Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise for the Manufacturing Industry : Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced the availability of the upgraded edition of Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise, offering manufacturing industry customers access to applications within the cloud environment. Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise is built specifically to meet the needs of manufacturers and service providers. It provides deep, proven capabilities in key areas such as global finance, product design and configuration, project management, quality control, supply chain visibility, production operations, analytics, customer relationship management, and [...]
Predictive Maintenance and Service and Connected Manufacturing from SAP : SAP announced three new SAP® solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), including the SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution, SAP Connected Logistics software and the SAP Manufacturing Execution application . The new SAP solutions for the IoT are envisioned to leverage the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for application enablement and advanced capabilities such as in-memory computing, predictive analytics and complex event processing The announcement was made at SAP TechEd being held November 11–13 in Berlin.
“The Internet of Things will be the [...]
Supply Chain Management Process : Supply chain management is defined as the design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance globally.
SCM draws heavily from the areas of operations management, logistics, procurement, and information technology, and strives for an integrated approach. The theories in Supply Chain Management include Resource-based view (RBV), Transaction cost analysis (TCA), Knowledge-based view (KBV), [...]
Supply Chain Planning and Supply Chain Execution : Supply Chain Management software is segmented into planning components and execution components. Planning are activities such as developing demands forecasts, establishing the supplies, planning and scheduling manufacturing operations, and developing key performance metrics to ensure efficient and cost effective operations. The execution functions manage the processes and activities to ensure completion of the plans, including creating purchase orders, planned orders, project orders, production orders. This also includes taking customer orders, updating the inventory, managing movement of products in the [...]