At Sapphire 2009, SAP showcased about a dozen Business ByDesign Customers, some brand new and some I had met a year ago, along with a test-drive area that allowed customers and analysts to touch and feel, and take a guided tour of the product. Not being one that is easily led, this analyst went a bit off-road in the test drive. While the data might not have been real, I left convinced that the application behind it was.
Operate your business more effectively by driving faster, smarter decisions, applying better control over costs, minimize risk and liability, and anticipate change. SAP Business ByDesign helps you automate business processes, streamline administrative tasks, and proactively deliver role-based information to employees.
Is your manufacturing sustainability strategy based on continuous improvement? Manufacturers that isolate environmental compliance initiatives may be missing a larger opportunity to yield significant operational savings. This paper discusses the advantage of a planned approach that balances environmental and operational metrics, which can uncover the underlying forces of energy and resource consumption to help minimize waste and related costs—proving that “Green is Green.”
Learn what to look for in an online learning platform and successful strategies for implementing online learning into your overall environmental, health and safety training plan. Whether you are currently in the decision making process to use an online learning platform or are currently using online training, this information can help you make your decision and maximize the effectiveness of your online learning platform.
Custom House, a Western Union Company, is a leader in global payments services that provides cross-border business solutions for clients operating in international markets. As a member of the Western Union group of companies, we help clients with their international payments while mitigating currency risk through the support of reliable foreign exchange specialists and high performing online payment platforms.
As businesses strive to gain a competitive advantage from their operations, the way operators perform their work has evolved. Shifting from being purely functional to highly analytical, operators have become an increasingly critical part of today’s business processes—significantly changing the way businesses operate and adding more value than ever before.
GIGO. It’s as true for information technology today as it ever was. Garbage in = garbage out. When it comes to machine vision, however, the old computer acronym can be updated: Good images = good output.
Selectingan ERP system means success or failure to a manufacturer’s overall performance. These ten questions move you toward success.
ISO 26000, the new standard for corporate social responsibility is influenced heavily by the UN Global Compact. What are the implications for ERP and other enterprise software industrial companies use to run their business? APICS-certified expert Bill Leedale offers tips for selecting and configuring ERP for ISO 26000 compliance.
Selecting an ERP system means success or failure to a manufacturer's overall performance. These ten questions move you toward success.
For all but the smallest organizations, an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system promises big gains, helping to grow revenue, increase productivity companywide, improve efficiency throughout the enterprise and manage costs.
In this informative white paper, learn how your route delivery and sales staff can make more stops and fewer errors each day by using mobile printing to support their direct store delivery operations.
You want to continue to meet your customer's expectations, but you need to keep your company's focus on the future, not the past. Partnering with W.W.Williams Distribution will transform the problems of supplying Low-Volume and Out-of-Production aftermarket repair parts into opportunities.
Ultrasound inspection offers a unique position for condition monitoring as both a "stand-alone" inspection technology and as an effective screening tool that can speed up the inspection process and help inspectors determine effective follow-up actions for mechanical, electrical and leak applications.
Perhaps the most mystifying of all business functions is the realm of accounting. Far from a matter of simple math, the area is fraught with confusing regulations and cash-fl ow penalties. This one department alone portends the rise or demise of any given industry, no matter how large or small or what amount of sales are closed on any given day.
Accounting is undeniably a crucial function for SMBs (small- to medium-sized businesses); there are rules to follow, regulations to meet, bills to pay and profits to reap. Indeed, counting the money is fundamental to measuring a company's success.
As a site leader, your plant is critical to a supply chain's success. When the CEO is searching for the right person to implement its supply chain strategies, will you demonstrate the necessary expertise and leadership?
Are you a site leader looking for better ways to lead? In today's unpredictable economy, manufacturing site leaders need leadership skills that offer support and clarity at a time when employees can feel anxious and uncertain.
Are you a multi-directional site leader, managing up, down, and across your organization? Plant managers must be able to manage in any direction with the necessary skills to gain support for his/her plant's objectives.
A properly bolted joint is critical to the successful operation of any piece of machinery. As the size of the bolts or studs increase, so do the challenges. Multi-jackbolt tensioners solve many of the common bolting problems encountered in industry and are widely used by both OEMs and end users alike.