Category Archives: Manufacturing or service delivery

The Business Value of Enterprise Business Intelligence

How Greater Visibility Drives Performance Improvements Across the Organization While Business Intelligence (BI) continues to be closely aligned with sales analysis and reporting, more companies are evolving in their use of it to not only understand, predict and influence the behavior of their customers, but to plan, evaluate and monitor […]

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The Next Generation in ERP Software

S2K Enterprise Software to Address Key Industry Requirements & Deliver Bottom-Line Results. VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer and is renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. As an IBM Premier Business Partner, […]

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Let Us Help You Help Your CIO

Why the manufacturing industry needs enterprise grade file sharing. You know how important information security and corporate compliance is to your organization, and how disruptive it is when employees work around IT to find their own productivity tools. Your employees need to securely share and control IP with partners, suppliers, […]

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Manufacturing Success Story: Midwest Acoust-A-Fiber

Leading manufacturer virtualizes environment for as little as ½ the cost. This leading manufacturer of fiber-engineered composites needed to improve uptime and reliability in their IT infrastructure. At the same time, they needed the solution to be both affordable and easy to use. Learn how this organization was able to […]

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DCS White Paper: You’re Agile or You’re Dead

Market activity shows that manufacturing in North America and Western Europe won’t die anytime soon, but some manufacturers will. The future belongs to the agile, and this White Paper is your survival guide. In this White Paper, you will:Read examples of why agility is vitalLearn how to achieve real sustainabilityBegin […]

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Made2Manage ERP Software Online Demo

View the online demo, Made2Manage, and find out why Made2Manage seamlessly integrates enterprise resource planning and scheduling with shop floor execution better than any other ERP software provider. Made2Manage is focused solely on the manufacturing industry, with features and functionalities beyond any other ERP provider. It is industrial strength manufacturing […]

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Carolina Canners Makes Their Mark With Domino

Learn how laser technology improved Carolina Canners’ business. In today’s manufacturing environment, code quality is often sacrificed in order to achieve higher production speeds. However, corner cutting in product coding can be extremely costly. Fortunately, there is a solution, and leading companies are taking notice. A case study from Domino […]

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Making Smarter Manufacturing Decisions With Business Intelligence

Get the right information to the right people at the right time. Even though manufacturers have the raw data they need, transforming that data into real information and insight that fosters better decisions requires powerful processing. Business intelligence helps manufactures by integrating technologies and data from across the enterprise to […]

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Enterprise Mobility Barometer – State of Mobility in Manufacturing

Find out why 7 in 10 manufacturers see mobility as key to productivity. See what makes mobility the top strategic initiative around the world. According to Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Manufacturing Barometer Study, mobility has become a leading strategic initiative for global organizations. Key manufacturing segments and IT decision makers confirm […]

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Enterprise Mobility Barometer State of Mobility in Manufacturing

Find out why 7 in 10 manufacturers see mobility as key to productivity. See what makes mobility the top strategic initiative around the world. According to Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Manufacturing Barometer Study, mobility has become a leading strategic initiative for global organizations. Key manufacturing segments and IT decision makers confirm […]

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Four Ways To Better Production Efficiency

Four Ways To Better Production Efficiency Imagine what you could do with real-time monitoring and control for your production and process manufacturing operations. You could improve productivity, work more efficiently and profitably, and make better decisions based on the manufacturing performance of your plant or entire enterprise. You can do all this with the […]

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New Economy In, Old Strategies Out: A Fresh Look at MES

New Economy In, Old Strategies Out: A Fresh Look at MES MES can deliver consistent, accurate, and visible metrics. Operations management can use those metrics to identify underperforming and high-performance machines and then optimize asset utilization accordingly to eliminate bottlenecks. They can propagate best practices enterprise-wide from lessons learned. Performance efficiencies gained with MES […]

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Myths and Realities of “Top to Shop” in Manufacturing

Myths and Realities of “Top to Shop” in Manufacturing Manufacturers that address the fundamental requirements—single version of the truth, an actionable strategic plan, insight for those who need it, closed-loop supply chain, and connected flow of information—know that “Top-to-Shop” isn’t an urban legend any more. Those that have eliminated the disconnect between the […]

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How to Successfully Select An ERP System in Eight Simple Steps

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a series of software applications or modules that collects data from your sales, purchasing, finance, inventory, supply chain, manufacturing and quality functions into a common database so that your company can share the information, coordinate activities and collaborate. If you’re looking for your […]

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Why More CFOs Are Banking on Cloud-based PLM

ROI Studies Show How Much What solution helped a lighting manufacturer reduce engineering change order (ECO) cycle times by 75%, a networking company improve ECO cycle times by 70%, and a digital processing business accelerate time to market by 20%? The answer? Product lifecycle management (PLM) software. In this whitepaper, […]

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How Nutanix Reduced BOM Errors to Absolute Zero

Manufacturing Success Story For Nutanix, change management and data sharing among partners had become problematic. With multiple revisions of the same BOM circulated among the company, confusion and error were wreaking havoc. Discover from David Sangster, SVP of Operations on how Nutanix used Arena’s patented cloud-based PLM solution to corral […]

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Cloud Connected Content Makes Making Easier

Cloud manufacturing is enabling small and midsized companies to build profitable, growing businesses by making better products than their global competitors. Cloud manufacturing is bringing new competition to traditionally stable markets. Connected data is providing easy access to a global supply chain while driving down the cost of going rom […]

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Beyond BOM 101: Next Generation of Bill Materials Management

Learn how engineering, manufacturing and their extended supply chains can work better together. In the world of product design and manufacturing, the bill of materials (BOMs) is a critical product information record for both the engineering and manufacturing teams. Managing BOMs with the wrong tools can cause product errors, delays […]

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