Aug 17, 2016
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software should make running your manufacturing business easier. At its best, an ERP gives you visibility, efficiency, and increased profitability. Unfortunately, the reality for many manufacturers is ineffective...
Alibaba quarterly revenue rockets 59%... Samsung spending spree continues with the purchase of a luxury home appliance maker... Danish electronics maker Bang & Olufsen reports another loss.
China champions homegrown services over foreign tech, even saying last year it will block software, servers and other equipment. So a Chinese tech giant is stepping in to help.
Aug 02, 2016
At the heart of lean manufacturing is the elimination of waste. But there’s another principle at work in lean as well: adding value. When you design a product, you also want to think of the value customers are willing to pay for in addition...
Aug 01, 2016
Effective supply chain communication is critical to virtually every area of your manufacturing business. Relationships between suppliers and OEMs can sometimes be tenuous but they require intense collaboration to work. ...
Why is Oracle making its play for NetSuite now? The trigger might have been that NetSuite became just cheap enough, sort of, to check the box for financial soundness. The math only needs to vaguely work, and it’s transcended by an urgency to...
Amazon ramps up profit with cloud, too... Microsoft trims more smartphone jobs... Sony reports quarterly profit, warns of falling sales.
The year of tech acquisitions continues, with Oracle eyeing an increase in cloud strategy amid ever-intensifying competition.