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Most manufacturers have recently experienced modest levels of profitability helped by lower commodity prices and low wage inflation. Yet optimism and forecasted growth are down across the board.

How will your business fare? Read our latest guide to learn how successful companies are prioritizing investments and making incremental steps toward a more prosperous future.  

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To help manufacturers choose the right software, the Guide to Manufacturing Software will explore five key technologies that are essential to any successful manufacturing operation:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – Read a 10-step guide for moving to a cloud-based ERP, an analyst report on the hidden costs of customization, customer case studies for automotive, and much more. 
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM) – Browse our "State of the Global Supply Chain" report, specialized papers on social collaboration and tank scheduling, guides for supply chain optimization and customer-centric manufacturing, and more. 
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) – Discover the ways in which fashion companies are using PLM to unify disparate teams, learn how to perfect product development in process manufacturing, read aerospace and retail use cases, and more.
  • Customer Experience (CX) – Explore how software for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Configure Price Quote (CPQ), and Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) can equip your company for success.
  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) – Get tips for boosting plant floor productivity, view an informative infographic on traceability requirements, read an analyst report on ROA, see automotive and food & beverage case studies, and more.  

Also get “shopper’s checklists” of essential features and functions, and success stories from real-life industry leaders.

2016-manufacturing-software-guide-erp-softw1re.pngInfor's Guide to Manufacturing Software gives you everything you need to make the right decisions for your IT budget. Read our guide to learn which features are essential in a software solution and valuable strategies for business growth. Easily jump to sections within the guide and view resources relevant to your industry.

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