Monthly Archives - October 2015

New Release Details on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016

A team of PSSI staff just attended the annual Microsoft Dynamics NAV “Directions” conference this past week in Orlando.  We were able to get an up-close view of [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 29, 2015

The Future of Manufacturing

An article in the September issue of Bloomberg Businessweek provides a glimpse into what’s really happening that will affect manufacturing’s future, with two competing consortiums now attempting to [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 27, 2015

The Upside to Robotics for Skilled Workers

In a recent article (APICS Magazine, Sep/Oct ’15) entitled “Job Ready” by Ingrid Ostby, the author asserts that the real value in the continuing emergence of robots in [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 22, 2015

The Stuff You Probably Don’t Know

The Economist recently released its 2016 edition of “Pocket World in Figures” (What…?  You haven’t gotten yours yet?) and though it’s mostly dry as an almanac in a [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 20, 2015

Learning From Past ERP Failures

Consultants at Panorama Solutions, an ERP provider, remind us that past failures do not have to doom future ERP projects in a post found here. They give four tips [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 15, 2015

Basics of RFID

In an APICS Magazine article entitled “RFID at Work” three PhD’s who serve day jobs as computer professors and consultants detail many of the requirements for implementing Radio [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 13, 2015

Another Tech Bubble?

There’s plenty of reason to think that Silicon Valley is building to yet another bubble or, as they say, partying like it’s 1999.  Companies these days are raising [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 8, 2015

Drucker, Toyota and… Mass Customization?

In his 1993 book The Post Capitalist Society longtime management guru Peter Drucker of Claremont Graduate University (and for this writer’s money, the greatest and most innovative management [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 6, 2015

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Due for Release This Month

Microsoft is releasing the latest version of its best-selling Dynamics NAV ERP software – now deployed at 120,000 companies worldwide – this month, coinciding with the “Directions EMEA” [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: October 1, 2015