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SAP Manufacturing
Managing complexity while enhancing agility is a real challenge. To respond to customer needs, manufacturers must reduce their time to market and time to volume. And to respond to demand and supply shifts, they must be able to adapt to changing situations. To meet these challenges, companies require integrated solutions ensuring that manufacturing runs at the pace of their business.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
10/19/2006 11:11:00 AM

CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM » The TEC Blog
to you with more information on these products. Why do Manufacturing Companies Need a Different Kind of CRM? Manufacturing companies have evolved differently than other types of companies during the last decade and face specific challenges. In other words, manufacturing companies are switching from product-centric to consumer-centric strategies. Not so long ago, a company’s approach would be to make products and then try to sell them to customers. Nowadays, the approach is different: they first try to u

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15-09-2009

Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical areas of hidden waste are over-production, waiting, transportation, over-processing, motion, excessive inventory, and defective units.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: while waiting for instructions, information, raw materials, or any other resources. Wasteful waiting ties up capital, increases the risk of obsolescence or damage, and often requires additional handling and movement of goods. Transportation . Unneeded movements occur when, instead of processes being sequential or positioned next to each other, they are physically far apart, and require moving and handling devices to be repeatedly repositioned for the next step in the process. Over-processing . Poor proces
2/13/2006

Process Manufacturing ERP in a Nutshell » The TEC Blog
(43) Industry Observation (1100) Information Management and Collaboration (38) Inside TEC (85) Manufacturing Operations (93) Product Lifecycle Matters (73) Risk and Compliance (26) Software 101 (64) Software Selection (241) Supply Chain Logistics (229) Talent Management Matters (67) TechnoBabble (40) Up Close and Personal (57) White Paper Review (23) Meta Login --> More TEC Blogs Foro Empresarial TEC Resources Articles Decision Support Evaluation Centers RFP Templates Software Evaluation Reports White Pap

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: deacom, Enterprise 21, enterprise resource planning, IFS, Inventory management, lawson, process manufacturing erp, Process Manufacturing Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, SAP, tec certification, TEC Vendor Showcase, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
06-08-2009

ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing
Can an ERP system help in green supply chain management? Find out in this comprehensive report. Manufacturers are facing pressure from regulators and customers to document their impact on the environment, including not only the simple carbon footprint, but other gas emissions, discharges to waterways, landfills, and product life cycle impacts. How can enterprise software help?

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: ERP package carries enough information about each of the components that they buy or manufature to help them towards their initial environmental reporting or decision support goals.  It is a simple matter of determining how your ERP package tracks what goes into each product and how it tracks what comes out of the product when it is disposed of, so you can ensure that it is disposed of in a manner appropriate for the environment. A next level of sophistication is an ERP product with environmental
4/19/2010 10:37:00 AM

Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief
The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of doing business through the growing emergence of order driven production methods. This shift towards demand driven manufacturing is emerging in tandem with the larger currents caused by globalization. This cross industry brief focuses on the manufacturing industry from the standpoint of a demand driven IT solution and is aimed at manufacturing and distribution businesses. It describes some major market trends and issues, provides an overview of IBS supply chain solution, and offers details on how the IBS solution for demand driven manufacturing can address current needs of the industry.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
5/25/2005 10:37:00 AM

Line Design in Oracle Flow Manufacturing
You have convinced upper management that flow manufacturing will enable your company to leapfrog the competition. You have appointed a flow process leader, and selected a line for your flow pilot. Now it’s time to physically perform your first line implementation. The big question is, what exactly do you need to do to make the transition from discrete to flow?

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
11/29/2006 1:41:00 PM

Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor
What has QAD, a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies, been up to lately? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reconnects with QAD and looks at how the company has leveraged strategic channels, highly scalable solutions, and technology partnerships to address the unique requirements global manufacturers and maintain a competitive position in the global manufacturing ERP market.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: relying on a specialized information technology (IT) staff. This capability mitigates the classic ERP conundrum, wherein companies invest in BI tools but can’t use them because they can’t afford the skills or the people to maintain them. Usability —With expectations for higher value from their ERP solutions, companies are also placing greater focus on usability. Companies and their users have high expectation for their software to be intuitive, simple to use, and rapid and easy to deploy. As a vendo
11/24/2011 10:56:00 AM

ISA-95 Enables Manufacturing Analytics
Manufacturing analytics is fundamental to enabling an enterprise to run at peak performance. For management to achieve this condition, it needs to have an underlying data collection and management system that looks to the total enterprise. Data collected at the packaging line must be available and compatible with financial and operational data, so that maximum value can be achieved.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
1/12/2007 7:44:00 PM

Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain
Most lean manufacturing deployments target production operations, but can also be extended to other supply chain processes. To realize the multiplicative benefits of real time information and reduced inventory, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: products. Real consumer demand information was hidden in components of the supply chain and not visible in any actionable format. Manufacturing based on consumer demand has not been the priority but instead the focus has been on asset utilization, production efficiencies, and cost cutting. Fragmented IT applications did not help integrate and synchronize business processes from customer demand back to manufacturing schedule execution for profitably meeting demand. But this is changing as leading
9/13/2005

Selecting ERP for Engineer-to-order Manufacturing
The enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs of engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers differ from other manufacturers. How can an ETO select ERP for project visibility and control? Most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software was not designed for a project-oriented environment like engineer-to-order (ETO). How do the needs of ETO manufacturers differ from more traditional manufacturers? And how can an ETO manufacturer go about selecting ERP software that truly meets their needs for project visibility and control? Download this white paper to find out more.

INFORMATION LEAN MANUFACTURING: Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
10/29/2012 2:37:00 PM


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