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APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 4
Part 1 of this series talked about my attendance of the APICS 2009 international conference in Toronto (Canada) in early October. I attended only a few

apics oliver wight  my attendance of the  APICS 2009 international conference in Toronto (Canada) in early October . I attended only a few education sessions, and my conference visit focused more on exploring the expo floor and talking to the exhibitors. My overwhelming impression from the conference's expo floor was that its main  value proposition  this year revolved around the various flavors of  demand management , most notably  Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) . Part 2  analyzed the traditional shortcomings Read More...
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APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 5
Part 1 of this blog series talked about my attendance of the APICS 2009 international conference in Toronto, Canada in early October. I attended few education

apics oliver wight  capabilities. In between the APICS conference and today, JDA has released a new version (7.6) with the following major additional enhancements : Supply Review Extensions – Several enhancements in the area of the Supply Review including a stacked bar broken out by dimension attribute for the required capacity load on resources, bills of material (BOM's) for dependent demand calculation support, and a rough supply requirements calculation to identify changes to supply requirements based upon changes to Read More...
Production Management Research
Primarily due to rapid development of technology in the past thirty years, the market structure throughout the world has changed considerably. Local markets

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Enterprise Software Conferences: Why Bother?
If you did not get the chance to read the article about the 2009 APICS Conference, I thought I should share with you some of the things we (Khudsiya and I) did

apics oliver wight  article about the 2009 APICS Conference , I thought I should share with you some of the things we (Khudsiya and I) did or learned there. I thought I would start by imagining a conversation about imaginary analysts, between two imaginary people, in an imaginary kitchen of an imaginary company: Imaginary man (IM): “Where did G the analyst go? I haven’t seen him around for at least a couple of days!” Imaginary woman (IW): “Oh, he’s gone to a conference in Toronto. I wonder what they do there.” Read More...
ERP Discrete Vs ERP Process
To compare process ERP solutions head-to-head based on your organization's needs and characteristics , visit TEC's process ERP evaluation center.

apics oliver wight  A quick definition from APICS (The Association for Operations Management) describes discrete manufacturing as the production of distinct items such as automobiles, appliances, or computers, whereas process manufacturing covers production that adds value by mixing, separating, forming, and/or performing chemical reactions. It may be done in either batch or continuous mode. Now let's look at a few examples. Think about what your company manufactures. Does it require mixing chemicals? If so, you may Read More...
As the Economy Rebounds, Will Your Organization Be Ready for New and Increasing Demand? A Summary of the 2009 APICS Conference
Companies can get the latest on supply chain management trends—from inventory management, forecasting, and sales and operations planning—at the annual APICS

apics oliver wight  Summary of the 2009 APICS Conference Industries around the world have seen quite a number of changes from globalization, regulations, and technological trends, such as software as a service (SaaS). All of these factors have caused organizations to seek ways to adapt to ongoing change in order to better manage their supply chains in this global context. The theme of this year's Association for Operations Management (more commonly known as APICS) International Conference and Expo , which took place in Read More...
Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile?
While the race for the pole position in the still evolving, moving-target PLM market started several years ago, it has been quite accelerated by Agile Software

apics oliver wight  resources management (CIRM) by APICS. Jim Brown has over fifteen years of experience in management consulting and application software focused on the manufacturing industries. Jim is a recognized expert in software solutions for manufacturing and has broad experience in applying enterprise applications such as Product Lifecycle Management, Supply Chain Management, ERP and CRM to improve business performance. Jim is a frequent author and speaker on applying software technology to achieve tangible business Read More...
Global Product Development Seen as a Boon for Product Lifecycle Management Vendors
An enterprise that wants to shift to a global product development strategy must invest in modern product lifecycle management (PLM) technology. Therefore, the

apics oliver wight  Productivity and Inventory Council (APICS). He is also an active member of the Arizona Technology Council. [Editor’s note: this information was current as of the original publication date.] 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

apics oliver wight  resources management (CIRM) by APICS. Olin Thompson is Lawson 's vice-president of industry strategy. He has over twenty-five years of experience as an executive in the software industry, and has been called the father of process ERP. Thompson is a frequent author and award-winning speaker on such topics as gaining value from ERP, supply chain planning (SCP), e-commerce, and the impact of technology on industry. He can be reached at olin.thompson@us.lawson.com . Read More...
What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User?
End-user companies should track the financial health of their vendors to see if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected. If the end-user company

apics oliver wight  On Acquisitions? ), while MAPICS acquired Frontstep (see MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way ). In a spate of recent acquisitions, one should not forget Microsoft buying Great Plains and Navision (see Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Mid-Market, Once and Again ). What is the current and future impact of these on the end-user enterprise? Why Consolidation? For years, application vendors have fueled their economic success through new accounts but things have changed. Most application software Read More...
Deploying Lean Principles to ERP Implementation Projects
The competitive environment that both Manufacturers and Distributors alike have experienced in recent years in the era of Globalization, Currency Fluctuation

apics oliver wight  The Organization known as APICS (American Production Inventory Control Society) has defined Lean as “A Philosophy of Manufacturing based on planned elimination of waste and continuous improvement of productivity.” How ERP & LEAN Work Together One of the ways in which ERP & Lean complement one another is in areas such as: Machine Setup Time, labor costs, and materials handling. During Machine setup, time is lost due to the time the machine operator must setup or take down and change tooling. At other Read More...
Increasing the Value of Your Enterprise Through Improved Supply Chain Decisions
Improving the decision process around inventory and supply chain flexibility will drive sustainable, measurable benefits in the near term that are

apics oliver wight  his CPIM certification from APICS since 1989. He holds an MBA from Drexel University where he has also taught operations management and operations research. He currently works for Oracle Corporation, focusing on tools for the supply chain decision maker. Mr. Wells can be reached at mark.wells@oracle.com . This concludes Part One of a three-part article. Part Two considers the Financial Metrics. Part Three discusses how Supply Chain Decisions Create Supply Chain Capabilities. 3 - Stevenson, William J., Read More...
Selecting PLM Software Solutions Part 4 - Comparing 3 Vendors
In PLM, there is no single vendor that can meet all of the requirements, and the market is still immature, so almost every product can be the right solution

apics oliver wight  resources management (CIRM) by APICS. Read More...
Competing Globally-Predicting Demand and Delivering Optimally
To benefit from globalization (or to meet its threat), a food manufacturer must be prepared. To sell into new markets, the manufacturer needs to be a better

apics oliver wight  Operations Planning ). The APICS Dictionary (eleventh edition) defines S&OP as a process of developing tactical plans to provide management with the ability to strategically direct business to achieve competitive advantage on a continuous basis, by integrating customer-focused marketing plans for new and existing products with the management of the supply chain. The process brings together all the plans for the business (sales, marketing, development, manufacturing, sourcing, and finance) into one Read More...

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