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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Elementum Does Mobile End-to-end SCM
After about two years of stealth operation, Elementum, a novel mobile cloud platform for holistic supply chain management (SCM), announced that it has more than

use scm intuitive  that users can actually use and understand in order to see exactly where every part, component, and finished good is manufactured, supplied, and distributed all over the world. All customers have to do is download an app, log in, and go. Under the hood lies a platform built from the ground up using the latest in scalable big data technologies, such as flexible schema databases, representational state transfer (REST)-based application programming interfaces (APIs), and Hadoop.   True Big Picture Value

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) RFI/RFP Template

Demand Management,Supply Chain Optimization,Warehouse Management System (WMS),Production and Supply Planning,Service Parts Planning,Transportation Management System (TMS),International Trade Logist... Get this template

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PeopleSoft Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears


PeopleSoft has once again proven the naysayers wrong about its ability to sell supply chain management. Its Accelerated Supply Chain Management offering bundles core e-business functionality into a scaled down package for the mid market, a segment that not even SCM market leader i2 has conquered.

use scm intuitive  deployment options that give users a predictable implementation timeframe. Accelerated SCM automates core e-business functionality, including general ledger, payables, receivables, billing, purchasing, order management, inventory, production management, bills and routings, cost management, and production planning. O-Cedar, a consumer products company based in Springfield, Ohio, makes a variety of bathroom and kitchen-cleaning supplies at facilities across the Midwest. The company selected the Read More

Siemens PLM Tackles Product Costing




use scm intuitive  it was going to use the multi-faceted SAP HANA in-memory analytics for product costing in late 2012—the first product offering related to HANA and PLM. Frankly, I thought that Siemens PLM Software’s next acquisition would be bigger and more ambitious than product costing. I was expecting a move toward application lifecycle management (ALM) for embedded software and systems engineering. But, on second thought, the costing domain is certainly important. I believe all major PLM solutions have costing Read More

SmartOps Steps Out in to the Cloud SCM


SmartOps Corporation is a quiet provider of supply chain planning (SCP) solutions that right-size inventory and capture more sales (by way of managing demand) for global enterprises that compete in complexity and uncertainty of their global supply chains. Deploying SmartOps’ solutions has dramatically improved supply chain performance at more than 50 Fortune 1000 and global 2000 companies in

use scm intuitive  without efficient means to use it effectively. SmartOps AIM provides a brand new way to view supply-chain key operating parameters and performance data by drilling down to detailed levels via flexible filtering and charting capabilities. The solution is also resold by SAP as the SAP Enterprise Inventory Optimization by SmartOps, option for analytics . The new SmartOps offering introduces an intuitive and focused mechanism to describe the current state of supply-chain performance, predict future outcomes, Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

use scm intuitive  and lean manufacturing, all use kanban signals to replenish supplies and are subject to continuous improvement. For more detail on JIT and lean manufacturing and on their impact on ERP, see Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERP . However, flow manufacturing leverages some additional techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day (i.e., through the so called mixed-model production), while keeping inventories to a minimum and shortening cycle times to fill customer orders ever more Read More

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog post series followed the genesis of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan Associates was the epitome of an impeccable supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its product capabilities. Indeed, the company set the industry standard for the supply chain

use scm intuitive  assimilate. Moreover, JDA could use Manhattan’s superior DOM and  reverse logistics  capabilities and the SCPP platform. When former Manugistics , whose platform is the cornerstone of today’s  JDA Enterprise Architecture (JEA ), was beginning to embrace  service-oriented architecture (SOA ) in the early 2000s, the BPP trend and preaching by analysts was years off. The notion that a piece of Manugistics code could power a business process in the midst of a larger enterprise applications ecosystem Read More

Not all SCM Products Are Created Equal


In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory management and warehousing.

use scm intuitive  scripted scenario demonstrations can users hope to select an SCM system that will serve their organizations and deliver expected cost savings. Read More

How Manufacturers Can Use Project ERP to Weather Tough Times


Everything manufacturing executives thought they knew about project management and operations management is changing. Now, project managers may be connecting elements of an ongoing enterprise with a project in order to achieve certain defined goals, or use projects in a recurring way. Discover the many benefits manufacturers can realize by adopting a management-by-project approach with project-centric ERP software.

use scm intuitive  Manufacturers Can Use Project ERP to Weather Tough Times Everything manufacturing executives thought they knew about project management and operations management is changing. Now, project managers may be connecting elements of an ongoing enterprise with a project in order to achieve certain defined goals, or use projects in a recurring way. Discover the many benefits manufacturers can realize by adopting a management-by-project approach with project-centric ERP software. Read More

SCM Software for Mills


Demand for mill products especially in the metals and packaging industry is growing fast. This presents a good opportunity for the software vendors who cater to the needs of customers in these industries. But these industries have some unique requirements which are discussed throughout this article. Supply chain management software which does planning and execution for manufacturing, transportation, distribution etc. for mills industry, needs to address these unique requirements.

use scm intuitive  consists of many lines because many products can be a part of the same order. Whenever there is a change in an order, there is the chance of making an error when deciding if a new line should be added or if an existing line needs to be updated. Container stuffing: At the time of taking an order, it is difficult to determine if the completed order will fit inside a container. Sometimes a very small quantity is left after a container is full. This can create a major headache for the sales department. Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic analyzed IBM’s rationale to acquire ILOG to bolster its service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms. Eventually, with ILOG fully integrated, IBM hopes to establish the following: a leading rule repository and end-to-end rule lifecycle management; a full spectrum of rules definition and execution methods; maximum rules reuse

use scm intuitive  execution methods; maximum rules reuse – across all BPM initiatives, SOA initiatives, applications and modernization efforts; and tight integration between IBM WebSphere and ILOG. In addition, as hinted in Part 1, IBM is expected to leverage ILOG's presence in optimization and visualization, which are also of relevance to BPM , Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) & analytics , and Complex Event Processing (CEP) opportunities. During the past several years, the consolidation of the independent business ru Read More

How Global Midsize Businesses Can Use Cloud ERP to Drive Growth


This paper from independent analyst SMB Group considers the financial and operational challenges that global medium-sized businesses face, examines the value of achieving real-time financial consolidation, discusses the criteria they can use to evaluate solutions, and provides real-world case studies and research showing how cloud-based systems can provide global visibility and streamline consolidation and reporting needs.

use scm intuitive  Global Midsize Businesses Can Use Cloud ERP to Drive Growth This paper from independent analyst SMB Group considers the financial and operational challenges that global medium-sized businesses face, examines the value of achieving real-time financial consolidation, discusses the criteria they can use to evaluate solutions, and provides real-world case studies and research showing how cloud-based systems can provide global visibility and streamline consolidation and reporting needs. Read More

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 1


Throughout the late 1990s and the mid-2000s, Manhattan Associates was the epitome of a well-managed supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its products’ capabilities. Simply stated, the company set the industry standard for the supply chain execution (SCE) space and was the envy of its competitors. The

use scm intuitive  is to help customers use the  business process management (BPM)-based platform to identify the weak links in their supply chains, reconfigure their business processes, and optimize their supply chain performance. To that end, in 2006 alone, Manhattan added 400 employees to help initiate 260 implementations. The product suite was  officially branded in 2007 as SCOPE: Supply Chain Optimization—Planning through Execution . Again, SCOPE aims to eventually bring together all the tools users need to Read More

Intuitive Manufacturing Systems Shows Maturity in Adolescent Age Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


As long as the "old" software is meeting business needs, new technology is not the change driver, which makes building replacement products on a new framework a higher risk strategy. Product functionality still matters and, while it is important for enterprise applications providers to implement the latest computer science "quantum leap", there is no guaranteed correlation between first-to-market and the ultimate-success-in-the-market. In fact, based on many experiences, one could even argue that the correlation might be inverse.

use scm intuitive  makes it easy to use the new richer-detailed 48 x 48-pixel icons, color gradients that fade from one color to another, and rich and finely detailed graphs and charts. Also, .NET software is inherently speedier, especially when accessing Microsoft SQL Server databases, but it is not very likely that these will be compelling reasons for ordinary, non IT-oriented users to embark on painstaking migration path. Therefore, prospects may rather wait for the completely rewritten version 8 or later. Intuitive Read More

Intuitive Manufacturing Systems Shows Maturity in Adolescent Age Part One: Company Overview


Having reached its first decade of existence, Intuitive Manufacturing Systems, a stealth mid-market ERP provider, has long taken the plunge of rewriting its system onto the pure Microsoft .NET managed code framework, which might bear fruits in the long run, if not immediately.

use scm intuitive  competitors are claiming to use so-called fast start programs to aid in leveraging .NET technology, Intuitive claims to have been there at the very beginning, at which time it did not see any of these .NET evangelists that are present nowadays. This is Part One of a four-part note. Parts Two and Three will discuss the market impact. Part Four will cover challenges and make user recommendations. Relationship with Microsoft With headquarters in Kirkland, Washington (US), Intuitive is located only a ten Read More