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Frontier Business found that, while great tech bases and solid workforces tend to go hand in hand, they also congregate in more expensive states, even if the cost of living is cheap, businesses will likely end up paying for it elsewhere.
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2012 RIS Software LeaderBoard. Download the report and find out how Oracle, SAP, IBM, JDA, NCR, SAS, RedPrairie, Epicor and other leading retail technology vendors stack up in the industry’s only head-to-head ranking based on customer satisfaction. This is a must-read before purchasing any software solutions in 2013. (March 22, 2013)
Integrating cloud technology with an existing ERP system is faster and more economical than are previous solutions. In doing so, manufacturers can create a space for its trading partners to communicate over a cloud based platform and reach new levels of agility in the supply chain. (March 19, 2013)
Aberdeen benchmarked the supply chain software investment and roadmap strategies of over 130 Consumer Industry companies to identify the abilities of supply chain applications in managing risk and ability to change and adapt business processes over time. (March 12, 2013)
Watch how SAP and Google are pairing enterprise applications with consumer-friendly tools to bring “big data” to life. With location-based intelligence capabilities from SAP, people will be able to interact with real-time information via Google Maps and Google Earth to analyze their businesses in a geospatial context to better understand the “where” of their information. (March 12, 2013)
Building on a long tradition of supply chain innovation, HP in 2010 saw opportunities to further leverage its scale and launched a company-wide transformation program targeting substantial supply chain improvements in procurement, processes and IT, warranty and services, and network and logistics.
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It’s that time of year when we celebrate the fact that next year is a clean slate and all is possible. It’s also the time when we propose our budgets and very quickly realize that we’d better focus on what’s important, as that’s where the budget will inevitably go. This will be the Year of the Network. (March 09, 2013)
Supply chain technology continued to evolve throughout 2012 as companies realize that a highly visible supply chain is necessary for success in today’s business climate. Of course, overall IT trends such as the cloud, big data and mobile are impacting the supply chain sector just as they do other sectors. But there are other trends specific to supply chain that came to the forefront in 2012. (March 08, 2013)
At Xterprise, we believe to maintain competitive advantage organizations must now more than ever gain a precise, current and insightful understanding of their business environments. Then they must leverage that knowledge to better collaborate, respond faster, and exert stronger control over their enterprise activities. To achieve this goal a business must transform to a High Definition Enterprise™. (March 08, 2013)
SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer is a planning tool which is used to plan and optimize supply chain processes. Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling, Global Available to Promise and Transportation management & vehicle Scheduling or Transportation Planning & Vehicle Scheduling. (March 06, 2013)