ERP Investments: Not everyone is singing the same tune.

MartinBuckley

Yeah, there has been some positive news as of late on return of growth for ERP, but not everyone is singing the same tune.  For example, I came across an article the other day in SupplyChainReview (http://www.supplychainreview.com/Technology/2011/01/12/erp-investments-to-slow-in-2011-pc-world.html) taken from PC World : ERP investments to slow in 2011 The article states that according to a […]

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Hot ERP topics – Still hot?

JohnWesterveld

Thomas Wailgum while still at CIO.com put together an interesting list of Hot ERP topics for 2011.  I know I’m a bit late to the game on this article, but it’s particularly interesting to take a look at this now in the context of the hype as of late on the supposed return of ERP.   […]

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Heating up supply chain analysis.

BillDuBois
  • by Bill DuBois
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Venturing out on the morning of the coldest day on record this year in Ottawa to play hockey may not have been the smartest thing I’ve ever done, but I did it anyway. The last word you would use to describe my movements on the ice would be “flexible.” Everything was frozen and I bet […]

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Another year of double digit revenue growth for Kinaxis.

LoriSmith
  • by Lori Smith
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Hope you don’t mind us stepping outside our typical ‘no vendor hype’ style of our blog, but we announced some business performance stats for 2010 today and wanted to share some highlights here, along with a short message from our CEO. Over the last 5 years the company has grown revenue sequentially each year, and […]

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Supply chain responsiveness: the top competitive advantage for fabless semiconductor companies?

TrevorMiles
  • by Trevor Miles
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The semiconductor industry has experienced rapid growth over the past few decades driven by leaps in innovation. To meet demand for specialized application devices, US based semiconductor firms realized they needed to become more agile and focus more resources on product development, which was their key point of differentiation. The innovations in chip design and […]

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A short history of Kinaxis.

DuncanKlett
  • by Duncan Klett
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We continue to have a few new hires around Kinaxis and part of their orientation is to meet with me and get the history of Kinaxis. I always enjoying sharing the history of how the company began and thought it would be interesting to share on the blog. There were three of us who started […]

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The secret sauce for achieving continuous and collaborative S&OP.

TrevorMiles
  • by Trevor Miles
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I’ve got another presentation on the go.  We are participating in the Sales & Operations Planning Summit taking place on January 27 – 28, 2011 in Las Vegas, and I will be presenting a session called, “Continuous Sales and Operations Planning for High-tech/Electronics Manufacturers.” Here’s an abstract from my session: Planning has long been segmented […]

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Mobile is the future; Apple is the leader.

TrevorMiles
  • by Trevor Miles
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In November 2009 Morgan Stanley published “The Mobile Internet Report” that outlined the massive uptake of mobile devices over the past few years, particularly Apple’s iPhone. While there is some indication that Android phone activations have caught up to iPhone activations, the market as a whole is growing so quickly that yesterday Apple reported stellar […]

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