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Article Index - Results

1994 NAPM Insights Article Index
Term selected: Automation and Technology

A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.

  • A Case for Logistics Software Members Only Content
    Richard F. Powers, January, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 48.

    Find out which logistics software systems would best fit your organization's needs.

  • A High-Tech Quest to Reduce Landfill Members Only Content
    Kathy Stuesser, February, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 61.

    Don't dump it, reuse it! Various computer companies have taken this battle cry to heart in a quest to slash waste, keep computers out of landfills, and stretch company dollars.

  • Another Electronic Purchasing System Reduces Paper Trail Members Only Content
    Robert K. Gore, C.P.M., April, Vol. 5, No. 4, p. 21.

    Using an electronic purchasing system has helped reduce paper trails while maximizing purchasing department effectiveness.

  • Automatic Faxing - Information Technology in Purchasing Members Only Content
    William M. Bunker, C.P.M., CPIM and Leslie Torrison, C.P.M., CPIM, February, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 56.

    While there are a lot of ways by which information technology is used to enhance purchasing's effectiveness, automatic faxing is one of the easiest.

  • Automation Takes Away the Tedium Members Only Content
    Laurie L. Stover, October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 66.

    Here's how one organization implemented automated purchase order logs and saved time and sanity.

  • Bar Coding and Mobile Computing Solve Inventory Woes Members Only Content
    Gerald Hirsch, September, Vol. 5, No. 9, p. 32.

    Here's how modern technology helped the Los Angeles International Airport control its fixed-asset inventory problems.

  • Creating a Mobile Workforce Members Only Content
    Kimberly Sills, October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 8.

    Considering sending some of your employees to work at home or elsewhere? Determine what equipment out-of-office employees may need by asking yourself some questions.

  • Express Buying Made Simple Members Only Content
    Michael Bulkeley, May, Vol. 5, No. 5, p. 10.

    An on-line electronic catalog may be just what the doctor ordered in the battle against paper shuffling.

  • Fast Access to Knowledge Members Only Content
    Kathleen R. Little, C.P.M., October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 10.

    Need information in a hurry? Here's how to access a wide selection of topics through electronic bulletin board systems.

  • Getting On-Line with Electronic Mail Members Only Content
    Andrew Skaff, July, Vol. 5, No. 7, p. 72.

    E-Mail can provide purchasers with a gateway to improved communication

  • High-Tech Etiquette
    Nancy Friedman, December, Vol. 5, No. 12, p. 28.

    This article is not available online.

  • I've Got My Fax and Phone: Let Me Stay At Home! Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 46.

    The high-tech world supports purchasers who want to stay at home or have flexible work conditions. Without electronic mail and facsimile machines it couldn't be done.

  • LAN System Improves Efficiency Members Only Content
    Christine Trask, C.P.M., December, Vol. 5, No. 12, p. 11.

    Here's how a new-product team automated its tasks to ensure that all steps were completed.

  • LAN Technology Equals Efficiency at the University of Utah Members Only Content
    James T. Parker, C.P.M., January, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 32.

    New to NAPM Insights, January introduces readers to the column "Tech Talk." Watch each month for the latest uses of today's technology.

  • Real-Time Results With Modems Members Only Content
    Joseph A. Yacura, June, Vol. 5, No. 6, p. 11.

    Fax/modems can provide purchasers a world of benefits, including universal access to on-line databases, E-mail, and fax capability, all through regular telephone lines.

  • Software for the Year 2000 Members Only Content
    Edward J. Wainwright, C.P.M., October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 51.

    Four-way video conference windows and 30-inch monitors displaying product-flow requirements may loom on the horizon, but client/server systems will remain for years to come.

  • Technology Takes a Bite out of Cycle Time Members Only Content
    Landon J. Napoleon, February, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 50.

    Lofty promises about technology's power to lower cycle times and increase productivity are finally coming to fruition.

  • Technology: Creator of Change Members Only Content
    R. Jerry Baker, C.P.M., October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 2.

    It's not enough to know how to master a computer, reach an address in E-mail, or log onto the Internet.

  • The Expert System: Purchasing's Tool of the Future Members Only Content
    Joseph A. Yacura, October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 32.

    Tomorrow's computer will analyze information and make consistent, unilateral decisions, reducing product cycle time and cost.

  • Tomorrow's top Information Technologies Members Only Content
    Ernest L. Nichols, Jr., Ph.D. and Robert M. Monczka, Ph.D., C.P.M., October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 29.

    Image processing, multimedia computing, and smart cards will revolutionize purchasing in the 21st century.

  • Useful Tool or Cumbersome Menace?
    Jeffrey L. Bedford, March, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 28.

    This article is not available online.

  • Using Spreadsheets to Forecast Product Needs Members Only Content
    Kenneth J. Haugen, November, Vol. 5, No. 11, p. 32.

    A spreadsheet improves speed and accuracy when forecasting new product demands.

  • Using Technology Appropriately in Purchasing Members Only Content
    Julia T. Brown, October, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. 72.

    While we're glad we no longer have to manually type P.O.s, I've never heard anyone admit to being happy with their information systems.

  • Wireless and Remote Technologies Members Only Content
    Joseph A. Yacura, August, Vol. 5, No. 8, p. 30.

    With advances in wireless and remote technologies, purchasers are no longer tied to an office. Here's how to set up a system that frees you to conduct business from virtually anywhere.