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Manufacturers Look to Share the Cost of Plant-to-Enterprise Integration

Manufacturers large and small have been working for years to integrate plant floor and enterprise systems in such a way that they can turn terabytes of raw data into the kind of end-to-end process visibility that will allow them to make smarter decisions …
Popular Discussions Manufacturers large and small have been working for years to integrate plant floor and enterprise systems in such a way that they can turn terabytes of raw d… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturers-look-share-cost-plant-enterprise-integration/

Will In-Memory Databases Change Your Business?

Can in-memory database technology, which enables faster processing of software applications such as financials, analytics, and even MRP, transform your business and create new competitive advantages? That’s the expectation raised by applications giant SAP…
Can in-memory database technology, which enables faster processing of software applications such as financials, analytics, and even MRP, transform your business and create new com… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-memory-databases-change-your-business/

When Should a Company Change Its Stripes?

Scroll back seven years, and business software maker SAP was the self-appointed king of old-fashioned innovation. The company spent a sizable slice of its revenue on an R&D apparatus that churned out nearly all of its new products. In the estimation of co…
Scroll back seven years, and business software maker SAP was the self-appointed king of old-fashioned innovation. The company spent a sizable slice of its revenue on an R&D ap… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/when-should-company-change-its-stripes/

Design for Sustainability: Where's the Data?

Increasingly, manufacturers are attempting to drive sustainability into their products at the design stage, conciously engineering in only parts and materials that meet the sustainability criteria of customers and regulators.
Increasingly, manufacturers are attempting to drive sustainability into their products at the design stage, conciously engineering in only parts and materials that meet the sustai… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/design-sustainability-wheres-data/

ERP Sales Up, Business Confidence Down -- What Does It Mean?

SAP officials announced third-quarter results today, showing a 14% year-over-year improvement.
SAP officials announced third-quarter results today, showing a 14% year-over-year improvement. SAP sells a lot of products these days -- in-memory databases, mobility platfor… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/erp-sales-business-confidence-down-what-does-it-mean/

Environmental Regulations Raise Data Management Challenge

As environmental regulations proliferate and become more complex to comply with, how important will it be for manufacturers to maintain a single, centralized repository of data about their mandated sustainability efforts?
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/environmental-regulations-raise-data-management-challenge/

Sustainability: Could the U.S. Fall Behind?

One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome the spotlight for a number of reasons. First, it's true that manufacturing is…
One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome t… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/sustainability-could-us-fall-behind/

A Chat With SAP's Bill McDermott

After lunch on Friday, I took the E train in Manhattan to meet with Bill McDermott, the co-CEO of SAP, the world leader in enterprise application software.
After lunch on Friday, I took the E train in Manhattan to meet with Bill McDermott, the co-CEO of SAP, the world leader in enterprise application software. Friday was a brilliant … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/chat-saps-bill-mcdermott/

Social Collaboration for the Enterprise: SAP Takes a Step Forward

SAP this week took a step forward in merging the world of enterprise systems and social media, announcing plans to integrate its 14-month-old Stream-work social collaboration tool with all of its enterprise applications. The move, however, raises a questi…
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/social-collaboration-enterprise-sap-takes-step-forward/

Tablet Devices: Which Ones Will Survive?

Which of the new crop of mobile tablet devices coming to market to compete with Apple's iPad can be expected to survive as viable platforms? Three besides the iPad stand out as potentially viable, said SAP CIO Oliver Bussmann in a recent television interv…
Which of the new crop of mobile tablet devices coming to market to compete with Apple's iPad can be expected to survive as viable platforms? Three besides the iPad stand out as po… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/tablet-devices-which-ones-will-survive/

ERP Tackles the Environment

In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of their business. The ERP term, of course, derives from material requirements plan…
In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of thei… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/erp-tackles-environment/

ERP Takes On the Environment

In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of their business. The ERP term, of course, derives from material requirements plan…
In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of thei… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/erp-takes-environment/

Growing Into Global Markets

How do small but growing manufacturers become global?
How do small but growing manufacturers become global? It would be nice to think that this transition is the result of a well-considered and carefully planned strategic decision… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/growing-global-markets/

SaaS ERP Edges Upmarket

True or false: ERP software delivered as a cloud-based service makes the most sense for small and midsize manufacturers, many of which lack the resources to invest in internal IT equipment and expertise.
True or false: ERP software delivered as a cloud-based service makes the most sense for small and midsize manufacturers, many of which lack the resources to invest in internal IT … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/saas-erp-edges-upmarket/

Dialogue: L'Oréal's Manufacturing Makeover

The world’s largest beauty products manufacturer, L’Oréal, realized it needed a more unified manufacturing profile to increase efficiency and creativity, and to shave production costs. So the company began a top-to-toe restructuring of its global manufac…
The world’s largest beauty products manufacturer, L’Oréal, realised it needed a more unified manufacturing profile to increase efficiency and creativity, and to… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-loreals-manufacturing-makeover1/

Auto Logistics: Revving Up Service Parts Logistics Operations

To say that Ford Motor Company’s service parts supply chain is complex may be the understatement of the millennium. As one of the world’s largest automakers, Ford boasts $118 billion in revenue and nearly 200,000 employees worldwide. Its U.S. service part…
To boost efficiency and pave the road for global service parts logistics management, Ford is steering a 10-year plan to revamp its service parts network, processes, and technolog… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/auto-logistics-revving-service-parts-logistics-operations/

Dialogue: L'Oréal's Manufacturing Makeover

The world’s largest beauty products manufacturer, L’Oréal,realised it needed a more unified manufacturing profile to increase efficiency and creativity, and to shave production costs. So the company began a top-to-toe restructuring of its global manufactu…
The world’s largest beauty products manufacturer, L’Oréal,realised it needed a more unified manufacturing profile to increase efficiency and creativity, and to … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-loreals-manufacturing-makeover/

Dialogue: Roche Boosts IT Vitality

Founded in 1896 by Swiss pharmacist Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche, the Roche Group still pursues his original goal of developing innovative drugs of uniform quality and distributing them internationally. Now Europe’s leading healthcare company and the world’s l…
Founded in 1896 by Swiss pharmacist Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche, the Roche Group still pursues his original goal of developing innovative drugs of uniform quality and distributing the… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-roche-boosts-it-vitality/

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