profitably to incorporate new markets, new levels of innovation and new revenue streams.
Infor Discrete Manufacturing Essentials are built exclusively for discrete manufacturers, with specific functionality that addresses the industry's essential challenges. The result? For one typical Infor customer, a 50 percent reduction in data processing costs and fully automated management of more than 11,000 items and 200 suppliers.
There's no place to hide and ride out the fundamental transformation underway in the automotive industry today. Ignore changes caused by this transformation and you risk your long-term survival. But with pains can come gains, and innovative automotive executives know there's a way to turn today's adversity into long-term business advantage.
Over 250 process-industry specific manufacturing customers have partnered with Infor to implement their ERP and Supply Chain Essentials at more than 700 facilities and used by thousands of people around the world. These customers include some of the world's largest companies in their respective industries.
SupplyWEB® is an advanced, web-enabled Supply Chain Management and Execution solution from Infor. It is designed to reduce supply chain costs, reduce inventory and increase operational efficiencies. It delivers significant ROI by increasing supplier visibility, enabling inter-enterprise communication,and providing a high level of systems integration.
For industrial equipment and machinery manufacturers, performance requires delivering products that exactly meet customer specifications along with complementary services. Manufacturers have made impressive improvements in productivity, cycle times and quality on the plant floor. But costs can remain unnecessarily high because of delays, changes or estimating errors.
Automotive manufacturers have become some of the most demanding customers in the world. The TRANS4M Customer Management Solution helps you manage your relationship and your communications with automotive customers to help you meet your customers' requirements for communications and process integration and ultimately improve your supplier rating and keep your customers happy and their production lines moving.
There are seven keys to becoming a world-class manufacturer that distill the broad concepts above into specific actions that can be addressed and accomplished in your company. Download this white paper to learn more.
This white paper report describes an innovative, simple and effective approach to Lean Manufacturing. Simplified Market Pull (SMP) includes a 'pull' scheduling mechanism with appropriate controls and buffers that supports dramatic reductions in production lead-time and work-in-process inventory while freeing up available capacity and improving on-time performance and reliability.
In today's global manufacturing environment where customers are requiring manufacturers to do more and more with less and less, Lean manufacturing is emerging as a mantra; something that has implications for the entire product value stream and moves well beyond the Just-In-Time (JIT) method of parts stocking.
Aberdeen's 2006 ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark Report explored how ERP strategies are evolving as enterprises strive to derive more and better business value from their implementations. That often means driving the use of ERP deeper into their organizations or broader across more of the enterprise.
Key Performance Indicators and To-Do Lists provide the opportunity for a company to more fully utilize information already available within the organization to promote greater efficiency, stronger performance, and continuous improvement – all directed toward accomplishing company-wide business objectives for greater stronger asset performance.
Published By: AKS-Labs
Published Date: Mar 20, 2007
Business professionals lack essential information about real-life metrics and information on how to build a Balanced Scorecard, which supports weights and scores, which allows calculating the performance values. This whitepaper is a Balanced Scorecard design toolkit, which contains some "how-to" ideas.