Today's supply chain philosophies are helping to create new supply chain relationships -- but mutual consent is not enough. Optimizing information technology through advanced planning and scheduling will help power the partnership and strengthen product fulfillment.
IBM evoloves a suite of middleware products designed to help customers add new applications to their legacy systems.
The driving force behind implementing centralized management systems is their cost-effective management of networked systems. For most IT organizations, centralized management systems are the only way of approaching the same level of reliabilty, availability and control that has been available with mainframe environments of the past.
The most important aspect of a successful ERP-driven, Web-based collaborative supply/value chain system is a well-planned and highly organized blueprint for getting employees, customers and partners to adopt the new processes.
As NT grows, the subtle and sharp similarities and differences between Windows NT and OS/390 become of alarming importance to those who see Windows NT as a threat to OS/390.
As the Web grows by leaps and bounds, critical business information is, in many cases, not easily accessible. The enterprise portal offers a Web-like solution to obtaining, maintaining and distributing information.
Siemens Information and Communications Networks leaves their legacy light years behind by choosing to bring their new SAP operating system online in a big-bang, enterprisewide implementation.