Manufacturing Matters

Size doesn't matter in the cloud

03/19/2015

This week in Ohio, President Obama talked about his plan to strengthen US manufacturing. One key component of this plan is the White House Supply Chain Innovation Initiative, a program focused on helping small manufacturers better compete with their larger peers—particularly when it comes to technology and innovation. A White ... Continue reading Size doesn't matter in the cloud »

A&D companies: How are you going to stay competitive this year?

03/18/2015

This week, Deloitte issued its 2015 Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook, which projects the overall industry will grow by about 3 percent this year. According to the report, the commercial aerospace sector will be a growth driver in the global aerospace and defense (AD) market. The defense sector finds itself ... Continue reading A&D companies: How are you going to stay competitive this year? »

Process manufacturing ERP demo webinar

03/16/2015

The proof is in the demo. Join Infor on Wednesday, March 18, at 1 p.m. CDT for Ultra Consultants’ Process Manufacturing ERP Webinar Series. During the webinar, we will demonstrate how Infor’s ERP solution meets the needs of process manufacturers. Get valuable insights into specific features and functions that address ... Continue reading Process manufacturing ERP demo webinar »

Infor LN receives TEC certification

02/25/2015

News of Infor LN’s certification by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is featured in the TEC newsletter today. TEC calls Infor LN “a best-in-class enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution built to provide companies with a strategic platform for growth and innovation.” Infor LN 10.3 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation ... Continue reading Infor LN receives TEC certification »

Innovation and optimism propel modern manufacturing down the comeback trail

02/19/2015

Hurricane of Change Part 2: How modern ERP solutions help you sail through the storm Editor’s note: The previous blog posting on “Manufacturing’s hurricane of change” (Jan 27, 2015) kicked off our series on top trends in manufacturing. It outlined seven major issues fueling rapid change in the industry. In ... Continue reading Innovation and optimism propel modern manufacturing down the comeback trail »

Product lifecycle management: Game-changing news for manufacturers

02/17/2015

Manufacturers understand just how critical innovation and product releases are to maintaining a competitive edge. DifferentiationBringing new products to market at an accelerated rate is a high priority for many manufacturers as they strive to outpace growing, assertive competition. The global economy, competition from emerging markets, and rise ecommerce channels ... Continue reading Product lifecycle management: Game-changing news for manufacturers »

Changing cloud perspectives in A&D

02/05/2015

“The Pentagon is hitting the gas on cloud implementation” is a headline that appeared late last week in C4ISRNetworks, a newsletter for the AD industry. On Tuesday, Federal Times reported, “DISA security guide outlines future of DoD cloud” and described the new guidelines DOD contractors and suppliers can use when ... Continue reading Changing cloud perspectives in A&D »

Manufacturing’s hurricane of change

01/27/2015

How modern IT solutions help you sail through the storm Editor’s note: This article kicks off a series on the top trends in manufacturing and the role IT solutions play. We’ll dive deeper into each of the seven topics in this article. Subscribe to the RSS feed so the next ... Continue reading Manufacturing’s hurricane of change »

Three big trends, three big challenges in food & beverage manufacturing

01/12/2015

Three major trends are shaping the food and beverage industry. And they all add up to significant challenges. Tight regulations. The push to create fresher, more natural foods. Slim margins. FB manufacturers know all too well the pervasive influence these trends are having on the food and beverage industry. But ... Continue reading Three big trends, three big challenges in food & beverage manufacturing »

A&D operational challenges for the digital thread

12/11/2014

Although the AD industry faces numerous challenges, modern IT solutions provide opportunities to manage the complexity with greater ease and focus on customer expectations. According to LNS Research, the digital thread can be used to tie processes, people, and operations together into one continuous flow of real-time information. Connectivity throughout ... Continue reading A&D operational challenges for the digital thread »

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