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Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I)
A number of TEC blog posts have discussed benefits but also the inevitable caveats of white papers (including all too common vendors'' self-serving marketing

and other technical activities  and procurement (36 percent), and other functional roles (23 percent). These manufacturers still use manual, time-consuming processes such as phone calls, faxes, and emails with spreadsheets. The high occurrence of errors that often result from these methods can lead to hard-dollar costs that ironically eat up the very savings companies are trying to achieve by outsourcing manufacturing in the first place. In fact, over 52 percent of the companies in the study had suffered from hard dollar losses due to Read More...
Running and Optimizing IT: A Best-practice Approach
IT has long been one of the best ways to address business challenges. Yet significant obstacles at the level of IT infrastructure stand in the way. Siloed IT

and other technical activities  of relationships between services and other system artifacts can change dynamically and thus increase complexity exponentially. Thus, process standards that formalize IT engineering - such as those recommended by ITIL - are critical for SOA success. A Solution-Based Approach to Realizing ITSM Objectives The objectives of ITSM are laudable, and the best practices articulated in the ITIL framework represent significant value for organizations that can implement them. But in the end, ITIL remains a set of Read More...
The Yin and Yang of Electronic Commerce
This note identifies the major corporate functions that engage in E-Commerce activities and the kinds of information flows that result from E-Commerce

and other technical activities  business relations with consumers and other businesses will do well enough. But we have to drill deeper to understand both the promise and the pitfalls. Figure 1 is a picture of E-Commerce that captures many of the issues and complexities. It shows the information flow between a business and a customer. The model is not limited to consumer commerce, however. Here''s where the Yin and Yang come in. In Daoist philosophy, the Yin and Yang symbol represents the two different forces within the life force, Read More...
How to Choose a Service and Maintenance Application
If you’re not using a service and maintenance application, you may have reached the point where manual systems no longer support the pace of business. Where to

and other technical activities  data conversion, user training, and other elements. Step 5: Post-implementation review This step includes the ongoing monitoring and review of the system. Is it performing as expected? What elements need to be modified, changed, or customized? What optional elements can be added to further enhance system performance? Service and Maintenance Application Requirements Checklist Overview If you provide services on equipment, or sell equipment with service contracts or site agreements, then you need a system Read More...
Running and Optimizing the Business of IT: The SAP Best-practices Approach
IT has long been seen as one of the best ways to address the challenges of the business environment. Yet the complexity and rigidity of IT infrastructure keep

and other technical activities  of relationships between services and other system artifacts can change dynamically and thus increase complexity exponentially. Thus, process standards that formalize IT engineering - such as those recommended by ITIL - are critical for SOA success. A Solution - Based Approach to Realizing ITSM Objectives The objectives of ITSM are laudable, and the best practices articulated in the ITIL framework represent significant value for organizations that can implement them. But in the end, ITIL remains a set of Read More...
Innovative, Sustainable, and Responsive: Food and Beverage Manufacturers Evolve for the New Economy
To satisfy customer requirements profitably, food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers must work at the pace of change, which has accelerated in regulations

and other technical activities  Sustainable, and Responsive: Food and Beverage Manufacturers Evolve for the New Economy To satisfy customer requirements profitably, food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers must work at the pace of change, which has accelerated in regulations, consumer buying patterns, and the needs of retail, restaurant, and industrial foodservice customers. Know the three major challenges facing F&B manufacturers today and what they need to do to streamline their operations for greater efficiencies and waste Read More...
The Power and Benefit of Using Virtual Worlds for Real-world Collaboration, Learning, Productivity, and Innovation
Web 2.0 technologies are gaining greater acceptance in the workplace, as they promote intra- and inter-organizational collaboration and productivity. The

and other technical activities  Power and Benefit of Using Virtual Worlds for Real-world Collaboration, Learning, Productivity, and Innovation Web 2.0 technologies are gaining greater acceptance in the workplace, as they promote intra- and inter-organizational collaboration and productivity. The marriage of these technologies with three-dimensional (3-D) virtual world technology will bring even greater opportunities. Find out how these technologies have potential not just for collaboration and productivity, but also for learning and i Read More...
Big Data, Mobility, and Green IT: Innovations for Manufacturers and Distributors
Your business is in good company if it is considering big data, mobility, and/or green information technology (IT) solutions. Before making an investment

and other technical activities  Data, Mobility, and Green IT: Innovations for Manufacturers and Distributors Your business is in good company if it is considering big data, mobility, and/or green information technology (IT) solutions. Before making an investment decision, however, it should evaluate its options relative to actual business strategies and operating requirements. Only then will it put itself in a position to make a well-informed investment decision. Download this article to learn more. Read More...
Oil and Gas
Oil and gas companies@whether upstream, downstream, or mid-stream@face a wide range of industry-specific challenges, including new and evolving government

and other technical activities  and Gas Oil and gas companies—whether upstream, downstream, or mid-stream—face a wide range of industry-specific challenges, including new and evolving government regulations for air and water quality, and the need to better forecast prices in a highly volatile market (with fluctuating demand as well as fluctuating prices). There is also a shift in industry focus, from oil field exploration to exploitation, which raises issues related to “brown” (or mature) fields and sustainability. Read More...
Tokenization: A Cost-effective and Easy Path to Compliance and Data Protection
As companies work to meet regulatory requirements to protect personally identifiable information (PII) such as credit card numbers, one option to minimize the

and other technical activities  A Cost-effective and Easy Path to Compliance and Data Protection As companies work to meet regulatory requirements to protect personally identifiable information (PII) such as credit card numbers, one option to minimize the risk of loss is to replace sensitive data with a non-sensitive replacement value, or “token.” This white paper discusses how tokenization is implemented, its effectiveness in meeting regulatory requirements, and its impact on your IT systems and business processes. BEGI Read More...
Organic Supply Chain Management: Issues and Answers for Process Manufacturers of Natural Products (Meats, Agricultural and Chemicals)
Organic supply chain (OSC) companies that dissemble organic raw material (beef, pork, poultry, and agricultural products), have very specific requirements that

and other technical activities  Supply Chain Management: Issues and Answers for Process Manufacturers of Natural Products (Meats, Agricultural and Chemicals) Organic supply chain (OSC) companies that dissemble organic raw material (beef, pork, poultry, and agricultural products), have very specific requirements that generic process ERP systems cannot address, and ERP vendors have not taken the time to develop a solution with the flexibility to manage the variability needed by an OSC company. This paper presents the unique issues and Read More...
Duplicators and Inkjet Printers Provide Environmentally Friendly Alternatives to Toner-based Printers and Copiers
Environmental concerns are a focal point for businesses wanting to “go green,” and they are looking at every aspect of their operations, including their

and other technical activities  and Inkjet Printers Provide Environmentally Friendly Alternatives to Toner-based Printers and Copiers Environmental concerns are a focal point for businesses wanting to “go green,” and they are looking at every aspect of their operations, including their printers. Replacing even a portion of energy-inefficient printers with environmentally friendly ones will have a positive impact on the environment, helping to conserve energy and reduce waste. Saving energy is not only good for the planet; Read More...
Managing the Process of Process: Establishing the Right Goals and Improving Operations and Systems to Hit the Mark
North American process manufacturers face increasing challenges related to heightened security, pricing pressures, global competition, and rising costs. Thus

and other technical activities  Establishing the Right Goals and Improving Operations and Systems to Hit the Mark North American process manufacturers face increasing challenges related to heightened security, pricing pressures, global competition, and rising costs. Thus, continuous improvement of processes is imperative to remaining competitive. How close is your company to world-class? And how focused are you on process improvement? Find out how get started on a process improvement strategy that will have long-term benefits. Read More...
Why and When to Get Out of Spreadsheets and Into HR Software
Spreadsheets have been the standard way to manage data since the 1980s, but at some point may become a pain and liability for the business. In this white paper

and other technical activities  and When to Get Out of Spreadsheets and Into HR Software Spreadsheets have been the standard way to manage data since the 1980s, but at some point may become a pain and liability for the business. In this white paper we recognize the practice of using spreadsheets to track employee data, and discuss when and why it makes sense to start using dedicated HR software and the benefits. We focus on small and medium businesses and review a checklist of what to look for when considering HR software for your Read More...

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