Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

Collaboration

You Can’t Spell Collaboration Without “Labor”

Collaboration is defined as the action of working between two or more entities to produce or create something. Many of us see collaboration as a critical tool in a world where...
Avalara Sales Tax Management

Risky Business: Manufacturing is One of Five Industries that Raise Audit Red Flags

States target certain businesses for sales tax audits according to data For most companies, the mere idea of a sales tax audit is a daunting prospect. Often “fingers crossed we don’t...
Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO)

CMOs: The New Netflix?

The Blockbuster days are over, and not just for the obsolete movie rental business. “Blockbuster” drugs, like Cymbalta, Abilify, Lunesta and Nexium, which dominated commercial airwaves just a few years ago,...
FactivityManufacturing Execution System (MES) Integration

Avoid These Top 5 Mistakes When Implementing a MES

The mistakes companies make when implementing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) often start at the evaluation stage which then manifest themselves during implementation. Learn from the mistakes others have already made...
Life Sciences at QAD Explore

Explore the Motor (Neuron) City

When you think of pioneering early medicine, cutting edge drug discovery and breakthrough advances in medical device technology, you think of one place: Michigan. Right? Okay, perhaps New Jersey, Minneapolis or San...
The Changing World of Consumer Products

Explore the Changing World of Consumer Products and Food & Beverage Manufacturing

The only constant in manufacturing is change. That couldn’t be truer than for Consumer Products and Food & Beverage manufacturers. I have spent the better part of 30 years in these...
Connecting People, Processes and Supply Chains

Connecting People, Processes and Supply Chains for Operational Excellence

The most effective consumer products companies have a formalized process for integrated demand and supply chain planning. Such companies develop a process  to create a foundation for synchronizing its people, processes...
Exploring QAD's Channel Islands UX

Channel Islands: Explore How to Revolutionize Your Enterprise Software

At Explore 2017, QAD’s global community of leading manufacturers will connect in Detroit for a week of informative sessions, hands-on training, and stimulating discussions on the future of manufacturing. Explore attendees...
synchronized s&op is critical

Synchronized S&OP is Critical for Today’s Changing Market

The consumer products industry has transformed considerably over the last three decades, and it continues to change dramatically. These changes affect planning processes, supply chain management, manufacturing and how consumer products...
complying with new revenue recognition rules

Complying with New Revenue Recognition Rules: Get a Head Start

As you may know, there are new revenue recognition rules lurking just around the corner, and if you’re a manufacturer, there’s a chance that you will feel the impact of the...