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The Business Model for the 21st Century Is Project-centric
Cost, time, resources, cash, and risk have always been the basics of project management. But as business as a whole becomes more project- rather than process

21st century design  Business Model for the 21st Century Is Project-centric Originally Published - July 25, 2008 The need for agility in business grows ever more pressing. Reacting in real time is vital, and time is a commodity always in short supply. Many companies are currently heavily focused on financial measures, especially how the numbers look at the end of accounting periods. While financial reports are important, relying on them too heavily can lead to a business geared to analyze the past rather than one driven to

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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A New Customer Relationship Management Framework: Twenty-first Century Necessity, or Blowin' in the Wind?


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21st century design  Customer Strategies for the 21st Century is now in eight languages, and is used as a textbook in over sixty countries and universities across multiple continents. It was named the number 1 CRM book by SearchCRM.com. Greenberg is the co-chairman of Rutgers University's CRM Research Center, and executive vice president of the CRM Association. His blog, PGreenblog , won SearchCRM's First Annual CRM Blog of the Year in 2005. He can be reached at paul-greenberg3@comcast.net . Read More

Lessons Learned on the Inca Trail


Peru, a country with a glorious past and an uncertain future, stands at the crossroads. The inability to attract significant trade or investment due to the crime and lack of democratic principles in the nation should be addressed as a matter of urgency. Peru can learn from countries that share the legacy of lost empires -- for example China -- and examine the principles of their ancestors to create a sustainable economic environment.

21st century design  that can join the 21st century to feed the people and create a middle class. The Peruvian economy is controlled by a privileged few, a model that is not sustainable if this country is to participate in true globalization. The inability to attract significant trade or investment due to the crime and lack of democratic principles in the nation should be addressed as a matter of urgency. The current imbalance of financial power needs to be addressed. The natural resources need to be harnessed by all, creatin Read More

ETO Manufacturers Issue a Challenge to ERP Vendors


Perhaps you may have not heard the term engineer-to-order (ETO) before, but perhaps your business is one of thousands that designs and builds custom equipment that is very precise, adheres to very specific tolerances, is highly technical, and produces low volume and, generally speaking, expensive products. Some examples of such products include ships, aircraft, production machinery, etc. The

21st century design  economy of the early 21st century. Another area where ETO manufacturing distinguishes itself from its discrete manufacturing counterpart is here: while discrete manufacturers have placed greater emphasis on manufacturing products offshore, ETO manufacturers have actually focused on designing, engineering, and producing products domestically. ETO and Discrete Manufacturing Differences ETO Requirements Discrete Requirements long lead times short lead times quoting estimates selling prices are established Read More

Case Study: Martin’s Wood Products


Martin’s Wood Products, producers of solid wood furniture for over 20 years, is a family-run business that has aimed to keep pace with the enterprise resource planning (ERP) advances of the 21st century. To bring costing under control, and to automatically place accurate and consistent work orders on the shop floor, the company uses an ERP and product configurator solution. Learn more about how the solutions help the company.

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Talent Management in the Twenty-First Century


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Creating Our 21st Century Economy through a Smart Grid


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Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Two: Distribution Environments


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Siemens and Bentley Further Their Alliance


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Talent Management for the Twenty-First Century


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Managing Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design


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