Supply chain planning involves activities in order to meet future demand in the best possible manner. It’s a forward-looking process that tries to meet supply with demand. It’s a component of the Supply and Operations Planning (S&OP) process. It’s the entire planning process, which includes: distribution, manufacturing, and procurement operations according to demand forecasts, capacity … Read more

3 ways to turn your field service operation into a revenue-generating machine

For decades, companies have relied on skilled technicians to repair equipment and engage with customers in the field. While these technicians were often the only representation that the customer would see, their skills, processes, and systems were seldom seen as critical aspects of the company’s revenue cycle. Until recently, many field technicians or field service … Read more

How to deal with ‘iPhone unavailable’ screen in four ways

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Sometimes you may be greeted by the iPhone unavailable black screen that prevents you from logging in and gaining access to your iPhone. Here … Read more

3 ways Dynamics 365 powers adaptability for chief financial officers

The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) has been evolving for some time, from hindsight report generation to forward-looking advisor, business innovator, and change agent. During the pandemic, many finance leaders took ownership of large-scale digital transformation efforts a trend that is only accelerating. Indeed, a central lesson learned through the challenges of the … Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: 3 ways to transform your manufacturing workforce

To keep up with the fast pace of digital manufacturing trends, today’s manufacturers need to build a capable workforce that can adapt quickly to new ways of working. However, studies show that many manufacturers are concerned about the challenges of attracting, retaining, and training effective employees. Only 60 percent of manufacturing chief financial officers say … Read more