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ERP for Distribution Industries

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods through a supply chain, and the distribution software market has developed products to meet these needs. The software solutions developed for ERP for distribution includes functionality for supply chain management (SCM), distribution process management (DPM), and retail and commerce.  

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Web-based Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Exhibits Lean Approach


SSI's approach appeals to process manufacturers, as well as some discrete manufacturers with short lead times and high volumes, where the traditional manufacturing resource planning (MRP) approach often shows many shortcomings (and can even be a recipe for disaster).

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The Challenges of Integrating Enterprise Resource Planning and Manufacturing Execution Systems


While enterprise applications solutions are moving closer to the plant floor, and plant-level systems are moving closer to enterprise planning application functionality, these systems will not likely converge anytime soon, because they use different technologies and have different user requirements.

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A Veteran Enterprise Resource Planning Vendor Makes a SaaS-y Statement


Glovia International has launched the first full-fledged and versatile, manufacturing-oriented solution that is an on-demand, enterprise resource planning software-as-a-service application. Its solution is good news for small and medium businesses in more ways than one.

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Vendor Defends Its Strongholds with Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution


Strategic Systems International (SSI) needs no special introduction to British process industries (such as consumer products manufacturers and whisky distillers), but it largely remains a well-kept secret elsewhere.

mobile resource planning scm  development, shop floor connectivity, mobile applications, and technical consultancy). The vendor is relatively atypical for its one-stop-shop approach, and its depth of IT and scope of application and service is significant, given its relatively smaller size, as well as peer vendor offerings. Namely, SSI combines broadly packaged enterprise system authorship, systems implementation and integration, and managed services provision—as well as pragmatic coverage of the extended-ERP scope, including Read More

Demand-driven Versus Traditional Materials Requirement Planning


Material requirements planning is a system that strives to plan replenishment just before a withdrawal from stock, which does not work in some manufacturing environments.

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Enterprise Plans for Mobile Security


Mobile devices can be essential for information-sharing and networking within enterprises. With them comes the question of security and access management. The approach a company takes to selecting mobile security must look at some key factors, including capabilities for application management and whether the device is employee-owned or company-owned. This report was put together following a survey of IT buying decision-makers at 108 medium and large enterprises. It looks at strategies for setting up effective mobile device security.

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Mobile Device Management: Your Guide to the Essentials and Beyond


Personal device ownership and usage in the enterprise is growing rapidly, and businesses face the challenge of how to fully provision, manage, and secure mobile devices in their corporate environments. Businesses need a single platform to manage every device--desktop, laptop, smartphone, and tablet--both personal and corporate owned. This document describes 12 best practices for mobile device management (MDM).

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Mobile BI Market Survey


Take our mobile BI survey. The business intelligence (BI) space is finally seeing mainstream adoption of mobile capabilities, and increasing numbers of software providers are developing mobile BI capabilities to meet the demands of their customers. This evolution is shifting the way people consume and use data. TEC is currently preparing a report that captures the landscape of mobile BI.

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Line Planning: It's Much More than Planning Your Line


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Securing Mobile Apps in a BYOD World


The next wave of exploiting the power of mobile devices involves the apps that run on them. Increasingly, enterprise IT organizations will be under pressure to build or purchase mobile apps that meet the requirements of enterprise employees and business units. Firms will need security that can span multiple devices and heterogeneous IT systems and provides protection for the devices and their data. For most organizations, a scarcity of resources for mobile app development and the lack of mobile security expertise can prevent an adequate IT response to this challenge. Read this white paper to learn more about mobile security solutions and how to meet today's mobile app demands and challenges.

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Maximizing Mobile Worker Productivity


An increasingly mobile workforce offers many benefits. The right mobile and wireless technologies address the unique computing demands of mobile workers, and help automate processes and boost return on investment (ROI). But to maximize mobile technologies, companies must blend their needs with those of the user and the job function. Learn about the challenges of implementing mobile applications—and how to overcome them.

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4 Steps to Successful Succession Development Planning


So you’ve determined that you need to develop a succession planning strategy in anticipation of the retirement of key personnel. Now what? How do you identify and select the employees for development and who do you need to involve in the process? In her latest article, TEC human capital management (HCM) analyst Sherry Fox outlines key considerations and four essential steps to a successful succession planning initiative.

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