Manufacturing Matters

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 »

Infor A&D customer to speak at “Digital Thread” webinar

12/09/2014

Dinah C. Mann, Director of ERP Program Management Office at Exelis, will be the featured speaker at a Dec 11 webinar, Weaving the Digital Thread: Strategies for Connecting to the Customer Perspective, hosted by LNS Research and Manufacturing.net. Exelis is a highly respected defense contractor and an Infor customer. Mann ... Continue reading Infor A&D customer to speak at “Digital Thread” webinar »

Tying up processes with the digital thread in aerospace and defense industry

12/08/2014

The aerospace and defense industry faces many daunting challenges. It is one of the most regulated industries with stricter program compliance mandates and security requirements than any other industry. Yet, it is also one of the industries most reluctant to adopt modern IT solutions. This has created a chasm-wide gap ... Continue reading Tying up processes with the digital thread in aerospace and defense industry »

Should manufacturers answer the call of demanding customers or hang up?

10/22/2014

What’s your view on mass customization and the impact on manufacturing? Consumers have high expectations, especially for highly configured and personalized products. This trend is affecting retailers, the supply chain, and manufacturers as they struggle to adapt processes to provide highly customized products. For manufacturers, the pivot toward made-to-order products ... Continue reading Should manufacturers answer the call of demanding customers or hang up? »

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