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Reflections on Lean Philosophy and the Theory of Constraints
The theory of constraints (TOC) is similar to, yet different from, the lean philosophy. TOC focuses on optimizing production through critical bottlenecks in order to meet market demand.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Reflections on Lean Philosophy and the Theory of Constraints Reflections on Lean Philosophy and the Theory of Constraints P.J. Jakovljevic - February 22, 2006 Read Comments Lean Manufacturing and the Theory of Constraints Lean manufacturing and the theory of constraints (TOC) may well go hand in hand. Lean manufacturing makes value flow through the factory, for instance, by trying to separate value streams so that they use dedicated resources sized to the same capacity (even if kanbans do not optimize the
2/22/2006

The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in order to monitor the effectiveness of the program. Discover why it works.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in
2/29/2008 11:15:00 AM

ERP Upgrades: What s Your Philosophy? 2012 OAUG Survey on Enterprise Application/ERP Suite Upgrade Strategies
Moving to the latest release of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is often perceived as a daunting task. But a new survey of enterprise system managers finds that most ERP upgrade efforts tend to be short in duration, fall within reasonable budgets, and rarely disrupt the business at large. Download this report for detailed survey results tracking enterprise application suite upgrade activity at respondents' businesses.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: 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 Acronym-Related White Papers: Business Intelligence (BI) |  Customer Relationship Management (CRM) |  Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) |  Human Capital Management (HCM) |  Information Technology (IT) |  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) |  Return on Investment (ROI) |  Software as a Service (SaaS) |  Total Cost
6/26/2012 2:20:00 PM

Lean Simplified: Part 1
Take advantage of expertise about lean manufacturing. 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 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.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Lean Simplified: Part 1 Lean Simplified: Part 1 Source: ProcessPro Software Document Type: White Paper Description: 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 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
7/14/2009 11:53:00 AM

Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
Lean is not an overnight quick-fix; it is an unending commitment. As lean thinking has evolved and the concepts broadened, lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and lean work together very well. In this paper, read about how five lean principles are supported and enhanced by comprehensive information control and the management tools that one end-to-end enterprise software suite delivers.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Can Help You Implement Lean Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean Source: Epicor Document Type: White Paper Description: Lean is not an overnight quick-fix; it is an unending commitment. As lean thinking has evolved and the concepts broadened, lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and lean work together very well. In this paper, read about how five lean principles are supported and enhanced by comprehensive information control and the management tools that one
4/27/2012 9:28:00 AM

Best Practices in Aerospace Lean Manufacturing: The Migration to a Lean Enterprise
Tackling the transformation to lean production is high-priority in the aerospace industry. After all, lean manufacturing eliminates waste from essential manufacturing processes and helps you measure up to your competitors. But how can you attain true lean transformation—and what specific steps does your company need to take? Take a self-rating test and see where your company really stands.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Best Practices in Aerospace Lean Manufacturing: The Migration to a Lean Enterprise Best Practices in Aerospace Lean Manufacturing: The Migration to a Lean Enterprise Source: Cincom Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: Tackling the transformation to lean production is high-priority in the aerospace industry. After all, lean manufacturing eliminates waste from essential manufacturing processes and helps you measure up to your competitors. But how can you attain true lean transformation—and what
6/8/2007 1:07:00 PM

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 PHILOSOPHY: 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 and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma—The Loss of Corporate Consciousness
Companies relying on manual implementation and support for lean and world class methodologies risk losing corporate consciousness. Avoid the pitfalls of lost information and flexibility; place value on performance gaps and create matrixes of tools and applications to prioritize issues.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma—The Loss of Corporate Consciousness Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma—The Loss of Corporate Consciousness Ron Crabtree - September 23, 2005 Read Comments Introduction Lean and world class companies, and those that are actively on the journey toward a world class level of performance are generally admired and used as a benchmark. Yet, many of these companies, in their quest to get lean,
9/23/2005

Advanced Front Office Lean with Business Modeler Software
When part of an enterprise software environment, business modeler software can reduce training costs, prevent errors, and minimize non-value added work. And if properly integrated, it can be both a tool for senior management and for hands-on system users.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Advanced Front Office Lean with Business Modeler Software Advanced Front Office Lean with Business Modeler Software Gregory Romanello - January 7, 2009 Read Comments Lean disciplines may have originated on the shop floor; but, they can also be applied in the front office and this is where the next frontier of productivity gains will take place. Growth in outsourcing and the shortening of product life cycles mean that more and more value is added to a product in the front office. Engineer-to-order and
1/7/2009

Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 2 » 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

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: advanced planning and scheduling, APS, demand solutions, eoq, epei, ERP, group technology, heijunka, kanban, Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing execution system, MES, mto, muda, optimization, preactor, SCM, takt time, value stream mapping, visual production control, vpc, vsm, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
01-12-2010

Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results
The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to do so faster and better than their competitors. This white paper highlights how companies are doing just that by relying on strategic lean concepts.

LEAN PHILOSOPHY: Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results Source: Infor Document Type: White Paper Description: The past year has taught executives everywhere that business will never again be “business as usual.” Manufacturers, in particular, must focus more than ever on satisfying customers while removing waste and unnecessary costs from their organizations. And they need to
11/29/2010 11:05:00 AM


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