by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Process Manufacturing

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in London. One of the many interesting topics discussed was Supply Chain Segmentation. Segmentation lets companies boost profitability by tailoring multiple supply chains within one physical flow. This made me think about how ERP vendors such as IFS can support companies to implement segmented supply chains.

The supply chain segmentation example Gartner shared resonated with me.

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Events, Service Management

This field service management post is on behalf of Regional Sales Reps, Michael Cox: Michael recently attended the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) and North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Association (NAFEM) trade shows in Orlando, FL. Here are his thoughts on how field service management software fits in with these shows… What…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Construction and Contracting

Your business is a Project Centric Business that constructs large assets, so you buy a business solution that was designed for making cars – Is there a better way? If you construct ships, buildings, oil platforms, bridges, infrastructure, complex equipment etc. then your business processes are very different from a company that builds high volume products like cars or computers.

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Types of Data Companies Are Collecting as Big Data

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Finance

Analysts like Forrester, Gartner and IDC are predicting that many industries are being fundamentally changed by “Big Data”. The basic idea of the Big Data trend is to employ better tools that analyze information that you already have (e.g. website stats, ERP data) and combine that with additional data that you can get (either free…

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