Articles Tagged with ''general business''

Supercharging ERP for Complex Environments

With the help of software and performance optimization solutions, ERP systems can drive and sustain lasting improvements for ceramic and glass manufacturers.

Challenging economic times mean that manufacturing executives must do more with less. Heading into 2015, the world’s top multinational manufacturers are trying to find a safe route through an economy known more for the promise of volatility than the prospect of surefire growth.


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IP in Depth: Fixing the Application Backlog

Favoring the examination of either new applications or RCEs over the other does not seem like a practical or equitable solution to the backlogs.

In my March 2014 column (“Compact Prosecution,” pp. 9-10), I discussed how U.S. patent applicants resorted to filing requests for continued examination (RCE) applications as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) stayed the course on compact prosecution.


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Big Data Analytics in the Supply Chain

Insights derived from big data can allow ceramic and glass manufacturers to optimize supply chain processes.

The supply chain is gaining in complexity at an alarming rate, creating a deluge of information overload from data generated within supply chain processes.


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October 2014 Issue Highlights

Our October 2014 issue is now available!

Posted: January 29, 2015

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Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

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