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Case Study: Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA


German iron foundry Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA has a broad product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities.

casting mold  product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities. Read More

Manufacturing Software for an Integrated Steel Plant


Manufacturing processes for an integrated steel plant typically encompass three distinct types of manufacturing: flow manufacturing, process manufacturing, and mill manufacturing, meaning that such a plant is effectively a mixed-mode manufacturer. Software systems for these manufacturers' diverse needs are of critical importance. Learn about specific software capabilities you should be looking for.

casting mold  sent to a continuous casting plant, the liquid steel is poured into the top of a mold whose bottom end is open and water-cooled. During passage through the mold, the liquid steel solidifies and takes the shape of the bottom end of the mold, generally forming a slab or a bloom. This solidified steel is continuously removed from the bottom of the mold at the same rate at which liquid steel is poured into it. If formed into a slab, it is then rolled to form various shapes of plates, sheets, or coils. If it Read More

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Back in April, I wrote about a consulting firm whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be

casting mold  job boards, but you’re casting a wide net. The time you spend sorting through stacks of résumés is better spent courting serious candidates that you identify through a more targeted search. Expect Delays Consulting relationships can be complex. If you’re trying to bring a seasoned consultant on board, you may find that this individual is caught up in a web of contractual obligations that you’ll need to untangle before he or she can join your firm. For example, a database consultant Fox mentioned Read More

Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution?


When selecting a CRM vendor should you go with a one-source solution, reducing the need for integration with other corporate data sources, or go with a best-of-breed approach, getting the best in each category but being left with standalone applications that must be integrated? This article compares the two approaches and offers some advice.

casting mold  Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution? Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution? R. Garland - September 5, 2001 Introduction  There are a LOT of CRM vendors. If you count the pure-play Integrated CRM vendors and niche, or, fill-the-cracks vendors, there at least fifty from which to choose. Should you go with a one-source solution, reducing the need for integration with other corporate data sources, or go with a best-of-breed approach, getting the Read More

Five Ways to Positively Impact Customer Retention and Business Operations


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casting mold  IT at Mohawk. We''re casting a wider net on the parameters and inputs and outputs that we can affect. We''ll further our efforts to move from a reactive mode of doing maintenance to a proactive mode of doing preventive and predictive maintenance. Such information will also standardize the way assets are treated across the company. Everyone will be performing maintenance on the equipment the same way, says Stamas. And, with Infor EAM, our executives will have visibility into which equipment is consuming t Read More

Demand-Driven Strategies for Complex Manufacturing


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Software Selection Slagging


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casting mold  more in-depth research before casting doubt. The 180 Systems methodology correctly recommends defining requirements , prioritizing , and identifying potential vendors as steps in the selection process, but could offer more expertise on good techniques for accomplishing this. Sadly, the author seems to have missed the point of how there are very sophisticated tools and data resources to help accomplish this. 180, saying things like ...do some pre-screening of the VAR. Better yet, get the VAR''s name from Read More

Technology Project Selection and Management in Community Banks


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Grape Escape 2013: Customer Value a Priority for Both SYSPRO and UNIT4-Part 1


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casting mold  Escape 2013: Customer Value a Priority for Both SYSPRO and UNIT4-Part 1 Attending the annual Boston Grape Escape event a few days ago left me with an energetic and positive impression of the two main vendors’ business strategies and views on customer value. Although there were no major product releases announced at the event, and we at Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) generally know the happenings of SYSPRO and UNIT4, the briefings and personal conversations were however very interesting and Read More

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Mid-Market Strategy: International Enterprise Solutions


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