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APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog post series talked about my attendance at the APICS 2009 International Conference in Toronto (Canada) in early October. I attended only a

infor board of directors  such as Oracle , Infor , and SAP , have been integrating separate modules of functionality to form composite S&OP solutions. A third category would be stand-alone S&OP vendors (such as Steelwedge Software or River Logic ) that are providing discrete S&OP solutions, some even as  on-demand software . The S&OP Best Practices and Capabilities: Redux Fred Baumann, JDA’s VP and Solutions Expert, in his article entitled  “Next-Generation S&OP: Tracking the Evolution from Tactical to Strategic” and

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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