Executive Resources

Barcoding 101 for Manufacturers: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Source: Plex Systems
For manufacturers, barcoding carries with it numerous benefits, including increased accuracy, efficiency, and traceability, along with easier adherence to customer or regulatory requirements. Discover how implementing barcoding as part of an integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help manufacturing companies of all sizes, and in many different industries, improve operations and business performance.



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Four Types of Configurators: Which One Is Right for Your Business?

Companies that build configurable, multi-option, and customizable products are finding that a configurator can provide a competitive edge by reducing lead times, automating quotation documentation, increasing workforce efficiency, eliminating errors and rework, and increasing customer satisfaction. This white paper highlights the functionality that companies are looking for in a configurator today, and examines the scope of the four broad categories of configurators on the market.

Top 10 Steps to Higher Profits and Easier ERP Implementations

Whether a business is motivated by changing customer requirements, moving into new market segments, or a desire to grow, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing tools are designed to help drive that change, while handling all the daily pressures of a manufacturing operation. Learn how small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in manufacturing can take 10 steps toward easier ERP implementations and better profits.

What Is Your ERP Solution Not Doing for Your Organization?

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems that are extended with integrated front-office systems are finally extending efficiencies across the entire organization instead of merely to discrete areas or departments. This continued growth and evolution of the technology is particularly beneficial to small and midsize businesses, which are under intense pressure to operate in a much leaner mode than their counterparts at larger organizations.

Beyond the Shop Floor—Efficient Organizations Have Lean Offices

Lean is not only for the shop floor—the principles are also well suited to driving improvement in the office. Although some of the concepts can seem alien to office workers, the right technology and educational support can help your administrative teams realize significant savings in time and effort.

Isn’t the Cloud Already Secure?

Successful innovations invariably reach a transitional point where the general population stops viewing them as shiny toys and sees these advances as valuable assets. Eventually, like e-mail, they become a tool that society can't live without. The adoption of the cloud, however, hasn't been as rapid as predicted. Find out who's really responsible for these cloud apps, and the importance of protecting your data.