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HOW OEMs Can Win in Aftermarket Services
Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the aerospace and defense industry are expanding beyond manufacturing to improve their profit margins through

original equipment  Win in Aftermarket Services Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the aerospace and defense industry are expanding beyond manufacturing to improve their profit margins through services. To survive and thrive in an increasingly complex business environment, A&D OEMs must not only streamline their operations while continuing to innovate in core areas, but they must also seize new business opportunities. This white paper explores how OEMs can leverage next-generation IT solutions to generate

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Field Service Management (FSM)

Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system. 

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Many application providers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) either select a standard platform for their applications, or provide guidelines and recommendations as to which infrastructure components will optimize their solutions. Thus, one of the critical factors that should be considered prior to selecting a standard platform is the certification it carries, and how it pertains to your organization’s needs.

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Lessons From the Long Tail: Delivering on the Semiconductor Digital Engagement Mandate


Semiconductor manufacturers can work more closely with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and expand into new markets by using Web 2.0 technologies. Infosys' experts reveal "white spaces" in semiconductor marketing strategies that can be addressed by digital and mobile capabilities. They demonstrate how best practices in information and customer experience embedded in Infosys' Semiconductor Digital Engagement Maturity Model can deliver a competitive advantage.

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A Made2Manage Systems Customer Profile: The Story of PEMCO Corporation


PEMCO Corporation, a manufacturer of high quality mining products for multinational original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), realized increased on-time delivery performance and reduced customer service costs while preventing product shortages through just-in-time material availability. The improved quality of information and improved flow of product through the plant has even resulted in revamped employee morale and job satisfaction.

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Manufacturing Outsourcing: 7 Common Pitfalls to Avoid


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Computerized Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part Two: Benefits and Interfaces


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Quick Take: Dell’s Nutanix Partnership Escalates the Hyperconvergence Vendor War


Dell’s new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership with hyperconvergence pioneer Nutanix adds a disruptive element to its portfolio to help companies design and deliver services more easily and more quickly. This is the first major infrastructure move Dell has made since the completion of its leveraged buyout (LBO) in October 2013, and it reflects Dell’s willingness to provide an alternative to its branded storage for virtualization environments.

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Infor and Aras Partner for Cloud PLM


At the Inforum 2014 user conference, Infor announced Infor PLM Innovator. Delivered in partnership with Aras under Aras’ licensing program for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), it is a scalable, flexible, and secure cloud-based solution for Infor enterprise resource planning (ERP) customers.

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Computerized Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part One: Challenges and Features


Companies are looking for more areas to squeeze savings out of operations. One such area that may be fertile ground to explore is equipment maintenance. The class of software that can help to cultivate these savings is computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS). This article discusses the basics of CMMS and its key features, enabling you to determine whether your company should investigate this software as a potential source of savings.

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Case Study: NET


Founded in 1983, Network Equipment Technlogies (NET) provides network and voice exchange solutions for government and enterprise customers worldwide. To increase its operational efficiency, cut costs, and improve government reporting and compliance capabilities, NET needed a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Find out how switching to Microsoft Dynamics AX has helped NET save an estimated $1.5 million (USD).

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High Availability and Interoperability for Telco Class Applications


Interoperability and performance are key market enablers for providers of network equipment. The relationship between performance and time-to-market has been widely studied, and a strong correlation has been defined. However, the performance gap that exists between an interdependent (proprietary) design and a modular (standards-based) design has not been explored to the same extent.

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