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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Defining the ERP Foundation for the Paint and Coatings Industry

Of the many contemporary challenges facing an industry like paint and coatings, supply chain management is a critical one at…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Trying to Make Sense of the Conflict Minerals Rule? Good luck with that!

Regardless of your position on government mandates for corporate social responsibility, one thing is certain. The U.S. Securities and Exchange…

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| | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
How Can I.T. Keep Up with the 3D Printing Revolution?

3D printing has continued to hit the headlines with some fascinating use cases, such as the architects in Amsterdam that…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing, Mobility
3 Mobile Enterprise Software Myths Exposed

When a technology is not well-understood, a number of myths or urban legends can spring up to fill in the…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
What Does 3D Printing Mean for ERP?

As I talk with customers at our IFS industry councils and at other professional events, I find many manufacturers and…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing, Strategy
Is the manufacturing industry in recovery?

Over the last few months, there have been a number of surveys indicating that global manufacturing output is increasing. Last…

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| | Estimated reading time: 1 minute | Manufacturing, Mobility
IFS Mobility Webinar October 3

We’re running a series of IFS webinars looking at how mobile solutions can help business transformation across a range of…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing, Mobility, Process Manufacturing
2 Reasons why the manufacturing industry is behind the curve on embracing enterprise mobility

Mobility continues to be a hot topic in the ERP/enterprise software market, but the conversations are changing from theory to optimization and practical use. In fact, mobility is one of Gartner’s nexus of forces, the convergence of social, mobility, cloud and information patterns that drive new business scenarios. This started me thinking about why manufacturers appear to be behind the curve in embracing this technology and in seeing the benefits on the shop floor.

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