Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

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Avoiding Death by Spreadsheet in the Life Sciences Industry

Contract management is a complicated business for medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Frequently, manufacturers rely on spreadsheets to help with the management process. This is often handled outside of the normal...
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Doing Business in New Zealand

New Zealand is an island in the South Pacific Ocean, located southeast of Australia. It includes six main islands. New Zealand ranks as the 77th largest country in the world and...
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Rapid Response to Change is Imperative for Manufacturers

It was Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, who said, “Change is the only constant in life,” highlighting the strong need to always expect and plan for change throughout our lives. This is...
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Accelerating Digital Transformation with QAD Manufacturing

Changing Business Dynamics for Manufacturers Business dynamics for manufacturers are changing more rapidly and becoming more disruptive than ever before. The changes are driven by the rising expectations of consumers and business...
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What is Rapid Response ERP and How Does it Affect the Manufacturing Process?

The only constant in business today is change, and the only certainty is that change will likely accelerate in the future. In order to survive and thrive in this environment, manufacturers...
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Metrics that Matter: Closing Cycle Time and Financial Reporting Person Days

Closing cycle time is usually expressed as the number of days between the end of an accounting period and the release of financial statements. It is a key metric for many...
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Why Manufacturers Need a Flexible ERP

Manufacturers are operating in a highly competitive business world marked by constant changes in consumer demand as well as competitive and regulatory environments. Customers are demanding better services and products at...
machine learning, manufacturing, predictions

Manufacturing with Machine Learning – Predictions Simplified

Yes, machines can learn too! Put simply, machine learning is the ability for computerized machines to learn how to make predictions and/or perform classifications without explicitly being taught or programmed. Just...
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Doing Business in Mexico

Although the southernmost country in North America is commonly known as Mexico, the country’s official name is the United Mexican States. The federal presidential republic of Mexico has 32 states and...
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Automating the Warehousing Supply Chain is Critical to CPG Success

Getting the right product to the right place at the right time is critical for all manufacturing companies. For producers of consumer packaged goods (CPG) products, this is vital to ensuring...