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Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance
Kinaxis has always been known as a vendor with a solid value proposition around responding to demand changes that happen between planning cycles with a ’what-if

control tower  configure-to-order environments. RapidResponse Control Tower Another innovation, not particularly recent, is Kinaxis’ RapidResponse® Control Tower . Supply chain control towers have been talked about in the supply chain industry for awhile. Kinaxis’ Trevor Miles may be right that the talk of control towers goes back some 50 years to Jay Forrester’s work in industrial dynamics . My memory goes back only so far as the work that Bob Moffat did at IBM centralizing and rationalizing supply chain spend

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Kinaxis delivers an enterprise cloud service that enables manufacturers and brand owners to drive multiple supply chain management (SCM), sales and operations planning (S&OP), and other connected functions from a single product—RapidResponse. Large manufacturing companies with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments rely on RapidResponse to develop control tower solutions for collaborative planning, continuous performance management, and coordinated response to plan variances.

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What Has Changed in Wholesale Distribution: 2015 and Beyond


Things are changing in the wholesale distribution world. In the customer-connected era, customers expect orders to arrive complete and on-time regardless of the fulfillment flows involved. Keeping up with the changes and being prepared to stay competitive in 2015 and beyond means investing in better technology, as becoming more automated and integrated in capability and analytical tools enables companies to provide a seamless, unified, and connected customer experience.

This research report from Aberdeen examines this growing need to change business processes and invest in technology that enables wholesale business transformation and integration. Read the report to learn more about the technologies smart wholesalers are implementing to optimize their order, inventory, and fulfillment processes, and keep up with customer demands in 2015, including new wholesale logistics formats and the control tower approach, integrated processes and technologies that supports a seamless flow of product from end to end. Learn about how an integrated end-to-end solution with automation and mobility capabilities can enhance business revenue and allow for increased sales performance.

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New SAP Integrated Business Planning Cloud Solution Is Here


SAP has launched four new cloud-based applications that enable companies to more quickly develop, orchestrate, and execute integrated business plans with the ability to capture, interpret, plan, and quickly act on real-time information.

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How Much Supply Chain Optimization Do We Really Need? - Part 1


My recent series on how to plan and manage in uncertainty and volatility (which conditions have become the “new normal” in many sectors and industries) has generated much interest and many comments. As mentioned in the series, the inspiration came from Kinaxis customers’ case studies presented during the Kinexions 2011 user conference. Ottawa (Canada)-based Kinaxis has been experiencing a

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Best Practices in Authentication and Access Control: Comparing 802.1x to the Nevis LAN Security Approach


The 802.1x protocol should be the obvious choice when implementing user-based authentication in enterprise networks. So why doesn’t everyone use it? Because it doesn’t give a complete solution for authentication and policy requirements, even when it’s integrated with a network access control (NAC) solution. But if you integrate 802.1x with a local area network (LAN) secure switch, you get a more complete secure solution.

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IP Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management


The need for secure remote management tops network administrators’ “to do” lists. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, Internet protocol (IP) remote management devices are now affordable, enabling all organizations to benefit from secure IP access throughout an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser.

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Gaining Agility, Control, and Better Performance with Application-aware Network Performance and Diagnostics


Organizations looking to enhance the performance of their vital IT infrastructure are increasingly seeking new ways to gain holistic visibility, agility, and efficiency when controlling and monitoring network performance. A relatively new breed of solutions has emerged to bridge the gap of traditional IT infrastructure monitoring systems called Application-aware Network Performance Monitoring. These new types of solutions afford organizations a chance to gain the next level of control over their network and application performance management strategies.

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Three Fundamental Rules for Choosing the Best Remote Control Software


For almost 30 years, remote control software has made it possible for IT professionals to connect to laptops, desktops, servers and other devices to manage networks and provide support. saving time, money, and resources. Yet in an evolving IT environment, the business requirements for remote control software are also changing. Today, a remote control solution must meet the needs of a heterogeneous workforce, deploy solutions across many users, and provide extensive security. This paper looks at three crucial rules to follow in choosing remote control software.

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Trend Virus Control System - A Centralized Approach to Protection


Trend Virus Control System (TVCS) utilizes a web based management console, which allows for administration, configuration and policy enforcement from a central location.

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