Moving Inventory Planning Beyond the Spreadsheet

June 18, 2020
Is an Excel spreadsheet the best place to do inventory planning in the Industry 4.0 era--or do planners need a smart, connected solution?

How Should Manufacturers Measure Digital Maturity?

June 16, 2020
Digital maturity is mission critical for manufacturers adopting Industry 4.0 technologies and workflows--how's your organization doing on that front?

5 Tips for IT Management in the Industry 4.0 Era

June 11, 2020
Industry 4.0 technology is a priority for almost everyone right now--but are all Industry 4.0 IT deployments created equal?

5 Reasons to Adopt an S&OE Workflow in 2021

June 10, 2020
S&OE: the perfect complement to Industry 4.0 systems.

Why the Definition of Supply Chain Management Is Changing

May 28, 2020
The world is changing at a sometimes alarming rate. Supply chain management needs to be agile and flexible in order to keep up.

How Quality UX Impacts Manufacturing

May 14, 2020
It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Industry 4.0, but quality user experience can be a huge value driver in modern SCM.

Is Industry 4.0 Technology Worth the Cost?

April 21, 2020
Implementing Industry 4.0 technology doesn't come cheap, but is it worth it in the long run?

Procurement in the Industry 4.0 Era

April 14, 2020
As supply chain management changes in the Industry 4.0 era, procurement will have to change alongside it. But what will that mean in practice?

What Are the Top 5 Causes of Delay in the Automotive Supply Chain?

April 09, 2020
Poor visibility is often a primary cause of delays for automotive manufacturers, but Industry 4.0 technologies can be a big help.

Should Your ERP Live in the Cloud?

March 24, 2020
Cloud-hosted ERP systems can help pave the way for Postmodern ERP and Industry 4.0. But are they a good fit for your supply chain?

What Features Should Your Supply Chain Management Software Have?

March 17, 2020
Choosing the right supply chain software can be hard But as we approach Industry 4.0, you need to consider things like visibility first and foremost.

5 Uses for Cloud Technology in Manufacturing

March 03, 2020
Cloud-based ERP and other solutions are going to change the way manufacturers do business, decreasing silos and powering Industry 4.0 workflows.

The Manufacturer’s Guide to Digital Transformation

February 27, 2020
Industry 4.0 is increasingly a reality for many manufacturers--how will your operation keep pace?

5 Production Planning Strategies for Meeting Increased Demand

February 20, 2020
Demand fluctuations can catch many planners off guard, here are 5 suggested strategies to be sure increased demand doesn't throw you for a loop.

Is Your ERP Strategy Industry 4.0-ready?

January 16, 2020
The Industry 4.0 era is going to require supply chain managers to adopt a Postmodern ERP mindset in order to maintain flexibility.

How Industry 4.0 Will Improve Your Demand Forecasts

December 31, 2020
Industry 4.0 technology like advanced analytics and IIoT can help improve S&OP and S&OE via smarter demand forecasts.

Should You Make Supply Chain Forecasts in Excel?

December 26, 2019
Once the stand-by for demand forecasting documentation, Excel's time has come.
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