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Viewpoint Construction Software
Learn how Viewpoint Construction Software used Clientele to combine its different databases into one common customer database that is customized to fit the unique needs of the company.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques Mobile Applications for Human Resources: The Future Is Here! ERP Implementation Best Practices: Manufacturers and the SaaS Delivery Model
4/29/2005 9:33:00 AM

Case Study: Commonwealth Engineering and Construction
Based in Houston, Texas (US), Commonwealth provides engineering and construction management services for chemical process industries. Aiming to drive operational efficiencies and enable cost-effective growth, the company chose to centralize project management and accounting, and turned to Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner, New Vision Consulting Group, to deploy Microsoft® Dynamics® SL. Learn how the company benefited.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques Talent Management for Small and Medium-size Businesses: Steer Your Business to Handle Change by Creating the Right Road Map for Your Talent Journey
11/25/2008 12:34:00 PM

Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Lean Supply Chain. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. When flexibility and speed are requisites for success, it’s the lean organization that leads the race. World-class manufacturing organizations know the value of focusing on the lean fundamentals: eliminating waste, simplifying processes, and continuously improving. By pursuing lean strategies—optimizing inventory and streamlining manufacturing processes—they can reduce inefficiencies and costs in their production processes, and improve customer responsiveness.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain Source: QAD Document Type: White Paper Description: When flexibility and speed are requisites for success, it’s the lean organization that leads the race. World-class manufacturing organizations know the value of focusing on the lean fundamentals: eliminating waste, simplifying processes, and continuously improving. By pursuing lean strategies—optimizing inventory and streamlining manufacturing
5/25/2005 10:37:00 AM

Trimble Navigation Enforces Its Engineering And Construction Segment » The TEC Blog
Trimble Navigation Enforces Its Engineering And Construction Segment » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: 3D, 5D, bim, Building Information Model, engineering and construction, industry watch, Trimble, Trimble Navigation, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
02-11-2012

The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena
Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which is complementary to lean manufacturing when it comes to low volumes and complex environments, may provide an answer.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena P.J. Jakovljevic - February 21, 2006 Read Comments Limitations of Flow Manufacturing Just as manufacturing realities are continuously changing, so is lean thinking evolving. For example, traditionally, given competitive realities, it was almost exclusively automotive companies that deployed lean techniques such as kanban and sequencing. Today, however, there are some strong indications that
2/21/2006

Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: Comments Flow Manufacturing The lean manufacturing support philosophy has recently received increased interest, potentially allowing it to break like a huge wave across industry. The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems of the 1990s have been burdened with the liability of carrying on some well-publicized Material Requirements Planning (MRP) problems like complex bills of material (BOMs), inefficient workflows and unnecessary transactions, activities, and data collections. While several years ago pr
1/14/2004

PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development—Part 3: Siemens PLM Software » The TEC Blog
PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development—Part 3: Siemens PLM Software » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: CAD, collaborative Product Definition management, cPDm, lean product development, LPD, plm, product lifecycle management, Siemens PLM Software, Teamcenter, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
14-01-2010

Lean as a Response to Global Outsourcing Challenges
Has global outsourcing run its course for your business? See whether the lean production model can help you grow your company while keeping it home. The recent trend of manufacturing companies in outsourcing their production tasks to other parts of the world has certainly been effective in reducing production costs and increasing profit margins, but at the cost of complex supply chains and inability to quickly respond to new requests or demand changes. Learn how lean production can address global outsourcing challenges and help your company realize strategic growth.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: Lean as a Response to Global Outsourcing Challenges Lean as a Response to Global Outsourcing Challenges Aleksey Osintsev - January 26, 2011 Read Comments The last few decades have witnessed dramatic changes in the manufacturing and global logistics landscape. Organizations in the highly developed and diversified manufacturing industry have shifted into a service-oriented industry, with product manufacturing becoming almost a rarity (with the exception of food processing companies, defense-oriented
1/26/2011 4:50:00 PM

Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution
This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a culture, philosophy, process, and methodology. A main goal in becoming more lean, to become more efficient and profitable at every iteration, can be brought about in ways such as analyzing end-to-end processes and determining how to deliver more with less and becoming more organized. Improved results from lean distribution can include increased profits, improved delivery performance, better customer satisfaction and supplier relations, and shorter lead times.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution Source: Epicor Document Type: White Paper Description: This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a culture, philosophy, process, and methodology. A main goal in becoming more lean, to become more efficient and profitable at every iteration, can be brought about in ways such as analyzing
1/16/2013 6:28:00 PM

A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX
Lean manufacturing constructs have been incorporated into the Microsoft Dynamics AX package, enabling firms to support lean and traditional manufacturing practices in a single system. This primer covers the constructs for supporting many of the variations in lean practices.

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX Dr. Scott Hamilton - August 27, 2007 Read Comments New functionality within Microsoft Dynamics AX incorporates lean manufacturing constructs, thereby providing a single system that supports lean and traditional manufacturing practices. This primer focuses on constructs that support basic variations in lean practices and briefly touches on more complex variations. The lean manufacturing
8/27/2007

Web-based Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Exhibits Lean Approach
SSI's approach appeals to process manufacturers, as well as some discrete manufacturers with short lead times and high volumes, where the traditional manufacturing resource planning (MRP) approach often shows many shortcomings (and can even be a recipe for disaster).

LEAN CONSTRUCTION: Resource Planning Solution Exhibits Lean Approach Web-based Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Exhibits Lean Approach P.J. Jakovljevic - July 26, 2006 Read Comments TROPOS Lean Approach TROPOS, the flagship product of Strategic Systems International ( SSI ) ( http://www.ssi-world.com ), uses manufacturing resource planning (MRP) for long-term planning, and master production scheduling (MPS) for short-term scheduling. This approach appeals even to some discrete manufacturers with short lead times and
7/26/2006


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