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Supply Chain Visibility: Know Sooner, Act Now

Aberdeen Group Report<p>Supply Chain Visibility: Know Sooner, Act Now<p>Published November 2016<p>85% of Best-In-Class companies have visibility into …

The future of the SAP S/4HANA public cloud - a talk with SAP's Ross Wainwright

You might think that SuccessConnect, the SuccessFactors user conference, would be an odd place to get updates on the SAP S/4HANA public cloud. But …

Cartoners, Case Packers, and Palletizers for Track and Trace Serialization of Pharmaceutical Packaging Lines

By integrating OEM serialization systems with packaging machinery, pharmaceutical manufacturers can secure their supply line from counterfeiting and …

Pharma

How can project planners decide between SAP PPM and SAP PS?

Web-based Project and Portfolio Management gives teams a way to pitch ideas and manage projects, but on-premises Project System still fits into the …

SEO

Real-Time Visibility: Eliminating Supply Chain Blind Spots

The Internet of Things is adding a whole new layer to the evolution of supply chain management by increasing visibility.

Internet

Clover Leaf website will let consumers track the source of their fish

Home cooks scanning packages of food in their pantries for the "best before" stamp generally don't pay attention to the jumble of letters and numbers that can make up a company's product codes. These codes are used by food producers to track product shipments and sales – and, if necessary, to …

The 13 most valuable skills that anyone could have

The great thing about being surrounded by people who have experienced more than you is being able to pick their brains. We turned to a recent Quora thread that asked users for the most valuable skill a person can have for their entire life.<p>After sorting through the responses, here are our 13 …

Self-improvement

The 7 Secrets Self-Motivated Entrepreneurs Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do some entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, maintain intense focus, exemplify ironclad discipline and create companies out of thin air? Genius? Luck? Some secret sauce of success?<p>Much of the answer lies in <i>motivation.</i> How do we define …

Motivation

9 Smart Ways the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently

In entrepreneurship, you don't prepare and then do, you do as part of your preparation.<p><i>What are the necessary qualifications for an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Peter Baskerville, teacher and edupreneur, on Quora:</b><p><b>Being entrepreneurial is what</b> …

5 Traits That Distinguish Serial Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a rarity. Just over 1-in-10 adults within the U.S.. engage in entrepreneurial activities.<p>That low number is not a surprise in light of the complex array of challenges that entrepreneurs face. According to a joint study …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine devising a winning business idea that you develop into a fully fledged enterprise.<p>Your business is profitable, and it's everything you ever wished or hoped it would be. But now it's time to move on. You're ready to make your exit …

Small Business

You Must Blend These 5 Ingredients Perfectly for Startup Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stepping into an entrepreneurial position is stressful in a number of ways, but most of the little stresses route back to the biggest one—the worry of whether or not your startup will succeed. The threat of failure is what drives …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Make These 6 Mistakes All Too Often

As a company grows, it typically needs a sales team. Here's how to avoid the common errors that occur at this stage of your company's development.<p>As I've mentioned previously, learning how to sell is great preparation for starting your own company. Entrepreneurs who know how to sell are usually far …

10 Tips From a Lady Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The hardest thing about realizing a dream is getting there. As a female entrepreneur, you know how to dream. But maintaining your drive through the finish line can take monumental tenacity.<p>Elsie Escobar is no stranger to the …

Entrepreneurship

7 Habits From Navy SEALs That Will Make You More Successful

Once, when our platoon was preparing for a mission at one of our shooting ranges in Iraq, I had failed to reload one of my pistol mags after the previous night's operation.<p>Our point man, the best-selling author of <i>No Easy Day</i> (under the pseudonym Mark Owen), discovered my mistake. To this day, I …