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A Definition of Data Warehousing
There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Database Log Analysis. Data Cleansing: This is typically performed in conjunction with data acquisition (it can be part of the T in ETL ). A data warehouse that contains incorrect data is not only useless, but also very dangerous. The whole idea behind a data warehouse is to enable decision-making. If a high level decision is made based on incorrect data in the warehouse, the company could suffer severe consequences, or even complete failure. Data cleansing is a complicated process that validates and,
8/18/2002

Reliability Driven Maintenance--Closing the CMMS Value Gap ?Part One: Trends and Definition
The metric of plant maintenance should now be in the ability of the plant to meet the strategic goals of the company beyond customarily expected cost savings, such as improved plant output, performance predictability, product quality, customer service, safety, environmental control, etc.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: applying the principles of lean manufacturing tells us that any unnecessary maintenance is a waste. That is to say, just like inventory one does not need at a certain time is considered a waste, maintenance tasks done before then they are truly required also constitute a waste. When preventive maintenance tells us it is the time to perform a maintenance routine, the $64,000 question is, could we have waited or eliminated this routine without a negative impact on the asset s ability to meet the business
1/17/2005

AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000
Founded in 1981 as a developer of computer-aided chemical engineering software, Aspen's growth has resulted in a wide variety of applications for management and execution-level process manufacturing. Hit hard by flagging revenues, Aspen is distilling its product suite down to its most profitable elements in hopes of invigorating its business and capturing a share of the supply chain management market.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000 AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000 Steve McVey - August 1, 1999 Read Comments AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000 S. McVey - September 1st, 1999 Vendor Summary Founded in 1981 as a developer of computer-aided chemical engineering software, Aspen s growth has resulted in a wide variety of applications for management and execution-level process manufacturing. Aspen s product suites are targeted broadly at design, operational control, and, with
8/1/1999

Requirements Definition For Package Implementations
How do you go about defining the requirements of large package systems, particularly those with the all-encompassing scope of ERP, EAM, and CRM software, and still satisfy the needs to the project team, the user community, and executive management? It’s a balancing act rivaling the circus performer trying to keep all of the plates spinning at once. While it is difficult to say one aspect of a project plan is more important than another, accurately and completely defining the needs to be fulfilled by the software is critical to the overall success of the implementation and the longevity of software. This article outlines a logical process for defining the requirements and keeping the plates spinning.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Requirements Definition For Package Implementations Requirements Definition For Package Implementations Joe Strub - January 28, 2003 Read Comments Premise Defining the requirements of software is where a company sets the expectations of the software and specifies how it is to function in specific circumstances. This should not be the initial attempt at this process. As part of the package selection process, the broad specifications of the software should have already been defined and used to evaluate and
1/28/2003

Lean Operational Improvements That Last—From Islands of Improvement to Enterprise-wide Excellence
Many discrete manufacturers have adopted lean manufacturing approaches, but haven’t pursued lean improvement methods. Even those that have report only small, local benefits. A holistic approach is needed to see the long-term benefits of lean. To find out if your company is ready to make lean improvements, you need to ask key questions. Discover what they are, and how to start down the path to leaner manufacturing.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Lean Operational Improvements That Last—From Islands of Improvement to Enterprise-wide Excellence Lean Operational Improvements That Last—From Islands of Improvement to Enterprise-wide Excellence Source: Microsoft Document Type: White Paper Description: Many discrete manufacturers have adopted lean manufacturing approaches, but haven’t pursued lean improvement methods. Even those that have report only small, local benefits. A holistic approach is needed to see the long-term benefits of lean. To find
2/18/2009 4:32:00 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.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain Michael Bittner - September 13, 2005 Read Comments Background Most of the buzz and activity around the adoption of lean manufacturing concepts within an enterprise has been linked to the shop floor. Production operations have been the target of most lean manufacturing deployments, but lean manufacturing principles and techniques can be extended beyond the shop floor to processes that are unique
9/13/2005

Extending Lean Initiatives across the Organization
Companies everywhere have realized the need for greater efficiency and improved quality within the enterprise to stay productive and competitive in today's business environment. In order to obtain these efficiencies, corporations have turned to the successful model used by manufacturers for years known as lean, just-in-time (JIT), or kaizen. The fundamental goal of lean manufacturing includes the reduction of waste increase in productivity and improved quality. Most manufacturers launch their lean initiatives in order to maximize work flow and obtain dramatic improvements in performance.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Extending Lean Initiatives across the Organization Extending Lean Initiatives across the Organization Source: Exact Document Type: White Paper Description: Companies everywhere have realized the need for greater efficiency and improved quality within the enterprise to stay productive and competitive in today s business environment. In order to obtain these efficiencies, corporations have turned to the successful model used by manufacturers for years known as lean, just-in-time (JIT), or kaizen. The
7/13/2005 1:17:00 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 DEFINITION ROA: 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

Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment
Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment. Solutions and Other Documents to Characterize Your Acquisition, In Relation To Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment. Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory optimization solution allows companies to effectively fulfill demand and identify how to gain additional profits from their inventories.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Source: SYSPRO Document Type: White Paper Description: Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory optimization solution allows companies to effec
11/3/2006 3:54:00 PM

Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment
Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean manufacturing principles really work in A&D? The answer: it depends on the architecture of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Source: Consona/Relevant Business Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean
5/16/2007 4:08:00 PM

APICS 2009 Webcast Session 3: Lean for Materials Managers » The TEC Blog
2009 Webcast Session 3: Lean for Materials Managers » 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 starts here. Learn

LEAN DEFINITION ROA: ERP, flow, interval, Kaizen, lean, leveling production, lot sizing, material management, material planning, production, pull system, SCM, Six Sigma, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
09-09-2009


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