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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

lean methodology and lean thinking  increased interest in the lean manufacturing support philosophy. To understand this trend, one need look no further than the enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems of the 1990s, which, unfortunately, are cognitive (i.e., sending well-devised plans of mice and men , which, without feedback from the real-world would often go astray ) rather than reflexive in nature. In addition, there is a host of other well-publicized MRP-related problems, such as complex bills of material (BOMs), inefficient workflo Read More
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Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting all data from every interaction, every customer makes with a company from all access points whether they a...
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TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide
While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

lean methodology and lean thinking  companies looking to adopt lean and green strategies? Can one solution do it all? The truth of the matter is that for companies, investing in technology for the future is as much about green (money, that is) as it is about the environment. Methodology What is the methodology behind developing and implementing a green solution? A Gartner press release, dated October 4th, 2007 stated that businesses need to focus less on how IT contributes to their environmental impact and more on how IT can help lessen Read More
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

lean methodology and lean thinking  , Implementing Lean , Lean Methodology , Advanced Lean Thinking , Lean Advancement Initiative , Lean Insider , Lean Learning , Lean Software Engineering , Motivate Lean Thinking , Resources on Lean Manufacturing . Giving small and mid-size manufacturers and distributors the ability to reduce inventory holdings, increase inventory turns and improve customer fulfillment. Introduction Inventory takes many forms, ranging from raw materials to fi nished goods. While holding large amounts of inventory enables 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 methodology and lean thinking  Reaping the Rewards of Lean through Response Management Lean Manufacturing: Reaping the Rewards of Lean Through Response Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Competitive necessities are driving manufacturers to become more customer-focused, and Lean manufacturing techniques are a powerful tool to support these supply chain management transformations. Source : Kinaxis Resources Related to Lean manufacturing : Read More
The Next R(E)volution of Lean
By seeing a business as a

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10 Ways to Use ERP to Lean the Manufacturing Supply Chain
A lean supply chain is more than just those activities relating directly to supply chain management (SCM). Lean supply chain improvements require a commitment

lean methodology and lean thinking  to Use ERP to Lean the Manufacturing Supply Chain A lean supply chain is more than just those activities relating directly to supply chain management (SCM). Lean supply chain improvements require a commitment to finding the correct mix of efficiency and responsiveness. But the reward is great for manufacturers that do embark on the path to lean. Using the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can be your key to reaping the benefits of lean SCM. Learn how. Read More
Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain
Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean

lean methodology and lean thinking  specific guidelines about extending lean methodology will help you proceed through your supply chain transformation to lean: Create designs of your supply chain processes in order to understand, in detail, how your supply chain functions and how it should be improved Use highly disciplined program management, to avoid cost overruns and control project scope. Provide a strong program of management change that includes education, training, and communications for all employees and partners. Understand how Read More
Lean Manufacturing Training: A Project Approach
Manufacturers who are seeking government funding for the introduction of lean manufacturing principles in their daily work environment encounter specific

lean methodology and lean thinking  for the introduction of lean manufacturing principles in their daily work environment encounter specific challenges. This white paper addresses lean training issues common to automotive production suppliers of component parts and sub assemblies. Read More
TEC Helps Major Paint Retailer Simplify Its Software Evaluation and Selection Using TEC Methodology
Kelly-Moore Paints, the largest employee-owned paint company in the US, recently engaged the services of software evaluation firm Technology Evaluation Centers

lean methodology and lean thinking  Helps Major Paint Retailer Simplify Its Software Evaluation and Selection Using TEC Methodology TEC Helps Major Paint Retailer Simplify Its Software Evaluation and Selection Using TEC Methodology Kelly-Moore Paints Leverages TEC Selection Methodology to Help Select ERP System Read the Kelly-Moore Case Study Learn about TEC's Evaluation and Selection-Based Solutions Montreal, QC, November 26, 2007 - Kelly-Moore Paints, the largest employee-owned paint company in the US, recently engaged the services of Read More
Rapid Implementation Methodology
It's a sad but well-known fact that many software implementation projects run out of time and money. Certain crucial activities tend to have striking effects on

lean methodology and lean thinking  Implementation Methodology CDC Supply Chain software solutions are specifically architected for multi-enterprise, multi-channel, multi-language, and multi-currency order environments. We support end-to-end processes for distribution companies, from customer collaboration and eCommerce to global inventory management and supply-chain execution, all united by our Collaborative Services Framework for process integration and user interaction. Source: CDC Software Resources Related to Rapid Read More
PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development - Part I: An Overview
“Basically, lean is [focused on] creating more value with less work.” – Wikipedia, Lean ManufacturingNo matter who can be credited with making this

lean methodology and lean thinking  PLM doesn’t necessarily mean lean . If we look at PLM from the methodology perspective, I believe that PLM can help a lot toward achieving LPD goals. However, if we look at PLM as a system, the situation might be somewhat different. Different vendors may incorporate different foci in developing their PLM solutions; software functionality may vary from solution to solution; or seemingly the same functionality may have different depths and be implemented differently. All these imply that if your goal is Read More
Program Testing Methodology Part Two: Running Tests and Getting Approval
After testing procedures have been created and the type of test data has been determined, link or string testing, and system testing must be executed to ensure

lean methodology and lean thinking  Testing Methodology Part Two: Running Tests and Getting Approval Introduction Before any system can be completely implemented on a production computer, analysts and programmers working on the system must be able to unequivocally state that the programs work exactly as they were designed to work and that any errors or mistakes found in data processed by the system will be handled properly. Programming testing methodology should accommodate any scheduling slippage that may result from the test Read More
Quote-to-order: One Big, Lean Machine Adds High Tech to Its Mix
BigMachines differentiates itself in the quote-to-order (Q2O) sphere due to its solutions’ lean end-to-end, inquiry-to-order focus. Although there are other

lean methodology and lean thinking  from many directions. The lean front-end (LFE) moniker is meant to indicate that BigMachines is leaner than its old-school competitors, particularly those with much broader enterprise suites, because Its solution is solely focused on managing the full end-to-end inquiry-to-order process (quoting, configuration, and proposals) executed by customers' sales teams and channels, whereas most competitors stop short of truly empowering sales with one generalist solution that tries, suboptimally, to manage all Read More
Lean Maintenance-Does It Impact Reliability? Lessons Learned and Best Practices
The main cause of lean maintenance failure is that companies fail to focus on asset reliability. The reliability approach to capacity, which includes risk

lean methodology and lean thinking  Best Practices What is Lean Maintenance? Lean manufacturing, lean maintenance, and the whole lean concept have had many successes, but many companies have not achieved the results they expected. There are many reasons why lean maintenance fails, but the number one cause of failure is the lack of focus on reliability. To understand this, we must start by defining lean maintenance. Lean maintenance is a proactive maintenance operation employing planned and scheduled maintenance activities through total Read More

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