White Papers

  1. Bridging The Gap In The Batch Market
    6/9/2017

    Recipe management plays an important role in the success of batch manufacturing; often a key component in a company’s manufacturing operations transformation process. However, a huge gap exists in the market between simpler recipe management solutions offered in many software packages, batch management and control packages. This article will explain how to bridge that gap and detail the importance of management solutions in keeping high-quality and consistent recipes.

  2. Situational Awareness – The Next Leap In Industrial Human Machine Interface Design
    6/9/2017

    The end users of modern industrial systems are constantly searching for methods of improving the availability and maximizing the efficiency of those systems without compromising the quality of their offerings or safety of their operations teams. One of the areas where improvements can have significant impacts in this pursuit is quite literally staring them in the face; the human machine interface used to control and operate these systems. By implementing improvements in the mechanisms used to control and operate industrial systems, operations teams can significantly improve both the business value and the safety of their industrial systems.

  3. Executive Guide To Real Time Operations Profitability: Manufacturer Benefits
    6/9/2017

    This is part one of a two-part paper addressing the value of implementing a real time operations infrastructure to gain visibility, productivity, quality management, and real-time asset utilization.

  4. Executive Guide To Real Time Operations Profitability: Benefits Manufacturers Can Expect: Part 2
    6/9/2017

    This is part two of a two part paper addressing the value of implementing a real time operations infrastructure to gain visibility, productivity and throughput, quality management, and real time asset utilization; all of which extend the value of plant to business integration.

  5. The Circle Of Engagement
    6/7/2017

    James Wood, Director of Factory & Activplant Product Lines at Aptean – a leading enterprise software provider – discusses the importance of achieving employee buy-in with a synchronised manufacturing solution.

  6. How To Leverage Demand Planning And Supply Chain Coordination
    6/7/2017

    This white paper will help food and beverage manufacturers understand how supply chain functions, such as demand and inventory planning, can positively impact their overall operations and bottom line.

  7. CRM Sales Solution For Process Manufacturing
    6/7/2017

    Best-in-class manufacturers demand best-in-class sales teams…sales teams powered by insight and understanding of their client’s activity whether in the office or on the road.

  8. Two Tier ERP Deployment For F & B Manufacturing
    6/7/2017

    This paper discusses differences between tier-one and tier-two ERP solutions and the situations where it can be advantageous to utilize both solutions within a food manufacturing organization.

  9. BPM On Cloud For The Enterprise
    6/1/2017

    The current proliferation of cloud based service offerings and numerous delivery models that have evolved in a relatively short span of time are re-shaping the IT landscape. What this means for Business Process Management is that more and more vendors want to move their BPM software to the cloud as well.

  10. BPM Of Things: Secure Your Success In Digital Transformation
    6/1/2017

    Business process management (BPM) has proven extremely successful in managing both gradual and radical improvements in the industry and various business functions. While digitization brings incredible new opportunities, it also brings the distinctive challenge of correctly positioning and scoping BPM in organizations.