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Case Study: U.S. Department of Agriculture


In 2004, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) was using seven separate systems to manage training for nearly 140,000 employees worldwide. Learn how the department decreased training costs by implementing a single learning management system (LMS) for all USDA training—including mandatory, mission specific ,and discretionary training, and additional training for USDA’s 29 agencies and staff offices.

usda  system (LMS) for all USDA training—including mandatory, mission specific ,and discretionary training, and additional training for USDA’s 29 agencies and staff offices. Read More

Jack Link's Beef Jerky Case Study: "Wal-Mart Didn't Make Me Do It" Part Two: An Approach to RFID Implementation


A four-phased approach allowed for the gradual assimilation of a new technology into the organization. Start small and feel your way, but think and plan for bigger opportunities. The benefits are gained and eventually the technology would be deployed throughout all of the manufacturing and distribution facilities.

usda  US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations has been a tedious and largely manual process to date for Jack Link''s Beef Jerky. The As Is process is a paper-based system with the information being recorded in a separate, external system. Raw material is put into totes with a handwritten piece of paper attached to allow for lot tracking. The process becomes more complex with every production step as a generic lot of raw meat is increasingly differentiated (different cuts, different spices added, Read More

Thinking Radically: Interview with Dan Linstedt


To work in the software industry world it is often necessary to think radically, or “out of the box” in order to innovate, solve problems, or stay ahead of the competition. Today we start a series of interviews with some of the thinkers who are reshaping the software industry. I welcome your thoughts—please leave a comment below, and I’ll respond as soon as I can. Dan

usda  world, including FAA, FDA, USDA, CMS (Center for Medicare/Medicaid), DoD, and others. Also worked for many commercial organizations, including AAA , Nike , Washington Mutual, Expedia , Pepsi Bottling Company, JP Morgan Chase , and others. Experience in petabyte (PB)-sized systems design and architecture, performance and tuning, and data architecture. Taught at DAMA , TDWI , and Informatica conferences. Here’s the rest of our interview: JG: Could you briefly explain the Data Vault Methodology and its Read More

Food Safety, Government Regulations, and Brand Protection


Many food companies are investing significant funds in building awareness for their brands in the market, which can pay off amply in competitive, commodity markets. One highly publicized recall, however, can turn an established brand asset into a liability.

usda  Department of Agriculture ( USDA ), that are responsible for regulating food products. These agencies help to ensure that foods are safe to eat, and that they do not contain any harmful additives. Correct labeling of food products is strictly enforced, and some countries now exercise strict guidelines relating to product advertising. Food control and safety will only increase with the closer linking of food supplies among countries and regions, especially in light of illnesses such as mad cow disease and Read More

The Impact of the 'Assembler Strategy' in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor's latest acquisitions and vertically-focused "assembler strategy" are furthering its goal to be number three (after SAP and Oracle) in the world of enterprise resource planning vendors.

usda  US Department of Agriculture [USDA] requires food processors to be able to trace any portion or product of, for example, a processed chicken); quality management; variable weight-based costing and pricing throughout the supply chain; regulatory compliance; and a comprehensive supply chain management (SCM) solution for process industries. Challenges The vendor does acknowledge some technological and functional shortcomings, especially with respect to the Adage product, which still lacks a proper graphical Read More

Five Critical Software Requirements for Improved Product Safety and Traceability


Food, beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical companies are being forced to leverage new technology to meet evolving product safety and lot traceability requirements related to stringent FDA and USDA regulations. For you to take advantage of these sophisticated new tools, there are five critical software requirements your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software should meet. Download this white paper to find out what they are.

usda  to stringent FDA and USDA regulations. For you to take advantage of these sophisticated new tools, there are five critical software requirements your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software should meet. Download this white paper to find out what they are. Read More

Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks


Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the enduring value of being driven by the market, and they are starting to use demand as a guiding light.

usda  States Department of Agriculture (USDA), tightly regulate the packaged food and beverage sectors on the following mandates: Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HAACP) regulations—quality control records and manufacturing data access Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) requirements—material safety data sheets (MSDS) maintenance, good manufacturing practices (GMP), and safety programs country of origin labeling requirements Increasing power of retailers By leveraging geographical spread and Read More

Process Manufacturing: Ensuring Food Safety through Active HACCP Management


As a result of publicized food contamination and product recalls, food safety regulations are under increasing scrutiny. Process manufacturers in the food and beverage industry may soon be facing stricter rules. But food manufacturers can prevent contamination by using existing technology to automate and ensure the effectiveness of the hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) food safety program. Learn more.

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Managing Business Risk in the Food and Beverage Industry


Midsize food and beverage companies are striving to be more things to more markets, while ensuring consistent customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance. This industry is experiencing unprecedented opportunities at a time when reliability, quality, and food safety are growing concerns. Learn how business systems that tightly integrate vertical operations have helped these companies achieve a competitive advantage.

usda  States Department of Agriculture (USDA) , and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) . But that only represents a fraction of the regulatory guidelines most companies are required to uphold to ensure environment, product, and worker safety, as shown in Figure 5. There are dozens of federal, state, and industry agencies that oversee additional regulations and standards compliance for each sub-sector of the industry. These agencies continue to add more regulations. Since 9/11, HACCP and the 2002 Read More

Automotive Industry and Food, Safety, and Drug Regulations


Enterprise application providers wanting to address the distinct regulatory requirements of the automotive, food, safety, and life sciences industries need to offer enterprises industry-oriented enterprise resource planning systems that are sound and compliance-ready.

usda  by the FDA and USDA have thus implemented hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) programs to standardize their practices in food quality and safety, with the aim of streamlining the business processes and reducing the risks of compliance while keeping the operational costs down as much as possible. Impact of US and EU Markets The two markets with the most impact worldwide are those of the US and the European Union (EU). These markets are among the largest in the world, and are major importers Read More

Fatal Flaws and Technology Choices


Food and beverage manufacturers rely on information technology to meet market demands. However, food is one market where most enterprise applications show a number of "fatal flaws"—capabilities whose omission can impede operations to the extent of complete failure.

usda  States Department of Agriculture [USDA] requires food processors to be able to trace any portion of, for instance, a processed chicken, from rendered materials to wings, legs, or breasts)—one needs tools for analyzing attributes and accurately comparing the costs and benefits of selling versus disposal. Another fatal flaw is the need to model the disassembly of incoming products or inverted bills of materials (BOMs) entailing many by-products and co-products. For example, in the meat category, a Read More