Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Using SharePoint 2007

Guest blogging today is Dave Lassiter.  Dave is our Solutions Director for Manufacturing & Resources and is responsible for solutions that we take to multiple vertical markets inside of the Manufacturing & Resources sector.  One of those solutions is Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration. -Brian ~~~~~ Microsoft and AMR Research recently presented a webinar  on…

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Enabling the Agile Supply Chain

Join AMR Research, Microsoft and Infosys for a June 9th webcast about supply chain visibility & collaboration.  See the invitation below.  You can register at http://video.webcasts.com/events/amrr001/30790.   Enable the Agile Supply Chain Unlock Value with Actionable Insights and Collaborative Execution A joint webcast co-hosted by AMR Research, Microsoft and Infosys Technologies. The current global economic…

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Owens-Illinois Cuts Excess Inventory by 50 Percent and IMproves On-Time Delivery

We released a case study earlier this month that you might find interesting. The case study is based on a project Lead Time Technology completed with Owens-Illinois Closure and Specialty Products.  O-I manufactures parts for specialized closures for pharma, chemical, and personal care products, and a rise in make-to-order jobs began to hamper its regular…

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great microsoft rfid blog

If you’re interested in a deeper view of Microsoft’s RFID platform, check out Sudhir Hasbe’s blog.  Sudhir is a Senior Product Manager for RFID, and has a great blog consolidating all the information available on the Microsoft RFID platform and about our partners. I could learn a thing or two from Sudhir on building a…

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Thoughts from Logichem 2008 in Atlanta

Last week, Microsoft sponsored LogiChem 2008 in Atlanta.  Enrique Andaluz and Greg Walker represented our team, and I asked Enrique to give me his thoughts on the conference to share with the community… -Brian ~~~~~~ We had a great couple of days exchanging knowledge with chemical supply chain practitioners at LogiChem 2008.  In previous years,…

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Microsoft Sponsoring Logichem 2008 next week in atlanta

Once again, Microsoft is sponsoring LogiChem.  This year’s event will be held next week in Atlanta, Georgia.  Last year included a terrific line-up of speakers and attendees, and we look forward to another great event this year. Both Greg Walker and Enrique Andaluz, our supply chain market development managers, will be there as well as…

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On-Demand Webcast on Microsoft's Supply Chain and RFID focus with partner Xterprise

Last month, Colin Masson, Greg Walker, and Dean Frew (Xterprise) recorded an introductory webcast on Microsoft’s supply chain and RFID strategy for manufacturing companies.  We had a nice turn out from chemical customers – thank you. For those who couldn’t attend (or didn’t know it was happening), you can view a recording of this webcast…

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ChemSynergy Asia Rolls Out Dynamics NAV ERP in 4 Weeks

We just released this case study about ChemSynergy Asia, a distributor of oleochemicals in the Phillipines.  They were rolling up financial and inventory information with its headquarters in Germany by using spreadsheets and other manual mechanisms.  They rolled out Dynamics NAV in 4 weeks using the Microsoft Dynamics SureStep methodology, and reduced reporting time by…

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Greetings from Convergence...

It’s a Thursday afternoon here at Microsoft Convergence in Orlando, Florida, and I have finally found some time to sit down and do some work.  Yesterday, Steve Ballmer delivered the keynote presentation for the conference.  You can read through the transcript in about 20 minutes, or watch the video from that link.  It’s definitely worth the…

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The First Ever RFID Solution Days (featuring BizTalk Server 2006 R2) in Bellevue, WA

If you are currently evaluating RFID platforms for your business, or are starting to do RFID projects using BizTalk Server 2006 R2, we are hosting an event from February 18th through February 21st in Bellevue, Washington.  The first two days are a congregation of our customers, partners, and Microsoft folks, and the second two days…

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