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Managing Supply Chain Risk in Turbulent Times

Uncertainty is one of the biggest challenges facing manufacturers and their supply chains. Events such as the global economic crisis and recent political instability in the Middle East demonstrate the need for long-term strategy to mitigate risk to global…
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Will the Green Car Revolution Create New Manufacturing and Supply Chain Opportunities?

Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1).
Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1). The one-off P… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-green-car-revolution-create-new-manufacturing-and-suppl1/

Is GM's Comeback Complete or Just Beginning?

General Motors today posted a net 2010 profit of $4.7 billion, the company's best result since 1999.
General Motors today posted a net 2010 profit of $4.7 billion, the company's best result since 1999. GM also came within 30,000 vehicles of re-surpassing Toyota as the number one … http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/gms-comeback-complete-or-just-beginning/

Will the Green Car Revolution Create New Manufacturing and Supply Chain Opportunities?

Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1). The one-off Phantom 102EX is a prototype, but the company says it is designed to “begin a dialo…
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ERP Tackles the Environment

In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of their business. The ERP term, of course, derives from material requirements plan…
In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of thei… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/erp-tackles-environment/

ERP Takes On the Environment

In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of their business. The ERP term, of course, derives from material requirements plan…
In many ways, the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is no longer a good fit for the enterprise software platforms on which most manufacturers rely to run major parts of thei… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/erp-takes-environment/

Progressive Manufacturing Awards Program Honors 100 Manufacturing Companies

“The inventive spirit and resourcefulness that have always driven manufacturing are not only alive and well, but flourishing,” said David R. Brousell, Editor-in-Chief of MEC and a PM100 judge. “These companies have demonstrated an ability to rethink their…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nicoal I Crawford, CMP Manufacturing Enterprise Communications, Inc. T:212.629.1570 mailto:ncrawford@thomaspublishing.com PROGRESSIVE MANUFACTURI… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/progressive-manufacturing-awards-program-honors-100-manufact/

Does Pharma Need to Rethink Manufacturing?

It’s not great news for the drug business. Most of today’s pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chain strategies are "inefficient, under-utilized, and ill-equipped to cope with new medicines," according to PricewaterhouseCoopers in its latest Pharma 20…
It’s not great news for the drug business. Most of today’s pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chain strategies are "inefficient, under-utilized, and ill-equipped … http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/does-pharma-need-rethink-manufacturing/

Does Pharma Have to Rethink Manufacturing?

It’s not great news for the drug business. Most of today’s pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chain strategies are "inefficient, under-utilized, and ill-equipped to cope with new medicines," according to PricewaterhouseCoopers in its latest Pharma 20…
It’s not great news for the drug business. Most of today’s pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chain strategies are "inefficient, under-utilized, and ill-equipped … http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/does-pharma-have-rethink-manufacturing/

What the Customer Doesn't Know

Several manufacturing organizations with which I've been in touch recently are focusing more intently on creating formal processes for understanding the new product innovations that customers say they want.
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Tomorrow’s Workforce and the Mandate for Leadership

Manufacturing faces an increasingly urgent talent shortage as the current generation of experienced executives approach retirement or seek careers elsewhere.
Manufacturing faces an increasingly urgent talent shortage as the current generation of experienced executives approach retirement or seek careers elsewhere. How can the industry … http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/tomorrows-workforce-and-mandate-leadership/

Dashboards: Are You Seeing the Forest? Or Even the Trees?

Enterprise systems amass an incredible amount of data at a mind-blowing level of detail. Well-designed and effectively implemented systems apply much of this data directly to control and manage tasks at the plant and warehouse level. Data is also summariz…
Enterprise systems amass an incredible amount of data at a mind-blowing level of detail. Well-designed and effectively implemented systems apply much of this data directly to cont… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/dashboards-are-you-seeing-forest-or-even-trees/

The Mideast Revolution: What’s Manufacturing Got to Do With It?

Freedom is on the march in the Middle East, and nothing is going to stop it. While the suicide of a Tunisian man who had been mistreated by the government was the shot heard ’round the region, the seeds of what is happening now in the Middle East were pla…
Freedom is on the march in the Middle East, and nothing is going to stop it. While the suicide of a Tunisian man who had been mistreated by the government was the shot heard &r… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/mideast-revolution-whats-manufacturing-got-do-it/

Mastering Complexity, Reducing Complication

There’s a big difference between complexity and complication in today’s manufacturing business. While one may be inevitable, the other should be avoided at all costs. Over the past few years, the manufacturing industry has undergone extensive business tra…
There’s a big difference between complexity and complication in today’s manufacturing business. While one may be inevitable, the other should be avoided at all costs. … http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/mastering-complexity-reducing-complication/

Growing Into Global Markets

How do small but growing manufacturers become global?
How do small but growing manufacturers become global? It would be nice to think that this transition is the result of a well-considered and carefully planned strategic decision… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/growing-global-markets/

Growing Into Global

How do small but growing manufacturers become global? It would be nice to think that this transition is the result of a well-considered and carefully planned strategic decision. For many manufacturers, however, becoming global is more the result of an evo…
How do small but growing manufacturers become global? It would be nice to think that this transition is the result of a well-considered and carefully planned strategic decision… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/growing-global/

Tom Davenport On Board as Summit Keynote

Groundbreaking author and consultant Tom Davenport has signed on as a keynote speaker at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit May 9-11 in Palm Beach, FL. Davenport is perhaps best know as a leading voice on IT-driven process innovation. Currently the holde…
Popular Discussions Groundbreaking author and consultant Tom Davenport has signed on as a keynote speaker at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit May 9-11 in Palm Beach, FL. Dave… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/tom-davenport-board-summit-keynote/

Save the date: Next Council call is on Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Manufacturing in many nations faces an urgent shortage of skills and leadership talent as the baby boom generation of experienced professionals approaches retirement over the next few years.
Dear Council members, Manufacturing in many nations faces an urgent shortage of skills and leadership talent as the baby boom generation of experienced professionals approaches… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/save-date-next-council-call-tuesday-february-15-2011/

What Makes a Leader?

For the past few years, global manufacturing has been going through a period of rapid--and sometimes destructive--change.
For the past few years, global manufacturing has been going through a period of rapid--and sometimes destructive--change. During such periods, organizations need leaders who can h… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/what-makes-leader/

SaaS ERP Edges Upmarket

True or false: ERP software delivered as a cloud-based service makes the most sense for small and midsize manufacturers, many of which lack the resources to invest in internal IT equipment and expertise.
True or false: ERP software delivered as a cloud-based service makes the most sense for small and midsize manufacturers, many of which lack the resources to invest in internal IT … http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/saas-erp-edges-upmarket/

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