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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

lean cycle time  technological developments. Creating a lean supply chain by streamlining business and production processes to significantly reduce cycle time, increase production yields and quality levels, decrease inventories, minimize waste, lower costs, and increase customer satisfaction are the potential rewards. This is Part One of a two part-note. Lean Beyond Manufacturing Lean concepts transcend manufacturing operations to the extended supply chain network. Organizationally, manufacturers have not traditionally Read More

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The Next R(E)volution of Lean
By seeing a business as a

lean cycle time  to the slate of Lean tools. A value stream is defined as all activities and events (both value-added and non-value added) that a product or service passes through on its way from supplier to customer. In a manufacturing facility these activities include shipping, waiting (in inventory, in a queue to be processed, or even in an oven waiting for adhesives to cure), packaging, inspection, rework, and both manual and automated processing. A VSM includes both the flow of product and information. The primary Read More
Lean Manufacturing: Reaping the Rewards of Lean through Response Management
For years, manufacturers have been driven by sales forecasts and the need to maximize production efficiency at every level of operation. But in order to be

lean cycle time  and powerful platform for lean manufacturing that allows all participants in the supply chain to access information and to simulate the effect of potential changes. Kinaxis RapidResponse software also eliminates the time wasted waiting for answers from ERP systems, enabling users to respond very quickly to actual or potential change. RapidResponse‘s Internet solutions combine easy browser-based access with memoryresident data and analytics to support collaboration, what-if‘ simulations and real-time Read More
Front-office Lean-Taking Lean Manufacturing Beyond the Shop Floor
Lean manufacturing practices are employed to some degree on almost every manufacturing floor, but many companies aren't realizing the real benefits of lean by

lean cycle time  manufacturing process, shop floor lean involves identifying concrete steps that can be followed to eliminate waste and increase efficiency. Oftentimes, equipment and materials can be moved to shorten cycle times. Maintaining better controls on inventory to avoid excess as well as product delivery delays, and using visual cues and processes to error-proof processes are two other ways of implementing a lean philosophy. Front-office lean is more challenging, however, because much of the work and value takes Read More
i-Lean
Chiron's flagship product, i-Lean, is a logistics modeling and design tool built for warehousing, manufacturing, and retail environments. It

lean cycle time  in conjunction with a lean inventory management strategy within a distribution or manufacturing facility. This is accomplished by integrating dozens of variables to generate inventory management solutions down to the stock-keeping unit (SKU) level. In addition to deriving operational recommendations, i-Lean lays out the cost components of each solution. The application establishes the foundation for a warehouse management system implementation, and supports long-term inventory management maintenance Read More
PeopleSoft Manufacturing - This Time For Sure?!
PeopleSoft claims that its next major release, PeopleSoft 8, which is due in a few weeks time, will allay persistent perceptions that PeopleSoft is still not a

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Lean & Mean Business Systems
With this fact in mind we built a quality management software product that could administer document, quality, and inventory management knowing that we wanted

lean cycle time  we wanted to be Lean about it and attack that 60-80% statistic. Read More
Business Answers at Your Fingertips: The Real-time Value of BI
This Aberdeen Research brief homes in on the critical time element of a best-in-class business intelligence (BI) strategy. The research shows that top performer

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Measuring the Success of Lean: Selecting the Best Mileposts for the Never-ending Journey
As manufactures adopt lean principles, the process inevitably involves developing metrics for measuring their progress. But measurements are linked throughout

lean cycle time  Journey As manufactures adopt lean principles, the process inevitably involves developing metrics for measuring their progress. But measurements are linked throughout the organization, not just on the manufacturing floor but in accounts payable and other back office processes. This white paper emphasizes the need to focus on strategy deployment. Read More
Yankee Group: Business Reality of the Mid-Market Real-Time Enterprise
Read this research paper on the vision of the real-time enterprise, creating new operational efficiencies, improving customer relationships, and making

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Five Reasons It’s Time for a New ERP Solution
All software has a lifespan, and sooner or later it will be time to change or upgrade your current ERP solution as well. But how can you tell whether your ERP

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This Time It's Microsoft and HP
Things continue to be busy for both Microsoft and HP as they try and make headway in the ever-competitive IT industry.?Not abandoning it's pursuit of the

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SIP, RTP, and XMPP in the Emerging Real-time Internet
This white paper discusses how session initiation protocol (SIP), real-time transport protocol (RTP), and extensible messaging and presence protocol (XMPP) can

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Enabling Lean Transformation
This white paper discusses solutions that can be leveraged to help support lean initiatives and foster the growth of a lean business. It explores how a lean

lean cycle time  Lean Transformation This white paper discusses solutions that can be leveraged to help support lean initiatives and foster the growth of a lean business. It explores how a lean business can benefit greatly from effective modeling, and provides a detailed example of how one software solution can be effectively adapted to a lean approach. Read More
Lean Manufacturing: Part 1
With all the discussion, books, Web sites, and other materials on the topic of lean manufacturing, it's hard to know which resources are credible@much less

lean cycle time  on the topic of lean manufacturing, it's hard to know which resources are credible—much less understand the mounds of information. The first part of this series breaks down the definition of lean manufacturing into easy-to-digest concepts and shares the real-life example of a supplier of remanufactured solvents that is working toward the goal of lean. Get tips on how to determine what you need in your production operation and why. Read More

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