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program infor 6.1  927 787 140 Continuous-improvement program 73.0% 72.9% 73.6% Quality certifications (e.g. ISO) 52.5% 50.6% 63.6% Customer-satisfaction surveys 45.3% 45.9% 42.1% Benchmarking 34.8% 35.2% 32.9% Environmental management 31.8% 32.4% 28.6% Total productive maintenance 24.8% 24.5% 26.4% Energy management 23.2% 23.4% 22.1% Open-book management 17.5% 18.3% 12.9% None of these 10.1% 10.3% 9.3% One-third or more of plants were using just-in-time supplier deliveries (43%), pull systems with kanban signals (40%) and Read More

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program infor 6.1  XA Infor XA is a deeply funtional manufacturing ERP product that focuses on discrete manufacturing industries. Fully redevloped in Java with a fully modernized architecture and Infor 10x advanced ERPcapabilities, Infor XA still retains the lowest total cost of ownership by being built on the IBMi platform.  The combination of 35 years of functional enhancement, complete redevelopment in leading edge architecture, and an average of 40% lower IT costs, makes XA a compelling choice for discrete Read More

TEC Highlights Report: Infor SyteLine v.9


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TEC Highlights Report: Infor LN


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Infor LN is a complete business solution that supports a broad range of vertical markets, including industrial manufacturing, distribution, high tech, aerospace and defense, equipment, automotive, and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) service providers. Being built for these industries means that the product is especially strong in the supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing management, project lifecycle management, and service lifecycle management functional areas.

The latest version of Infor’s ERP product Infor LN, version 10.3, was presented to Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) in a multi-hour, scripted demonstration. TEC was able to see first-hand the product’s user interface, usability, customization, and underlying business. TEC also saw the product in action, executing a suite of real-world business process scenarios.

The investments made by Infor in Infor LN over the past few years have yielded a refreshing, modern ERP system. This report reviews the product’s highlights in terms of functionality and usability, and notes Infor LN’s key differentiators in the highly competitive ERP solution market.

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TEC Highlights Report: Infor VISUAL


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