White Papers

Manufacturing Agility through MES Excellence
White Paper, Precision Metalforming, Food and Beverage
Manufacturing agility is increasingly important in today’s world of wildly fluctuating demand, short product cycles and constant change. This paper will discuss how to achieve manufacturing agility through strong links from the plant floor and manag...
ERP Selection and Implementation Tips from Manufacturers Who've Done It Successfully
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This white paper gives some tips and tricks for selecting and implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Get tips for selecting the right system for your industry, techniques for managing change, pointers for best practice adoption a...
The Effective Supply Chain
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The next wave of supply chain ERP helps the enterprise win. This paper shows how to cut costs, improve quality and realize supply chain efficiencies.
Cloud ERP Turns IIoT into a Critical Strategy for Manufacturing
Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), White Paper
Read this white paper to learn how cloud ERP enables the industrial internet of things (IIoT) across the manufacturing enterprise.
The Power of Controlling the Plant Floor for Food and Beverage
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Get a clear view of what is happening on the plant floor to track complete genealogies. A can’t-miss white paper for food processors.
A Balanced Product Lifecycle Management System is Essential to Profitable Growth
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There’s power in tight integration between ERP and PLM. This paper shows how to improve productivity, accuracy and decision making.
How Cloud Computing Can Eliminate Counterfeit Parts through Containment and Traceability
White Paper, Aerospace and Defense
Find out how cloud computing can eliminate counterfeit parts through better containment and traceability, which is essential to ensuring product reliability and safety.
Ten Warning Signs That Your ERP System is Killing Your Business
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Is your ERP system killing your business? Paper highlights common pitfalls stemming from lengthy implementations and costly upgrades.
The State of Manufacturing Technology Report
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The State of Manufacturing Technology Report surveys over 150 manufacturing organizations on how they are using technology to drive the Fourth Industrial Revolution, growth, and innovation from the shop floor to the top floor.
How High Tech Manufacturers Can Ensure Higher Quality and Optimize EBITDA
White Paper, High Tech and Electronics
This white paper outlines how high tech manufacturers can use EBITDA as a measure for core profitability. It also gives manufacturers the ability to compare their own EBITDA performance within their industry.
7 Must Have ERP Features for Plastics Manufacturers
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As a plastics manufacturing company, you compete in a highly competitive marketplace, with short product lifecycles and thin margins. Your ERP system needs to be flexible and agile enough to handle an industry that is driven by volatile commodity-ba...
ERP Implementation Best Practices: Manufacturers and the Cloud Delivery Model
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Manufacturers can’t afford lengthy ERP implementations and competition for limited IT resources. This paper shares a smarter approach.
Best Practices in Food Traceability: A Cost-Effective, Proactive Approach Reduces Recall Risks
White Paper, Food and Beverage
A complete food safety management system built on cloud ERP gives you a proactive, risk-based approach to safety issues.
6 Common Myths about Cloud ERP for Manufacturers
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This white paper outlines and refutes the six most common myths and misconceptions that exist about cloud ERP software solutions for manufacturing.
How Analytics, Dashboards And Manufacturing Intelligence Are Transforming Aerospace and Defense
White Paper, Aerospace and Defense
This white paper is more strategic in scope, showing how analytics is a unifying layer of technologies across all functions in an A
Improved Data Visibility Drives Manufacturing Performance
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See real-life examples of how companies are using real-time data integration to make strategic decisions and improve business performance.
9 Questions Food and Beverage Manufacturers Need to Ask About Their ERP
White Paper, Food and Beverage
Food & beverage manufacturers need a modern ERP system to support their business. Read the 9 questions you should ask when considering cloud ERP.
Barcoding: The Case for Going Paperless
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Read this paper to see how combining barcoding with an integrated system makes the potential for continual process improvements limitless.
Supporting Safe Food Production Through Leadership in Equipment and Packaging
White Paper, Food and Beverage
Read this paper to see how you can meet or exceed standard industry practices, including the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements for manufacturing equipment and packaging materials.
Gaining Operational Control: Lean, Mean, or Somewhere In Between
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Lean manufacturing techniques are focused on reducing waste in production processes yet many examples of waste still persist. See how a single source of real-time operational data, available at any time, can bring to light waste that often hides in ...
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