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Innovation in manufacturing from 3 expert perspectives

April 24, 2017

Infor and IndustryWeek recently hosted a panel discussion on the front-line issues surrounding innovation in manufacturing. Professionals from academia, solution development, and system design participated, …

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Global economy looking up for manufacturers

April 18, 2017

Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director, said in a recent speech that the global economy is showing multiple positive signs, although more work is …

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Reimagining the digital supply chain to support customer centricity

April 14, 2017

Given all the attention to the supply chain over the past two decades, one might think all available efficiencies have already been found. But in …

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Speeding new product introductions to meet customer expectations

April 10, 2017

Building and turning on an “innovation engine” is no easy task. Manufacturers in all industries are facing increased pressure to speed the rate of product …

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Building customer loyalty in B2B manufacturing

April 3, 2017

It’s the era of customer focus. Manufacturers in every industry are learning that customer obsession—not just customer service—is increasingly critical to success. For many manufacturers, …

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10 ways software stretches resources, boosts productivity, and helps cope with skilled worker shortage

March 29, 2017

Manufacturing jobs are in the spotlight once again. The federal focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to American workers has stirred up the topic, along with …

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Manufacturing’s great debate: Is the idea or execution more important to innovation success?

March 27, 2017

Innovation is a central component of manufacturing today. It takes many forms and addresses many functions. Some are simple tactics for improving shop floor operations. …

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Productivity booster: Brush off your Lean program plan

March 13, 2017

When Lean manufacturing concepts first gained attention in western manufacturing, ERP solutions were entirely different than they are today. In those early days of Lean …

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10 IT investment guidelines for improved plant productivity

March 10, 2017

Improving productivity in manufacturing today is like trying to invent a better mousetrap. Manufacturers already have systems that work and are highly productive. If not, …

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Productivity means profit for food companies

March 7, 2017

Over the last century, the world’s population has quadrupled. According to the Harvard Business Review, in 1915 there were 1.8 billion people on the planet, while …

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