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Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance
Kinaxis has always been known as a vendor with a solid value proposition around responding to demand changes that happen between planning cycles with a ’what-if

control tower  configure-to-order environments. RapidResponse Control Tower Another innovation, not particularly recent, is Kinaxis’ RapidResponse® Control Tower . Supply chain control towers have been talked about in the supply chain industry for awhile. Kinaxis’ Trevor Miles may be right that the talk of control towers goes back some 50 years to Jay Forrester’s work in industrial dynamics . My memory goes back only so far as the work that Bob Moffat did at IBM centralizing and rationalizing supply chain

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Kinaxis


Kinaxis delivers an enterprise cloud service that enables manufacturers and brand owners to drive multiple supply chain management (SCM), sales and operations planning (S&OP), and other connected functions from a single product—RapidResponse. Large manufacturing companies with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments rely on RapidResponse to develop control tower solutions for collaborative planning, continuous performance management, and coordinated response to plan variances.

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What Has Changed in Wholesale Distribution: 2015 and Beyond


Things are changing in the wholesale distribution world. In the customer-connected era, customers expect orders to arrive complete and on-time regardless of the fulfillment flows involved. Keeping up with the changes and being prepared to stay competitive in 2015 and beyond means investing in better technology, as becoming more automated and integrated in capability and analytical tools enables companies to provide a seamless, unified, and connected customer experience.

This research report from Aberdeen examines this growing need to change business processes and invest in technology that enables wholesale business transformation and integration. Read the report to learn more about the technologies smart wholesalers are implementing to optimize their order, inventory, and fulfillment processes, and keep up with customer demands in 2015, including new wholesale logistics formats and the control tower approach, integrated processes and technologies that supports a seamless flow of product from end to end. Learn about how an integrated end-to-end solution with automation and mobility capabilities can enhance business revenue and allow for increased sales performance.

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Progress Software Revs Up to Higher RPM via Savvion - Part 4


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New SAP Integrated Business Planning Cloud Solution Is Here


SAP has launched four new cloud-based applications that enable companies to more quickly develop, orchestrate, and execute integrated business plans with the ability to capture, interpret, plan, and quickly act on real-time information.

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Remote Control in Manufacturing—Entering Closed Environments Without Opening the Door


In manufacturing, it’s not uncommon to find environments either too dangerous or sensitive to allow unrestricted access. Remote control software opens the door, boosting productivity without compromising the safety of workers or equipment. This paper shows how it can conserve time and effort, cut the travel budget, and up the pace of action, even where connectivity is limited.

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Demystifying Network Access Control


Imagine this scenario: an infected laptop within your company has accessed the network and is spreading malicious code to thousands of other devices. This incident could cripple any business, but with network access control (NAC) products, companies can rest a little easier. NAC’s ability to measure, enforce, and report on an array of security issues has gained it attention amongst security conscious organizations.

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Access Management: Efficiency, Confidence and Control


Managing access to protected resources can be risky business as new applications and services are deployed, as new users join the extended enterprise, or as existing users change roles. Strategy and technology choices—along with the policy, planning, process, and organizational elements of implementation—are critical factors in the overall success of an organization’s access management initiative.

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Cincom Sticks to CONTROL of ETO and MRO Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


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The Evolving MPS Landscape


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