Food and beverage producers need to effectively address the impact of industry-specific requirements and legal mandates on their businesses. Since 2002, the greatest legal impact is in the critical process of handling product recalls. Explore your options for minimizing and eliminating threats to your business?be ?emergency ready? by better managing quality control processes and food traceability data. Find out how.
Related to Managing Product: Barcoding, Defect or Issue Tracking, Formula/Recipe, Material Management, Process Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Management, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Tracking, Sage, Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing
Inadequacies at the front end of the product development process is one of the leading causes of product failure for consumer products companies. Many companies thus make ill-informed decisions that turn into costly mistakes. The challenge is to establish a front-end process that nurtures profitable innovation and maximizes portfolio value in light of resource constraints, portfolio balance, and strategic alignment.
Related to Managing Product: Collaborative Product Definition Management (cPDm), Collaborative Product Design (CPD), Ideation and Requirements Management, Product Information Management (PIM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), SAP
Data quality has always been an important issue for companies, and today it?s even more so. But are you up-to-date on current industry problems concerning data quality? Do you know how to address quality problems with customer, product, and other types of corporate data? Discover how data cleansing tools help improve data constancy and accuracy, and find out why you need an enterprise-wide approach to data management.
Related to Managing Product: Data Cleansing, Data Cleansing, Conversion, or Modeling, Data Entry, Data Management and Analysis, Data Quality, Database Management System (DBMS), Product Data Management, Technology Tools and Methods, SAP
As consumer demand drops, many companies are being forced to lay off staff. That might help in the short term, but those companies still have to keep operations going, reduce costs, keep profits up, and produce high-quality products?only now with far fewer people. This in-depth guide offers nine product development strategies for your company to weather this downturn and prepare for the eventual economic rebound.
Related to Managing Product: CAD/CAM System, Collaborative Product Design (CPD), Design and Project Collaboration, Modeling, Product Development and Portfolio Management (PPM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC
CONCLUSION In this series, we have identified four key trends that are becoming increasingly important for successfully managing product development in a challenging global economy.
Related to Managing Product: Customer Service and Support, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC
This poses a challenge for managing product activation.
Related to Managing Product: IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Licensing Management, Outsourcing, Software Asset Management, Agilis Software
Managing product images is frustrating. Typically, images are not documented nor linked to the associated product information. Worse, suppliers and retailers rarely have a system to exchange images, forcing retailers to reshoot photos that suppliers already had. Learn how including product images in your data synchronization process helps make product information, including images, accessible to anyone who needs it.
Related to Managing Product: Content Management, Data Management and Analysis, Digital Imaging, Image Processing, Manufacturing Management, Product Data Management, Inovis
Manufacturers today must respond quickly to ever-changing customer demands?while keeping costs low and efficiency high. How can original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) effectively manage the demand-driven supply chain? A solution that increases your visibility of inventory planning and management throughout the supply chain can help reduce your response time. Learn more about the benefits.
Related to Managing Product: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Kinaxis, Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
" Step 1 - Innovation and Strategy Review An important consideration for any company is managing product lifecycles.
Related to Managing Product: Customer Service and Support, Distribution and Warehousing, Inventory Management, Operations Planning, Production and Supply Planning, Logility
Processes can be customer requirements management, engineering change management, or processes for managing product failures in the field.
Related to Managing Product: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Project and Process Management, Risk Management, SofTech, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Establishing Roles for ERP and PLM in Innovation The analysis supports Aberdeen belief that managing product innovation and product execution are different, and that the differences in business processes drive different requirements for the enterprise applications that support them.
Related to Managing Product: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Arena Solutions
The current global economic instability means firms have to quickly adapt to business conditions. This uncertainty may increase companies? reliance on business alliances to provide as-needed skills, services, and products. To optimize these alliances, finance should enter the discussion as early as possible. Find out where finance?s true value lies when realigning strategic objectives to include business collaboration.
Related to Managing Product: Change Management, Collaboration and Groupware, Collaborative Work, Management Practices, Partnership Management, Practices and Business Issues, Risk Management, Strategy, SAP